South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa Is “Vegas Cowboy Central” During National Finals Rodeo

South Point

South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa Is “Vegas Cowboy Central” During National Finals Rodeo

Dec. 5 – 15  

South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa offers rodeo fans plenty to celebrate during the Nationals Finals Rodeo (NFR) Thursday, Dec. 5 – Sunday, Dec. 15. South Point transforms into “Vegas Cowboy Central” during Vegas’ largest rodeo event of the year with a full line up of live entertainment, Western art and gift shows, rodeo viewing parties, buckle presentations for NFR winners, rodeo events and more for cowboys and cowgirls to enjoy.

To kick start “Vegas Cowboy Central,” South Point Hotel hosts the 67th Annual Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) National Convention Tuesday, Dec. 3 – Wednesday, Dec.  4 from 12:30 to 4 p.m., and Thursday, Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. to noon. Registration for the convention begins Monday, Dec. 2 at noon. Immediately following Tuesday’s convention, South Point Hotel hosts the official PRCA NFR Welcome Reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Kicking off the rodeo festivities, all PRCA members and NFR competitors will be honored at the PRCA Awards Banquet in the South Point Hotel Grand Ballroom Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. Tickets to the awards banquet are available on the PRCA website.

Coinciding with the NFR, the XIII World Series of Team Roping (WSTR) Finals, one of the world’s richest horse events, returns to the South Point Hotel Sunday, Dec. 8 – Sunday, Dec. 15. Throughout the week, more than 3,000 roping contestants will attend the event as the world’s best ropers compete for a share of the $7 million prize pool. What began as a small NFR side event, the WSTR has seen tremendous growth over the years making it one of the top five richest horse events in the world.

South Point Hotel offers an elaborate lineup of daily rodeo activities and special events to highlight the spirit of NFR week. The exclusive “Vegas Cowboy Central” events include:

National Finals Rodeo Official Viewing Parties

  • National Finals Rodeo Live Broadcast– Thursday, Dec. 5 – Saturday, Dec. 14

South Point will host free closed-circuit viewing parties in the Showroom and Grandview Lounge each night during NFR competition at 6:30 p.m. Doors to the viewings parties will open at 5:30 p.m. All guests must be 21 or older with a valid form of ID.

  • RAM Rodeo Tailgate Viewing Party – Thursday, Dec. 5 – Saturday, Dec. 14

During NFR, South Point will host a nightly RAM Rodeo Tailgate Viewing Party Thursday, Dec. 5 – Saturday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. Fans can watch a live feed from the NFR events on 20-foot high-definition screens paired with live arena scoring in the hotel’s Grand Ballroom. Throughout the tailgate, there will be a variety of food and drink specials. The event is free and open to the public.

Daily Entertainment and National Finals Rodeo Events:

  • Live Entertainment – Wednesday, Dec. 4 – Saturday, Dec. 14

There will be live entertainment inside the South Point Showroom each night of NFR at 9:30 p.m., midnight and 2 a.m. Special musical performances include Susie Dobbs Wednesday, Dec. 4 – Thursday, Dec. 5, Billy Childress Friday, Dec. 6 – Sunday, Dec. 8, Cody Johnson Monday, Dec. 9 – Wednesday, Dec. 11 and Aaron Watson with Wolf Creek Thursday, Dec. 12 – Saturday, Dec. 14.

  • Montana Silversmiths Go-Round Buckle Presentation – Wednesday, Dec. 4 – Friday, Dec. 13

NFR winners will be honored nightly at South Point during the Montana Silversmiths Go-Round Buckle presentation hosted by Flint Rasmussen and Randy Corley inside the Showroom each night at 11 p.m. All NFR contestants who were victorious during that day’s events will be invited to receive their buckle in front of South Point guests.

  • South Point Hotel Western Gift Show – Thursday, Dec. 5 – Sunday, Dec. 15

South Point will host a Western Gift Show Thursday, Dec. 5 – Sunday, Dec. 15 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. With more than 100 vendors, fans have the opportunity to “Cowboy Up” and purchase all things related to Western lifestyle, including shirts, jeans, cowboy hats, boots, belts and buckles. In addition tack, saddles, Western ranch style furniture, furs and lots of bling will be showcased throughout the event. The Western Gift Show will extend more than 65,000 square feet of the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center Concourse and Exhibit Hall offering guests an array of gift ideas and merchandise. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Art of the American Cowboy Sale and Auction – Sunday, Dec.  8 – Saturday, Dec. 14

South Point Arena and Equestrian Center will host the fourth annual Art of the American Cowboy Sale and Auction Sunday, Dec. 8 – Saturday, Dec. 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Guests will experience a true Western art show while artists complete works of art from start to finish. In addition, guests have the opportunity to participate in raffle drawings and a live art auction throughout the week. An original commissioned piece created by Brent Flory will be sold during a fine art auction on Friday, Dec. 13 at 1 p.m. Limited edition reproductions will also be available for guests to purchase throughout the show. The event is free and open to the public.

“Vegas Cowboy Central” Exclusive Rodeo Events:

  • Benny Binion Bucking Horse & Bull Sale – Thursday, Dec. 5 and Saturday, Dec. 7

South Point Arena and Equestrian Center will host the Benny Binion Bucking Horse and Bull Sale Thursday, Dec. 5 and Saturday, Dec. 7 beginning at 9 a.m. each day. A portion of the proceeds from the horse and bull sale will go to the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. Tickets are available in advance of the event for $12.

  • World Futurity Bronc Finale – Friday, Dec. 6

The World Futurity Bronc Finale will take place at the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center on Friday, Dec. 6. Doors for the World Futurity Bronc Finale will open at noon and the show will begin promptly at 1 p.m. Tickets for the event are available for $18.

  • World Series of Team RopingSunday, Dec. 8 – Sunday, Dec. 15

The South Point Arena and Equestrian Center welcomes the XIII World Series of Team Roping, one of the richest horse events in the world, Sunday, Dec. 8 – Sunday, Dec. 15. Fans will witness the world’s 44 fastest amateur roping teams compete for a portion of the $7 million total purse throughout the week. This event is free and open to the public.

South Point Hotel’s exclusive “Vegas Cowboy Central” events offer rodeo fans the opportunity to experience NFR through a variety of activities, creating the ideal NFR week. For more event and ticket information, please visit the South Point Arena website.

 

About South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa
Featuring more than 2,100 guestrooms, South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and the serenity of the surrounding mountains. Each oversized guest room features state-of-the-art LED televisions as well as WiFi with high-speed internet connections. Guests visiting South Point will experience affordable luxury through a casino offering top-of-the-line gaming technology, more than 60 table games and a race and sports book area featuring separate viewing areas for both horse racing and general sporting events; a wide variety of dining options, including the award-winning Michael’s Gourmet Room; the world-class Costa Del Sur Spa and Salon; a fabulous 400-seat showroom featuring headliner entertainment; a16-screen Cinemark movie complex; a state-of-the-art, 64-lane bowling center; and a 165,000-square foot convention center. In addition, South Point holds one of the finest event facilities in the country with the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center, which features more than 1,200 climate-controlled stalls and plays host to some of the country’s most unique events. South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa is at 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89183.

 

For more information or for room reservations, call (702) 796-7111 or visit the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa website. Connect with South Point on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and foursquare.

Storm of Activities Roll Into The Mirage During 2013 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

The Mirage
STORM OF ACTIVITIES ROLL INTO THE MIRAGE DURING 
2013 WRANGLER NATIONAL FINALS RODEO 
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5 – SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14
 
Enjoy Free Live Entertainment, Beverage Specials and More Nightly at “’Rodeo Vegas’ – The Official NFR After-Party of the PRCA

 

Get ready to experience the biggest storm on The Strip as a whirlwind of activities roll into The Mirage Hotel & Casino during the 2013 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Thursday, Dec. 5 – Saturday, Dec. 14.  The resort will host a variety of events over the 10-day competition while serving as the official hotel of the NFR Steer Wrestling contestants.

 

The Mirage also will be the home of the 10th annual “Rodeo Vegas,” the Official NFR After-Party of the PRCA, featuring free nightly live entertainment, drink specials and more.  To experience “The Storm” at The Mirage, book a room at one of the special rates available by calling (800) 398-1245 or visit www.mirage.com/NFR/.

 

“Rodeo Vegas”
Held in The Mirage Race & Sports Book, the 10th annual “Rodeo Vegas” event will provide a non-stop party for rodeo fans.  The Mirage booked some of the best artists in country music with all concerts scheduled to start at 10 p.m. nightly. Admission is complimentary.  The lineup is as follows:

 

Thursday, Dec. 5:  Dustin Lynch
Friday, Dec. 6:  Josh Thompson
Saturday, Dec. 7:  Casey Donahew Band
Sunday, Dec. 8:  Craig Morgan
Monday, Dec. 9 – Tuesday, Dec. 10:  Brit Stokes Band
Wednesday, Dec. 11:  Justin McBride
Thursday, Dec. 12:  Daryle Singletary
Friday, Dec. 13:  Jerrod Niemann
Saturday, Dec. 14:  Easton Corbin

 

Nightly WNFR Viewing at The Mirage Race & Sports Book

 

Don’t miss a second of the Wrangler NFR action as The Mirage Race & Sports Book offers free nightly live broadcasts on its larger-than-life 85’ Sony 4k Ultra-HD projector screens.  Join announcers Matt West and Brandon Bates as they host the events which will include giveaways and drink specials from Budweiser and Bud Light, Jack Daniel’s, Herradura and Skyy Vodka, among others.

 

Team Mirage Cowboys
The Mirage is not only the official hotel of the Steer Wrestling competitors, but is also home to some of the top athletes competing at this year’s Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.  Team Mirage cowboys include “Rodeo Vegas” founder and six-time NFR Steer Wrestling qualifier K.C. Jones, two-time Saddle Bronc Riding World Champion Taos Muncy and nine-time NFR Steer Wrestling qualifier Trevor Knowles, to name a few. Be sure to head to “Rodeo Vegas” nightly for the chance to meet, mix and mingle with all of the Team Mirage athletes.

 

Aces of Comedy Series presents Ron White
Best known as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the “Blue Collar Comedy Tour,” Ron White will perform in the Terry Fator Theatre at The Mirage December 6 – 7 and December 13 – 14. Tickets are priced at $79.99, $69.99 and $59.99 (not including applicable service charges and taxes) and can be purchased at the Terry Fator box office, online at www.mirage.com or www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling (800) 963-9634 or (702) 792-7777.  Guests must be 16 years of age or older to attend. 

 

“Terry Fator’s Country Christmas” 
Terry Fator: The Voice of Entertainment presents “Country Christmas” featuring holiday-themed performances by Terry Fator with a country music twist. The “Country Christmas” stage will be transformed into the Fator Family’s “living room” in a journey featuring all of the show’s loveable puppets.  Terry and friends will celebrate the holidays with country versions of some of their favorite songs including “Winter Wonderland” and “Sleigh Ride.”  Tickets can be purchased at the Terry Fator box office, online at www.mirage.com or www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling (800) 963-9634 or (702) 792-7777.

 

About The Mirage:
Ideally located, The Mirage is the place to stay and play.  From the iconic Volcano to the lush tropical pool, guests experience an exotic world-class destination unlike any other.  The resort features contemporary AAA Four Diamond accommodations; dynamic entertainment including The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil, Terry Fator: The Voice of Entertainment, Boyz II Men and the Aces of Comedy series; tantalizing restaurants created by the world’s most renowned chefs including Tom Colicchio’s Heritage Steak and Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto’s Morimoto Las Vegas (Opening Summer 2014); a luxurious spa and salon; and Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat. The Mirage is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).