Jorge Valdiviezo is the first Mexican on the Built Ford Tough Series, where the PBR’s best 35 riders compete. The 26-year-old competed in the Last Cowboy Standing this weekend at Las Vegas Village.
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Helldorado parade participants and spectators braved the Saturday heat to make sure the event went on.
Jess Lockwood participated in the Last Cowboy Standing, the new bull-riding event added to the historic Helldorado Days this year. The 18-year-old advanced to the final round Saturday at the Las Vegas Village.
Helldorado Days is underway already with activities at the Las Vegas Village. The celebration includes a number of events.
The first Helldorado event was in 1934, and the Review-Journal has been around to cover almost every one since. We selected some of our favorite photos from past events to help pump you up for this weekend’s festivities.
For the the first time, Helldorado Days and the PBR will merge for a three-day show running Friday through Sunday. The Last Cowboy Standing is the headline event Friday and Saturday, with the annual Helldorado rodeo running through the weekend.
To gear up for the Las Vegas Helldorado Days and the Professional Bull Rider’s Last Cowboy Standing event, PBR is hosting its annual charity bull riding competition Thursday night on Fremont Street — the Last Media Standing.
Las Vegas will give its annual salute to the Wild West this weekend, as the annual cowboy-themed Helldorado Days marches back into the city.
Helldorado Days has been around since 1934, but this year it won’t be putting on the festivities alone. The Professional Bull Riders will team with the historic event to put on the three-day show starting Friday.
Professional Bull Riding may get an argument from other sports, but for now it is forging ahead with its "toughest sport on Earth" marketing strategy as it aims to increase its business profile in the Las Vegas market.
The PBR, the Professional Bull Riders, will produce and promote a rodeo and a headline bull riding event as part of Las Vegas Helldorado Days in May, joining forces with local groups to celebrate the city's Western roots.
Scenes from the final night as the Nation Finals Rodeo wraps up at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Following the final round of a 10-round fight for the ages between bareback riders Steven Peebles and Kaycee Feild at the National Finals Rodeo, the challenger Peebles was the last cowboy standing Saturday night after knocking out the popular four-time defending world champion Feild at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Results from Saturday night's ninth go-round at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Scenes from the NFR's ninth go-round at the Thomas & Mack Center on Friday.
A money player is defined as an athlete who performs best under pressure. Elko native Dakota Eldridge has been the epitome of a money player in his first three National Finals Rodeo appearances at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Results from Friday night's ninth go-round at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Show me a cowboy who has arguably taken the most unique route to rodeo success, and I'll show you a Frenchman with a Texas accent.
Over Thanksgiving weekend, JoJo LeMond wasn't thinking anything about the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. And why would he? He finished 16th in the world in the team roping header standings, one spot short of earning a trip to the season-ending event at the Thomas & Mack Center.
WNFR event schedule for Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015
When folks think of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo they of course think of the cowboys. It is the Super Bowl of rodeos, after all. But there is a place for cowgirls as well.
With two rounds remaining at the National Finals Rodeo, five cowboys and a cowgirl are on track to win their first world titles.
Scenes from the NFR's eighth go-round at the Thomas & Mack Center on Thursday.
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