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.
Mecum Motorcycle Auction – Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2
The South Point Exhibit Hall transforms into a motor paradise with the Mecum Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2. Motorcycle enthusiasts have the opportunity to bid on and view hundreds of antique, vintage and collectible bikes to be auctioned off during exciting bidding wars right before their eyes. Tickets for this event are on sale beginning at $20 here.
Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association Core Balance Derby & Classic/Challenge & Western Gift Expo – Friday, June 8 – Sunday, June 17
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
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 with The EMO Western States Championship and Western Gift Show – Thursday, June 28 – Sunday, July 8 – UPDATED
The Celebration Circuit Quarter Horse Show featuring the AQHA division of Western, English and cattle classes with riders of all skill levels takes over the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center from Thursday, June 28 through Sunday, July 8. Guests will also have the opportunity to watch the EMO Western States Championship beginning on Thursday, June 28, which will feature the best riders and horses from open amateur, amateur select and youth classes who qualified for the EMO Western States Championship earlier this year. Throughout the competitions, an estimated $10,000 will be paid to the winners of the championship classes in addition to the Gold, Silver and Bronze trophies. Additionally, 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.
USA BMX 2018 Las Vegas Nationals – Friday, July 13 – Sunday, July 15
The South Point Arena welcomes the return of the fast paced, high-flying USA BMX 2018 Las Vegas Nationals Friday, July 13 through Sunday, July 15. Racing fans will take in the top amateur BMX competitors in the United States as they fly around the sharp turns of the dirt race track, take on big jumps and pedal as fast as they can to win the champion title. This 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
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.
The Gala of the Royal Horses – Friday, Aug. 3 to Saturday, Aug. 4 – UPDATED
For the first time, the South Point Arena presents The Gala of Royal Horses Friday, Aug. 3 and Saturday, Aug. 4. After touring abroad for the last 12 years, this recreation of the historical equestrian event, only previously seen at famous riding schools in Vienna and Spain, will feature dazzling performances including Quarter Horses alongside the Lipizzaner Stallions, Friesians, the Spanish Andalusian and the noble Arabian breeds. The gala will highlight majestic equestrian events as well as extraordinary maneuvers formerly used on the battlefield. Tickets for this event will be on sale Tuesday, June 12.
National Stock Horse Association “Futurity, Derby and World’s Richest Stock Horse” – Tuesday, Aug. 21 – Sunday Aug. 26 – UPDATED
The National Stock Horse Association Pre-Futurity Championship takes over the South Point Arena Tuesday, Aug. 21 through Sunday, August 26. Guests will have the opportunity to watch young stock horses compete in Western style competitions, a derby race and more. Equestrian fans will also have the opportunity to purchase Western apparel and equestrian accessories such as tacks and saddles at the Western Gift Show located in the arena concourse. Tickets for this event will be on sale soon.
Buckles and Barrels for Bailey Charity Barrel Horse Race – Friday, Aug. 31 – Sunday, Sept. 2—UPDATED
The South Point Arena will once again host the Buckles and Barrels for Bailey Charity Barrel Race in the South Point Arena Friday, Aug. 31 through Sunday, Sept. 2. The charity’s namesake, Bailey Stevens, was born in 2010 and developed a life threatening bacterial infection that kept her in the Las Vegas Spring Valley Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for her first 108 days. Since Bailey’s birth, her parents have dedicated their lives to raising money to benefit the Las Vegas Spring Valley Hospital NICU through the annual barrel race that funds ongoing education of doctors and nurses, improvements to the hospital’s facilities and more. This event is free and open to the public.
High Roller Reining Classic Horse Show and Western Gift Show – Friday, Sept. 7 – Saturday, Sept. 15—UPDATED
The High Roller Reining Classic Horse Show returns to the South Point Arena Friday, Sept. 7 through Saturday, Sept. 15. Since its first appearance at South Point Hotel, the event has grown to be recognized as one of the National Reining Horse Association’s (NRHA) leading worldwide equestrian events. Annually this event brings in riders and horses from around the world to compete and take home a piece of the competition’s $700,000 purse. Guests also have the opportunity to purchase Western apparel and equestrian accessories such as tacks and saddles at the Western Gift Show located in the arena concourse. This event is free and open to the public.
Andalusian World Cup Horse Show – Wednesday, Sept. 19 – Saturday, Sept. 22—UPDATED
The fifth annual Andalusian World Cup will take over the South Point Arena Wednesday, Sept. 19 through Saturday, Sept. 22. The world’s finest Spanish horses, trainers and exhibitors will travel from around the world to compete for the chance to win the supreme champion title along with cash prizes, trophies, show saddles and more. Spectators can take in horses and riders competing in classes such as Dressage/Sport Horse in Hand, Halter, Performance, Driving and Working. 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.