Here's what's happening today at the WNFR

Here's what's happening today at the WNFR


Las Vegas Review-Journal

TODAY

Wrangler NFR 9-5

9 a.m., World Series of Team Roping, South Point Arena and Equestrian Center; free admission/open to the public

9 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy Christmas – It's All Here, Las Vegas Convention Center, South Halls; free admission/open to the public; co-located with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Hunter & Outdoor Christmas Expo

9 a.m-5 p.m., Christmas Corral, MGM Grand Marquee Ballroom; free admission/open to the public

9 a.m-5 p.m., Cowboy Marketplace Gift Show, Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino; free admission/open to the public

9 a.m-5 p.m., Country Christmas, Sands Expo; free admission/open to the public

9 a.m.-6 p.m., Western Gift Show, South Point Exhibit Hall and Boot Barn Concourse; free admission/open to the public

9:30 a.m., The Orleans Team Roping Championship, Orleans Arena; free admission; for more information, visit www.OrleansArena.com

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Exceptional Rodeo presented by Nevada Energy, Las Vegas Convention Center, South Halls, Wrangler Rodeo Arena, RMEF Hunter & Outdoor Christmas Expo; free admission/open to the public

Noon-1 p.m, Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen, at Cowboy Christmas-Rodeo Live presented by RODEOHOUSTON, Las Vegas Convention Center, South Halls

Noon-2 p.m., Wrangler NFR Autograph Session, Team Ropers, at Cowboy Christmas, Rodeo Way presented by Lucas Oil; free admission

Wrangler NFR In Arena

6:45 p.m. – Anthem and Opening, Thomas & Mack Center

7 p.m. – Fifth go-round

Wrangler NFR After Dark

5 p.m.-midnight, 5th Annual Mechanical Bull Riding Competitions, Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall; $500 in cash and prizes, plus a championship buckle for first place; top five scores paid out in cash and prizes each session; fre entry; for more information, visit www.BoydEvents.com/WNFR

6-6:45 p.m., Wrangler NFR Countdown Show, Wrangler Network Theater, inside the Gold Buckle Zone, MGM Grand Conference Center; free admission

6 p.m.-10 p.m., South Point Presents Ram Rodeo Tailgate Party, South Point Grand Ballroom; free admission

6:30 p.m.-4 a.m., The Mirage Presents Rodeo Vegas 2015, the official Wrangler NFR After-Party of the PRCA. Free concerts nightly; The Mirage Race & Sports Book; free admission; for more information, visit www.Mirage.com/NFR

9 p.m.-until the cows come home, Gary Leffew's Legendary Buck'N Ball, The Orleans Hotel and Casino (Buck'N Ball Saloon); live country music, two-step dancing and drink specials; free admission; for information, visit www.BoydEvents.com/WNFR

10 p.m., Wrangler NFR Pink Night Party, Westgate Las Vegas, inside the Westgate Cabaret; a portion of proceeds to benefit Breast Cancer Foundation; for more information, visit www.westgateresorts.com

10 p.m.-1:30 a.m., MGM Grand Gold Buckle Zone, MGM Grand Conference Center; live entertainment, featuring free concerts; free admission; for more information, visit www.MGMGrand.com/NFR.

10:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m., National Finals Tonight Show, hosted by Don Gay, Joe Beaver & Dan Miller; The Orleans Showroom; recap the NFR with the best crew in town and win prizes nightly; free admission; for more information, visit www.BoydEvents.com/WNFR

11 p.m., Wrangler NFR Go Round Buckle Presentations, hosted by Flint Rasmussen & Randy Corley, South Point Showroom; free admission

Concerts

Josh Thompson, Westgate Las Vegas, 800-222-5361, westgateresorts.com

Rodney Carrington, MGM Grand, David Copperfield Theatre, 877-880-0880, mgmgrand.com

Ricky and the Red Streaks, Silverton Casino, Veil Pavilion, silvertoncasino.com

LoCash, Treasure Island, Gilley's, treasureisland.com

Curtis Grimes, South Point, 702-796-7111, southpointcasino.com

Merle Haggard, Golden Nugget, The Grand, 866-946-5336, goldennugget.com

Glen Templeton, The Mirage Race & Sports Book, 800-374-9000, mirage.com/NFR

Gloriana, MGM Grand, Gold Buckle Zone, 877-880-0880, mgmgrand.com/NFR

TUESDAY

Wrangler NFR 9-5

9 a.m., World Series of Team Roping, South Point Arena and Equestrian Center; free admission/open to the public

9 a.m.-5 p.m., Cowboy Christmas – It's All Here, Las Vegas Convention Center, South Halls; free admission/open to the public; co-located with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Hunter & Outdoor Christmas Expo

9 a.m-5 p.m., Christmas Corral, MGM Grand Marquee Ballroom; free admission/open to the public

9 a.m-5 p.m., Cowboy Marketplace Gift Show, Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino; free admission/open to the public

9 a.m-5 p.m., Country Christmas, Sands Expo; free admission/open to the public

9 a.m.-6 p.m., Western Gift Show, South Point Exhibit Hall and Boot Barn Concourse; free admission/open to the public

9:30 a.m., The Orleans Team Roping Championship, Orleans Arena; free admission; for more information, visit www.OrleansArena.com

Noon-1 p.m, Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen, at Cowboy Christmas-Rodeo Live presented by RODEOHOUSTON, Las Vegas Convention Center, South Halls

Noon-2 p.m., Wrangler NFR Autograph Session, Bull Riders, at Cowboy Christmas-Rodeo Way presented by Lucas Oil; free admission

Wrangler NFR In Arena

6:45 p.m. – Anthem and Opening, Thomas & Mack Center

7 p.m. – Sixth go-round

Wrangler NFR After Dark

5 p.m.-midnight, 5th Annual Mechanical Bull Riding Competitions, Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall; $500 in cash and prizes, plus a championship buckle for first place; top five scores paid out in cash and prizes each session; fre entry; for more information, visit www.BoydEvents.com/WNFR

6-6:45 p.m., Wrangler NFR Countdown Show, Wrangler Network Theater, inside the Gold Buckle Zone, MGM Grand Conference Center; free admission

6 p.m.-10 p.m., South Point Presents Ram Rodeo Tailgate Party, South Point Grand Ballroom; free admission

6:30 p.m.-4 a.m., The Mirage Presents Rodeo Vegas 2015, the official Wrangler NFR After-Party of the PRCA. Free concerts nightly; The Mirage Race & Sports Book; free admission; for more information, visit www.Mirage.com/NFR

9 p.m.-until the cows come home, Gary Leffew's Legendary Buck'N Ball, The Orleans Hotel and Casino (Buck'N Ball Saloon); live country music, two-step dancing and drink specials; free admission; for information, visit www.BoydEvents.com/WNFR

10 p.m.-1:30 a.m., MGM Grand Gold Buckle Zone, MGM Grand Conference Center; live entertainment, featuring free concerts; free admission; for more information, visit www.MGMGrand.com/NFR.

10:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m., National Finals Tonight Show, hosted by Don Gay, Joe Beaver & Dan Miller; The Orleans Showroom; recap the NFR with the best crew in town and win prizes nightly; free admission; for more information, visit www.BoydEvents.com/WNFR

11 p.m., Wrangler NFR Go Round Buckle Presentations, hosted by Flint Rasmussen & Randy Corley, South Point Showroom; free admission

Concerts

Reba, Brooks & Dunn, Caesars Palace, The Colosseum, 888-929-7849, www.caesarspalace.com

Rodney Carrington, MGM Grand, David Copperfield Theatre, 877-880-0880, mgmgrand.com

Ricky and the Red Streaks, Silverton Casino, Veil Pavilion, silvertoncasino.com

Curtis Grimes, South Point, 702-796-7111, southpointcasino.com

Merle Haggard, Golden Nugget, The Grand, 866-946-5336, goldennugget.com

LoCash, Treasure Island, Gilley's, treasureisland.com

Glen Templeton, The Mirage Race & Sports Book, 800-374-9000, mirage.com/NFR

Blackberry Smoke, MGM Grand, Gold Buckle Zone, 877-880-0880, mgmgrand.com/NFR