The National Finals Rodeo

It's time to get your cowboy on and there's no better place for that than in Las Vegas during the National Finals Rodeo. You've got horses and other assorted livestock and cowboys and sawdust andů casinos, pools, clubs, world class restaurants, golf and strip bars. What more can you ask for? In all seriousness though, the National Finals Rodeo is put on every year at Las Vegas' Thomas and Mack center by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (Ladies, all together now: RAWR) and features the hottest riding, wrestling and roping in the world.

The National Finals Rodeo is the final rodeo event of the PRCA season. Known as the Super Bowl of Rodeo, the competitors in each event compete for individual world championship titles. The titles are awarded to the individuals who earn the most money in their event over the course of the PRCA season. The PRCA also awards the World All-Around Rodeo Champion Cowboy title to the individual who has earned the most money and regularly competed in one or more events during the year. A large amount of money is awarded during the course of the National Finals Rodeo Event in Las Vegas, so whomever the leader is coming into the NFR event is not necessarily the one who will win the All-Around award. Sounds like a perfect fit for Las Vegas' reliance on Lady Luck, now doesn't it?

The National Finals Rodeo was established in 1958 in order to determine the top competitor in each of the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association's seven events. Events in the National Finals Rodeo include Bareback Riding, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Saddle Bronc Riding, Tie-Down Roping, Barrel Racing and Bull Riding. Las Vegas has been the official home of the National Finals Rodeo since 1985. The NFR is a crazy popular event, drawing fans from all over the country to the Thomas and Mack Center each year. Events always sell out completely and Las Vegas rolls out the red carpet for the cowboys, cowgirls and fans that overtake the city during the NFR. Many sports books carry the events live and have parties to accommodate all the fans. is your entry ticket to Las Vegas during the National Finals Rodeo.

The business of Las Vegas doesn't stop during the National Finals Rodeo; it just takes on a decidedly Western theme. Grab your Stetson and your Wranglers and head for the Las Vegas Strip to experience the surreal event of real live cowboys wandering through the casinos. From Country Western themed lounge bands to shows and parties, this is one side of Las Vegas that you don't want to miss. After all, Las Vegas' roots lie in the Wild Wild West and this city embraces the National Finals Rodeo every year. It is a great time and a unique weekend in the desert for sure. has all your NFR Weekend needs wrapped up. We've roped in some great deals on transportation, club entry, shows and bottle service and we're here to ensure you have a rip roarin' good ol' time during the National Finals Rodeo.

Give a call or drop us a line, whether you're a cowboy or a city slicker, our packages can make you feel like King or Queen of the Rodeo. With bottle service and no waiting in line, the cowboys will be wondering who you are with your VIP status. Just don't forget your Stetson because what fun is going to the rodeo and not looking the part? is your ticket to the fun and festivities during the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas.

By Amy L.

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