Watch the NFR 2019 ON CBS Sports Network
CBS Sports Network is the major channel that will broadcast the National Finals Rodeo 2019. It has absolute right for the championship. However, CBS programs are accessible on Roku devices through various streaming services apps that have CBS Sports Network on one of its channel.
With your Roku device and TV, you can watch round-the-clock minutes of the action of the NFR 2019. You have the opportunity to stream live on your Roku devices provided that you have a good network as well as access to CBS programming through any of the following streaming services.
- DirecTV Now
- PlayStation Vue
- Hulu TV
Be a part of Wrangler NFR streaming with any of these services.
Things You Need to Know About the Wrangler Nationals Finals Rodeo
The championship started in the year 1985, and it has taken place at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Wrangler Nationals Finals Rodeo is the championship event of the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA). It is watched by millions of rodeo fans around the world and the championship is attended by over 100,000 diehards every year.
Wrangler NFR sees the best and brightest of the rodeo compete for ultimate glory and the top prize as the overall champion of the rodeo for that year. The world’s best barrel racers, cowboys and livestock have been showcased in the championship every year in the following categories;
- horseback riding,
- team roping (headers and heelers),
- tie-down roping,
- barrel racing,
- steer wrestling and;
- Saddle-bronc riding.
There is a bull-riding tournament that holds during the championship. The winner of any of these categories is regarded as the best for that year and this title is widely recognized as the highest honor given by the PRCA.
Other Top Events to Watch
The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo offers more than just cowboy championships; it is seen as a showcase of the western and an avenue to display the rich Western lifestyle. There are other events during the ten-day period of the championship that many attendees troop out to watch and those that get televised too.
Here are some of the popular events to tune into at the Wrangler NFR
- Miss Rodeo America; a pageant that sees the winner take home $20,000 as well as a scholarship award.
- Cowboy Christmas; where fans can do their holiday shopping at the wide array of stores by western-themed brands.
Other Countries Where People Tune in to watch NFR
The championship is watched by rodeo fans living in countries such as Canada, Mexico, Australia and Brazil.
Stats from Last Year’s Edition
It is reported that over $90 million was generated at the championship and was attended by over 177,000 fans.