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CLN on Scene: WNFR 2019 Day Seven Review

As the athletes start competing in the second half of the NFR 2019, the stakes get higher and higher. For seven days now, we have been blessed with the opportunity to watch the best of the best in the rodeo world compete for their shot at the number spot in each event. The seventh performance of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada has come and gone but the cowboys and cowgirls are working harder than ever. Cowboy Lifestyle Network is excited to be able to give you the full day in review including the Round Winners for each performance, daily entertainment, and places you need to check out. Make sure to follow us on your favorite social media platform for all the behind the scenes fun.

Events Around Town

Junior World Finals

The Junior World Finals, presented by YETI, will be held in the Las Vegas Convention Center Dec. 5th-14th. Over 700 young contestants are competing in the same rodeo events that their professional counterparts are. The competition will heat up this year as there will be an all-around prize of a new trailer by You can go see the champions of tomorrow by going to for the qualifier, schedule, and producer information.

World Series Team Roping

The World Series of Team Roping, presented by Ariat, produces the largest team roping event in the world. Not only has the finale become the richest event in roping, but it has also been acknowledged as the second richest equestrian related event in the world. Catch the action Dec. 7th-15th at the South Point Arena.

Bullfighters Only Las Vegas Championship

Dec. 5th-14th live at 2pm daily, the Tropicana will host the Bullfighters Only Championship. The world’s top freestyle bullfighter face off with the best bulls out there. Only one athlete can be crowned the 2019 BFO World Champion and claim his share of over $150,000 in prize money. Tickets available at


WNFR After Party

The party doesn’t stop after the rodeo ends. The MGM Grand Gold Buckle Zone offers free live music and viewing parties every night. The Buckin’ Bash hosted by Justin Rumford also hosts a free party over at The Orleans starting at 9 p.m. But something you need to see at least once is a WNFR buckle presentation. Every night you can go see the champions get their winning round buckles and then stay for the free concert at South Point Hotel.


Photo by Branded Media and Promotions – Mitch Blunn


One of our featured Cowboy Lifestyle partners is out about covering several different concerts while we are here. Make sure to check out Branded Media and Promotions for real-time updates on concerts and entertainment going on around town during WNFR. Last night he had the opportunity to shoot Sean Curtis as they rocked it on stage at the Cox Pavillion.


Photo by Branded Media and Promotions – Mitch Blunn

WNFR Cowboy Christmas

It wouldn’t be the WNFR without a trip to Cowboy Christmas. The Las Vegas Convention Center will host the grand scale shopping event again this year. With over 300 exhibitors the shopping and entertainment options have something for everyone. Cowboy Christmas is free admission and open all ten days from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. You can stop in for some food and drinks at the Coors Rodeo Saloon or get an autograph from your favorite athlete. For more information go to


WNFR Round 7 Winners

Congratulations to all of the Round Winners for the seventh night of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo!

Bareback Riding: Clayton Biglow

A huge congrats goes out to Clayton Biglow for his third round win here at the NFR. Congrats to Resistol for this round win!

Steer Wrestling: Stetson Jorgenson

With this being Stetson’s first round, he is sitting at number five in the standings with about a 30K difference between him and Ty Erickson.

Team Roping: Cody Snow & Wesley Thorp

This is Cody and Wesley’s first round win so far at the NFR which puts Cody in the number 4 spot and Wesley in the number 7 spot in the World standings.

Tie-Down Roping: Tyler Milligan

This will be Tyler’s first round win in a row, putting him in the number seven spot in the world standings. Proud sponsors are Resistol and Class Equine.

Saddle Bronc: Zeke Thurston

With a score of 92.5 on Northcutt Macza’s horse, Get Smart. Zeke is currently sitting number one in the World Standings, my bet is Zeke takes the win for the whole deal this year!

Barrel Racing: Hailey Kinsel

Congrats to Hailey’s sponsors, YETI, Bloomer Trailers, Classic Equine, and Cinch.

Bull Riding: Sage Kimzey

The main man himself, Sage Kimzey was able to snag a 90 point ride on Smoke Wagon by Cervi Championship Rodeo. This win only solidifies Sage’s number one spot in the world standings.

A huge congratulations to all the winners from last night’s performance, we can’t wait to see what everyone brings to the table for night number eight at the WNFR. See y’all there!

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Hi everyone! I'm Krysta Paffrath, I am a proud Arizona native who has a passion for everything business and rodeo. I am beyond thrilled to be the Editor in Chief for Cowboy Lifestyle Network. With my background in digital marketing and rodeo, this was a natural fit for me to join the team. My adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit has guided me to work in many places like the WYO Quarter Horse Ranch in Thermopolis, Wyoming, a working cattle ranch in Seligman, Arizona, and many places in between. I am passionate about preserving the western way of life and working with different brands and rodeos to make that happen. If you're looking for a write-up, please shoot me an email at Learn more about me at Looking forward to hearing from you!

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