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Archived News - 2017

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DEC 17, 2017

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Wraps Up at the Thomas & Mack Center

The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, which ran from Dec. 7 – 16, wrapped up its ten-day run at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. Total ...

DEC 16, 2017

Kimzey Rides to Fourth Straight Bull Riding Title

Courtesy of the PRCA For the second year in a row, bull rider Sage Kimzey did what no one has done before. He actually did two things nobody has ...

DEC 15, 2017

Driggers/Nogueira Tie Team Roping World Record

Courtesy of the PRCA Junior Nogueira was so excited to celebrate that he nearly fell off his horse. His jubilation came with good reason, as the ...

DEC 14, 2017

Ryder Wright Takes World Standings Lead with Record Ride

Courtesy of the PRCA There's just something about the bright lights of Las Vegas that Ryder Wright loves. Wright won four straight rounds, ...

DEC 13, 2017

Braden Wins Second Go-Round at Wrangler NFR

Courtesy of the PRCA Hardy Braden is making the most of his first trip to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Polaris RANGER. Coming...

DEC 12, 2017

Benton Chalks Up Win No. 3 at 2017 Wrangler NFR

 Courtesy of the PRCA Trey Benton III continues to be the talk of the bull riding competition. Benton became the first competitor across ...

DEC 11, 2017

Rogers and Petska Climb into World Lead in Team Roping

Courtesy of the PRCA Team ropers Erich Rogers and Cory Petska tried to remain consistent throughout the first four rounds of the Wrangler Nationals...

DEC 10, 2017

Benton Wins $33,564 in Bull Riding

Courtesy of the PRCA Trey Benton III continues to be one of the hottest competitors at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Polaris ...

DEC 9, 2017

O'Connell Ties Arena Record in Bareback Riding with 91.5 points

Courtesy of the PRCA Ahead of Saturday's Round 3 draw for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Polaris RANGER, there was plenty of ...

DEC 8, 2017

Bradshaw Closes Gap in Saddle Bronc Riding

Courtesy of the PRCA It's only Day 2 of the 10-day Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Polaris RANGER. Saddle bronc rider CoBurn ...

DEC 7, 2017

Bull Rider Benton Takes Home Healthy Haul

Courtesy of the PRCA Entering the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Polaris RANGER, Trey Benton III was feeling healthy. After Round 1...

NOV 22, 2017

Free Express Shuttle Bus Service Available for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

Rodeo fans looking for transportation to and from the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) will have the option to utilize the complimentary shuttle ...

NOV 20, 2017

Plaza Hotel & Casino to offer Downtown's First and Only Practice Arena and Stalls with Trailer Parking during Wrangler NFR

Official hotel sponsor for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR), the Plaza Hotel & Casino will host downtown Las Vegas’ first and only ...

NOV 15, 2017

Rodeo Way at Cowboy Christmas to Feature Unique Exhibits that Highlight Rodeo Committees and Industry Leaders

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

NOV 13, 2017

Wrangler NFR to Host Contestant Autograph Sessions

Rodeo fans will be able to get up close and personal with their favorite Wrangler National Finals Rodeo contestants at a series of autograph sessions ...

NOV 8, 2017

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

From Dec. 7 - 16 at Cowboy Christmas, Rodeo Live presented by RODEOHOUSTON will bring live talk show style entertainment to rodeo fans. Free to the ...

NOV 3, 2017

National Finals Rodeo Committee Announces the Hiring of Boyd Polhamus as Production Manager

The National Finals Rodeo Committee announced today that Boyd Polhamus has been named to succeed Shawn Davis as the production manager of the Wrangler...

NOV 2, 2017

Fremont Street Experience Kicks Off Wrangler National Finals Rodeo with Star-Studded Downtown Hoedown Lineup, Dec. 6

Fremont Street Experience, the five-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas, celebrates the return of Wrangler National ...

NOV 2, 2017

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

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

NOV 1, 2017

Junior NFR inside the Wrangler Rodeo Arena at Cowboy Christmas Expands to Ten Straight Days of Competition

Wrangler Rodeo Arena, one of the six main interactive features of Cowboy Christmas, will host more than 590 youth contestants in the Junior NFR ...

OCT 25, 2017

Wrangler NFR Back Numbers Released

The highly-anticipated release of the back numbers for the 2017 Wrangler Nationals Finals Rodeo has finally come to fruition. No competitor at the...

OCT 25, 2017

Wrangler NFR to Feature Nightly Pre-Event Entertainment and Customized Areas for Attendees

From the moment fans arrive at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo at the Thomas & Mack Center, they will have the opportunity to enjoy multiple ...

OCT 11, 2017

Redesigned NFR Mobile App Available Now

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 ...

OCT 2, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of October 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 ...

SEP 25, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of September 25

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 ...

SEP 18, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of September 18

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 ...

SEP 13, 2017

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Implements Clear Bag Policy for all Performances

In order to enhance public safety and make venue access more efficient at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Las Vegas Events announced today that it...

SEP 11, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of September 11

In order to enhance public safety and make venue access more efficient at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Las Vegas Events announced today that it...

SEP 6, 2017

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Job Announcement - Production Manager

WRANGLER NATIONAL FINALS RODEO  JOB ANNOUNCEMENT PRODUCTION MANAGER The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo is known as the Super Bowl of ...

SEP 6, 2017

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Seeking Production Manager

Las Vegas Events announced today that it is seeking a production manager for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. The annual event, held each year at ...

SEP 5, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of September 5

Las Vegas Events announced today that it is seeking a production manager for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. The annual event, held each year at ...

AUG 28, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of August 28

Las Vegas Events announced today that it is seeking a production manager for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. The annual event, held each year at ...

AUG 21, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of August 21

Las Vegas Events announced today that it is seeking a production manager for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. The annual event, held each year at ...

AUG 14, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of August 14

Las Vegas Events announced today that it is seeking a production manager for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. The annual event, held each year at ...

AUG 7, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of August 7

Las Vegas Events announced today that it is seeking a production manager for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. The annual event, held each year at ...

JUL 31, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of July 31

Las Vegas Events announced today that it is seeking a production manager for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. The annual event, held each year at ...

JUL 24, 2017

Gold Medals Awarded at Days of '47 Cowboy Games and Rodeo

SALT LAKE CITY - History was made on Monday night, July 24, in Salt Lake City at the Days of '47 Arena. For the first time at a regular season ...

JUL 24, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of July 24

SALT LAKE CITY - History was made on Monday night, July 24, in Salt Lake City at the Days of '47 Arena. For the first time at a regular season ...

JUL 22, 2017

Field Set for Gold Medal Round on Monday

Ryle Smith of Oakdale, Calif., could walk away on Monday as a very rich man. Smith punched his ticket to the Finals on Monday in the tie-down ...

JUL 21, 2017

It was a crowded leaderboard in the team roping on Friday night at the Days of '47 Cowboy Games and Rodeo.

Current PRCA world champions Levi Simpson of Ponoka, Alberta, and Jeremy Buhler of Arrowwood, Alberta, took the lead with a 4.1 second run. The next ...

JUL 20, 2017

Great Night to be Wright at the Days of '47 Cowboy Games and Rodeo

It was a great night to be a Wright at the first-of-its-kind Days of '47 Cowboys Games and Rodeo. In saddle bronc riding, the Utah fans were ...

JUL 19, 2017

Days of '47 Cowboy Games and Rodeo off to a fast start

The Days of '47 Cowboy Games and Rodeo kicked off with a bang in the brand new arena at Utah State Fairpark on July 19, 2017. Current PRCA ...

JUL 17, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of July 17

The Days of '47 Cowboy Games and Rodeo kicked off with a bang in the brand new arena at Utah State Fairpark on July 19, 2017. Current PRCA ...

JUL 10, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of July 10

The Days of '47 Cowboy Games and Rodeo kicked off with a bang in the brand new arena at Utah State Fairpark on July 19, 2017. Current PRCA ...

JUL 7, 2017

Cowboys and Cowgirls Ready to Go For Gold in Salt Lake City

Days of '47 Cowboy Games Contestant List The field for the much anticipated Days of '47 Cowboy Games and Rodeo is set with a great mix of...

JUL 3, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of July 3

Days of '47 Cowboy Games Contestant List The field for the much anticipated Days of '47 Cowboy Games and Rodeo is set with a great mix of...

JUN 29, 2017

Durfey Dreaming of Adding More Gold in Salt Lake City

Winning a gold buckle in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association puts one in select company, and is a goal every rodeo athlete dreams about one day...

JUN 26, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of June 26

Winning a gold buckle in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association puts one in select company, and is a goal every rodeo athlete dreams about one day...

JUN 19, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of June 19

Winning a gold buckle in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association puts one in select company, and is a goal every rodeo athlete dreams about one day...

JUN 12, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of June 12

Winning a gold buckle in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association puts one in select company, and is a goal every rodeo athlete dreams about one day...

JUN 5, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of June 5

Winning a gold buckle in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association puts one in select company, and is a goal every rodeo athlete dreams about one day...

MAY 29, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of May 29

Winning a gold buckle in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association puts one in select company, and is a goal every rodeo athlete dreams about one day...

MAY 22, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of May 22

Winning a gold buckle in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association puts one in select company, and is a goal every rodeo athlete dreams about one day...

MAY 15, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of May 15

Winning a gold buckle in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association puts one in select company, and is a goal every rodeo athlete dreams about one day...

MAY 8, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of May 8

Winning a gold buckle in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association puts one in select company, and is a goal every rodeo athlete dreams about one day...

MAR 31, 2017

WPRA History on Display at ProRodeo Hall of Fame

Courtesy of WPRA In anticipation of the 2017 ProRodeo Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on August 5, the ProRodeo Hall of Fame and the Women's ...

MAR 28, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of March 27

Courtesy of WPRA In anticipation of the 2017 ProRodeo Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on August 5, the ProRodeo Hall of Fame and the Women's ...

MAR 22, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of March 20

Courtesy of WPRA In anticipation of the 2017 ProRodeo Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on August 5, the ProRodeo Hall of Fame and the Women's ...

MAR 13, 2017

Rodeo Loses a Legend in Harry Vold

Courtesy of the PRCA The rodeo world lost its "Duke of the Chutes." ProRodeo Hall of Fame stock contractor Harry Vold passed away ...

MAR 13, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of March 13

Courtesy of the PRCA The rodeo world lost its "Duke of the Chutes." ProRodeo Hall of Fame stock contractor Harry Vold passed away ...

MAR 6, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of March 6

Courtesy of the PRCA The rodeo world lost its "Duke of the Chutes." ProRodeo Hall of Fame stock contractor Harry Vold passed away ...

MAR 1, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of February 27

Courtesy of the PRCA The rodeo world lost its "Duke of the Chutes." ProRodeo Hall of Fame stock contractor Harry Vold passed away ...

FEB 22, 2017

WEATHER GUARD PRCA 2017 World Standings -Week of February 20

Courtesy of the PRCA The rodeo world lost its "Duke of the Chutes." ProRodeo Hall of Fame stock contractor Harry Vold passed away ...

JAN 25, 2017

Three New Events to Join Junior NFR presented by YETI at the Las Vegas Convention Center

Las Vegas Events is proud to introduce three new events to the Junior NFR presented by YETI. Joining the schedule in 2017 are Leal’s Junior Bull...

JAN 13, 2017

WPRA ProRodeo Hall of Fame Barrel Racing Nomination Form Now Available

The announcement made at the 2016 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo that the WPRA in partnership with the PRCA and the ProRodeo Hall of Fame will start ...