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WCRA AND LAZY E ARENA ANNOUNCE COLLABORATION ON $200,000 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP JUNIOR RODEO

WCRA AND LAZY E ARENA ANNOUNCE COLLABORATION ON $200,000 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP JUNIOR RODEO

WCRA (World Champions Rodeo Alliance) and the Lazy E Arena have announced a breakthrough collaboration on the World Championship Junior Rodeo (WCJR). The two properties will join forces to host the World Championship event in Guthrie, Oklahoma the week of July 24, 2023.  The 2023 WCRA Division Youth (DY) event will award a guaranteed payout of $200,000 and is open to any youth athlete ages 19 and under (as of the first day of competition) in the world competing in 11 disciplines which include – Bareback Riding, Women’s Breakaway Roping, Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping (Heading and Heeling), Tie-Down ...Read More
WCJR Insight

WCJR Insight

Our goal is to create a contestant-friendly youth event that’s an additional opportunity for kids who rodeo. To be clear, we are not a sanctioning body or association, and this is a stand-alone event intended to complement the events of longstanding, successful youth rodeo organizations. We’re here to help grow this industry, and we’re glad you’re here to help us do just that.  As for the innovative format we’ve chosen for the Cinch World Championship Junior Rodeo—which includes two long rounds, a buyback round for those who want to take another swing at it, a semifinals and finals—we wanted to ...Read More
Lazy E’s World Championship Junior Rodeo Set to Be a 2021 Summer Spectacular

Lazy E’s World Championship Junior Rodeo Set to Be a 2021 Summer Spectacular

The Lazy E Arena saved the day for rodeo during last year’s countless COVID cancellations. The cowboy hub in centrally located Guthrie, Oklahoma, hosted such popular permanent fixtures as the Cinch Timed Event Championship and National Little Britches Rodeo Association Finals, and also made events like the National High School Finals Rodeo and Bob Feist Invitational Team Roping Classic possible in 2020. This summer, the Fabulous Lazy E is adding the July 27-31 World Championship Junior Rodeo presented by Montana Silversmiths to its all-star lineup, and with $115,000 in added money, an estimated total payout in excess of $450,000 and ...Read More