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All New Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Mobile App Set to Debut December 2

Free app to provide interactive maps, social media engagement, schedules and much more


LAS VEGAS (December 2, 2013) – Las Vegas Events announced today that it has launched the new mobile application for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.  Rodeo fans will now be able to fully plan for the Wrangler NFR, which runs from Dec. 5 - 14 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The NFR 2013 Mobile Application is free and available on all platforms. iPhone users can search for NFR 2013 on the iPhone App Store. Droid users can search for NFR in the Google Play Store. For all others, simply go to www.NFRapp.com through your mobile web browser.
Wrangler NFR fans, whether in Las Vegas for the rodeo or simply following the action from home, will be able to download the application for free. The NFR 2013 App will include the following features:
Schedule – Complete list of performance times, NFR 9-5, NFR After Dark and satellite viewing locations;
Cowboy FanFest – Full schedule of events, list of sponsors for Cowboy FanFest and a full map of the interactive area that will feature 100,000-square feet of the best of the Western lifestyle;
Cowboy Christmas Gift Show – Info about the official gift show of the Wrangler NFR and a full list of vendors, including booth number;
Community – Connect with fans and friends via social media and stay up-to-date on the Wrangler NFR;
Map – Fans can plan their activities through an interactive map of the Las Vegas Strip and Downtown, plus links to outlying areas;
Shuttle – Find the complimentary shuttle bus schedule that services 20 hotel properties and FAQs;
Stats – Link to live stats during the ten days of competition;
Photos/Video – The Wrangler NFR comes to life with daily photo and video galleries;
NFR Online Ticket Exchange – Search and purchase for Wrangler NFR tickets at the safe, secure and authentic ticket exchange;
Wrangler – Connect to Wrangler social media outlets.

Sold out for 270 consecutive performances, the Wrangler NFR attracts the top 15 contestants in bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing and bull riding as they compete for a share of the $6.25 million purse.  Qualification is based on the 2013 Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association World Standings.
For more information on the Wrangler NFR and Cowboy FanFest, please visit www.NFRexperience.com or through social media at /LasVegasNFR and use #WranglerNFR.
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About Las Vegas Events
Las Vegas Events is a private, not-for-profit organization that serves as the exclusive major special events agency for the city.  Founded in 1982, LVE is funded by hotel room tax.  Through its Signature Event initiative, LVE has created a model to integrate all elements of special events and formally improve communication between event producers and Las Vegas’ hotel properties and sponsors.  Since 1991, Las Vegas Events has produced, presented or supported more than 600 events.
About the Wrangler NFR
The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR), considered the world’s premier rodeo, features 10 straight days of the best in rodeo competition, with a total of 120 contestants competing every night in seven events.  Each December, the top 15 contestants, based on the 2013 PRCA World Standings, in bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing, and bull riding qualify to compete at the Wrangler NFR.