Saddle Up for the 50th International Finals Rodeo at Its New Frontier – the Lazy E Arena

Jan. 17 – 19

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — The 50th Annual International Finals Rodeo, presented by Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, has a new location to crown its world champions. IFR50 kicks off January 17-19 at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie.

Rodeo fans will have the chance to watch the top rodeo athletes in the International Professional Rodeo Association from the U.S., Canada and Australia, all vie for world championship titles in eight action-packed events including: bull riding, bareback and saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, team roping and cowgirls barrel racing and breakaway roping.


Friday, January 17 7:30pm

Saturday, January 18 1:00pm & 7:30pm

Sunday, January 19 1:00pm *Kids Day 11:00am-12:30pm

In addition to the great rodeo action, the week of festivities includes the Miss Rodeo USA Pageant, the Gold Buckle Gala, contract acts showcase, Simon Bucking Stock Sale and the International Miniature Rodeo Association (IMRA) World Finals which is made up of cowboys and cowgirls from 6 to 17 years old.

Not only can fans catch some of the best rodeo talent, they will also find the best western fashion at the IFR Trade Show held in the arena concourse prior to each rodeo performance. Vendors range from horse tack to western wear and apparel.

Prior to the Championship Sunday performance of IFR50, Jan. 19th, it’s OG&E Kids Day where rodeo’s youngest fans have the opportunity to learn the ropes. Kids interact with rodeo athletes, play games and experience the best of the west. Doors open at 11:00am.

For more information, visit Tickets are available by visiting Ticketmaster or contact Lazy E Arena at (405) 282-RIDE (7433).

About IPRA:
The International Professional Rodeo Association (IPRA) has been providing rodeo excitement for more than 50 years. From big cities to small towns, from major league stadiums to portable arenas, the IPRA is the sport’s second largest professional rodeo association sanctioning almost 400 rodeos. The IPRA has a membership base of more than 3,700 members who are keeping the spirit of the west alive from coast to coast throughout the United States and Canada.