This Event is Hosted by: The Town of Payson

NIRA College Rodeo

March 31st – April 1st, 2023








Thank You to our Title sponsor :

Event Details 

Enjoy bareback riding, barrel racing, breakaway roping, bull riding, goat tying, saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, team roping, and tie down roping. Come join us for a weekend of excitment watching these college athletes compete for their chance to win. Food and ware vendors will be onsite.

Event is open to the public and tickets can be purchase online or onsite. Will call will be available for pre-purchased tickets.

Admission: $15 per adult 18+, $5 ages 6-17, 5 and under are free.

Gates will open at 5:30pm.


March 31st, 2023 @ 6pm
April 1st, 2023 @ 10am
– Slack Performance (free admission)
April 1st, 2023 @ 6pm


Payson Event Center

Purchase Tickets for Event

Ticket Purchases begin Monday, February 27th, 2023. Click the link below to pre-purchase tickets for this event. 

Tickets will also be available for sale on site day of event. 

Vendor Opportunities

We are gladly accepting vendors for this event. If you are interested in being a vendor at a Town of Payson Event, please visit the link before for vendor request form.

Stall Reservations & Dry Camping

Participants are welcome to reserve stalls or dry camping at the Payson Event Center during the event FREE OF CHARGE.

Stall Reservations and Dry Camping is a first come, first serve policy with limited availability on site. Please check-in at the Main Gate.

Thank you to our Event Sponsors

Barrel Racing

Bull Riding

Team Roping



Phone | (928) 472-5110
1000 W. Country Club Dr.
Payson, AZ 85541
Phone | (928) 472-5110
1000 W. Country Club Dr.
Payson, AZ 85541

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