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North American Championship Rodeo Tickets

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North American Championship Rodeo Schedule

Each November the eyes of the rodeo world are firmly fixed on Freedom Hall in Louisville, Kentucky for the North American Championship Rodeo. The competition makes up a big portion of the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE), and serves as the Pro Rodeo Cowboys Association's invitational circuit finals. Simply qualifying for the big show is an honor in and of itself but, like any true cowboys, these athletes are not satisfied with merely being honored and will be laying it all on the line to come out on top at the end of the competition. For three days the best in rodeo will be putting their talent on display and you will not want to miss a second of the action. The level of intensity and artistry seen at a rodeo event is a combination that is not to be found anywhere else in the world of sport.

This year's North American Championship Rodeo will take place at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Kentucky from November 13th through the 15th. Each day the action gets underway at 7:30 PM and rodeo fans from all over the country will be in attendance. The North American Championship Rodeo is one of the biggest rodeo events of the year and tickets always sell quickly so be sure to get yours from StubHub as soon as possible.

The Event

Every November Freedom Hall becomes one of the top locations for rodeo and livestock aficionados. Whether you prefer the rough stock events or the timed events, North American Championship Rodeo is the place to go to see the best rodeo competition around. The instant you set foot into Freedom Hall you will realize that you are in a special place as you can smell that one of a kind rodeo smell in the air and bear witness to some of the powerful animals waiting to be set loose. From the animals to the fans to the rodeo clowns announcers to the cowboys themselves rodeo creates an atmosphere that is unrivaled in any other sporting event. North American Championship Rodeo is an event the whole family will love and allows those in attendance the chance to be part of a long-standing American tradition that is still going strong today. There is simply no other event in professional rodeo that lives up to the high quality of competition at North American Championship Rodeo so make your plans to be in Louisville this November as soon as possible.


Rodeo competitions put on display the kills which can be traced back to things ranchers needed to do back in 19th century Spain and later on in the Americas when ranching started to expand in North and South America. In the early 1800s there were occasionally informal rodeo battles in the western United States and northern Mexico, but it was only after the Civil War in 1872 that the first formal rodeo competition was held in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Rodeo is still immensely popular in the western United States and in parts of Canada and the professional rodeo circuit is governed by Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and Women's Professional Rodeo Association. The sport really grew in popularity in the late 19th and early 20th century with the rise of Wild West Shows and their stars like Buffalo Bill Cody and Annie Oakley. To this day rodeo still has deep roots in pop culture and remains a uniquely American sporting event that is not to be missed.

The Fan Experience

When you attend the North American Championship Rodeo it is impossible not to get caught up in all of the action whether you are new to the event or have been coming for years. The instant attendees enter the arena it becomes clear that rodeo possesses some of the most passionate fans and performers of any sport in the world. The cowboys are constantly willing to mingle with fans and and take pictures with kids and sign autographs while the announcers make it possible for even the most novice rodeo fan to follow all of the action. Anyone who has ever attended a North American Championship Rodeo is always eager to get tickets to the following year's event which cannot come soon enough. As part of the North American International Livestock Exposition, North American Championship Rodeo offers ticket holders a plethora of entertainment options. You would be remiss not to take a little time either before or after the rodeo to check out some of the huge livestock expo that hosts livestock competitions, family events, and much more.


Rodeo has garnered attention all over the world and has been described as an Americanized bullfight while winning over fans across the globe with its combination of competition and performance art. The spectacle of rodeo is most often celebrated in country western songs including the hit song "Rodeo" by popular country music singer Garth Brooks.

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