Las Vegas Events has extended the deadline to Jan. 14 for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association to make its counteroffer on keeping the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas after 2014.
The owner of a TV network that covers Western and cowboy lifestyles is baffled by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association’s decision to pick CBS Sports Network over his network to broadcast the Las Vegas-based National Finals Rodeo.
The chairman of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association board, which governs the popular 10-day rodeo held in Las Vegas for nearly three decades, said Monday that his board wants to make a counter offer that would keep the NFR in Las Vegas after 2014.
A UNLV panel planning a new on-campus stadium on Thursday saw a variety of new and proposed collegiate and professional football stadiums from around the country during a two-hour presentation.
The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, which stages the popular National Finals Rodeo, will let Las Vegas know within 30 days whether it will accept a 10-year deal to stay in the city beyond the 2014 NFR event, PRCA Commissioner Karl Stressman said Tuesday.
Las Vegas Events, the nonprofit organization marketing and promoting the popular National Finals Rodeo, has an offer on the table with the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association to keep the prized event in Las Vegas beyond 2014.
Trevor Brazile is in Las Vegas to win an unprecedented 11th all-around National Finals Rodeo title during the 10-day run of the Super Bowl of rodeos. But the cowboy from Decatur, Texas, has other business to attend to in Sin City.
With ticket sales and revenues at NASCAR tracks declining around the country, expect race venue owners to invest in smartphone connectivity and social media technology in hopes of drawing more young fans and building the next generation of followers.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has one option left to legalize sports betting at casinos and racetracks in his state — the U.S. Supreme Court. But at least one Las Vegas-based analyst is unsure the court will even consider the case.
In the world of major-league drag racing, three top women in this weekend’s National Hot Rod Association event in Las Vegas have forged unique marketing strategies and branding images to compete both on the track and in the high-stakes off-speedway competition for sponsors and fans.