If you’re a fan of rodeos, you know it takes years of training and practice to become a world champion. Because of this, competitors start when they are pretty young, in the hopes of one day becoming a world champion. That’s what makes the Junior NFR 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center so exciting for fans of all ages. Whether you’re a Vegas cowboy or cowgirl, chances are you will be watching plenty of future rodeo champions at this event. With more than 300 contestants scheduled to compete in a variety of events, it’s sure to be something you won’t want to miss.
Taking place between December 7-16 during the Wrangler NFR, the Junior National Finals Rodeo has grown so much in recent years that it garners plenty of media coverage. Whether it’s the Cowboy Lifestyle Network giving fans lots of behind-the-scenes looks at the competition or fans being treated to great interviews courtesy of the Ak-Chin Indian Community, Earnhardt Auto Centers, and Papa John’s Road Team, there’s no doubt the competition will get extensive coverage.
Events and Competitors
As the Junior NFR has grown, it has added competitors and events. With events broken down into various age groups, there will be plenty of great action. Some of the events fans can expect to see include:
–Saddle Bronc riding
Whether you like watching the 19 and over contestants, the 10 and under contestants, or those in between, you’ll be treated to plenty of great action.
Social Media Coverage
With contestants vying for thousands of dollars in scholarship money as well as beautiful gold buckles as trophies, it’s clear each contestant has plenty of incentive to give it their all at the Junior NFR. And if you want to follow the NFR action on social media, you can turn to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube to keep up with the latest results, and also get a chance to interact with various contestants.
Get Your Tickets
Since you know you will be seeing tomorrow’s champions at the Junior National Finals Rodeo, you’ll want to get your tickets to this great NFR event as soon as possible. To attend the Junior National Finals Rodeo, log on to www.nfrexperience.com/juniornfr/tickets for the full schedule of events. While general admission to the Junior NFR qualifiers is free, events on December 11 and 16 will cost $10. So if you’re ready to see tomorrow’s champions today, make sure you attend the Junior NFR 2017.