Since 2000, the Professional Armed Forces Rodeo Association has held rodeo events for active duty, guard, reserve and honorably discharged veterans and their dependents. PAFRA's mission is to bring together people who share the two loves of our military and rodeo.
Topeka, Kansas is home to PAFRA where they host the World Championship Rodeo. The organization has eight circuits across North America and Europe. This non-profit organization sees participants travel from all over the world, to compete in events to include: Bareback Bronc Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Ladies Breakaway Roping, Tie-Down Roping, Chute Dogging, Steer Wrestling, Ladies Barrel Racing, Cowboy Mounted Shooting and Bull Riding. There is also team heeling and heading roping events.