Rope This App

The ridin’ and ropin’ crowd now can access information about the National Finals Rodeo, whether they’re watching the action live at the Thomas & Mack Center, out riding fences or hanging at the homestead.

Las Vegas Events has launched the NFR Mobile Application, which will feature maps, a complete schedule of NFR events, live statistics and scores, photo galleries and additional content to connect fans with the action in the ring and around the Valley during the NFR, which runs Dec. 2-11.

The free app is available on all mobile-phone platforms, including BlackBerry, iPhone and Droid. Apple users can get it at, and all other users can access it by going to through their mobile Web browser.

Besides the 10 nights of rodeo competition, another popular NFR-related event is the Cowboy Christmas Gift Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, where more than 400 vendors fill about 300,000 square feet of show floor to showcase Western wear, customized jewelry, furniture and artwork. The gift show is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, and free shuttles are available to transport rodeo fans from the convention center to the Thomas & Mack for each night’s go-round. For more information about the NFR, go to, or

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