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Archived News - 2015

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DEC 14, 2015

Cowboy Christmas Enjoys Record Total Attendance in 2015

Cowboy Christmas scored again at the turnstiles, bringing record crowds to the Las Vegas Convention Center. Total attendance reached 216,292, besting ...

DEC 12, 2015

2015 world champions crowned in Las Vegas

Courtesy of PRCA Steven Peebles nearly died just five months ago. Tonight, he left the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Polaris RANGER ...

DEC 11, 2015

Kimzey repeats as bull riding champ

(c)Tom Donoghue Courtesy of PRCA Bull rider Sage Kimzey earned his second straight gold buckle tonight, making him the first man in the event&apos...

DEC 10, 2015

Brazile has another record night

Courtesy of PRCA Trevor Brazile just keeps outdoing himself at the 2015 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Polaris RANGER. Brazile earned ...

DEC 9, 2015

Rusty Wright continues family's winning legacy

Courtesy of PRCA Rusty Wright has watched his father and uncles take victory laps many times over the years in Las Vegas, and now he's ...

DEC 8, 2015

Brazile captures 23rd world championship

Courtesy of the PRCA Trevor Brazile won his 23rd world championship tonight, and he did it in style. The Decatur, Texas, cowboy clinched the 13th ...

DEC 7, 2015

Team ropers tie at the top

Courtesy of the PRCA Team ropers Derrick Begay and Clay O'Brien Cooper are officially on fire, and on top of the world. Standings, that is. The...

DEC 6, 2015

Feild and Peebles in bareback riding battle

Courtesy of the PRCA Kaycee Feild had watched Steven Peebles close in on his lead in the world bareback riding standings the last two nights, and ...

DEC 5, 2015

Two out of three for Tsinigine and Motes

Courtesy of the PRCA Aaron Tsinigine and Ryan Motes didn't get to rope together in Las Vegas last year. Now, they're making up for lost ...

DEC 4, 2015

Peebles continues second-round dominance

Courtesy of the PRCA At this point, Steven Peebles can almost be penciled in to win the second round at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented ...

DEC 3, 2015

Brazile sets first-round record

Courtesy of the PRCA The 2015 edition of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Polaris RANGER got off to a historical start. Trevor ...

DEC 2, 2015

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

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 ...

NOV 18, 2015

Lucas Oil Rodeo Way at Cowboy Christmas to Feature Unique Exhibits that Highlight Rodeo Committees

Lucas Oil Rodeo Way, one of the six main interactive elements of Cowboy Christmas, will feature unique exhibits that highlight the best of rodeo. ...

NOV 16, 2015

Complimentary Shuttle Bus Service Includes Daily Service to Cowboy Christmas and Nightly Routes to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

For the first time, rodeo fans will be able to utilize the complimentary Cowboy Christmas Express presented by YETI Coolers for access to the Las ...

NOV 13, 2015

Rodeo Live Presented by RODEOHOUSTON at Cowboy Christmas to Host Live Features

From Dec. 3 - 12 at Cowboy Christmas, Rodeo Live presented by RODEOHOUSTON®will bring live talk show style entertainment to rodeo fans. Free to ...

NOV 5, 2015

Wrangler Rodeo Arena at Cowboy Christmas Brings Fans Close to the Action

Wrangler Rodeo Arena, one of the six main interactive features of Cowboy Christmas, will bring Bull Fighters Only, Mini Bucking Bulls, Miniature ...

NOV 4, 2015

Boyd Gaming Chute-Out Competitors Announced

Boyd Gaming today unveiled the 64-competitor field for its inaugural Boyd Gaming Chute-Out, scheduled Dec. 10-12 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. ...

NOV 3, 2015

Saddle Up for the 29th Annual Downtown Hoedown at Fremont Street Experience

Saddle up for the 29th Annual Downtown Hoedown at Fremont Street Experience taking place on Wednesday, Dec. 2 beginning at 4:30 p.m. The popular ...

OCT 27, 2015

2015 Official Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Back Number Listing

2015 Official Back Number Listing 1 Trevor Brazile, Decatur, TX 2 Callie DuPerier, Boerne, TX 3 Lisa Lockhart, Oelrichs, SD 4 Tuf Cooper, ...

OCT 27, 2015

Four Outstanding Performers Selected by Fans to Sing the National Anthem at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

After a three-month promotion, four performers have been selected by fans to sing the national anthem at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las ...

OCT 9, 2015

Second Annual Gold Card Reunion and World of Rodeo Gathering to Bring Together Legends of Sport

One of the most impressive gatherings in the history of rodeo will take place this December during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. “...

SEP 28, 2015

Legendary Singer/Songwriter Charlie Daniels Releases Song Dedicated to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and Its Contestants

Iconic artist Charlie Daniels has produced a new song that uniquely captures the road that the cowboys endure to qualify for the Wrangler National ...

AUG 3, 2015

**UPDATE - Cowboy Christmas to Provide Unmatched Shopping Experience and Non-Stop Entertainment and Interactive Elements for Rodeo Fans

The popular Cowboy Christmas will return to Las Vegas in 2015 with expanded space and product offerings. The show, which runs concurrently with the ...

JUL 28, 2015

Las Vegas Events Reaches Agreement with the Thomas & Mack Center to Continue Hosting the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

For thirty consecutive years, the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo has been held at the Thomas & Mack Center. That streak will continue as Las Vegas...

JUN 23, 2015

Cowboy Christmas to Host Wedding Chapel During Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

For the second consecutive year, couples looking to tie the knot in Las Vegas during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo can do so right in the middle ...

MAY 20, 2015

Cowboy Christmas to Provide Unmatched Shopping Experience and Non-Stop Entertainment and Interactive Elements for Rodeo Fans

The popular Cowboy Christmas will return to Las Vegas in 2015 with expanded space and product offerings. The show, which runs concurrently with the ...

MAR 9, 2015

Special Encore Presentation of Buckin’ the Odds - 30 Years of the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas Documentary Hosted & Narrated By Luke Perry To Air Sunday, March 15 on KLAS-TV Channel 8

A special encore presentation of Buckin’ the Odds – 30 Years of the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, a special one-hour documentary ...

MAR 4, 2015

Polaris Ranger becomes national sponsor of PRCA ProRodeo

Courtesy of the PRCA Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles and The Professional Rodeo Cowboys ...