West Coast Regional Finals Rodeo & Western Gift Expo – Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5
The West Coast Regional Finals Rodeo returns to take over the South Point Arena Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5. Rodeo fans have the chance to watch the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Rebel Rodeo Team as they compete against rival colleges and universities to advance to the College National Finals Rodeo. Students will compete in nine different events, including bull riding, steer wrestling, team roping, barrel racing and more. Guests can also browse a large selection of Western themed products at the Western Gift Show on the arena concourse. Tickets for the West Coast Regional Finals Rodeo and Western Gift Expo are available here for $10 and applicable for both days of the event.
Wild Card Reining Challenge and Western Gift Show – Saturday, May 19 – Saturday, May 26
The Wild Card Reining Challenge returns to the South Point Arena for eight days of equestrian reining action Saturday, May 19 through Saturday, May 26. Spectators will witness the best reining competitors in the nation battle it out in Four-Year-Old Futurity, Four and Five-Year-Old ARBC Pre-Futurity, Arabian and Half Arabian Ancillary divisions, World Para Reining divisions and the NRHA Ancillary divisions and affiliate qualifier events. This event is free and open to the public.
National Barrel Horse Association Professional’s Choice Super Show & Western Gift Show – Thursday, May 31 – Sunday, June 3
The National Barrel Horse Association (NBHA) takes over the South Point Arena with the NBHA Professional’s Choice Super Show Thursday, May 31 through Sunday, June 3. Barrel racing fans have the chance to witness exhibitions and high-speed races in youth and senior divisions. Guests can also head to the arena concourse for a gift show. This event is free and open to the public.
Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association Core Balance Derby & Classic Challenge Cutting & Western Gift Expo – Friday, June 8 – Sunday, June 17—UPDATED
The Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) “Core Balance” Derby & Classic Challenge returns to South Point Arena Friday, June 8 through Sunday, June 17. Cutting horse enthusiasts have the chance to witness one of the world’s fastest growing equine sporting events that showcases the strength, elegance and athleticism of these horses all in one sport. The Derby & Classic Challenge concludes with a Mercuria finals competition, which will determine the riders that go home with the champion title. In addition, guests can explore a large selection of Western-themed goods, located in the area concourse. The event is free and open to the public.
Gold Rush Peruvian Classic Horse Show – Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24—UPDATED
The Gold Rush Peruvian Classic Horse Show returns to the South Point Arena Friday, June 22 through Sunday, June 24. The event combines the Regional Championship Show with the Rio Grande Peruvian Horse Club and the Southern California Peruvian Paso Club. Fans will witness two individual championships in one weekend as each club is awarded prizes for Gold Rush Classic Versatility Horse, Gold Rush Classic High Point Breeder and Gold Rush Classic High Point Exhibitor. This event is free and open to the public.
PCQHA Celebration Circuit Quarter Horse Show and Western Gift Show – Thursday, June 28 – Tuesday, July 3—UPDATED
Equestrian lovers will be treated to five days of exciting Quarter Horse show circuits competitions coming to the South Point Arena Thursday, June 28 through Tuesday, July 3. The Celebration Circuit Quarter Horse Show will feature the AQHA division of Western, English and cattle classes with riders of all skill levels. Located in the arena concourse, a Western Gift Show will have a variety of Western-themed favorites to purchase as well. This is event is free and open to the public.
Celebration Circuit Quarter Horse Show featuring The EMO Western States Championship and Western Gift Show – Wednesday, July 4 – Sunday, July 8—UPDATED
Fans of Equestrian sports will indulge in exciting Quarter Horse show circuits competitions returning to the South Point Arena Wednesday, July 4 through Sunday, July 8. The Celebration Circuit Quarter Horse Show will feature the AQHA division of Western, English and cattle classes with riders of all skill levels. Horse enthusiasts can also take in the EMO Western States Championship beginning on Thursday, June 28, that will feature the best riders and horses from open amateur, amateur select and youth classes who qualified for the competition earlier this year, class schedule can be viewedhere. Guests will also have the opportunity to explore a large selection of Western-themed goods, located in the area concourse. The event is free and open to the public.
Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association ” Western US Championship” and Western Gift Show – Wednesday, July 25 – Saturday, July 28—UPDATED
The Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association (CMSA) Western U.S. Championship takes over the South Point Arena once again from Wednesday, July 25 through Sunday, July 28. Equestrian sport fans will witness mounted riders compete in five timed rounds firing off two .45 caliber single action revolvers each with five rounds of blank ammunition. Riders of all different skill levels will compete for first place, with results based on the fastest time and shot accuracy. Located in the arena concourse, a Western Gift Show will have all Western-themed goods available to purchase as well. 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.
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