Wrangler National Finals Rodeo kicks off on Dec. 7 and ends Dec. 16.The top 15 contestants in bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing and bull riding will be competing at the Thomas & Mack Center for $10 million in prize money.
In 2016, more than 168,000 people attended the rodeo over 10 days. In addition to the rodeo, rodeo fans are able to attend special concerts and events and enjoy a variety fo deals during the rodeo.
Las Vegas’ first and only practice arena and stalls presented by Heel-O-Matic. Team roping practice will be held daily Dec. 4-16, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with grade A and B live steers or Heel-O-Matic’s Ultimate Ground Driven Trainer available for use. The Plaza will also offer live NFR viewing parties, free shuttle service and numerous drink and food specials during the 10-day event.
South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa celebrates the beginning of the 2017 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR) with a star-studded rodeo gold carpet “Road to the Gold Buckle” during the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association’s (PRCA) welcome reception. Fans will have the opportunity to witness their favorite WNFR
National Finals Rodeo has been held in Las Vegas, Nev. For 12 days in December at the Thomas & Mack Center on the UNLV campus, cowboys and cowgirls fill the casino hotels and stroll up and down the Las Vegas Strip as country comes to town in a big way.
More than just a nightly rodeo, the NFR experience includes world-class shopping, a fashion show, equine educational exhibitions, and other competitive equine events. With so much going on, how do you decide what to attend, and how to get around town? Read on to find out.
PRCA rodeo events will compete in a two-round showdown. During the event Permit Holders will be bucking the sale stock and will conclude with the sale of Barebacks, Saddle Broncs and 24 Bulls. All bucking stock is sold as they are bucked during the performance. Advance purchase tickets are $15 and are available at the South Point Box Office.