COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KBTX) – The Wrangler® National Finals Rodeo ( NFR ) 2020 will be held at Arlington’s Globe Life Field on Dec. 3-12. “The State of Texas knows how to do this,” said George Taylor, chief executive officer of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA).
The National Finals Rodeo is leaving Las Vegas for one year for Texas because of the pandemic. Seats for the Texas event will be sold in groups of four with separation between groups. Nearby Fort Worth will also host the Wrangler NFR 2020 experience and the Cowboy Christmas retail expo.
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Cowboy Christmas , the retail gift show held every December at the Las Vegas Convention Center during the National Finals Rodeo, has been canceled for 2020 .
Currently, 2021 NFR ticket prices start as low as $164 with an average price of $286. NFR suite tickets may also be available.
This year will mark the 32nd anniversary of the NFR in Las Vegas . The prize money for the participants this year will be $10 million. In fact, the total purse has grown each year that Las Vegas has hosted the Wrangler NFR .
National Finals Rodeo moving to Texas for 2020 event, officials say. The Wranglers National Finals Rodeo , which is usually held in Las Vegas, will move to Arlington, Texas , according to multiple sources including the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
This year’s National Finals Rodeo will move from Las Vegas to Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas . Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association and Texas Rangers officials have called a news conference Wednesday morning at which they will announce the temporary relocation.
LAS VEGAS — The marquee National Finals Rodeo is moving this year from Las Vegas to Arlington, Texas , due to coronavirus restrictions, event officials announced Wednesday.
One of the most successful and popular ancillary events of the Wrangler NFR in Las Vegas, Cowboy Christmas has grown into a 440,000-square-foot shopping and interactive experience.
For the first time in 61 years, the National Finals Rodeo is returning to Texas , where it began in 1959. Because of the state’s strict restrictions on crowd size because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Las Vegas will not host the event for the first time in 35 years.
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In addition, “The Cowboy Channel ” will have an aggressive Over-the-Top (OTT) strategy through its cable partners and offer the service on digital platforms including Amazon Fire Stick, Hulu, Roku , Apple TV and others which will allow viewing on mobile devices, iPads, computers, and wireless devices.