Preserving The Western Legacy Of The Nicola Valley

Ranching, Rodeo and Equine Events

Reaching The Cowboy In All Of Us

For over 60 years, the Nicola Valley Rodeo Association (NVRA) has been dedicated to celebrating and preserving the western culture and way of life that founded the region through the sport of rodeo.

The NVRA has hosted a wide range of equine and livestock events –from professional rodeos to 4-H and high school events. 

61ST ANNUAL PRO RODEOAug 31 & Sept 1, 2019









Giddy Up And Get On The Field

The objective of the NVRA Riding Pass is to provide both horses and riders with a safe, fun, community-minded riding facility.
Membership and riding pass holders are expected to treat other riders and horses with respect.


this allows people to be a voting member of the NVRA

Riding PassMay 1 - Oct 1

Youth - $80Adult - $100Couple - $180Family - $290Roping Pass - $70

Open Riding

Monday - Thursday
all day except Tuesday and Thursday eve

Roping Practice

Tuesday & Thursday Eve6 pm

All riding/roping pass carriers must also have a Horse Council BC membership
Association members will be given a 50% discount on riding passes – this obligates the member to volunteer for a minimum of 3 NVRA-hosted events or sit on a minimum of 2 NVRA committees
Association members will also be given a 10% discount on any NVRA-organized clinics

Upcoming Events

  • Merritt Little Britches Rodeo

    Merritt Rodeo Grounds

  • Canadian High School Rodeo Finals

    Merritt Rodeo Grounds

  • Nicola Valley Ranch Rodeo

    Merritt Rodeo Grounds

  • Nicola Valley Pro Rodeo

    Merritt Rodeo Grounds

Get In Touch With Us


300 Lindley Creek Road,Merritt, British Columbia