Hastings and the Adams County Fairgrounds is pleased to once again be hosting the Nebraska High School Rodeo Finals. We would like to congratulate all contestants who qualified for the Finals and wish each and every one of you Good Luck!!!
The Adams County Fairgrounds hosts the annual Nebraska High School Finals Rodeo, June 14-16, 2018.
After the culmination of nearly 30 high school rodeos, the top 30 rodeo athletes in each event (the top 60 in the team roping) qualify for the state finals. Those events are bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, team roping, breakaway roping, goat tying, pole bending, barrel racing, boys cutting, girls cutting, and bull riding.
Two go-rounds are held: June 14 at 10 am and 6 pm and June 15 at 10 am and 6 pm, and the fastest times or highest scores after the two rounds progress to the finals round, held at 1 pm on June 16.
After the champions are determined, the top 4 rodeo athletes in each event qualify for the National High School Finals Rodeo, held in Rock Springs, Wyoming July 15-21, 2018.
The cutting competition is held at 7 am on June 14-15, with the finals round at 8 am on June 16.
The 2018-2019 Miss Nebraska High School Rodeo queen will be crowned prior to the performance on June 16.