RFD-TV’s The American is a two-day event, making it the richest weekend in western sports at AT&T Stadium. The American will have final qualification rounds on Saturday March 7, and the finals round on Sunday, March 8. The Top 10 rodeo athletes in the world will compete against everyday cowboys and cowgirls for the biggest two-day payout in rodeo.
The rodeo is sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. The PRCA is recognized as the leader in sanctioning the sport of professional rodeo and hosts the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) – the ultimate championship for the cowboy. Points earned at The American will count towards NFR qualification.