Each year, the MSU Rodeo Club sends a team of students to rodeos throughout the Ozark Region of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA). These students will compete in ten rodeos throughout the year in an attempt against other colleges to qualify for the Collegiate National Finals Rodeo (CFNR) in June. 

NIRA Fall Schedule

East Mississippi Community College: March 17, 2022 - March 19, 2022 in Meridian, MS

Pearl River Community College: March 24, 2022 - March 26, 2022 in Poplarville, MS

University of Tennessee Martin: April 7, 2022 - April 9, 2022 in Martin, TN

University of Arkansas Monticello: April 21, 2022 - April 23, 2022 in Monticello, AR

Northwest Mississippi Community College: April 28, 2022 - April 30, 2022 in Senatobia, MS

This schedule can also be found at this link by clicking on the Ozark Region.

You can visit the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association website at

If you are interested in joining the MSU NIRA team or becoming an associate member, contact Denise Fullhart at or call 517-712-9197.