Watch Wrangler NFR Live on CBS Sports Network Wrangler National Finals Rodeo 2016 Live Stream: NFR TV Schedule, Qualifiers, Event Updates, Results and TV Coverage Get ready to rodeo North Texas – the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo is just is 45 days away! Tickets sell out fast, so giddy up because the ticket office opens today. The 2017 Stock Show and Rodeo will run from January 13 through February 4. The annual parade happens on Saturday, January 14 and tickets must be purchased in advance for that event. The parade ticket will also get you in to the Stock Show grounds for one day. If you want to choose your spot or attend one of the Stock Show’s 36 rodeo performances you can log on or head to the ticket office today.
The event at the Thomas & Mack Center at the University of Nevada Las Vegas has been a sellout for 26 years in a row and 2016 marks the 32nd consecutive year the NFR will be held in Las Vegas. Thousands upon thousands of fans without actual NFR tickets flow into to Las Vegas to attend viewing parties at most casino/resorts, craft shows, additional rodeo and western heritage events, and concerts by top country music artists.
The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) takes over Las Vegas Dec. 1-10, with many thousands of Western-clad visitors expected to pull for their favorite athletes at the world’s richest rodeo. Cowboys and cowgirls will kick up dust as they do battle under the bright lights at the Thomas & Mack Center in a quest for gold buckles and glory.
Fifteen contestants in bareback riding, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing and bull riding, along with 15 roping teams, will put their talents on display for nearly 18,000 fans a day in the newly renovated sports arena and thousands of others at casino properties all over town as they chase world championships.
The National Finals Rodeo is one of the biggest events of year, and in Vegas that’s saying something. Almost every resort in town wants in on the action, with viewing parties (often in the race and sports books), live entertainment and – just in time for the holidays – plenty of cowboy-themed shopping.
Cowboy Christmas from Dec. 1 to 10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Everything from spurs to saddles for rodeo fans ready to stock up on gifts. There’s no charge to browse.