THE Inaugural NFR Playoffs are being held in Puyallup (Wash.) in September
Sept. 8-11, the playoffs will be held at the Puyallup Rodeo at the Washington State NFR Fair and the long-season NFR Series presented by Pendleton Whiskey will crown
playoff champions. PRCA $1 million payout before the season ends in September.The 2022 Finals Wrangler National Rodeo presented by Teton Ridge will play a key role in catapulting athletes to 30.PRCA's Tom Glass said,
"We are proud to have the Playoffs NFR as a storied Puyallup Rodeo and will provide great payouts for our athletes and the Playoffs NFR Series Champions. It will also play a huge factor in helping them secure a berth for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo."
The playoff NFR series standings—the top 24 competitors in each event—plus each winner of the Ram-powered NFR Open, July 14-16, will compete for their $1 million in Puyallup Springs, Colorado. For the playoffs, we're really excited about partnering with the NFR PRCA," said Puyallup Rodeo Committee Chairman and Washington State Fair 2022 President Jeff Hogan.
"Excited to host this $1 million final. Coming out of the pandemic, it's great for the community and the state of Washington." See lots of cheer for the fair."
Among the largest state fairs in the United States, the Washington State Fair is attended by more than a million people annually.
In addition to steer wrestling, team roping, bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, and bull riding, the NFR will hold breakaway roping playoffs.
"All eyes will be on this event later in the year," said WPRA-Jimmy Munroe President. "We can't wait to add breakaway roping with equal funding and run all the action in a unique setting alongside the Washington State Fair."
The NFR playoffs will be streamed on The Cowboy Channel and The Cowboy Channel Plus PRCA-App. For information, visit cowboychannelplus.com.
The ProRodeo season ends on September 30. The top 16 athletes in the RAM PRCA World Standings in each event will qualify for the 2022 Wrangler NFR presented by Teton Ridge.