Frequently Asked Questions

What are the guidelines for social distancing and masks?

Face masks will be required in all Tarrant County businesses and at outdoor gatherings with more than 100 people through February 28, 2021. This applies to employees and visitors at businesses that offer goods or services to the public.

Individuals are required to wear masks when in areas open to the public where social distancing is not feasible and where it is estimated that 100 people or more are present.
Read more here: https://www.fortworth.com/coronavirus/masks/

Where can I park at Globe Life Field in Arlington?

Parking passes for this event can be purchased at TexasRangers.com/NFR when purchasing event tickets. Additional event information and a parking map will also be available on this site.

If I don't have tickets, how do I watch?

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo will be broadcast on The Cowboy Channel live and simulcast on RFD-TV and streamed on the PRCA on Cowboy Channel Plus app. Visit cowboychannelplus.com for more info.

How do I find out information about cancellations of events and refund policies?​

Information about ticketed events at Globe Life Field will be posted on TexasRangers.com/NFR.

For questions about ticketing for events at Globe Life Field, who should I contact?

In an effort to limit contact, mobile tickets are preferred. If you are unable to access your mobile ticket, please visit the Southeast box office at Globe Life Field on event day and staff will be happy to assist you. For questions regarding the purchase of tickets, please call 972-RANGERS or email SpecialEvents@TexasRangers.com. For questions regarding PRCA or NFR, please visit www.prorodeo.com.

Where can I find information about all the events associated with NFR?​

Fort Worth events can be found at FortWorth.com/NFR. For a full list of Arlington and Fort Worth events, visit ProRodeo.com

Will there be a Pro Rodeo Zone at the new venue?

Yes, the Pro Rodeo Fan Zone presented by Polaris will be at Globe Life Field.

Will media be permitted to cover the event?

Media are encouraged to cover the event.

What is the drive time between Fort Worth and Arlington?

Depending on traffic, a good estimated drive time is 20 minutes.

Where can I park in The Stockyards?

Here is more information on Parking.

What are the local Fort Worth transportation options?​

Here are transportation options in Fort Worth. Be sure to save your pass to ride for FREE! 

When is the Fort Worth Herd cattle drive?​

The world's only twice-daily cattle drive is at 11:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. seven days a week along Exchange Ave in the Stockyards (with exception to some holidays). For more information visit https://www.fortworth.com/the-herd/

Where can I park an RV in Fort Worth?

Find out more information about parking your RV here: https://www.fortworthtexas.gov/departments/publicevents/RVparking

What is Hooey Fest and how can I purchase tickets?

Hooey Fest brings you the nightly Stockyards NFR Watch Party December 3-12 hosted by Anthony Lucia, featuring a 30-foot viewing screen.

Purchase tickets online at: https://tickets.stockyardsrodeo.com/events/hooey-fest/1013633

Will there be visitor information centers during NFR?​

Hospitality teams wearing red jackets will be stationed on Main Street downtown and on Exchange Avenue in the Stockyards with free masks, hand sanitizer and visitor guides. The City of Fort Worth has provided more than 500,000 disposable masks and gaiter masks for distribution. Hospitality teams will be circulating daily, Dec 3-12 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. downtown and 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. in the Stockyards. Hospitality representatives will also be stationed at downtown host hotels including the Omni Fort Worth, Worthington Renaissance, Sheraton and Hilton. Masks are also available at the Main Street Visitor Center, 508 Main Street, open daily 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. during NFR.

What are the recurring nightly events?
RECURRING NIGHTLY EVENTS

Hooey Fest
• December 3 — 12
• 5:00 p.m. — 12 a.m.
• Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• NFR Watch party, live music, and more nighty.

SINGLE EVENTS

13th Annual Wrangler Gold Buckle Gala benefiting the ProRodeo Hall of Fame
• November 30
• 6 p.m. — Reception and Silent Auction
• 7 p.m. — Welcome, Invocation and Dinner
• 8 p.m. — Live Auction and Legend Presentation Honoring 2020 Legend of ProRodeo Bob Tallman
• Billy Bob’s Texas
• To reserve seats, please visit https://prorodeo-hall-of-fame.square.site

Wrangler NFR Contestants Welcome Reception
• December 1
• 6 p.m.
• Dickies Arena
• Featuring a concert by Coffey Anderson
• For tickets click here!

PRCA Annual Awards Banquet
• December 2
• 6 p.m.
• Dickies Arena


What are the NFR Performance Times?
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo — First Performance
6:45 p.m. at Globe Life Field
Performance Sponsor: Pendleton Whisky

Night 1 Buckle Ceremony
10:30 p.m. at Texas Live

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo — Second Performance
6:45 p.m. at Globe Life Field
Performance Sponsor: Coors

Night 2 Buckle Ceremony
10:30 p.m. at Texas Live

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo — Third Performance
6:45 p.m. at Globe Life Field
Performance Sponsor: Hesston by Massey Ferguson

Night 3 Buckle Ceremony
10:30 p.m. at Texas Live
 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo — Fourth Performance — Memorial Night
6:45 p.m. at Globe Life Field
Performance Sponsor: Polaris Ranger

Night 4 Buckle Ceremony
10:30 p.m. at Texas Live

MONDAY, DECEMBER 7

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo — Fifth Performance — Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night
6:45 p.m. at Globe Life Field
Performance Sponsor: Montana Silversmiths

Night 5 Buckle Ceremony
10:30 p.m. at Texas Live

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo — Sixth Performance — Resistol Rookie Night
6:45 p.m. at Globe Life Field
Performance Sponsor: Resistol

Night 6 Buckle Ceremony
10:30 p.m. at Texas Live

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo — Seventh Performance
6:45 p.m. at Globe Life Field
Performance Sponsor: Tarleton State

Night 7 Buckle Ceremony
10:30 p.m. at Texas Live

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo — Eighth Performance — Canadian Night
6:45 p.m. at Globe Life Field
Performance Sponsor: Justin Boots

Night 8 Buckle Ceremony
10:30 p.m. at Texas Live

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo — Ninth Performance
6:45 p.m. at Globe Life Field
Performance Sponsor: RAM

Night 9 Buckle Ceremony
10:30 p.m. at Texas Live

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo — Tenth Performance — Wrangler National Patriot Night
6:45 p.m. at Globe Life Field
Performance Sponsor: Wrangler

Night 10 Buckle Ceremony
10:30 p.m. at Texas Live
 


What is the Wrangler 9 to 5 schedule?
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30

PRCA National Convention
Omni Fort Worth & Fort Worth Convention Center
• For more, information visit PRCAConvention.com

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1

PRCA National Convention
Omni Fort Worth & Fort Worth Convention Center
• For more, information visit PRCAConvention.com

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2

PRCA National Convention
Omni Fort Worth & Fort Worth Convention Center
• For more, information visit PRCAConvention.com

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3

Junior World Finals presented by YETI
7:30 a.m. — 2:45 p.m.
• Wrangler Rodeo Arena — Inside the Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Qualifiers in Bull Riding and Bareback
• Ticket Required — available on site for $10 

Country Christmas
Starting at 8 a.m. daily
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

PRCA National Convention
Omni Fort Worth & Fort Worth Convention Center
• For more, information visit PRCAConvention.com

Cowboy Christmas — It's All Here
10 a.m. — 7 p.m. 
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen
12 p.m. — 1 p.m.
• Cowboy Christmas
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor
1:15 p.m. — 2:15 p.m.
• Cowboy Christmas
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Mutton Bustin'
3 p.m. — 4 p.m.
• Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Ticket Required — available on site 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4

Junior World Finals presented by YETI
7:30 a.m. — 2:45 p.m.
• Wrangler Rodeo Arena — Inside the Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Qualifiers in Bull Riding and Saddle Bronc
• Ticket Required — available on site for $10

Cowboy Christmas — It's All Here
10 a.m. — 7 p.m. 
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen
12 p.m. — 1 p.m.
• Cowboy Christmas
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor
1:15 p.m. — 2:15 p.m.
• Cowboy Christmas
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Mutton Bustin'
3 p.m. — 4 p.m.
• Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Ticket Required — available on site 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5

Junior World Finals presented by YETI
7:30 a.m. — 2:45 p.m.
• Wrangler Rodeo Arena — Inside the Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Qualifiers in Bull Riding and Bareback
• Ticket Required — available on site for $10 

Cowboy Christmas — It's All Here
10 a.m. — 7 p.m. 
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen
12 p.m. — 1 p.m.
• Cowboy Christmas
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor
1:15 p.m. — 2:15 p.m.
• Cowboy Christmas
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Mutton Bustin'
3 p.m. — 4 p.m.
• Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Ticket Required — available on site 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6

Junior World Finals presented by YETI
7:30 a.m. — 2:45 p.m.
• Wrangler Rodeo Arena — Inside the Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Qualifiers in Bull Riding and Saddle Bronc
• Ticket Required — available on site for $10

Cowboy Christmas — It's All Here
10 a.m. — 7 p.m. 
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen
12 p.m. — 1 p.m.
• Cowboy Christmas
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor
1:15 p.m. — 2:15 p.m.
• Cowboy Christmas
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Mutton Bustin'
3 p.m. — 4 p.m.
• Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Ticket Required — available on site 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 7

Junior World Finals presented by YETI
7:30 a.m. — 3 p.m.
• Wrangler Rodeo Arena — Inside the Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Finals in Bull Riding, Bareback and Saddle Bronc
• Ticket Required — available on site for $10

Cowboy Christmas — It's All Here
10 a.m. — 7 p.m. 
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen
12 p.m. — 1 p.m.
• Cowboy Christmas
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor
1:15 p.m. — 2:15 p.m.
• Cowboy Christmas
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Mutton Bustin'
3 p.m. — 4 p.m.
• Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Ticket Required — available on site 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8

Junior World Finals presented by YETI
7:30 a.m. — 3:15 p.m.
• Wrangler Rodeo Arena — Inside the Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Qualifiers in Pole Bending, Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping and Breakaway
• Ticket Required — available on site for $10

Cowboy Christmas — It's All Here
10 a.m. — 7 p.m. 
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

National Finals Breakaway Roping
10 a.m.
• Performance 1
• Globe Life Field

Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen
12 p.m. — 1 p.m.
• Cowboy Christmas
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor
1:15 p.m. — 2:15 p.m.
• Cowboy Christmas
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Bullfighters Only
3:30 p.m. — 4 p.m.
• Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Ticket Required — available on site

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9

Junior World Finals presented by YETI
7:30 a.m. — 3:15 p.m.
• Wrangler Rodeo Arena — Inside the Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Qualifiers in Pole Bending, Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping and Tie-Down
• Ticket Required — available on site for $10

Cowboy Christmas — It's All Here
10 a.m. — 7 p.m. 
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

National Finals Breakaway Roping
10 a.m.
• Performance 2
• Globe Life Field

Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen
12 p.m. — 1 p.m.
• Cowboy Christmas
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor
1:15 p.m. — 2:15 p.m.
• Cowboy Christmas
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Pro Rodeo's Permit Holder Champions Challenge
3:00 p.m. — 4 p.m.
• Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards

Bullfighters Only
3:30 p.m. — 4 p.m.
• Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Ticket Required — available on site

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10

Junior World Finals presented by YETI
7:30 a.m. — 3:15 p.m.
• Wrangler Rodeo Arena — Inside the Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Qualifiers in Pole Bending, Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling, Tie-Down; Team Roping 17 and Under #10.5 Finals
• Ticket Required — available on site for $10

Cowboy Christmas — It's All Here
10 a.m. — 7 p.m. 
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

National Finals Breakaway Roping
10 a.m.
• Performance 3
• Globe Life Field

Pro Rodeo League of Women
11:30 a.m.
• Billy Bob's Texas
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• The 33rd Annual fundraiser presents a tribute to Charlie Daniels! The funraiser remains committed to raising money for injured cowboys.

Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen
12 p.m. — 1 p.m.
• Cowboy Christmas
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor
1:15 p.m. — 2:15 p.m.
• Cowboy Christmas
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Bullfighters Only
3:30 p.m. — 4 p.m.
• Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Ticket Required — available on site

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11

Junior World Finals presented by YETI
7:30 a.m. — 3:15 p.m.
• Wrangler Rodeo Arena — Inside the Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Qualifiers in Pole Bending, Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping and Breakaway
• Ticket Required — available on site for $10

33rd Annual ProRodeo Hall of Fame Golf Tournament
The Golf Club Fossil Creek
• For details, contact the ProRodeoHallofFame.org

Cowboy Christmas — It's All Here
10 a.m. — 7 p.m. 
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

“We Are the West” World of Rodeo Reunion
10 a.m. — 2 p.m.
• Billy Bob’s
• For more information please call 406-223-6503

Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen
12 p.m. — 1 p.m.
• Cowboy Christmas
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor
1:15 p.m. — 2:15 p.m.
• Cowboy Christmas
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Bullfighters Only
3:30 p.m. — 4 p.m.
• Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Ticket Required — available on site

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12

Junior World Finals presented by YETI
8 a.m. — 3:15 p.m.
• Wrangler Rodeo Arena — Inside the Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Finals in Pole Bending, Barrel Racing, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping
• Ticket Required — available on site for $10

Cowboy Christmas — It's All Here
10 a.m. — 7 p.m. 
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Outside the Barrel with Flint Rasmussen
12 p.m. — 1 p.m.
• Cowboy Christmas
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Cowboy Revival with host Shane Minor
1:15 p.m. — 2:15 p.m.
• Cowboy Christmas
• Fort Worth Convention Center
• Rodeo Live Stage presented by RMEF
• Free Admission/Open to the Public

Bullfighters Only
3:30 p.m. — 4 p.m.
• Cowtown Coliseum
• Fort Worth Stockyards
• Ticket Required — available on site