Miss Rodeo America Horsemanship Competition – Monday, Dec. 3
The Miss Rodeo America Horsemanship Competition will take place at the South Point Priefert Pavilion Arena on Monday, Dec. 3. 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 skills deemed essential for fulfilling the duties as Miss Rodeo America. This event is free and open to the public.
Gold Carpet “Road to the Gold Buckle” – Tuesday, Dec. 4
South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa welcomes the 2018 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 2018 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.
South Point Arena welcomes the return of Benny Binion’s Bucking Horse and Bull Sale, one of the premier events during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, on Thursday, Dec. 6. The Benny Binion Bucking Horse & Bull Sale and the World Futurity Association’s Finale will feature the best two and three-year-old colts in North America that have qualified through the WFA at events across Canada and the United States. All colts bucked in the WFA Futurity Finale will be sold immediately after the futurity event. This year following the event will be the “PRCA Permit Holder of the Year Challenge” featuring the top five PRCA Permit Money Earners from the 2018 Season in All PRCA Rodeo Events, (Bareback, Saddle Bronc, Bull Riding, Steer Wrestling, Tie Down & Team Roping) in a two round showdown Rodeo Performance Event. During the Bareback, Saddle Bronc, and Bull Riding, everything bucked will be sold during the performance as it is bucked. This is a very high paced, action packed, sale and event unlike any other featuring the future superstar athletes and livestock in the PRCA.Tickets are now on sale and start at $15.
CINCH Western Gift Show – Thursday, Dec. 6 – Sunday, Dec. 16
The South Point Exhibit Hall will hold the annual CINCH Western Gift Show Thursday, Dec. 6 through Sunday, Dec. 16. For 10 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. 7
On Friday, Dec. 7, 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 of the bucking horses in the futurity will be sold immediately after they are placed. Tickets for this event are on sale now.
ARIAT World Series of Team Roping – Sunday, Dec. 9 – Sunday, Dec. 16
The ARIAT World Series of Team Roping (WSTR), will take place in the South Point Arena Sunday, Dec. 9-Sunday, Dec. 16. The event began in 2006 as a recreational diversion for cowboys during the Wrangler 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 2018 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. 20 – NEW
Christmas comes to the South Point Hotel early, as guests will have the opportunity to meet the famous Budweiser Clydesdales on Thursday, Dec. 20 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, and draft Budweiser beer, with entertainment by Wes Winters. For the ultimate holiday cheer, Santa Claus will be in attendance and a photo booth will allow guests to take home a memorable photo from the event. This event is free and open to the public.
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 Hotel 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, 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 Hotel 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.
“Official Hotel and Casino of Las Vegas Motor Speedway” and sponsor of the September 2018 Las Vegas NASCAR Monster Energy cup race, South Point 400. In addition, South Point’s Sports Book is home of Vegas Stats & Information Network” (VSiN), where you can listen to the broadcast on SiriusXM 204 and watch the video livestream on VSiN.com.