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Grand Entry at NWYRA Rodeos


NWYRA Grand Entry is the exciting opening to each Rodeo Performance.

The National Anthem is sung and all the NWYRA flags are presented and carried in by selected Contestants. 

  • You must sign up to carry a flag for NWYRA Grand Entry.  Please review the Grand Entry Procedures and study the Grand Entry Map to know your position.

  • Grand Entry is held at a safe and controlled pace. All flag carries should be aware of safety factors while participating in Grand Entry.

  • Check your flag assignment(s) in the Grand Entry link associated to each specific rodeo.

  • The Grand Entry Director will make all the decisions, including National Anthem, the order in how run-ins will be conducted, flag presentations and which contestants will carry specific flags at all NWYRA Rodeos.

  • Grand Entry Contestants must have their own flag boot. 

Want to carry a Sponsor Flag?

Are you interested in carrying a NWYRA sponsor flag in Grand Entry?

Visiting Court Royalty

The NWYRA Court would love to have their Sash Sisters join them at Grand Entry!

Please contact our Grand Entry Director/Court Director Amber Riesterer 503.569.1213

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