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The Clark County Fair and Rodeo will host the 2015 Wrangler Champions Challenge Rodeo on Sunday, April 12, in Logandale, NV. This new event is in addition to the 2015 PRCA Wrangler Million Dollar Tour at the fair running April 8-11. This is the second full season for the Champions Challenge Rodeo Series and the first time hosted by Clark County.

The Champions Challenge features the PRCA’s top contestants competing on the sport’s best livestock in a one-night performance. The Champions Challenge is on Sunday, April 12, at 6:00 p.m. This made-for-TV event will be broadcast on CBS Sports Network.

The Wrangler Million Dollar Tour, presented by Justin Boots, showcases the PRCA’s top cowboys in a nationwide series of rodeos. The Clark County Fair and Rodeo is one of 20 rodeos across the country selected as part of this year’s Wrangler Million Dollar Tour. The rodeo events on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday start at 7:00 p.m. Fair attendees may watch the slack competition—which determines finalists for the evening rodeo—each afternoon without a separate ticket.

In addition to rodeo events, the annual Clark County Fair includes juried exhibits in a variety of disciplines such as photography; home and industrial arts and science; creative and fine arts; and horticulture. Other traditional fair offerings include the livestock show and auction and small animal exhibit. Young participants from several Nevada counties compete in multiple categories. Carnival rides and family-oriented activities are available throughout the five-day Fair as well.

Performances by singers, comedians, bands, and other artists are included with fair admission. Separately, American country music artist Jerrod Niemann will give a concert on Friday, April 10.

Major sponsors of the Clark County Fair and Rodeo include America First Credit Union, Americans for Prosperity, Anderson Dairy, Boyd Gaming, Cashman Equipment, Chapman Dodge, Coors, Hy-Rock, Lin’s Market, LVCVA, Las Vegas Events, Michael Gaughan’s South Point, Nevada Farm Bureau, NV Energy, RideNow Powersports, Simplot Silica, Springs Preserve, Star Nursery, Tom Collins, Washington Federal, and Western States Companies.

For schedule and tickets, visit Held in Moapa Valley since 1965, the Clark County Fair & Rodeo welcomes more than 80,000 patrons each spring to the rural community of Logandale in northeast Clark County. Visitors from throughout the region come to enjoy world-class rodeo, entertainment, agriculture exhibits, carnival rides, and old-fashioned family fun.

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