NFR 2018 : Wrangler National Finals Rodeo 2018 is scheduled on December 6-15, 2018.The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo begins on Thursday, and CBS Sports Network will be there for all of it.
A fundraiser for injured bareback rider J.R. Vezain has been established.The J.R. & Shelby Vezain Fundraiser began on Thursday and will continue through 8 p.m. on Nov. 10.Vezain, originally from Cowley, Wyoming, suffered a broken back on Sept. 22 while competing at a rodeo in Pasadena, Texas.
According to a PRCA press release, the injury left the five-time National Finals Rodeo qualifier with mobility issues from the waist down. He underwent surgery and is rehabilitating in Houston.He and his wife Shelby live in Melstone. They are expecting their first child in May.An auction has been created at www.32auctions.com/VezainAid.
To help, the PRCA has donated a travel package for the upcoming NFR. It includes Gold Buckle seating for two people for Round 10 on Dec. 15, along with two nights lodging at the MGM Hotel, two NFR jackets, a PRCA official NFR pin, an NFR ball cap, an NFR gear bag, NFR program and an NFR tin sign autographed by all 2018 contestants.