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CLN on Scene: WNFR 2019 Day Six Review

As the athletes start competing in the second half of the NFR 2019, 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 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 RodeoRigs.com. You can go see the champions of tomorrow by going to www.nfrexperience.com/juniorworldfinals/ 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 troplv.com/entertainment/rodeo-week

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NFR 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.

Concerts

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 Chancey Williams and the Younger Brothers Band as they rocked it on stage at the Mirage.

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 nfrexperience.com/cowboychristmas/.

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WNFR Round 6 Winners

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

Bareback Riding: Clayton Biglow/Tilden Hooper/Caleb Bennett

Alright ya’ll, this does not happen every day but all three of these secured a score of 88.5 points on each of their rides last night. The money for the round was split evenly between the three of them allowing them each to take home a hefty $20K each for the round win. Clayton is still in the number spot in the world standings but with the seventh performance on its way, anything can happen!

Steer Wrestling: Tyler Waguespack

With his second round win, Tyler is sitting number one in the World standings. Congrats to Tyler’s sponsors, 12 Gauge Ranch, Nutrena, Resistol, Cactus Saddlery, and the Tropicana.

Team Roping: Riley and Brady Minor

This is Riley and Brady’s first round win so far at the NFR which puts them both in the number three spot in the World standings. Proud supporters of this team are Team Cactus, Classic Equine, Best Ever Pads, Resistol, Bloomer Trailers, and Wrangler.

Tie-Down Roping: Ty Harris

This will be Ty’s second round win in a row, putting him in the number two spot in the world standings. Congrats to Resistol on this round win!

Saddle Bronc: Dawson Hay

With a score of 88.5 on Mo Betta Rodeo’s horse, Sue City Sue. Dawson is currently sitting number eight in the World Standings with Zeke Thurston holding his spot in the number one position. Congrats to Team Resistol on this win!

Barrel Racing: Amberleigh Moore

This will make two round wins for Amberleigh with a time of 13.55.

Bull Riding: Boudreaux Campbell

Daylon was able to snag a 92.5 on Priefert’s Tequila Worm by Pete Carr Pro Rodeo. This win put Boudreaux number two in the overall with the king, Sage Kimzey holding the number one spot.

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 at the WNFR. See y’all there!

CLN Community & Event Sponsor

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 Account Manager & Editor for Cowboy Lifestyle Network. With my background in social media marketing and running my own business, 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 to make that happen. If you're looking for a write-up, please shoot me an email at krysta@clngo.com.

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