The 2023 National Finals Breakaway Roping will be taking over the South Point & Equestrian Center for the second year in a row Dec. 5–6, 2023, for 10 rounds of the fastest event in rodeo.
In 2023 the National Finals Breakaway Roping will be mirroring 2022’s payout of $250,000, with the Top 15 breakaway ropers in the world vying for a slice of the pie.
With 10 full go rounds, each round will pay $5,080.08 to the winner, $4,204.20 for second, $3,328.33 for third, $2,452.45 for fourth, $1,576.58 for fifth and $875.88 for sixth, according to the WPRA.
The National Finals Breakaway Roping payout in the aggregate is $13,866.13 for the fastest time on 10 head. The rest of the payout is:
- 2ND $11,249.88
- 3RD $8,895.25
- 4TH $6,540.63
- 5TH $4,709.25
- 6TH $3,401.13
- 7TH $2,354.63
- 8TH $1,308.13
Comparatively, the NFR go-rounds pay $28,914 to win (and that’s per-man in the team roping), with the average paying $74,150 to the aggregate champs.
The 2023 National Finals Breakaway Roping will begin daily at 2 p.m. (PST) with doors opening at 1 p.m. daily.
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