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Winnemucca is a jewel found in the very center of Northern Nevada. Known for outstanding hospitality, Winnemucca has often been referred to as the “friendliest town in Nevada.” With 24-hour gaming action, endless recreational opportunities, rich community history, quality accommodations, and great dining options, Winnemucca is the place to be.

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Winnemucca Ranch Hand Rodeo Weekend

February 27 - March 3, 2019 - Winnemucca, Nevada

Winnemucca’s Ranch Hand Rodeo is the largest and most exciting in Nevada. 32 teams compete for bragging rights and prizes in Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Stopping, Wild Mugging, Trailer Loading, Team Roping, Ranch Doctoring, and Team Branding. The rodeo is complemented by a stellar cow dog trial, horse sale, and barrel race, not to mention the Western Trade Show full of top-notch vendors.  Click here for more information and a schedule of events.

 

Shooting The West Photography Symposium

April 9 - 14, 2019 - Winnemucca, Nevada

Shooting the West is one of the premier photography symposia in the West. Over the years, many of the biggest names in photography have shared techniques and images with three hundred enthusiastic participants. Diversity has become one of the hallmarks of the event. STW has showcased distinguished guests from the fields of photojournalism, photo-documentary, commercial, portraiture, nature, natural scene, wildlife, fine art, National Geographic, etc. Click here for more information