Sweetwater County, Wyo.
, Announces Schedule for NBHA State Finals, September 28-30
-Competition features open, youth, senior divisions and more than $30,000 in cash, awards-
Sweetwater County, Wyo. â Sweetwater County Events Complex in Rock Springs, Wyo., will host the National Barrel Horse Association (NBHA) Wyoming State Finals Sept. 28-30.
Sweetwater County is known as one of the best places in the country to see wild horses in their natural habitat. Additionally, Rock Springs in has been named one of the top 10 small town barrel racing destinations by Barrel Horse News Magazine. So it's no surprise the area hosts some of the most skillful cowboy and cowgirl competitions throughout the year, including rodeos, barrel horse and roping events.
The NBHA State Finals offer the perfect opportunity for visitors to indulge in some equestrian excitement as they cheer on riders in the open, youth and senior divisions. The competitors will vie for cash, in addition to prizes like director's chairs, gear bags, blankets, breast collars, pop-up barrels, saddle pads and more. Awards are given for the top four places in the open division events, the top two finishers in the senior division events, and the top three in the youth division events. All contestants will receive a John Stevens Wyoming NBHA t-shirt that will include all pre-entered participants names.
The NBHA State Finals starts on Friday, Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. with the exhibition and âBarrelaramaâ at 7 p.m. Action continues on Saturday with the exhibition hall opening at 9 a.m. and barrel racing starting at 11. The event wraps up on Sunday with races starting at 10 a.m.
For more information and guidelines on entering, visit Sweetwater County Event Complex website.
About Sweetwater CountySweetwater County, located halfway between Yellowstone and Canyonlands National Parks in southwest Wyoming, is home to 10,500 square miles of pure, high desert adventure. Known as âFlaming Gorge Country,â the area is characterized by the 91-square-mile Flaming Gorge Lake, the famed Green River, expansive deserts and rugged mountains. Activities include camping, hiking, biking, fishing, golfing, sightseeing, wildlife viewing, hunting dinosaurs, shopping, and just plain getting away from it all. A perfect place to explore American history, Sweetwater County is also home to petroglyphs, pioneer trails and historical museums.
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