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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Get Interactive at RMEF Hunter & Outdoor Christmas Expo

Sure, there’s a lot of great stuff to see when you visit the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s annual Hunter & Outdoor Christmas Expo but it’s much more than some kind of run-of-the-mill, blasé happenstance. You can touch, hear, watch, feel, smell, taste and well, just experience it all!

The expo will take place daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the South Halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center, upstairs from Cowboy Christmas, during the 10 days of the National Finals Rodeo (NFR) December 1-10, 2016. Admission is free and open to the public.

Simply put, the Hunter & Outdoor Christmas Expo is the ultimate indoor experience for outdoorsmen and women. In addition to seeing and visiting with outdoor industry leaders offering the best firearms, optics, outfitter and guide services, hunting apparel and western lifestyle gear and clothing, those on hand can experience happenings that leave the senses tingling. 

New features for the 2016 expo include a 3D pop-up range, skeet thrower and broken arrow tour with prize money going to the winners--all part of the MTN OPS Shootout-Ultimate Archery Experience. Attendees can also view and taste wild game cooking demonstrations, meet and greet outdoor and country music celebrities and enjoy acoustic, toe-tapping performances by Easton Corbin and Daryle Singletary on the Realtree Live Stage. 

New to the Wrangler Rodeo Arena is the Junior NFR, a first of its kind competition with competitors age 8 to 19 in eight different rodeo events such as miniature bull and bareback riding, barrel racing, team roping and much more. Other arena events include Bull Fighters Only, NFR Flag Girl Competition, Trick Riding Championships, Colt Starting Challenge USA and the United Bucking Horse Association. 

World-class mounts will also be on display from the RMEF Great Elk Tour and the Eastman’s Trophy Deer display. 

For more information, including an interactive expo floor plan, and a full schedule of activities visit, www.hunterchristmas.org

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