NFR Las Vegas 2024

Browse all official information about the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) at Thomas & Mack Center.
This NFR showcase stands as the paramount event under the banner of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. For aficionados aiming to witness the high-octane rodeo action in Vegas, we bring to you the most competitive ticket prices on the market. To elevate your experience, select from our prime seating options and secure tickets that come with a 100% guarantee. Additionally, for those seeking a more opulent rodeo outing, a select number of VIP packages are on offer — but act swiftly, as availability is limited. Don’t let this chance slip away to immerse yourself in some of the most thrilling rodeo spectacles of the season. The Thomas & Mack Center, Address: 4505 S Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154.

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  • National Finals Rodeo
    Dec
    05
    2024
    5:45 PM
    Thu
    89154, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV, US
    Prices from $150
    Tickets
  • National Finals Rodeo
    Dec
    06
    2024
    5:45 PM
    Fri
    89154, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV, US
    Prices from $151
    Tickets
  • National Finals Rodeo
    Dec
    07
    2024
    5:45 PM
    Sat
    89154, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV, US
    Prices from $145
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  • National Finals Rodeo
    Dec
    08
    2024
    5:45 PM
    Sun
    89154, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV, US
    Prices from $142
    Tickets
  • National Finals Rodeo
    Dec
    09
    2024
    5:45 PM
    Mon
    89154, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV, US
    Prices from $140
    Tickets
  • National Finals Rodeo
    Dec
    10
    2024
    5:45 PM
    Tue
    89154, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV, US
    Prices from $137
    Tickets
  • National Finals Rodeo
    Dec
    11
    2024
    5:45 PM
    Wed
    89154, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV, US
    Prices from $137
    Tickets
  • National Finals Rodeo
    Dec
    12
    2024
    5:45 PM
    Thu
    89154, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV, US
    Prices from $147
    Tickets
  • National Finals Rodeo
    Dec
    13
    2024
    5:45 PM
    Fri
    89154, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV, US
    Prices from $161
    Tickets
  • National Finals Rodeo
    Dec
    14
    2024
    5:45 PM
    Sat
    89154, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV, US
    Prices from $153
    Tickets

National Finals Rodeo

Inside the Famed National Finals Rodeo: A Deep Dive into the PRCA’s Pinnacle Event

As the apex of the rodeo calendar, the National Finals Rodeo (NFR) casts its long shadow over the rest of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association’s (PRCA) events. Every December, during the first full week, the illustrious Thomas & Mack Center on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus transforms into a rodeo spectacle. Here, in Paradise, Nevada, the creme de la creme of PRCA’s money earners for the season are showcased.


National Finals Rodeo (NFR)
National Finals Rodeo (NFR)

Not just about rodeo, the accompanying Cowboy Christmas gift show held at the Las Vegas Convention Center offers rodeo enthusiasts a blend of culture, shopping, and cowboy spirit.

Event Breakdown: A Glimpse into the PRCA Championships

  1. Bareback Riding: Often a test of grit and balance, riders face the challenge of staying mounted on a bucking horse using only a rigging for grip. The 8-second benchmark distinguishes successful rides, with judges awarding up to 100 points based on horse difficulty and rider control. The highest score seals the victory.
  2. Steer Wrestling: Known colloquially as “Bulldogging”, this event is adrenaline-charged. Riders leap from their horses to grapple and ground a Corriente steer by its horns, with victory going to the quickest. A thrilling watch, it’s undeniably one of the rodeo’s riskiest endeavors.
  3. Team Roping: Rodeo’s solitary team event, involves dual ropers working in unison to capture a steer. The “header” targets the horns while the “heeler” aims for the hind legs. Swift capture and restraint seal the win.
  4. Saddle Bronc Riding: An event that echoes bareback riding, though the cowboy employs a hornless specialized saddle and bronc rein. Staying atop a bucking horse for the critical 8 seconds paves the way for a maximum 100-point judgment.
  5. Tie-down Roping: A nod to the rodeo’s ranching roots, it sees cowboys lasso calves for various purposes. The event hinges on speed and precision; the cowboy who ropes and ties his calf in record time prevails.
  6. Barrel Racing: A women-led event in the professional rodeo sphere, this is all about speed and agility. Riders and horses navigate a cloverleaf barrel pattern, with the fastest run clinching the win.
  7. Bull Riding: Perhaps the most dramatic of rodeo events in Vegas, bull riding is an 8-second battle between man and beast. Just like in horse events, a 100-point scoring system is in place, emphasizing bull difficulty and rider prowess.
  8. All-Around: Not just an event but a coveted honor, the All-Around Cowboy title is reserved for the season’s top earner across multiple events. This world title, bestowed at the NFR’s conclusion, is a testament to versatile excellence in the rodeo arena.

It’s essential to mention steer roping, showcased distinctly at the National Finals Steer Roping (NFSR). Moreover, the National Finals Breakaway Roping (NFBR) has been spotlighting the WPRA’s premier breakaway roper since its 2020 inauguration.

Given the NFR’s immense popularity, it’s no surprise that tickets for every event are snatched up in record time. Las Vegas responds with aplomb: Casinos often broadcast the events or host themed parties to cater to the influx of rodeo fans. Additionally, major hotels and casinos infuse a country theme into their entertainment lineup, celebrating the city’s rodeo season in style.

List Of All U.S. Rodeos

San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo
San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo
Rodeos: 7
Frost Bank Center
Feb 21, 2024 7:00 PM
Chris Young
Chris Young
Rodeos: 1
Frost Bank Center
Feb 21, 2024 7:00 PM
Tucson Rodeo
Tucson Rodeo
Rodeos: 4
Tucson Rodeo Grounds
Feb 22, 2024 3:30 AM
Georgia National Rodeo
Georgia National Rodeo
Rodeos: 3
Georgia National Fairgrounds
Feb 22, 2024 7:00 PM
Odessa College Rodeo
Odessa College Rodeo
Rodeos: 3
Ector County Coliseum
Feb 22, 2024 7:00 PM
Charley Crockett
Charley Crockett
Rodeos: 1
Frost Bank Center
Feb 22, 2024 7:00 PM
PBR Stockyards Showcase
PBR Stockyards Showcase
Rodeos: 9
Cowtown Coliseum
Feb 22, 2024 7:30 PM
PBR - Unleash The Beast
PBR - Unleash The Beast
Rodeos: 35
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
Feb 23, 2024 3:30 AM
Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour
Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour
Rodeos: 28
Hampton Coliseum
Feb 23, 2024 7:00 PM
Fort Myers Pro Rodeo
Fort Myers Pro Rodeo
Rodeos: 3
Lee County Posse Arena
Feb 23, 2024 7:00 PM
PBR - Professional Bull Riders
PBR - Professional Bull Riders
Rodeos: 74
Hampton Coliseum
Feb 23, 2024 7:00 PM
North MS PRCA Rodeo
North MS PRCA Rodeo
Rodeos: 2
Crossroads Arena
Feb 23, 2024 7:00 PM
Big and Rich
Big and Rich
Rodeos: 1
Frost Bank Center
Feb 23, 2024 7:00 PM
Bull Riding
Bull Riding
Rodeos: 30
Hampton Coliseum
Feb 23, 2024 7:00 PM
Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour: PBR - Professional Bull Riders
Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour: PBR - Professional Bull Riders
Rodeos: 28
Hampton Coliseum
Feb 23, 2024 7:00 PM
Shelby County Cattlemens Rodeo
Shelby County Cattlemens Rodeo
Rodeos: 3
Shelby County Exhibition Center
Feb 23, 2024 7:00 PM
Gretchen Wilson
Gretchen Wilson
Rodeos: 1
Frost Bank Center
Feb 23, 2024 7:00 PM
Lone Star Rodeo
Lone Star Rodeo
Rodeos: 2
Virginia Horse Center
Feb 23, 2024 7:30 PM
Rodeo Grand Island
Rodeo Grand Island
Rodeos: 3
Heartland Events Center
Feb 23, 2024 7:30 PM
King City Stampede
King City Stampede
Rodeos: 1
Salinas Valley Fairgrounds
Feb 24, 2024 3:30 AM
Horse Skijoring
Horse Skijoring
Rodeos: 2
Canterbury Park
Feb 24, 2024 10:00 AM
William Beckmann
William Beckmann
Rodeos: 2
Frost Bank Center
Feb 24, 2024 12:00 PM
PRCA Pro Rodeo
PRCA Pro Rodeo
Rodeos: 4
Riverside County Fairgrounds
Feb 24, 2024 6:30 PM
Bulls, Bands And Barrels
Bulls, Bands And Barrels
Rodeos: 9
Alliant Energy Center - Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Feb 24, 2024 7:00 PM
Orange Blossom Festival Rodeo
Orange Blossom Festival Rodeo
Rodeos: 2
Bergeron Rodeo Grounds
Feb 24, 2024 7:30 PM
Clint Black
Clint Black
Rodeos: 1
Frost Bank Center
Feb 24, 2024 7:30 PM
Stockyards Championship Rodeo
Stockyards Championship Rodeo
Rodeos: 20
Cowtown Coliseum
Feb 24, 2024 7:30 PM
Ultimate Bullfighters
Ultimate Bullfighters
Rodeos: 6
Cowtown Coliseum
Feb 25, 2024 2:30 PM
Blake Shelton
Blake Shelton
Rodeos: 1
NRG Stadium
Feb 27, 2024 6:45 PM
Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo
Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo
Rodeos: 20
NRG Stadium
Feb 27, 2024 6:45 PM
Carly Pearce
Carly Pearce
Rodeos: 1
NRG Stadium
Feb 28, 2024 6:45 PM
For King and Country
For King and Country
Rodeos: 1
NRG Stadium
Feb 29, 2024 6:45 PM
Matagorda Rodeo
Matagorda Rodeo
Rodeos: 3
Matagorda County Fairgrounds
Feb 29, 2024 7:00 PM
50 Cent
50 Cent
Rodeos: 1
NRG Stadium
Mar 1, 2024 6:45 PM
PBR - Canadian Cup Series
PBR - Canadian Cup Series
Rodeos: 5
Enmax Centre
Mar 1, 2024 7:00 PM
Championship Rodeo
Championship Rodeo
Rodeos: 2
Black River Coliseum
Mar 1, 2024 7:00 PM
Easy Bend Spring IPRA Championship Rodeo
Easy Bend Spring IPRA Championship Rodeo
Rodeos: 2
Garrison Arena
Mar 1, 2024 8:00 PM
Hardy
Hardy
Rodeos: 2
NRG Stadium
Mar 2, 2024 2:45 PM
Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding
Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding
Rodeos: 1
Arena at South Point Hotel And Casino
Mar 2, 2024 7:00 PM
West Texas Bull Invasion
West Texas Bull Invasion
Rodeos: 2
Ector County Coliseum
Mar 2, 2024 7:15 PM
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