National finals rodeo 2019 is the annual tournament for all the cowboys and gals. It is a dangerous and often outright deadly game. But those are from the western part of the USA is just another tournament to celebrate good old wild west. It is their best chance to show off their bull riding and bronc riding skills and other rodeo sports skill. Do you want to show the entire world about how skilful you are in these sporting events? You should get ready as it is just a few weeks later. But you fancy watching a thousand-pound bull is trying to throw off a grown man? Do you want to see them being crushed him under the horns? NFR 2019 Live Stream is a great way to watch it lives in the safe confinement of your living room.
|Event||National Finals Rodeo
|Start Date||05 December 2019|
What is rodeo?
Rodeo is a set of a thrilling sporting event that mostly happens in the American continent. It originates from the early days of Spanish settlement in Mexico and other parts of the new world. European cattle herders, Spanish to be précis settled and tried breeding their cattle. They were pretty good at it. Rodeo and the sporting events like bull riding a unique characteristic of the lifestyle of the good old wild west. it is prevalent in parts of South America as well. So yeah, all those cowboys you have heard of, they were from the same culture. Then after the civil war of United States and inclusion of Texas, the Anglo settlers were booming into these territories. Soon, they mixed with those Spanish cattle herders. Together lots of the stuff they were doing in their daily life has come to be known collectively as rodeo overtime.
When did rodeo become a modern sport?
In the modern sporting world, it is typically held as a tournament game where the best of the cowboys and cowgirls come to prove their skills. These sports have reached their peak in the middle of the 18th century, just after the civil war. The cowboy culture and wild west were synonymous back then. It was when the showmen like buffalo bill and others used to take part of various city exhibition. At the beginning of the 19th century, the Rodeo Association of America formed was founded, and the game started to get its modern form. It was meant to regulate rodeo sports and its rules. Rodeo enjoys widespread popularity in mostly the western parts of the USA. But it is widely popular in Mexico and some parts of Canada as well. Also, rodeos popularity is global, and many similar events as the rodeo are being held in South America and Europe as well.
What is the National final rodeo?
In the year 1958, the professional rodeo cowboys associations formed and became the highest authority of rodeo worldwide. It founded the national finals rodeo. The primary reason for this tournament is to find a world champion for each of the seven main events of national finals rodeo. These events range from tie-down roping, steer wrestling, bull riding, saddle bronc riding, bareback bronc riding, barrel racing and team roping. Together they form the national finals rodeo. The first-ever NFR was held at Dallas in the year of 1959. For two consecutive years, Dallas hosted this event. But after 1961, Los Angeles hosted the event for three years consecutive years then. Oklahoma had its turn and hosted this event next year as they won the bid for being the host city. Then over the next decades, many cities of the USA held the NFR. Currently, Las Vegas has the host rights till 2024 after signing a ten years contract in 2014.
National final rodeo format
The national finals rodeo is known for its ten days-long events. It has a separate tournament for each of the sporting events. Each day of the national finals, rodeo has different rounds and schedules for them. Each day of participation is counted one round. The participant will get prize money for the average of the results the participant has achieved individually. First six contestants of each of the events are paid $620, $490, $370, $260, $160, and $100. Then after ten days and considering the average, the top 8 participants are paid $1590, $1290, $1020, $750, $540, $390, $270, and $150.