Tropicana Las Vegas to Ring in the 2019 Rodeo Week with a Spectacular Lineup of Events December 1-14

 

Tropicana Las Vegas to Ring in the 2019 Rodeo Week with a Spectacular Lineup of Events December 1-14

 In honor of the 2019 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR), Tropicana Las Vegas is saddling up for the ultimate rodeo celebration with a lineup of daily and nightly events taking place December 1-14. Guests are invited to join in on the excitement of Rodeo Week by experiencing a number of events, including the 65th Miss Rodeo America 2020 Pageant, Bullfighters Only 2019 Las Vegas Championship, Gary Leffew’s Bucking Ball® and much more.

“Year after year the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo brings a ton of excitement and energy to the Tropicana Las Vegas,” said Aaron Rosenthal, General Manager of Tropicana Las Vegas. “We are excited to showcase yet again another two-week long WNFR lineup this December for locals and tourists alike, with an array of events including Gary Leffew’s Bucking Ball, Bullfighters Only Championship, Miss Rodeo America Pageant, and more. Whether you’re here for the competition or the camaraderie, we hope to see you at Tropicana Las Vegas this winter for the ultimate rodeo-inspired affair.”

The complete list of events during the 2019 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo are as follows.

65th Miss Rodeo America 2020 Pageant (December 1-8, 2019)
Tropicana Las Vegas, Legends in Concert Theater
Pull on your cowboy boots and head to Tropicana Las Vegas for the return of the Miss Rodeo America 2020 Pageant this December. Featuring over 30 contestants, reigning State Rodeo Queens will compete in areas of appearance, horsemanship, and personality for the coveted title of the 65th Miss Rodeo America. The Miss Rodeo America 2020 Pageant allows young women to make lifelong friendships and offers the opportunity to create the most memorable experiences of their lives.

Tailgate Party (December 5-14, 2019, 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.)
Tropicana Las Vegas, Bullfighters Only Event Tent
Mingle with other WNFR enthusiasts while enjoying music, food, drinks, games, and giveaways at the Tailgate Party prior to the main Bullfighters Only 2019 Las Vegas Championship.

Bullfighters Only 2019 Las Vegas Championship (December 5-14, 2019, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.)
Tropicana Las Vegas, Bullfighters Only Event Tent
The city’s toughest spot during the Rodeo Week can be found under the Bullfighters Only event tent with the Bullfighters Only (BFO) 2019 Las Vegas Championship. The premier league for freestyle bullfighting, BFO returns with talented athletes challenging their skills and abilities against equally athletic and strongest bulls.

Hooey Jam (December 5-14, 2019, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.)
Tropicana Las Vegas, Robert Irvine’s Public House
Following the exhilaration of the BFO 2019 Las Vegas Championship, guests are invited to meet the bullfighters and listen to popular country recording artists while indulging in delicious comfort food at Hooey Jam inside Robert Irvine’s Public House.

WNFR Closed-Circuit Viewing Party (December 5-14, 2019, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.)
Tropicana Las Vegas, Cohiba Ballroom
Join in on the excitement by watching all events broadcasted live daily with a special closed-circuit complimentary viewing party of the 2019 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Guests will have the chance to meet contestants of the 65th Miss Rodeo America 2020 Pageant, including the 2019 Miss Rodeo America, Taylor McNair before she passes down her crown to the new 2020 Miss Rodeo America. During the viewing party, guests can enjoy drink specials, buckets of beer and specialty food items.

Gary Leffew’s Bucking Ball® (December 5-7 and 12-14, 2019, 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.)
Tropicana Las Vegas, Cohiba Ballroom
The signature Wrangler National Finals Rodeo after-party, Gary Leffew’s Bucking Ball®, is back by popular demand and will be hosted by former World Champion Bull Rider and rodeo guru, Gary Leffew. Guests are invited to experience live music and a rodeo arena-style dance floor and treat themselves to drink specials and exclusive giveaways, featuring a one of a kind six-string acoustic guitar autographed by multiple country stars. To top off the night, guests will be given the opportunity to attend a special meet and greet with the 65th Miss Rodeo America 2020 Pageant contestants and the 2019 Miss Rodeo America, Taylor McNair.

For more information, visit www.troplv.com.

About Tropicana Las Vegas®
Set on the famed Four Corners with commanding views of the Las Vegas Strip, Tropicana Las Vegas® – a DoubleTree by Hilton is a Penn National Gaming destination and boasts stylish rooms, suites and luxury villas, complete with acclaimed restaurants, premier entertainment options and a 50,000-square-foot casino. The resort redefines the expectations of today’s global travelers by providing a casually elegant experience on The Strip, all with a South Beach rhythm and vibe. The property also features Trago Lounge, award-winning entertainment from resident shows including Legends In Concert and Purple Reign, Laugh Factory Comedy Club, Glow® a Mandara Spa and fitness center, and restaurants such as Bacio® Breakfast, Oakville Steakhouse, Robert Irvine’s Public House, Red Lotus Asian Kitchen and Savor Brunch Buffet, plus on-the-go options such as Barista Café, Fresh Mix and South Beach Food Court. For more information, visit www.troplv.com.

Tropicana Las Vegas to Ring in the 2018 Rodeo Week with a Studded Lineup of Events December 2-15

 

Tropicana Las Vegas to Ring in the 2018 Rodeo Week with
a Studded Lineup of Events December 2-15

 

Tropicana Las Vegas is adding to the holiday season excitement with an array of daily and nightly activities for the ultimate rodeo celebration in honor of the 2018 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR), December 2 through December 15. Guests are invited to call Tropicana Las Vegas home for all things Rodeo Week with signature events such as the 64th Miss Rodeo America Pageant, Bullfighters Only Las Vegas Championship, WNFR Viewing Party, the Otterbox Tailgate Party, Gary Leffew’s Bucking Ball® and more.

64th Miss Rodeo America Pageant
December 2-9, 2018
Tropicana Las Vegas, Tropicana Theater
Grab your cowboy hats and boots y’all because the Miss Rodeo America Pageant is coming to Tropicana Las Vegas. The contest returns to Las Vegas this December and will feature over 30 contestants all competing for the coveted title of 64th Miss Rodeo America. Reigning State Rodeo Queens will enter to win the sought-after crown by competing in the areas of appearance, horsemanship, and personality. Offering young women the opportunity to garner one of the richest experiences of their lives, Miss Rodeo America allows contestants to make lifelong friendships and be a part of a great legacy. The schedule of events will be as follows:

  • Monday, Dec. 3, 6-8 p.m. – President’s Welcome Celebration: Contestants will model and answer questions on current events. Past presidents of Miss Rodeo America will be honored.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 5, 8-10 a.m. – Contestants’ Speeches: Contestants will be given a topic and have 10 minutes to prepare a speech.
  • Thursday, Dec. 6, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. – Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Luncheon: Pageant Contestants will model their custom chaps and answer impromptu questions.
  • Friday, Dec. 7, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. – Fashion Show Luncheon: Pageant Contestants will model fashions from Wrangler, a variety of designers and their custom western trendy outfits.
  • Sunday, Dec. 9, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Miss Rodeo America 2019 Coronation: Awards will be presented to the contestants and Miss Rodeo America 2019 will be crowned.

Otterbox Tailgate Party
December 6-15, 2018; 12-2 p.m. daily
Tropicana Las Vegas, Bullfighters Only Event Tent
Come one, come all to the Outterbox Tailgate Party before the main Bullfighters Only event. Mingle with guests and enjoy music, food, drinks, games, and giveaways.

Bullfighters Only 2018 Las Vegas Championship
December 6-15, 2018; 2-3:30 p.m. daily
Tropicana Las Vegas, Bullfighters Only Event Tent
Sin City’s hottest spot during the Rodeo Week can be found at the southeast corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Tropicana Avenue. The Bullfighters Only (BFO) Las Vegas Championship returns to the iconic property. BFO is the premier league for freestyle bullfighting, with talented athletes testing their skills and abilities against equally athletic bulls that have been bred for their aggression. BFO is the “Super Bowl” of the sport.

Tickets for this special event start at $30 per person (excludes tax and fees) per day and can be purchased at the Tropicana Box Office, by calling (800) 829-9034 or visit www.troplv.com.

Hooey Jam
December 6-15, 2018; 4-6p.m. daily
Tropicana Las Vegas, Robert Irvine’s Public House
After the excitement of the Bullfighters Only (BFO) Las Vegas Championship, guests are invited to hang out with the bullfighters, listen to top country recording artists such as Eric Middleton, Luke Kaufman, Ian Munsick and feast on world class food at this after-party inside Robert Irvine’s Public House.

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR) Closed-Circuit Viewing Party
December 6-15, 2018; 6-9 p.m.
Tropicana Las Vegas, Cohiba Ballroom
Join the excitement by watching all the events broadcast live daily with a special closed-circuit complimentary viewing party of the 2018 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR). Guests will be able to meet the contestants of the 64th Miss Rodeo America Pageant, as well as greet the 2018 Miss Rodeo America, Keri Sheffield before she hands her crown to the new 2019 Miss Rodeo America. During the viewing party, guests will be able to indulge in drink specials, buckets of beer and specialty food items.

Gary Leffew’s Bucking Ball®
December 7 & 8, 2018; 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Tropicana Las Vegas, Cohiba Ballroom
By popular demand, the signature Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR) after-party, Gary Leffew’s Bucking Ball®, is back with former World Champion Bull Rider and rodeo guru Gary Leffew as the host. Guys and gals will be able to enjoy live music courtesy of saddle bronc rider turned country singer-songwriter, Chancey Williams and the Younger Brothers Band – who have recently shared tour dates with Old Dominion, Toby Keith, Billy Currington, Eli Young Band, Casey Donahew, Stoney LaRue and Aaron Watson – as well as a rodeo arena style dance floor, drink specials, giveaways featuring exclusive offers including one of a kind six-string acoustic guitar autographed by multiple country stars asnd much, much more. Plus, guests will also be treated to a special meet and greet with the 64th Miss Rodeo America Pageant contestants and 2018 Miss Rodeo America, Keri Sheffield.

For more information, visit www.troplv.com.

About Tropicana Las Vegas®
Set on the famed Four Corners with commanding views of the Las Vegas Strip, Tropicana Las Vegas® – a DoubleTree by Hilton is a Penn National Gaming destination and boasts stylish rooms, suites and luxury villas, complete with acclaimed restaurants, premier entertainment options and a 50,000-square-foot casino. The resort redefines the expectations of today’s global travelers by providing a casually elegant experience on The Strip, all with a South Beach rhythm and vibe. The property also features Glow®, a Mandara Spa and fitness center, Laugh Factory Comedy Club and restaurants such as Bacio® Breakfast, Oakville Steakhouse, Robert Irvine’s Public House, Red Lotus Asian Kitchen and Savor Brunch Buffet, plus on-the-go options such as Barista Café, Fresh Mix and South Beach Food Court. For more information, visit www.troplv.com.

Tropicana Las Vegas Gears Up for the Holidays with Gary Leffew’s Bucking Ball & Other WNFR-Inspired Events

 

Tropicana Las Vegas Gears Up for the Holidays with
Gary Leffew’s Bucking Ball & Other WNFR-Inspired Events

 

Tropicana Las Vegas is kicking off the holiday season with an array of nightly activities and culinary specials for the ultimate western lifestyle celebration in honor of the 2017 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR). Cowboys and cowgirls from across the valley are invited to boot scoot for Gary Leffew’s Bucking Ball, plus enjoya series of additional experiences over the ten-day affair including the following:

Gary Leffew’s Bucking Ball
December 7-16, 2017; Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Tropicana Las Vegas, Trinidad Pavilion
Guests are invited to kick off the evening with a glimpse of the most prestigious rodeo event in the world with a special closed circuit viewing party, along with a WNFR-inspired pop up shop featuring cowboy inspired apparel and gifts for the rodeo enthusiast with hats, boots, belt buckles and accessories for purchase.

To adhere to the excitement of the rodeo, the true after-party will start which features live music from the legendary Texas Jamm Band featuring members of George Strait’s Ace in the Hole Band, as well as country recording artist, Scotty Alexander. In addition, guests will also be able to enjoy a rodeo arena style dance floor, drink specials, giveaways featuring exclusive offers including one of a kind six-string acoustic guitar autographed by multiple country stars and much, much more.

Bullfighters Only 2017 Las Vegas Championship
December 7-10, 13-16, 2017; 2 p.m.
Tropicana Las Vegas, Parking Lot (located off Ocean Drive.)
Bullfighters Only (BFO) was created to promote growth, popularity, and acceptance of freestyle bullfighting worldwide. Since its inception, BFO has evolved into a platform that serves to excite the western community, educate both the avid and casual fans, and present the sport to an entirely new audience. On December 7-10 and 13-16, Tropicana Las Vegas will host the Bullfighters Only 2017 Las Vegas Championship featuring a live showdown between man and beast. The schedule of events will be as follows (all performances begin at 2 p.m.):

Thursday, Dec. 7: Roughy Cup – a stand-alone competition featuring the top nine athletes in the BFO. The event has become a staple for BFO fans

Friday, Dec. 8-Sunday, Dec. 10: Qualifier Rounds – an open door for the sport’s rising talent, providing a chance to compete at the elite level. Nine of the 27 bullfighters competing will advance to the Preliminary Rounds

Wednesday, Dec. 13-Thursday Dec. 14: Preliminary Rounds – winners from each performance advance to Championship Saturday

Friday, Dec. 15: Wild Card Round – bullfighters will get one final chance to advance to Championship Saturday
Saturday, Dec. 16: The 2017 BFO world champion will be crowned at the completion of a 9-man semifinals, followed by the 3-man Hooey Championship Round

Tickets for this special event are priced at $25 to $50 per person (excludes tax and fees) per day, and can be purchased at the Tropicana Box Office, by calling (800) 829-9034, or visit www.troplv.com.

Restaurants Celebrate with WNFR-Inspired Eats
December 7-16, 2017
Oakville Steakhouse and Robert Irvine’s Public House
To commence the nightly experiences, all are invited to enjoy a multitude of food and beverage specials at select Tropicana Las Vegas restaurants, such as Oakville Steakhouse and Robert Irvine’s Public House. Guests are invited to indulge in dishes such as Cowboy Ribeye served with a loaded baked potato at Oakville Steakhouse, or a meat-filled Cowboy Pie featuring a cast iron chili-steak and red bean chili topped with sweet jalapeño cornbread and finished with a poached egg at Robert Irvine’s Public House. Guests can also enjoy live entertainment from 4-6 p.m. for the Bullfighters After Party inside Robert Irvine’s Public House on select days, including Dec 7-10, and Dec. 14-16.

For more information, visit www.troplv.com.

About Tropicana Las Vegas
Set on the famed Four Corners with commanding views of the Las Vegas Strip, Tropicana Las Vegas – a DoubleTree by Hilton is a Penn National Gaming destination and boasts stylish rooms, suites and luxury villas, complete with acclaimed restaurants, premier entertainment options and a 50,000-square-foot casino. The resort redefines the expectations of today’s global travelers by providing a casually elegant experience on The Strip, all with a South Beach rhythm and vibe. The property also features Glow® a Mandara Spa and fitness center, Laugh Factory Comedy Club and restaurants such as Bacio Italian Cuisine, Oakville Steakhouse, Robert Irvine’s Public House, and Savor the Buffet, plus on-the-go options such as Barista Café, Fresh Mix and South Beach Food Court. For more information, visit www.troplv.com.

Tropicana Las Vegas To Host Gary Leffew’s Bucking Ball℠ December 7-16, 2017!

 

TROPICANA LAS VEGAS TO HOST GARY LEFFEW’S BUCKING
BALL ℠ DECEMBER 7-16, 2017

Calling ALL Cowboys and Cowgirls! Local and tourist rodeo enthusiasts are invited to saddle up for Gary Leffew’s Bucking Ball ℠ event at Tropicana Las Vegas this December. In honor of the 2017 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR), this ten day event will boot scoot into the Trinidad Pavilion and feature a series of nightly activities – for the ultimate Western lifestyle rodeo affair.

“We are honored to be a part of Gary Leffew’s Bucking Ball ℠ and contributing to a monumental experience from this legendary professional rodeo personality,” said Aaron Rosenthal, VP and General Manager for Tropicana Las Vegas. “This is one of the many ways we are continuing to bring new and exciting experiences to Tropicana and more importantly to our guests.”

Gary Leffew’s Bucking Ball ℠ will take place from December 7 through December 16, guests are invited to kick off the evening with a glimpse of the most prestigious rodeo event in the world with a special closed circuit viewing party, available nightly from 6:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., along with a WNFR-inspired pop up shop featuring cowboy inspired apparel and gifts for the rodeo enthusiast with hats, boots, belt buckles and accessories for purchase.

To adhere to the excitement of the rodeo, the true after-party event will kick off at 9:00 P.M. nightly and will feature live music from the legendary Texas Jamm Band featuring members of George Strait’s Ace in the Hole Band, as well as country recording artist, Scotty Alexander. In addition, guests will also be able to enjoy a rodeo arena style dance floor, drink specials, giveaways featuring exclusive offers including one of a kind six-string acoustic guitar autographed by multiple country stars and much, much more.

Eight time NFR qualifier Gary Leffewis a well known member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) and a Hall of Fame inductee who was the PRCA World Champion Bull Rider in 1970. Gary is also an accomplished television actor and has appeared in episodes of Deadwood, among others. His efforts in the industry continue with his professional bull riding school located in Santa Maria, CA, which has produced more PRCA, Professional Bull Riders (PBR), Canadian and National High School Rodeo Association (NHSRA) champions and finals qualifiers than any other bull riding school in the country.

Gary Leffew’s Bucking Ball ℠ is a free event open to the public with doors opening at 6:00 p.m. nightly from December 7 to December 16, 2017.

For more information, please visit www.tropLV.com.

About Tropicana Las Vegas
Set on the famed Four Corners with commanding views of the Las Vegas Strip, Tropicana Las Vegas – a DoubleTree by Hilton is a Penn National Gaming destination and boasts stylish rooms, suites and luxury villas, complete with acclaimed restaurants, premier entertainment options and a 50,000-square-foot casino. The resort redefines the expectations of today’s global travelers by providing a casually elegant experience on The Strip, all with a South Beach rhythm and vibe. The property also features Glow® a Mandara Spa and fitness center, Laugh Factory Comedy Club and restaurants such as Bacio Italian Cuisine, Oakville Steakhouse, Beach Café, and Barista Café, Fresh Mix and South Beach Food Court, and will open Robert Irvine’s Public House summer 2017. For more information, visit www.troplv.com.