The Northern Plains Indian Rodeo Association will begin its 2011 season April 30 and May 1 at Miller's Horse Palace in Laurel.
The Northern Plains Cowboy Classic Rodeo is scheduled for May 30 in Lame Deer and the first NPIRA tour Rodeo will be Crow Native Days, June 23-26.
Contestants earn points to qualify for the Indian National Finals Rodeo, held this November in Las Veas.
Competitors must purchase their membership cards before entering. For details and the 2011 rodeo schedule, visit the NPIRA website at www.npira.org. For questions or information, call 406-665-7142.