PRCA Rolls Out Red Carpet for World Champions in Inaugural 10th Night Event

The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association has partnered with The Mirage Hotel & Casino and Rodeo Vegas to bring The Official Wrangler NFR World Champion Awards Show and 10th Night After-Party to Las Vegas.
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The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association has partnered with The Mirage Hotel & Casino and Rodeo Vegas to bring The Official Wrangler NFR World Champion Awards Show and 10th Night After-Party to Las Vegas.

November 17, 2010 -- The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) announced today it has partnered with The Mirage Hotel & Casino and Rodeo Vegas to bring The Official Wrangler NFR World Champion Awards Show and 10th Night After-Party to Las Vegas Saturday, Dec. 11, immediately following the last performance. The trio will host an unforgettable night featuring the presentation of awards to the 2010 PRCA World Champions on stage and recognition of all WNFR contestants. The evening will include live performances by select country music artists, exclusive prize giveaways, celebrity appearances and more. .

The PRCA 10th Night After-Party will begin with a red carpet experience for the world champions as they roll up to the Mirage in their own limousines, and enter through a special entrance for media interviews.

The PRCA 10th Night After-Party will also be shared with millions of rodeo fans through a special premiere broadcast on Great American Country (GAC) scheduled to air on Thursday, Dec. 16 at 9:30 p.m. EST.

"The 10th Night of the Wrangler NFR is one of the most exciting nights in all of professional sports, and now, thanks to our partnership with the Mirage and Rodeo Vegas, ProRodeo has a true signature event and after-party to honor our new world champions and all of the amazing WNFR contestants," said PRCA Commissioner Karl Stressman. "This event will be a tremendous opportunity for all of the ProRodeo community, including our loyal PRCA fans who fill Las Vegas each December, to come together and celebrate the 2010 WNFR and the accomplishments of our world champions. We are also excited that, thanks to our friends at GAC, millions of rodeo fans will have the opportunity to be part of the 10th Night experience and to understand the excitement of ProRodeo."

"Rodeo is one of the most electrifying professional sports in the world today and The Mirage is thrilled to once again partner with the PRCA," said Felix Rappaport, president and COO of The Mirage Hotel & Casino. "This is a great opportunity to host the Official WNFR World Champion Awards Show and 10th Night After-Party as we honor these extraordinary athletes and their season-long accomplishments."

"Rodeo Vegas was started to give the fans access to the contestants of the PRCA and the Wrangler NFR, and to treat the WNFR qualifiers like 'rock stars on the Las Vegas strip,'" said Rodeo Vegas creator and five-time WNFR qualifier, K.C. Jones. "This 10th night event takes the after-party experience of Rodeo Vegas to a whole new level and we could not be more excited to team with the PRCA and The Mirage to throw a world-championship ProRodeo party."

For information, log on to ProRodeo.com or contact Sara Muirheid, Director of Marketing, PRCA, at 719.528.4792 or smuirheid@prorodeo.com.

Event Details

  • Who: 2010 PRCA World Champions, WNFR Contestants and ProRodeo fans
  • What: The Official Wrangler NFR World Champion Awards Show & 10th Night After-Party
  • Where: The Mirage Events Center, 3400 Las Vegas Blvd. South
  • When: Saturday, Dec. 11, 8:30 p.m. -?
  • Media: Live television remotes and interviews may be scheduled