Posts Tagged ‘Sports’

  • Steele Cage Productions – Fireworks in the Cage
    Hall of Fame Boxing Referee Richard Steele and Steve Oshins, both of Las Vegas and co-owners of Steele Cage Promotions, LLC (steelecage.com) and the International Fighting Organization, LLC (IFO), have teamed up to present Fireworks in the Cage: Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), a combination of different styles of fighting with a wide array of techniques drawing from multiple...
    by at September 23rd, 2007 at 10:09 am
  • Free BalloonaPalooza Festival
    Here is a great event for family and kids of all ages. The BalloonaPalooza II, a 3 day hot air balloon festival, is Sep 21-23 with balloon glows, tethering and flights featuring some odd-shaped balloons. To accommodate the physically challenged, rides are available in a hot air balloon designed to board passengers using a wheel chair. The festival will feature an interactive...
    by at September 22nd, 2007 at 04:09 am
  • Stock Car & Drag Racing @ Motor Speedway
    The Stock Car & Drag Racing season has started up again at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. For full details and ticket info, go to website lvms.com or call 702-632-8213. There are four venues to experience the thrill of a variety of motorsports: Superspeedway, Bullring, The Strip, and the Dirt Track. The Speedway is located just north of the city on I-15. SuperSpeedway...
    by at September 18th, 2007 at 10:09 pm
  • Rodeo Events in Boulder City
    Here’s more cowboy action in Boulder City. Corral Playdays at the Boulder City Horsemen’s Association Corrals are free to the public the second Sunday each month. Event times vary depending on the weather, so calling ahead is advised. About five different rodeo events are scheduled each month. Call Julie 702-294-9984 or Larry 702-294-0916. Corner of Corral...
    by at August 28th, 2007 at 12:08 am
  • “Fireworks in the Cage II”
    The next boxing/martial arts spectacular is billed for Sep 1 when the “Fireworks in the Cage II” Fight at the Riviera Hotel & Casino heralds two IFO Title Fights and 7 non-title bouts. Hall of Fame Boxing Referee Richard Steele and Steve Oshins, co-owners of Steele Cage Promotions, LLC (steelecage.com) and the International Fighting Organization, LLC (IFO)...
    by at August 12th, 2007 at 12:08 am
  • Kendo Pageant
    Sat Aug 25 is a presentation by the Japanese American Cultural Society of “Kendo,” or “the way of the sword.” Kendo is the art of Japanese Samurai swordsmanship and one of the traditional Japanese martial arts. Physically and mentally challenging, it is rooted in the traditions of Budo, the Martial Way. You will hear a short lecture about Kendo,...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 08:08 am
  • Pure Spanish Horse Show & Theatre
    The Foundation of the Pure Spanish Horse is presented Aug 29-Sep 02 at South Point Equestrian Event Center. Pure Spanish horses, known in Spain as the Pura Raza Española, are one of the rarest breeds in the US. Known the “Horse of Kings,” they are incredibly beautiful and good-natured with amazing athletic ability. To learn more about these regal animals,...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 05:08 am
  • Rollercon Derby Convention
    Aug 8-12 is the Las Vegas RollerCon 2007 with activities and workshops for Roller Derby gals from all over the nation. Included in the four day event titled “Mayhem” are workshops for on-skates training from rookie to advanced, scrimmages, classes and some very serious training. Free Events include the traditional RollerCon Scavenger Hunt, Assassin Game and...
    by at July 31st, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • Lucha Libre Mexicana @ Orleans
    The Aug 24 7:30pm Lucha Libre Mexicana event features Blue Demon, LA Parka, Original Psicosis, NWA World Tag Team Title Match in a Steel Cage with the Real American Heros vs. Los Luchas, NEW Girls Champion 6’2″ Kong, Casandro the Exotic, and Rob Conway. Reserved seating: $65, $45, $30 and General Admission: $20. Tickets at orleansarena.com or Call 702-284-7777...
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 08:07 pm
  • Black Powder Rifle and Pistol Shoot
    And I hear complaints from people that there is nothing to do in Vegas unless you like gambling….. If you are looking for something really different, try the Spring Mountain Free Trappers group which hosts a black powder muzzle loading rifle and pistol shoot twice a month in the summer and once a month in the winter. Call to see if we are considered in winter now. They...
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 03:07 pm
  • WWE RAW @ Thomas & Mack
    All you professional wrestling fans who enjoy World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Raw live on USA Network now have a chance to really see the live action Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm in our very own Thomas & Mack Center. This will be the WWE championship match between John Cena and Randy Orton, with plenty of other RAW like Mr. Kennedy, King Booker, Umaga, Santino Marella etc....
    by at July 14th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • Dale Earnhardt – One Night Movie Event
    “DALE” – Racing into select movie theatres nationwide for a one night event Jul 19 @ 7:30 pm. This is the only Earnhardt family-approved story of racing’s largest personality. Created in 2007, the film uses authentic race footage, original interviews, home movies – and features Dale Earnhardt himself. Following the screening will be a special...
    by at July 6th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • 2007 State Farm USA Basketball Challenge
    Las Vegas is the host to the USA Basketball Mens Senior National Team with stars like Carmela Anthony, Bilber Arenas, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Joe Johnson, Lamar Odom, Paul Pierce, JJ Redick, former Rebel star Shawn Marion and more. The State Farm USA Basketball Challenge will be at the Thomas & Mack Center with tickets ranging from $10-$50 on the UNLV box office...
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 05:07 am
  • lv51 Carls’ Jr Family Night
    Jul 13 Come out to Carl’s Jr Family Night at Cashman Field for the Minor League Baseball game of the Las Vegas LV51 vs The Portland Beavers. Game starts at 7:11 pm. Tickets are offered at $24.95 (group of 4); the family deals are available up to 5pm the night of the game. Call 702-798-7825 (M-F 9a-5p). Check out website lv51.com. Cashman Field 850 N Las Vegas...
    by at June 30th, 2007 at 01:06 am
  • Peruvian Horse Gold Rush Classic
    Jun 29-Jul 1 is a marvelous event for horse-lovers, especially those curious about the wonderful Peruvian breed first introduced into the Incan kingdom by the Conquistadors. Reputed to be the smoothest riding horse in the world, you can learn about the unique traditions and ornate tack that surround these majestic beasts. This Triple Regional Championship show will host...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 09:06 am
  • LV51 vs Fresno with Fireworks
    Jun 30 the 51’s will host the Fresno Grizzlies, a AAA affiliate of the SF Giants. Bonus for this home game is a “Fireworks Extravanganza” in celebration of Independence Day. Fans can also play Cox Communications Baseball Bingo. Tickets are $13 and can be purchased online at tickemaster.com. Children 3 and under are free if sitting on parents’...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • Cirque du Soleil Young People’s Concert
    Thurs Jun 28 are two performances 11am & 1pm by the Cirque du Soleil for the Young People’s Summer Concert, an opportunity for some of the Cirque artists to volunteer their draft to the community. This show is part of the Winchester Summer Concert Series and will display the dance, acrobatic and musical talents of employees of the world reknown Cirque du Soleil....
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 06:06 am
  • Panquitch Valley Hot Air Balloon Festival
    A 4 hour drive from Las Vegas to Southern Utah is the site of the Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally and Hot Air Balloon Festival Jun 22-24. 30 balloons are scheduled to take off at 6:30 am each day with a balloon glow on Main Street at dusk on Saturday with a mass ascension on Sunday morning. Also look for parades and children’s events. Tickets are adults $8/seniors...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 05:06 am
  • LV Gladiators vs San Jose SaberCats
    The Las Vegas Gladiators play the San Jose SaberCats Mon June 25 @ 1:30pm at the Orleans Arena. After 8 straight loses, maybe it’s time for a win at the last home game of the season? Look for info about the Tailgate Party with the Goddesses Thraxx, Lefty Lucy and the Official Gladiators House Band with food, fun and prizes on the website. The doors open at 12:30pm...
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 08:06 pm
  • LVWAC Dinner for Chinese Basketball Team
    The Las Vegas World Affairs Council is gearing up for a series of events to celebrate China and the 2008 Olympics. The first is a Welcome Dinner for the Chinese National Basketball Team here in Las Vegas dubbed “Beijing 2008 & Las Vegas: A Celebration of Business and Sport.” Invited guests include NBA phenomenom Yi Jianlian. The date is set for July 9...
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 11:06 am
  • SCORE Las Vegas Terrible’s Cup III
    The best of SCORE desert racing will be at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Jul 19-21. SCORE International Off Road Racing, famous for the Baja 500 Race, is sponsoring this event on a special man-made “Baja” course at the Dirt Track in Las Vegas. For more info on SCORE go to their website score-international.com. Event tickets for $20/$30 can be purchased for Jul...
    by at June 20th, 2007 at 05:06 am
  • World Series of Poker
    The $10,000-Buy-In Main Event of the 38th World Series of Poker started Jul 6 and runs through Jul 17. The biggest poker event in the world, the runup to the No Limit Texas Hold ’em Main Event began five weeks ago. Venue is the Amazon Room at the Rio Pavillion Convention Center, 11am-6pm. Tournaments are free and open to the public, but you must be 21 to attend....
    by at June 20th, 2007 at 03:06 am
  • Pre-Sale Discount Tickets for Ice Hockey
    Act now and get your discount tickets for the L.A. Kings vs. Colorado Avalanche on Sat Sep 22 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The Los Angeles Kings celebrates 10 years of bringing NHL Hockey to Las Vegas with Frozen Fury 10! You can get your pre-sale tickets until Friday June 22 at 10am for only $26.25. This is a special offer by the Las Vegas Review Journal. Log onto:...
    by at June 19th, 2007 at 12:06 pm
  • D1 Drift Grand Prix & NHRA Sport Compact Nationals
    The Las Vegas Motor Speedway features Drag Racing with the D1 Drift Grand Prix and the NHRA Sport Compact Nationals Jul 13-14. Weekend tickets are available for 3 shows: Qualifying, Nationals and Grand Prix/or each day, Friday or Saturday. Call 702-732-8213 or visit lvms.com, D1gp.com, nhrasportcompact.com Thur Jul 12 7p-8p: free driver autograph session at the ESPN Zone...
    by at June 15th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Last Day NBA Summer League Program
    July 6-July 15 during NBA Summer League in Las Vegas is a chance to see the new rookie class, undrafted free agents and a handful of veterans earn invitations to October training camp. Games will be played Fri Jul 6-Sun Jul 15, with the majority of games being played at Cox Pavilion starting on July 6. For ticket info call 702-739-FANS (3267) or 1-866-388-3267. Ticket...
    by at June 15th, 2007 at 06:06 am
  • ABA Las Vegas Nationals of BMX
    The American Bicycle Association (ABA) Las Vegas Nationals of Bicycle Motocross (BMX) are Jul 13 – 15 at the South Point Events Arena with free entry. BMX Racing is the newest event added to the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Top professional BMX riders from all over the world, as well as 3,000 top amateur will compete in the SouthWest Nationals with over 15,000 spectators....
    by at June 9th, 2007 at 03:06 pm
  • USA National Wrestling Championships
    The 2007 U.S. World Team Trials will determine who will represent the USA at the 2007 World Wrestling Chamionships in Baku, Azerbaijan. The competitions will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center Jun 9 & 10 with three Olympic wrestling styles: men’s freestyle, men’s Greco-Roman and women’s freestyle. Past World and Olympic medalists will be...
    by at June 1st, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Ball4Real – Streetball World Tour
    The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas Jun 6 @ 7:30pm is the place to catch the sizzle and excitement of Streetball. Part of a 30-city Ball4Real Streetball Tour sponsored by Mountain Dew, you can watch the court action with the many of the top stars from ESPN’s “Streetball” – certainly the best streetball players in the world. The tour starts in Seattle...
    by at June 1st, 2007 at 04:06 am
  • 2nd John Deere Vegas Super Barrel Horse Show
    Jun 08-10 Las Vegas is host again to the John Deere Vegas Super Show (2nd Annual) for the National Barrel Horse Association (NBHA). All competitors must be members of the NBHA, but memberships will be sold at the show. The association was formed in 1992 to promote the sport of barrel racing and last year over 700 competitors showed their stuff at the the 1st Annual John...
    by at May 31st, 2007 at 06:05 am
  • So. Nevada Sports Hall of Fame
    For all you sports lovers the induction banquet for the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame will be held Fri Jun 8 at the Orleans Arena, starting with cocktails and silent auction at 6pm with dinner and ceremony from 7:30p-9:30p. The 2007 Inductees to the Hall of Fame are Bob Blum, The Boyd Family, Tina Kunzer-Murphy, the 1983 Las Vegas Stars and Mike Pritchard. For more...
    by at May 30th, 2007 at 06:05 am