Governor proclaims Rodeo Week

LINCOLN – Gov. Pete Ricketts, University of Nebraska President Ted Carter and the University of Nebraska Rodeo Association took to horseback Monday for the governor’s proclamation of Rodeo Week.


The association is hosting the 2021 Nebraska Cornhusker College Rodeo April 23-24 at the Lancaster Event Center.

In his proclamation, the governor encouraged Nebraskans to attend and highlighted other notable rodeos scheduled this summer.

They include

·       The Nebraska High School Finals Rodeo, June 17-19 in Hastings.

·       The 2021 National High School Finals Rodeo, July 18-24 in Lincoln.

·       Nebraska’s Big Rodeo, July 28-31 in Burwell.

 This year marks the 100th anniversary of Nebraska’s Big Rodeo, which Nebraska Tourism honored as the state’s “Outstanding In-Person Event” of 2020.