The Northwest Professional Rodeo Association is the western United States largest regional rodeo organization. It annually sanctions over 40 rodeos throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada and California. Its membership continues to grow and represents the finest caliber of rodeo athletes in the country! The NPRA rodeo season begins in October with a few indoor rodeos through the winter months, increases to a "multiple rodeos per weekend" schedule through the summer months, and climaxes in September at the Championship Finals. The NPRA is proud of the opportunity it provides for rodeo athletes to compete at the professional level while remaining close to home, families, and weekday jobs.It promotes a wholesome family atmosphere and continuously works to improve contestant and livestock conditions. It is dedicated to preserving the western heritage that is an integral part of rodeo. The spirit of the west is alive and flourishing at NPRA rodeos throughout the northwest region. Thousands of rodeo fans have discovered that the sportsmanship, the level of competition, the quality of livestock and the exciting rodeo action seen at NPRA rodeos is the "Best in the West". Watch for an NPRA sanctioned event near you this year and come see for yourself! Bring the whole family and enjoy the fun and excitement of The Great American Sport of Rodeo - NPRA style!