National Junior High Finals


The 2024 & 2025 National Junior High Finals Rodeo will be held in Des Moines, Iowa:

  • June 23-29, 2024
  • June 22-28, 2025


Iowa State Fairgrounds
3000 E Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50317


Izaak Walton League – Shooting Range
4857 NE 110th Avenue
Elkhart, Iowa 50073



2024 nJHFr info

Information provided on this page is only a summary of some of the updated information or changes from previous years.  

It is VERY IMPORTANT that you review all information provided in your contestant sign up package. You can also find this information online at


Golf Carts

  • You must book your golf carts directly with the rental company. Information will be in your contestant package.
  • NEW FOR 2024 – CONTESTANTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO DRIVE GOLF CARTS. You are allowed to bring your own golf cart, but contestants are not allowed to drive them. Only parents / guardians over the age of 21 are allowed to drive golf carts. If a contestant is caught driving a golf cart, they will be disqualified and sent home. 


Video Packages

  • NEW FOR 2024 – Contestants can purchase all their runs on video for $30 USD. More details to follow.


Jackpot Schedule

  • The 2024 NJHFR Jackpot Schedule has been posted on the NHSRA website. Jackpot Arena officials have asked all states and provinces to remind all contestants/families in attendance that if they do not act accordingly, they will be subject to dismissal from NJHFR.


Light Rifle Contestants

  • NEW FOR 2024 – There is a waiver that needs to be filled out online via Izaak Walton League Shooting Range. This is for EVERYONE who is competing and/or in attendance to watch the competition at this shooting range.
  • Please note that there are bee hives located on the shooting ranges property. They are no where near the shooting bays that we will be using for competition, however, if anyone is allergic to bees, please bring the necessary items needed for an allergic reaction, etc.


Contact Us

Let us know if you have any questions or concerns, or if you’re interested in sponsoring our provincial Junior High or High School finals. 


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Thank you to Codi Wilson, our PR Officer for coordinating our social media content with our members and partners.

Junior High and High School contestants - if you're headed to the Alberta finals, please go in and update your biography. We will be providing this to our finals announcers. 
After the Provincial Finals, all Nationals Qualifiers have only two days to update their bio again before heading to Nationals. 
Login to your member profile at
- Click "Edit Profile"
- Scroll down to "Announcer Biography"
- Type your Biography (200 character limit)
- Scroll down and click "Save All"
The Annual General Meeting of the Alberta High School Rodeo Association will be held on May 30th at 12:00 Noon at the Stettler & District Ag Society Pavillion, 4516 52 Street, Stettler, AB.

Members who are unable to attend the AGM in person will be able to join via Zoom – the Agenda and Zoom link will be shared out prior to the meeting and posted on the Executive Meetings page.

The Executive Meeting of the Board will follow the AGM.
Reminder to Grade 12 members - please fill out the Cowboy Prom form before tomorrow's deadline. The form will close Monday, May 6th at 10pm. Even if you aren't planning to attend, please send in the form to let our organizers know. The form was sent by email on April 18th to all Grade 12 members. If you cannot find the form, contact your district secretary.