Miss Rodeo America Horsemanship Competition – Monday, Dec. 4
The Miss Rodeo America Horsemanship Competition will take place at the South Point Priefert Pavilion Arena. Reigning State Rodeo Queens will compete for the coveted crown of Miss Rodeo America by competing in the areas of appearance, horsemanship and personality. The Miss Rodeo America Pageant is held annually in conjunction with the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Each contestant is judged on a variety of horsemanship, rodeo knowledge, general equine science, poise and overall professionalism deemed essential for fulfilling the duties as Miss Rodeo America.
Gold Carpet “Road to the Gold Buckle” – Tuesday, Dec. 5
South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa welcomes the 2017 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR) competitors as they walk the gold carpet “Road to the Gold Buckle” during the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association’s (PRCA) welcome reception to celebrate the start of the 2017 WNFR events. Fans of all ages are invited to take photos, get autographs and interact with their favorite competitors. This event is free and open to the public.
Benny Binion’s Bucking Horse and Bull Sale – Thursday, Dec. 7
South Point Arena welcomes the return of the Benny Binion Bucking Horse and Bull Sale, one of the premier events during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR), on Thursday, Dec. 7. The United Bucking Horse Association (UBHA) Futurity Finals & Sale will feature the top 36 bucking horses in North America competing in their year-end finals event. All colts entered in the UBHA Finals Event will be sold immediately after they are bucked. Following the event will be the “PRCA Permit Holder of the Year Challenge & Bucking Stock Sale” at 12 p.m. where the top five PRCA Permit Holders in all PRCA rodeo events will compete in a two-round showdown. During the event Permit Holders will be bucking the sale stock and will conclude with the sale of Barebacks, Saddle Broncs and 24 Bulls. All bucking stock is sold as they are bucked during the performance. Advance purchase tickets are $15 and are available at the South Point Box Office.
Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Buckle Ceremonies – Thursday, Dec. 7 – Friday, Dec. 15
South Point Showroom will host the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (WNFR) Buckle Ceremonies every night following the day’s competition from Thursday, Dec. 7 through Friday, Dec. 15 at 11 p.m. The nightly go-round winner in each of the seven Wrangler NFR events will be presented with a prized buckle and review the night’s action with hosts Flint Rasmussen and Randy Corley. This event is free and open to the public.
CINCH Western Gift Show – Thursday, Dec. 7 – Sunday, Dec. 17
The South Point Exhibit Hall will hold the annual CINCH Western Gift Show Thursday, Dec. 7 through Sunday, Dec. 17. For 11 days, the Cinch Western Gift Show will serve as a one-stop-shop for cowboys, cowgirls and true western lifestyle fans. The Gift Show will feature vendors from all around the country bringing the best in Western lifestyle to South Point. More than 150 vendors will be displaying the best in Western apparel and accessories, tack, leather goods, animal health, ranch and farm equipment, and equestrian related home décor, gifts and jewelry. This event is free and open to the public.
World Bronc Futurity – Friday, Dec. 8
On Friday, Dec. 8, the top 50 Saddle Bronc competitors in the world will ride the next generation of world champion bucking horses during the World Bronc Futurity in the South Point Arena. Guests of all ages can witness the intensity and excitement as competitors try to stay atop of their horses. All the bucking horses bucked in the futurity will be sold immediately after they are placed. Tickets start at $18 and are available at the South Point Box Office.
World Series of Team Roping –Saturday, Dec. 9 – Sunday, Dec. 17
The Priefert World Series of Team Roping (WSTR), the second richest equine event in the world, will take place in the South Point Arena Saturday, Dec. 9 through Sunday, Dec. 17. The event began in 2006 as a recreational diversion for cowboys during the National Finals Rodeo and has quickly grown into the richest team roping event in the world. Over 100,000 teams turned out at WSTR qualifiers during the 2017 season and thousands of teams will compete in Las Vegas for over $11 million dollars in purse money. Guests will watch in awe as some of the best team-ropers from across the country compete for the championship titles. This event is free and open to the public.
Christmas with the Clydesdales – Thursday, Dec. 21—JUST ADDED
Christmas comes to the South Point Hotel early, as guests will have the opportunity to meet the famous Budweiser Clydesdales on Thursday, Dec. 21 from noon to 6 p.m. The Clydesdales will be available for photo opportunities, as guests take in the holiday spirit with complimentary hot chocolate, candy canes and draft Budweiser beer, with entertainment by Wes Winters. For the ultimate in holiday cheer, Santa Claus will be in attendance and a photo booth will allow guests to take home a commemorative photo from the event. This event is free and open to the public.
Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic – Thursday, Dec. 21 – Friday, Dec. 22
Join South Point Hotel as Women’s Division-I basketball teams compete for the Holiday Hoops Classic title Thursday, Dec. 21 through Friday, Dec. 22. Teams that will be participating include Abilene Christian University, Radford University, Towson University, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Oakland College, and Old Dominion University. Tickets are available for $20 at the South Point Box Office.
Las Vegas Holiday Classic High School Wrestling Tournament Wednesday, Dec. 27 – Thursday, Dec. 28
The Las Vegas Sports Committee (LVSC) is proud to host the Las Vegas Holiday Classic High School Wrestling Tournament Wednesday, Dec. 27 and Thursday, Dec. 28 at South Point Arena. Throughout the two-day event, wrestling teams from all over the country will have the chance to compete against each other on the mat. Awards will be given for individual and team events. Tickets are on sale and a portion of ticket sales will help finance student athletics in Southern Nevada.
D3 Hoops Classic – Thursday, Dec. 28 – Saturday, Dec. 30
D3 Hoops Classic returns to the South Point Arena Thursday, Dec. 28 through Saturday, Dec. 30 featuring Division-III men’s and women’s basketball teams as they battle for the D3 Hoops Classic championship title. The teams competing include Trine University, University of Wisconsin-Stout, University of California Santa Cruz, Amherst College, Augsburg University, Carroll College, Ramapo College, Ohio Wesleyan University, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Wartburg College, Occidental College, Hamline University, Central, Pacific Lutheran University and Whitman College. Tickets are available for $20 at the South Point Box Office.
USA BMX Silver Dollar Nationals – Friday, Jan. 12 – Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 —JUST ADDED
The South Point Area welcomes thousands of BMX racers for the first weekend of the USA BMX 2018 National Series Friday, Jan. 12 through Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. During the three-day competition, guests will witness more than 1,500 amateur riders from around the United States. This event is free and open to the public
“The Priority” Alpaca Auction – Friday, Jan. 19 – Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018—JUST ADDED
South Point Exhibit Hall welcomes back the Priority Alpaca Auction Friday, Jan. 19 through Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. This prestigious auction allows alpaca owners the opportunity preview, sell and purchase an array of award-winning champion Huacayas to the herd. Registration is required to attend.
Findlay Toyota Big City Showdown High School Basketball Tournament featuring Findlay Prep vs. Bishop Gorman – Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018—JUST ADDED
South Point Arena will host the annual Findlay Toyota Big City Showdown on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 as Findlay College Prep and Bishop Gorman High School basketball teams compete for the championship title and bragging rights. Guests will cheer on their favorite team as Las Vegas’ most elite high school basketball players compete in an action-packed game. Tickets will be available soon.
About South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa
Featuring more than 2,100 guestrooms, South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and the serenity of the surrounding mountainscape. Each oversized guest room features state-of-the-art LED televisions as well as WiFi with high-speed internet connections. Guests visiting South Point will experience affordable luxury through a casino offering top-of-the-line gaming technology, more than 60 table games and a separate race and sports book area, 11 restaurants, including the award-winning Michael’s Gourmet Room, the world-class Costa Del Sur Spa and Salon, a 400-seat showroom featuring headliner entertainment, a 700-seat Bingo room, a 16-screen Cinemark movie complex, a state-of-the-art 64-lane bowling center, a 52,000-square foot Conference Center and an 80,000-square foot Exhibit Hall. South Point Hotel is also home to the Tournament Bowling Plaza, a multi-million dollar professional bowling tournament facility. In addition, South Point has the finest equestrian event facility in the country. The 240,000 square feet of event space features three climate-controlled arenas, vet clinic, feed store, more than 1,200 climate-controlled stalls and plays host to some of the country’s most unique events. South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa is at 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89183.
For more information or for room reservations, call (702) 796-7111 or visit the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa website. Connect with South Point on Facebook, Twitter,YouTube, Instagram and foursquare.