Wrangler NFR to Host Contestant Autograph Sessions

November 15, 2017 by  

Wrangler NFR to Host Contestant Autograph Sessions
Rodeo fans will be able to get up close and personal with their favorite Wrangler National Finals Rodeo contestants at a series of autograph sessions beginning on Friday, Dec. 8 (Pictured: Wright Brothers sign autographs at Cowboy Christmas – Photo credit: Steve Spatafore)

All sessions, which feature the contestants representing the seven rodeo events, begin at noon and last until 2 p.m. and are free and open to rodeo fans.

Now entering its 33rd year in Las Vegas, the Wrangler NFR kicks off on Dec. 7 and runs for ten consecutive days. The event features the top 15 contestants in bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing and bull riding.

The autograph session schedule is as follows:

  • Friday, Dec. 8 – Barrel Racers at the Golden Nugget (The Grand Event Center)
  • Saturday, Dec. 9 – Tie-Down Ropers at the MGM Grand (Main Lobby)
  • Monday, Dec. 11 – Team Ropers at Cowboy Christmas (Rodeo Way)
  • Tuesday, Dec. 12 – Steer Wrestlers at Cowboy Christmas (Rodeo Way)
  • Wednesday, Dec. 13 – Bull Riders at Treasure Island (Gilley’s Saloon)
  • Thursday, Dec. 14 – Bareback Riders at New York-New York
  • Friday, Dec. 15 – Saddle Bronc Riders at Harrah’s (Toby Keith’s I Love this Bar & Grill)

Sold out for more than 300 consecutive performances, the Wrangler NFR is held every December at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. Under the contract with the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association that runs through 2024, the purse in 2017 is $10 million. Qualification is based on the 2017 PRCA World Standings.

For more information on the Wrangler NFR and Cowboy Christmas, please visit or through social media at /LasVegasNFR and use #WranglerNFR.

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