How much money does a rodeo competitor make? Why do cowboys REALLY wear Wranglers? Which country superstar was discovered singing the National Anthem at the 1974 National Finals Rodeo?* Clay Walker delivers the answers to those questions and many more when he hosts GAC’s Wrangler National Finals Rodeo special, Top 20 WNFR Fun Facts, airing this Saturday, November 19 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern. The full streaming episode is also available online at GACTV.com! Watch it here >>
This GAC special is just one of the ways we are getting fans ready for the 2011 WNFR, which takes place from Dec. 1 through 10 in Las Vegas. GAC has teamed up with the Pro Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA) to be their official television partner, broadcasting all 10 days of the WNFR live from Dec. 1-10 at 10 p.m. ET each night. Check out GAC’s official 2011 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo section for all the details, video highlights and photos >>
If you’re feeling lucky and would rather see all the action in person, you should definitely enter the Third Annual Wrangler “Race to the Rodeo®” Sweepstakes! Just go to the Wrangler Western Facebook® page and “like” the page, then fill out a short entry form before the close of registration on Monday, Dec. 5.
The grand prize winner of the Wrangler “Race to the Rodeo” sweepstakes and their guest will redeem their prize immediately, as they’re swept off to Las Vegas on Friday, Dec. 9. Awarded with a three-day, two-night trip, the winner will get VIP treatment at The Mirage Hotel and Casino, including suite accommodations, limo services and fine dining experiences.
The prize package includes a Wrangler wardrobe, Gold Buckle tickets for two to the final, sold-out, championship round of the Wrangler NFR Saturday, Dec. 10, and tickets to the “Official Tenth Night World Champions Award Show.”
*Okay, we’ll go ahead tell you the answer to this one. It was Reba McEntire, who returned to the WNFR last year to sing the anthem on opening night. Here’s a clip of her singing it: