National Finals Rodeo Gets Underway Tonight

The National Finals Rodeo kicks off its annual ten-day run at the Thomas & Mack Center this evening, marking its 30th year in Las Vegas.  

Events during the rodeo will include bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, bull riding and---for the cowgirls---barrel racing.

At stake is some $6.375 million, fancy gold buckles, and the overall championship

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