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The countdown is on! We are only weeks away from the 2021 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. In these final weeks, get ready for major outfit prep and schedule planning for the biggest two weeks of the year. With so much to see and do, it can be hard to know where to begin.

COWGIRL has compiled a list of every event going on during these two weeks to give you the total Wrangler NFR experience, from the National Finals Rodeo and shopping to shows, parties, entertainment, and more!

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WRANGLER NFR TICKETS:

Wrangler NFR Dates: December 2 – 11, 2021

NFR Package Ticket Sales: Friday, July 30th

General Public tickets for the NFR may be purchased through www.nrfexperience.com or StubHub – The Official Fan to Fan Marketplace (www.StubHub.com or their booth located at Cowboy Christmas).

HOTELS:

TRANSPORTATION:

WRANGLER NFR PERFORMANCE TIMES:

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2
Wrangler National Finals Rodeo
First Performance; 5:45 p.m. — 8 p.m.
Performance Sponsor: Pendelton Whisky

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3
Wrangler National Finals Rodeo
Second Performance; 5:45 p.m. — 8 p.m.
Performance Sponsor: Coors

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 4
Wrangler National Finals Rodeo
Third Performance; 5:45 p.m. — 8 p.m.
Performance Sponsor: Hesston by Massey Ferguson

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5
Wrangler National Finals Rodeo
Fourth Performance – Memorial Night; 5:45 p.m. — 8 p.m.
Performance Sponsor: Polaris Ranger

MONDAY, DECEMBER 6
Wrangler National Finals Rodeo
Fifth Performance – Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night; 5:45 p.m. — 8 p.m.
Performance Sponsor: Montana Silversmiths

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7
Wrangler National Finals Rodeo
Sixth Performance – Resistol Rookie Night; 5:45 p.m. — 8 p.m.
Performance Sponsor: Resistol

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8
Wrangler National Finals Rodeo
Seventh Performance; 5:45 p.m. — 8 p.m.
Performance Sponsor: Pendleton Whisky

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9
Wrangler National Finals Rodeo
Eighth Performance – Canadian Night; 5:45 p.m. — 8 p.m.
Performance Sponsor: Durango Boots

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10
Wrangler National Finals Rodeo
Ninth Performance; 5:45 p.m. — 8 p.m.
Performance Sponsor: RAM

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11
Wrangler National Finals Rodeo
Tenth Performance – Wrangler National Patriot Night; 5:45 p.m. — 8 p.m.
Performance Sponsor: Wrangler

SHOPPING:

The Cowboy Channel Cowboy Christmas, Las Vegas Convention Center
December 1 – 11, 2021
December 1; 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
December 2-11; Open Daily 9 a.m. –  4 p.m.

Roper Cowboy Marketplace, Mandalay Bay Convention Center
December 2 – 11, 2021; Open Daily 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Stetson Country Christmas, Rio Las Vegas
December 2 – 12, 2021; Open Daily 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cinch Western Gift Show, South Point Exhibit Hall
December 2 – 12, 2021; Open Daily 9 a.m. — 6 p.m.

WRANGLER NFR 9-5:

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Miss Rodeo America — Contestant Official Introductions; South Point Showroom
Doors open to the public; 9:30 a.m.
Official introductions and visit with Miss Rodeo America; 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m
Free Admission/Open to the Public

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29

Miss Rodeo America — Horsemanship Competition sponsored by AQHA and Waddell & Reed; South Point Priefert Pavilion and Arena
Doors open to the public; 8 a.m.
8:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.
Free Admission/Open to the Public

PRCA National Convention (Registration Available); South Point Convention Area & Exhibit Hall
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Early registration and Contract Personnel Trade Show Set Up

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30

PRCA National Convention (Registration Available); South Point Convention Area
7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

PRCA Vision and Direction Update; South Point Ballroom
8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

PRCA National Convention Contract Personnel Trade Show & JCCF Silent Auction; South Point Exhibit Hall
12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Convention Attendees Only

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1

PRCA National Convention (Registration Available); South Point Convention Area
7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
PRCA Awards Banquet
Ticket Required

Miss Rodeo America — Public Speaking/Extemporaneous Speeches; South Point Showroom
Doors open; 7:30 a.m.
Speeches/Public Speaking; 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Ticket Required

PRCA National Convention Contract Personnel Trade Show & JCCF Silent Auction; South Point Exhibit Hall
12:30 p.m. — 4:30 p.m.
JCCF Silent Auction; 12:30 p.m.
JCCF Auction Ends & Check-Out; 3 p.m.
Convention Attendees Only

Rodeo Royalty Seminar; South Point Bowling Plaza Room A
1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Ticket Required

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2

PRCA National Convention (Registration Available); South Point Convention Area
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

2021 Benny Binion’s World Famous Wrangler NFR Bucking Horse & Bull Sale; South Point Arena & Equestrian Center
Doors open; 9 a.m.
UBHA — 2 and 3 Year-Old Colt Finals
To benefit the ProRodeo Hall of Fame
Ticket Required, Tickets available at South Point Box Office 702-797-8055 or click here!

PRCA National Convention Contract Personnel Trade Show; South Point Exhibit Hall
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Open to the Public

Junior World Finals presented by YETI; Las Vegas Convention Center, South Halls
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Bull Riding, Bareback and Saddle Bronc

ALL IN Barrel Race, The Orleans Arena
December 2-4 and 9-12; Start times vary by day
Free Admission/Open to the Public

PRCA Permit Holder of the Year Challenge, South Point Arena & Equestrian Center
Time TBD
Permit Member of the Year Challenge with Live Bucking Horse Sale
Ticket Required, Tickets available at South Point Box Office 702-797-8055 or southpointarena.com

RMEF Calcutta, Las Vegas Convention Center, South Halls – Ariat Rodeo Live Stage
10:15 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Free Admission/Open to the Public

Miss Rodeo America PRCA Luncheon, South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa – Sonoma Room
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Doors open; 11 a.m.
Wrangler NFR Luncheon with Stock Contractors, Rodeo Committees, Rodeo Impromptu Questions by MRAP Contestants
Ticket Required

PRCA Permit Member of the Year Challenge, South Point Arena & Equestrian Center
11 a.m.
Ticket Required, Tickets available at South Point Box Office 702-797-8055 or southpointarena.com

Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen, Las Vegas Convention Center, South Halls – Ariat Rodeo Live Stage
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Free Admission/Open to the Public

Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor, Las Vegas Convention Center, South Halls – Ariat Rodeo Live Stage
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Free Admission/Open to the Public

NFR Tailgate Party, Las Vegas Convention Center, South Halls – Ariat Rodeo Live Stage
1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Free Admission/Open to the Public

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3

Junior World Finals presented by YETI

Stace Smith World Bronc Futurity Finale, South Point Arena & Equestrian Center
Doors open; 9 a.m.
Finale starts; 10 a.m.
Featuring top 4 & 5 year saddle bronc horses in North America
Video sale (in arena) to immediately follow the Futurity
Ticket Required, Tickets available at South Point Box Office 702-797-8055 or southpointarena.com ($15 in advance and $20 at the door)

RMEF Calcutta

Miss Rodeo America Pageant — Fashion Show Luncheon, South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa — Grand Ballroom
Doors open; 11 a.m.
Fashion Show and Luncheon; 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Ticket Required

Wrangler NFR Autograph Session — Barrel Racers, Golden Nugget — The Grand Event Center Foyer
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
First come/first served; contestants depart at 2 p.m.
Free Admission/Open to the Public

Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen

Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor

NFR Tailgate Party

2021 Bullfighters Only Las Vegas Championships, Resorts World Las Vegas
1:30 p.m.
Ticket Required

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 4

Junior World Finals presented by YETI

Ariat World Series of Team Roping, South Point Arena & Equestrian Center
December 4 -12
Free Admission/Open to the Public

RMEF Calcutta

Wrangler NFR Autograph Session — Tie-Down Ropers, MGM Grand — Main Lobby
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
First come/first served; contestants depart at 2 p.m.
Free Admission/Open to the Public

Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen

Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor

NFR Tailgate Party

2021 Bullfighters Only Las Vegas Championships

Miss Rodeo America Justin Boot Parade, The Cowboy Channel Cowboy Christmas
2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
NFR Central presented by Resorts World Las Vegas
MRA Contestants to showcase new trends in Western fashion

Miss Rodeo America Scholarship Foundation Auction, The Cowboy Channel Cowboy Christmas
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
NFR Central presented by Resorts World Las Vegas

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5

Junior World Finals presented by YETI

Cowboy Church with Susie McEntire

Miss Rodeo America Pageant – Coronation Performance presented by Las Vegas Events, South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa — Grand Ballroom
Doors open; 10 a.m.
Coronation Performance; 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ticket Required

RMEF Calcutta

Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen

Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor

Golden Circle of Champions — Clinic and Banquet, South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa — Napa Room
12:00 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Honoring children and families fighting cancer and other life-threatening illnesses

NFR Tailgate Party

Miss Rodeo America Pageant — Meet & Greet/Press Conference with Miss Rodeo America 2022, South Point Showroom
2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Doors open; 1:30 p.m.
Free Admission/Open to the Public

MONDAY, DECEMBER 6

Junior World Finals presented by YETI (FINALS), Las Vegas Convention Center, South Halls
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Bull Riding, Bareback and Saddle Bronc

RMEF Calcutta

Wrangler NFR Autograph Session — Team Ropers, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
2 p.m. – 2 p.m.
First come/first served; contestants depart at 2 p.m.
Free Admission/Open to the Public

Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen

Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor

Ote Berry’s Junior Steer Wrestling Championship Welcome Reception and Back Number Presentation, South Point Grandview Lounge
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Free Admission/Open to the Public

NFR Tailgate Party

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7

Junior World Finals presented by YETI, Las Vegas Convention Center, South Halls
9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Pole Bending, Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, and Breakaway

RMEF Calcutta

Wrangler NFR Autograph Session – Steer Wrestlers, The Cowboy Channel Cowboy Christmas
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
First come/first served; contestants depart at 2 p.m.
Free Admission/Open to the Public

Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen

Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor

NFR Tailgate Party

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8

Junior World Finals presented by YETI

RMEF Calcutta

Working Ranch Expo, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall 4
December 8-10
Dec. 8; 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Dec. 9; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Dec. 10; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Open to the Public/$15 multi-day pass

Wrangler NFR Autograph Session — Bull Riders, Treasure Island – Gilley’s
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
First come/first served; contestants depart at 2 p.m.
Free Admission/Open to the Public

Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen

Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor

NFR Tailgate Party

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9

Junior World Finals presented by YETI

RMEF Calcutta

34th Annual Pro Rodeo League of Women Style Show & Luncheon, South Point Grand Ballroom
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
To benefit the Justin Cowboy Crisis Fund, Hosted by The South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa

Wrangler NFR Autograph Session — Bareback Riders, New York–New York — Brooklyn Bridge
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
First come/first served; contestants depart at 2 p.m.
Free Admission/Open to the Public

Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen

Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor

NFR Tailgate Party

2021 Bullfighters Only Las Vegas Championships, Resorts World Las Vegas
1:30 p.m.
Ticket Required

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10

34th Annual ProRodeo Hall of Fame Golf Tournament, Bali Hai Golf Club
Registration and Breakfast; 8 a.m.
Shotgun Start; 9 a.m.
Awards luncheon following tournament
To purchase a team, please call 719-528-4732

Junior World Finals presented by YETI

Wild Rides World of Rodeo Reunion & Gold Buckle Reunion, The Orleans – Second Floor
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Featuring Western celebrities, rodeo champions and legends
Live music, panel discussions and more
Ticket Required, For tickets and information, call Kevin Holten at 701-590-3532

RMEF Calcutta

Wrangler NFR Autograph Session — Saddle Bronc Riders, Harrah’s — The Piano Bar
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
First come/first served; contestants depart at 2 p.m.
Free Admission/Open to the Public

Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen

Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor

NFR Tailgate Party

2021 Bullfighters Only Las Vegas Championships

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11

Junior World Finals presented by YETI (FINALS), Las Vegas Convention Center, South Halls
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Pole Bending, Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping, Breakaway, and Tie-Down

RMEF Calcutta

Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen

Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor

NFR Tailgate Party

2021 Bullfighters Only Las Vegas Championships

NIGHTLY EVENTS:

RECURRING NIGHTLY EVENTS:

Virgin Hotels Las Vegas Official Wrangler NFR Viewing Party, Virgin Hotels Las Vegas
December 2 – 11; Opens at 4 p.m.
RMEF Calcutta; 4:45 p.m. — 5:45 p.m.
Calcutta Payout; 8:15 p.m.
Followed by Cowboy Revival Live Acoustic/Power Acoustic Performance and DJ Music Party
Free Admission/Open to the Public (Paid table/bottle service available)

Rump’s Rodeo Party hosted by Justin Rumford, The Orleans Hotel & Casino
December 2 – 11; Opens at 5 p.m.
Free Admission/Open to the Public — 21 & Up

Silverton Casino Presents Cowboys & Indians After Parties hosted by Malone with 95.9 The Ranch; Veil Pavilion inside Silverton Casino Hotel
December 2 – 11; 5 p.m. – Midnight
Viewing party hosted by 102.7 The Coyote
Live, free all-ages viewing parties followed by live bands each night
Free Admission/Open to the Public

Gilley’s Saloon at Treasure Island, Gilley’s Saloon, Dance Hall & Bar-B-Que
December 2 – 11; 5 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Viewing Party; 5 p.m.
Live entertainment to follow and drink specials nightly!
Cover charge is $20 at the door after 9 p.m. No charge for guests arriving prior to 9 p.m. (21+ after 9 p.m.)
Free Admission prior to 9 p.m./Open to the Public

The Mirage Presents Rodeo Vegas, The Mirage Race & Sports Book
December 2 – 11; 5:45 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Live viewing party followed by free concerts nightly from Country Music’s Biggest Stars
Daily drink specials and giveaways
Must be 21+ to enter
Free Admission/Open to the Public

South Point Presents Ram Rodeo Tailgate Party, South Point Convention Center
December 2 – 11; 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Free Admission/Open to the Public

MGM Grand Gold Buckle Zone, MGM Grand
December 2 – 11; 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Live entertainment featuring free concerts nightly!
Free Admission/Open to the Public

Buckin’ Bash hosted by Justin Rumford; The Orleans Hotel and Casino
December 2 – 11; 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Live music, dancing, special guests, and prizes nightly
Free admission/Open to the Public — 21 & Up

Wrangler NFR Go Round Buckle Presentations hosted by Flint Rasmussen & Joe Beaver, South Point Showroom
December 2 – 10; 9:30 p.m. (with live broadcast on The Cowboy Channel)
Free concerts to follow each night in the South Point Showroom: Aaron Watson, Dec. 2-5 / Chancey Williams, Dec. 6-8 / Randall King, Dec. 9-10
Free Admission/Open to the Public

SINGLE EVENTS:

Miss Rodeo America Get Acquainted Party, South Point Showroom
November 29; 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Ticket Required

14th Annual Wrangler Gold Buckle Gala benefiting the ProRodeo Hall of Fame, South Point Hotel and Casino Grand Ballroom
November 29
Reception and Silent Auction; 6 p.m.
Dinner; 7 p.m.
Live Auction and Legend Presentation, Entertainment following; 8 p.m.
Honoring Clint Johnson with the 2021 Legend of ProRodeo Award
Call 719-528-4732 to purchase tickets; RSVP required by November 22

Road to the Gold Buckle – Gold Carpet Contestant Welcome; South Point Hotel and Casino
November 30; 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Open to the Public for Viewing

Wrangler NFR Contestants Welcome Reception; South Point Grand Ballroom
November 30; 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Open to Convention Attendees & Contestant Families Only

The Cowboy Channel Cowboy Christmas — Opening and Tree Lighting Ceremony; Las Vegas Convention Center, South Halls
December 1; 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Free Admission/Open to the Public

PRCA Annual Awards Banquet; South Point Grand Ballroom
December 1; 6:30 p.m.
Ticket required and available through the PRCA

Wrangler NFR Kickoff Party; South Point Showroom
December 1; 10 p.m. – Midnight
Featuring a concert by TBD
Free Admission/Open to the Public

ENTERTAINMENT AROUND TOWN:

Reba, Brooks & Dunn, The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
December 1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 10 & 11

Journey, The Theatre at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas
December 1, 2, 7, 8, 10 & 11

Just Dave Band, Gilley’s Saloon at Treasure Island
December 1 & 2

Cody Jinks, The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
December 2, 3 & 5

Shania Twain, Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Hotel & Casino
December 2, 4, 5, 9 & 11

Ned Ledoux, Veil Pavilion at Silverton Casino Hotel
December 2 & 3

Casey Donahew, The Mirage Race & Sports Boot at Mirage Resort & Casino
December 2 & 5

Jo Dee Messina, The Showroom at Golden Nugget
December 2

Aaron Watson, South Point Showroom at South Point
December 2 – 5

Carrie Underwood, The Theatre at Resorts World
December 3, 4, 8, 10 & 11

Tanya Tucker, The Showroom at Golden Nugget
December 3

Little Big Town, The Theatre at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas
December 3 & 4

George Strait, T-Mobile Arena
December 3 & 4

LOCASH, The Mirage Race & Sports Book at Mirage Resort & Casino
December 3

Michael Austin, Gilley’s Saloon at Treasure Island
December 3 – 4

Brantley Gilbert, The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
December 4

John Michael Montgomery, The Showroom at Golden Nugget
December 4

Josh Turner, The Venetian Theater at Venetian
December 4

Devin Dawson, The Mirage Race & Sports Book at Mirage Resort & Casino
December 4

Daughtry, The Theatre at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas
December 5

Ray Wylie Hubbard, The Showroom at Golden Nugget
December 5

Eli Young Band, The Mirage Race & Sports Book at Mirage Resort & Casino
December 6

Kevin Fowler, Gilley’s Saloon at Treasure Island
December 6 & 7

Scotty Alexnder, Gilley’s Saloon at Treasure Island
December 6 – 9

Ronnie Millsap, The Showroom at Golden Nugget
December 6

Chancey Williams, South Point Showroom at South Point
December 6 – 8

Glen Templeton, The Mirage Race & Sports Book at Mirage Resort & Casino
December 7 & 8

Tracy Lawrence, The Showroom at Golden Nugget
December 7

Jim Gaffigan, Encore Theater at Encore Las Vegas
December 8

Cody Johnson, The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
December 8 & 9

Terri Clark, The Showroom at Golden Nugget
December 8

Reckless Kelly, Gilley’s Saloon at Treasure Island
December 8 & 9




Jason Aldean, Park Theater at MGM
December 9 – 11

Mark Chestnutt, The Mirage Race & Sports Book at Mirage Resort & Casino
December 9

John Anderson, The Showroom at Golden Nugget
December 9

Randall King, South Point Showroom at South Point
December 9 – 11

Dierks Bentley, The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
December 10 & 11

Ian Munsick, The Mirage Race & Sports Book at Mirage Resort & Casino
December 10

Rob Staley, Gilley’s Saloon at Treasure Island
December 10 & 11

Jamey Johnson, The Showroom at Golden Nugget
December 10

Randy Houser, The Mirage Race & Sports Boot at Mirage Resort & Casino
December 11