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Las Vegas welcomes NFR’s return

Updated May 25, 2021 - 9:15 pm

A “Back in Vegas” tribute Tuesday night celebrated the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo’s return to Las Vegas.

The ceremony took place at the Fremont Street Experience Main Street Stage in downtown Las Vegas.

Mayor Carolyn Goodman welcomed these PRCA world champions:

— Kaycee Feild, PRCA World Champion Bareback Riding 2020

— Jacob Edler, PRCA World Champion Steer Wrestling 2020

— Colby Lovell, PRCA World Champion Team Roping (Header) 2020

— Paul Eaves, PRCA World Champion Team Roping (Heeler) 2020

— Ryder Wright, PRCA World Champion Saddle Bronc Riding 2020

— Shad Mayfield, PRCA World Champion Tie-Down Roping 2020

— Stetson Wright, All-Around and PRCA Champion Bull Riding 2020

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, NFR moved to Texas in 2020.

This year, it’s scheduled for Dec. 2-11 at the Thomas & Mack Center.

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