The Nicola Valley Rodeo Association (NVRA) is looking forward to a banner year in 2024, building...
by Marius Auer | Sep 7, 2023
The Nicola Valley Rodeo Grounds were packed this weekend as dozens of competitors from across the country competed in the 63rd iteration of the Nicola Valley Pro Rodeo.
by Marius Auer | Aug 28, 2023
Ranch hands and cowboys alike took the reigns this weekend at the Nicola Valley Ranch Rodeo, showing off their ranching skills to a crowd of eager spectators.
by Marius Auer | Aug 9, 2023
The Nicola Valley Rodeo Parade will make its triumphant return to the downtown core this September long weekend, kicking off the Nicola Valley Pro Rodeo and reviving the event after four years.
by Merritt Herald | Jun 6, 2023
The Nicola Valley Rodeo Association (NVRA) is saddling up for its next chapter as it announced the completion of major upgrades to its electrical system.
by Merritt Herald | May 16, 2023
The BC Rodeo Association offers a home for competitors of all ages and Pro Rodeo is an option for those 16 years or older.
by Merritt Herald | Apr 27, 2023
The Merritt High School Rodeo Club is anxiously awaiting the 2023 Merritt High School Rodeo, which is set to take place May 5 to 7 at the Nicola Valley Rodeo Grounds.
by Izaiah Reyes | Oct 18, 2022
From September 24 to September 25, Peachland hosted its Little Britches Rodeo, marking the final rodeo of the season. The event saw both a senior and junior girl from Merritt win the All Around Buckle.
by Izaiah Reyes | Oct 13, 2022
A total amount of $570,000 combined from both the Province and TNRD is being used to fund the upgrades of the rodeo grounds.
by Izaiah Reyes | Sep 9, 2022
Fans and patrons of rodeo in the Nicola Valley were treated this past weekend with the return of the Nicola Valley Pro Rodeo. The annual event, which showcases the best talent from across Canada in the pro rodeo circuit, has been put on hold for the past two years due to COVID-19 restrictions.
by Izaiah Reyes | Sep 2, 2022
Labour Day has been a weekend circled in many Merritonians’ calendars. It has been a long standing tradition by the community to visit the Rodeo Grounds during this long weekend in September for the fun filled Pro Rodeo the organization hosts.
by Izaiah Reyes | Aug 18, 2022
Little Britches Rodeo Merritt put out an impressive performance at the Williams Lake Rodeo on the weekend of July 23.
by Marius Auer | Jul 6, 2022
Three young local Indigenous athletes have won the 2021 Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport, being hailed for their commitment to sport, active living, education, and culture.
by Marius Auer | Jul 1, 2022
The Merritt Little Britches Rodeo Club hosted another successful rodeo event, with a record number of attendees gathering to mark the organization’s first full-scale rodeo since years of pandemic restrictions, fires, and flooding.
by Marius Auer | Jun 20, 2022
Local cowboy Bryce Garcia has earned himself a shiny new buckle after claiming the top spot in tie-down roping at the Canadian College Intercollegiate Finals (CCIF), a major championship title for a passionate rodeo contestant.
by Izaiah Reyes | May 24, 2022
The Merritt High School Rodeo hosted their regular season rodeo at the Nicola Valley Rodeo Association grounds on the weekend of May 14. The event will serve as the club’s only ‘home’ rodeo this season before heading out to Quesnel for the BC Provincials.
by Morgan Hampton | Oct 18, 2021
Ty Pozzobon may be a well-known rodeo athlete from the community, but Merrittonians should also recognize Sarah Morrissey for her rise to the top in the sport of breakaway roping, where she is poised to finish this season in the top 15 in the world.