COUNTDOWN

Archived News - 2018

  • Archived News:

DEC 16, 2018

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

        The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, which ran from Dec. 6 – 15, wrapped up its ten-day run at the Thomas &...

DEC 15, 2018

Kimzey Wins Fifth Straight Bull Riding Title; Brazile Wins 14th All-Around Title

Courtesy of PRCA The 60th edition of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo proved to be historic. And not just because it marked 60 years of the ...

DEC 14, 2018

It's Rodeo Time America - Dale Brisby - Cody Johnson After Party

Check out the rest of Dale's stops on the Road to the NFR here...

DEC 14, 2018

Tim O'Connell Retakes Bareback Riding Lead

Courtesy of PRCA As the two-time defending bareback riding world champion, Tim O’Connell has always thrived on pressure. He likes having a...

DEC 13, 2018

Waguespack Takes Over Steer Wrestling Lead

Courtesy of PRCA Tyler Waguespack knows what it takes to win the steer wrestling world title. He proved that in 2016. He’s showing it ...

DEC 12, 2018

Dougherty Notches First Win at First Finals

Courtesy of PRCA Bull rider Chase Dougherty is enjoying his first trip to the Wrangler NFR. The competition is as stiff as he’ll see at any ...

DEC 11, 2018

It's Rodeo Time America - Dale Brisby - Junior NFR presented by YETI

Check out the rest of Dale's stops on the Road to the NFR here...

DEC 11, 2018

Saddle Bronc Riders Scheer, Thurston Split Round 6, Set Round Record

Courtesy of PRCA Cort Scheer and Zeke Thurston have been cashing in for plenty of money during the 60th Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. They ...

DEC 10, 2018

Clayton Biglow sets arena record with 93-point ride

Courtesy of PRCA Bareback rider Clayton Biglow had never been on C5 Rodeo’s Virgil. Biglow was in the Thomas & Mack Center and ...

DEC 9, 2018

Tie-Down Roping Win Has Trevor Brazile Leading All-Around

Courtesy of PRCA Before the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo began, 23-time world champion Trevor Brazile announced he would be cutting his rodeo ...

DEC 8, 2018

It's Rodeo Time America - Dale Brisby - Cowboy Christmas

Check out the rest of Dale's stops on the Road to the NFR here...

DEC 8, 2018

Junior World Finals to Launch in Las Vegas in 2019

Las Vegas Events announced today the creation of the Junior World Finals, set to launch in 2019. The event that has been known as the Junior NFR ...

DEC 8, 2018

Tim O'Connell Rides Craig at Midnight to Shake Off Slow Start

Courtesy of the PRCA The first two rounds of the Wrangler NFR were unkind to two-time defending bareback riding champion Tim O’Connell. He...

DEC 7, 2018

Sheer Wins Again, Sets Round 2 record

Courtesy of the PRCA Two days ago, before the 60th edition of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo opened, saddle bronc rider Cort Scheer was sitting...

DEC 6, 2018

Driggers/Nogueira Off and Running After Round 1 of Wrangler NFR

Courtesy of the PRCA Entering the 2018 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, the tightest competition throughout the events was in team roping. The ...

DEC 6, 2018

It's Rodeo Time America - Dale Brisby - Downtown Hoedown

Check out the rest of Dale's stops on the Road to the NFR here...

DEC 6, 2018

RFD-TV, The Cowboy Channel, and RURAL RADIO Announce Full Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Coverage

    Fans of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo will have even more viewing options as RFD-TV, The Cowboy Channel, and RURAL RADIO on ...

DEC 4, 2018

Trevor Brazile Says Goodbye to Full-Time Rodeo

Story courtesy of Kendra Santos/Image by Tom Donoghue An unparalleled era of rodeo excellence ends at this year’s Wrangler National ...

NOV 29, 2018

New Video Boards to Enhance Fan Experience During the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

Photo courtesy of UNLV Athletics Now entering its 34th year in Las Vegas, the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo will return to Las Vegas and the ...

NOV 29, 2018

Three Exciting New Areas Added to Cowboy Christmas

If there is one constant at Cowboy Christmas each year it is the outstanding shopping. However, each year the experience has continued to grow ...

NOV 27, 2018

It's Rodeo Time America - 2018 Road to the NFR with Dale Brisby - Trevor Brazile

Check out the rest of Dale's stops on the Road to the NFR here...

NOV 21, 2018

Complimentary 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 ...

NOV 21, 2018

Live Coverage of the Junior NFR presented by YETI to Be Available to Fans and Families

  Since February, more than 7,000 entrants from 38 states and four countries have attempted to qualify for the Junior NFR presented by YETI ...

NOV 15, 2018

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...

NOV 15, 2018

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 ...

NOV 14, 2018

Golden Circle of Champions to Bring Families and Message of Hope to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

The Golden Circle of Champions, in conjunction with Las Vegas Events, the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, Red Bluff Round-Up, Santa Maria ...

NOV 8, 2018

Cowboy Strong – The Man Behind the NFR Legacy in Vegas Documentary Chronicling the Life and Career of Shawn Davis To Air Sunday, November 25 on CBS Sports Network

Cowboy Strong – The Man Behind the NFR Legacy in Vegas, a special one-hour documentary produced to chronicle the incredible career of ...

NOV 8, 2018

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

  From Dec. 6 - 15 at Cowboy Christmas, Rodeo Live presented by RODEOHOUSTON will bring live talk show style entertainment to rodeo fans. ...

NOV 5, 2018

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, 2018

It's Rodeo Time America - 2018 Road to the NFR with Dale Brisby - Tuf Cooper

  Check out the rest of Dale's stops on the Road to the NFR here...

NOV 1, 2018

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

Wrangler Rodeo Arena, one of the six main interactive features of Cowboy Christmas, will host more than 650 youth contestants in the Junior NFR ...

OCT 30, 2018

WPRA Announces 2018 Committee and Contract Awards

    The WPRA is pleased to announce their contract award winners that work tirelessly behind the scenes to make it all happen and keeps ...

OCT 25, 2018

Rodeo Fans to Enjoy a Variety of On-Site Entertainment Prior to and Following the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

When rodeo fans arrive at the Thomas & Mack Center for the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, they will have multiple entertainment options to ...

OCT 19, 2018

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 18, 2018

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeoâ„¢ and the PRCA Announce Multi-Year Partnership

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) officials announce a new multi-year partnership that focuses on...

OCT 8, 2018

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Maintains 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 19, 2018

Contract Personnel Announced for Wrangler NFR

Courtesy of the PRCA The contract personnel for the Dec. 6-15 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo were announced Wednesday by the PRCA. For the sixth...

SEP 10, 2018

It's Rodeo Time America - Dale Brisby - Kaycee Feild

Check out the rest of Dale's stops on the Road to the NFR here...

AUG 16, 2018

It's Rodeo Time America - Dale Brisby - Sikeston, Missouri

Check out the rest of Dale's stops on the Road to the NFR here...

JUL 31, 2018

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Anthem Contest Kicks Off on August 1

The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo National Anthem Contest will launch on Wednesday, Aug. 1 at noon PT. The contest, open to all age groups, will ...

JUL 12, 2018

It's Rodeo Time America - Dale Brisby - Trey Benton III

Check out the rest of Dale's stops on the Road to the NFR here...

JUN 12, 2018

It's Rodeo Time America - Dale Brisby - Jacobs Crawley

Check out the rest of Dale's stops on the Road to the NFR here...

MAY 3, 2018

It's Rodeo Time America - Dale Brisby - 6x NFR bull fighter Cody Webster

Check out the rest of Dale's stops on the Road to the NFR here...

APR 17, 2018

It's Rodeo Time America - Dale Brisby - Austin Final

Check out the rest of Dale's stops on the Road to the NFR here...

JAN 10, 2018

George Taylor Tabbed PRCA CEO

Courtesy of the PRCA The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association has named George Taylor its Chief Executive Officer. Taylor is a former ...