Welcome to the
International Finals youth rodeo!
Don't miss the excitement as these youth contestants showcase their best skills while competing for more than $250,000 in prize money!
July 8-13, 2018
Established in 1993, the International Finals Youth Rodeo is an internationally recognized high school rodeo. Known as the world's richest youth rodeo, the IFYR is held annually in Shawnee, Oklahoma, and attracts the greatest high school rodeo athletes from around the world. Events include barrel racing, pole bending, breakaway roping, goat tying, team roping, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, bull riding, saddle bronc riding and bareback riding. The IFYR consists of two long go-rounds and the short go. All contestants compete once in each of the long go-rounds. The top 15 averages in each event will compete for half the prize purse in the short go, plus championship saddles, buckles and more.
Since 2007, the IFYR has inducted the best-of-the-best into the IFYR Hall of Fame. Hall of Fame members include past champions, outstanding volunteers and great staff members that have all made the International Finals Youth Rodeo the premier youth rodeo in the world.