National High School Finals Rodeo coming to the Lazy E Arena

Photo courtesy of the National High School Finals Rodeo Facebook page.

The National High School Rodeo leadership has selected a new venue for the 2020 National High School Finals Rodeo. After much consideration and weighing multiple options, the NHSFR will call the Lazy E Arena home this year. The 2020 NHSFR is now scheduled for July 17-23.


The Lazy E Arena meets the NHSFR needs for arenas, camping and stalling. The organization says they appreciate that the facility was one of the first to cautiously and safely host events as coronavirus mandates were lifted, so the facility’s staff has the knowledge and protocols in place to meet local, state and federal health mandates to protect our contestants, attendees, volunteers and staff.

“We appreciate the abundant amount of support from the venues that reached out to the National High School Rodeo Association to host the 2020 event,” said James Higginbotham, NHSRA executive director. “The representatives from each of the venues who reached out had one thing on their minds and that was to put on a safe rodeo for the kids.”

For further information regarding the 2020 NHSFR and its entities, follow online at and on their social media channels.

The National High School Rodeo Association, the #1 youth rodeo association in the world, was founded in 1949, the mission of the NHSRA has existed first and foremost to promote and support education and to develop the essential attributes of leadership, dedication, commitment and responsibility in high school students.

While preserving the western heritage, the NHSRA teaches its members to maintain the highest regard for each other and their livestock. The NHSRA’s mission does not stop on the high school level, as the Association also strives to impart to its members the advantage of higher education and the desire to never stop learning.

The NHSRA supports their dreams by annually awarding more than $550,000.00 in scholarships at the national level and $1.9 million in scholarship cumulatively on the international level.

With over 70 years of history behind the NHSRA and continued growth and success, the organization is preserving the past and preparing for a successful future.

1 Comment on "National High School Finals Rodeo coming to the Lazy E Arena"

  1. This is great for Guthrie

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