Perhaps the best thing that ever happened to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo was event officials deciding it would be a good idea to make the nightly go-rounds available on a live feed to hotel properties all over Las Vegas. After all, for the last 32 of the Wrangler NFR’s 34 years at the Thomas […]Read more "After the Party, it’s the NFR Party"
OK, we all know that pretty much nobody likes dealing with TSA checks at the airport. All those rules and regulations about sizes and types of luggage and carry-ons. And don’t get me started about the lines and the body scanners and the dreaded, “We’re gonna need to take you over here for more personal […]Read more "NFR Clear Bag Policy"
All you rodeo fans flooding Las Vegas this week have an awful lot to keep track of each day. Whether it’s at the Thomas & Mack Center for the nightly Wrangler National Finals Rodeo go-rounds, or all over town for the massive number of ancillary events all day long and from dusk ‘til nearly dawn, […]Read more "NFR App"
Wednesday night provided another prime example of just what makes the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo such a great 10 days – or even 11 days – here in Las Vegas. It’s all about family and friends. And everybody is family, and everybody is friends, even if you never met them until literally just that moment. […]Read more "Corb Lund under the brightly lit canopy of the Fremont Street Experience"
The temperatures in Las Vegas tend to fall off a cliff in December. Granted, it’s not freezing here by any stretch, not like it was in my younger days growing up in Colorado. But it’s a little chilly, and my blood has thinned immensely since moving to Vegas in 1994. Yet every year at this […]Read more "Hooked on America’s Original Extreme Sport"
On a Night 10 when every PRCA world championship was still up for grabs, perhaps nothing better exemplified the excitement of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo than the race for the steer wrestling gold buckle. A full year of chasing steers came down to the final head in the final round of the final rodeo […]Read more "That’s a wrap"
If there must be a changing of the guard, keeping it all in the family sure makes it easier to swallow. Saturday night, after the 10th and final go-round of the 2017 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, Tuf Cooper emerged as the PRCA all-around world champion cowboy. The man he wrested the title from? Trevor Brazile, […]Read more "All-around in the family"