December 9th, 2020 – Arlington, Texas – Wrangler NFR 2020
As the athletes start competing in the second half of the Wrangler NFR 2020, the stakes get higher and higher. For six 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 sixth performance of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Arlington, Texas 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 – Presented by YETI
The Junior World Finals, presented by YETI, will be held in the Wrangler Rodeo Arena, inside the Cowtown Coliseum, Dec. 3rd-12th. Over 800 young contestants are competing in the same rodeo events that their professional counterparts are. You can catch the action every day from 7:30 a.m. — 2:45 p.m. in the Fort Worth Stockyards. Yesterday, we watched the qualifiers compete in Pole Bending, Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping and Breakaway, today you can catch the qualifiers ride in Pole Bending, Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping and Tie-Down. You can go see the champions of tomorrow by going to www.nfrexperience.com/juniorworldfinals/ for the qualifier, schedule, and producer information. Tickets are available for $10 onsite.
Bullfighters Only Championship
Dec. 8th-12th live from 3:30 pm-4 pm daily, Cowtown Coliseum in the Fort Worth Stockyards will host the Bullfighters Only Championship. The world’s top freestyle bullfighter faces off with the best American fighting bulls out there. Only one athlete can be crowned the 2020 BFO World Champion and claim his share of over $150,000 in prize money, who will take the number one spot? Tickets can be purchased on-site for this event.
National Finals Breakaway Roping
• Performance 2
• Globe Life Field
The party doesn’t stop after the rodeo ends. Our friends over at Hooey are offering free live music and viewing parties every night from 5:00 p.m. — 12 a.m in the Cowtown Coliseum. This event will be hosted by Anthony Lucia, featuring a 30-foot viewing screen. Arrive in style and grab a photo on the Cavender’s Turquoise Carpet. Once inside, hang out down on the arena dirt or enjoy multiple VIP viewing options.
It wouldn’t be the NFR without a trip to Cowboy Christmas. With over 300 exhibitors the shopping and entertainment options have something for everyone. Cowboy Christmas is free admission and is open all ten days. There are several new programming elements this year on our Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF, so make sure to check out the schedule. Be sure to catch the many live performances by Flint Rasmussen in “Outside the Barrel” each day starting at noon and Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor following at 1:15 p.m. For more information go to nfrexperience.com/cowboychristmas/.
NFR Round 6 Winners
Congratulations to all of the Round Winners for the sixth night of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo!
Bareback Riding: Cole Reiner – 87
Resistol Rookie of the Year in the Bareback Riding, Cole Reiner, takes the round 6 win with an 87 point ride on Lil Red Hawk.
Steer Wrestling: Jacob Edler & Stetson Jorgenson – 3.3 seconds
Jacob Edler set the pace with a 3.3-second run and Stetson Jorgensen tied him for his share of the Round 6 win.
Team Roping: Cody Snow and Junior Nogueira – 3.9 seconds
Cody Snow and Junior Nogueira make their first round win of the Wrangler NFR 2020, getting it done in just 3.9 seconds for the Round 6 Team Roping win.
Tie-Down Roping: Haven Meged – 6.8 seconds
The Montana man sets a Round 6 record in the Tie-Down Roping to take the round win!
Saddle Bronc: Ryder Wright – 90.5
Barrel Racing: Emily Miller-Beisel – 17.01
Bull Riding: Dustin Boquet – 89.5
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 seven. See y’all there! We are happy to be able to provide you a full recap of the NFR 2020. A huge thanks to all of our partners that play their own special role in this event and we just want everyone to know how much we appreciate them!
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