National Finals Rodeo tickets are on sale for all of the events at the 2009 NFR in Las Vegas from December 3-12, and you don’t want to miss this exciting event. The National Finals Rodeo is the final rodeo event of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association season and is held at the Thomas & Mack Center on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus.
The Super Bowl of Rodeo as it’s called, features the awarding of World Championship Titles in a number of rodeo events including:
* Bareback Riding
* Steer Wrestling – or Bull Dogging
* Team Roping –
Headers – Cowboys who rope the steer’s head
Heelers – Cowboys who rope the steer’s hind feet
* Saddle Bronc Riding
* Tie-Down Roping – or Calf Roping
* Barrel Racing
* Bull Riding
The NFR is being held on December 3-12 this year and it is a huge event in Las Vegas with casinos joining in with special parties, live video feeds and events throughout the city just for the NFR. Entertainers on hand in Las Vegas for the NFR include Brooks and Dunn at the Las Vegas Hilton on 12/4 – 12/6 as part of their final tour together. Comedian Bill Engvall will be at the Treasure Island Theatre for both weekends of the event on December 3rd and 4th and the 10th and 11th.
Some of the events during the NFR include the 63rd Annual PRCA National Convention and Trade Show, the Miss Rodeo America Pageant, autograph sessions and silent auctions. Check out the complete NFR event schedule for all of the NFR sanctioned events.