LAS VEGAS (May 8, 2023) — South Point Arena and Equestrian Center is thrilled to welcome back the West Coast Regional Finals Rodeo, hosted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) rodeo team and hall of fame coach Ric Griffith on Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13.

“We are excited to host the West’s elite collegiate athletes at South Point’s state-of-the-art equestrian center,” stated Ric Griffith,  coach of the UNLV rodeo team. “Witnessing these athletes determination and talent is truly astonishing.  Bring the family out to see the rodeo live in your backyard.”

The rodeo will feature the top collegiate athletes from the West Coast region, including Feather River College, California State University-Fresno, West Hills College, Cal Poly State University-San Luis Obispo, Cuesta College and UNLV.

“UNLV has one of the best rodeo programs in the nation,” said Steve Stallworth, general manager of General Manager of the Arena & Equestrian Center at South Point Hotel & Casino. “The program has been generously supported by the Gaughan family — specifically from the direction and affection of Mrs. Paula Gaughan. It is because of her passion and dedication to this sport that South Point Equestrian Center was built, and the West Coast Regional Finals Rodeo are now held in Las Vegas. ”

Tickets can be purchased separately for each night for $15 or both Friday and Saturday events for $25 and can be purchased online here. Children 3 and under receive free admission.



About South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa

Featuring more than 2,100 guestrooms, South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and the serenity of the surrounding mountainscape. Each oversized guest room features state-of-the-art LED televisions as well as WiFi with high-speed internet connections. Guests visiting South Point Hotel will experience affordable luxury through a casino offering top-of-the-line gaming technology, over 2,200 slot and video poker machines, more than 60 table games and a separate race and sports book area, 11 restaurants, including the award-winning Michael’s Gourmet Room, world-class Costa Del Sur Spa and Salon, a 400-seat showroom featuring headliner entertainment, a 700-seat Bingo room, a 16-screen Cinemark movie complex, a state-of-the-art 64-lane bowling center, a 52,000-square foot Conference Center and an 80,000-square foot Exhibit Hall. South Point Hotel is also home to the Tournament Bowling Plaza, a multi-million dollar professional bowling tournament facility. In addition, South Point Hotel has the finest equestrian event facility in the country. The 240,000 square feet of event space features three climate-controlled arenas, vet clinic, feed store, more than 1,200 climate-controlled stalls and plays host to some of the country’s most unique events. South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa is at 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89183.

“Official Hotel and Casino of Las Vegas Motor Speedway” and sponsor of the October 2023 Las Vegas NASCAR cup race, South Point 400. In addition, South Point’s Sports Book is home of Vegas Stats & Information Network” (VSiN), where you can listen to the broadcast on iHeart radio and watch the video livestream on

For more information or for room reservations, call (702) 796-7111 or visit the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa website. Connect with South Point on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.

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