COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Aggie Rodeo team is hosting the NIRA Rodeo this weekend. 

About 15 schools will be competing for their shot in the College Finals in Casper, Wyoming. 

Those competing say it's comparable to the NCAA for other sports. 

This is the 8th of the 10 rodeos many will compete in this season, the team says it holds a lot of importance. 

The rodeo will continue Saturday morning. General admission tickets are $10 and student tickets are $7.