Watch THE AMERICAN on RFD-TV
Sunday, February 28th is what we've all been waiting for as RFD-TV broadcasts THE AMERICAN presented by Polaris RANGER live from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX. This five-hour rodeo is action-packed and features the top riders and ropers in the world, as well as some of the most talented amateurs -- all vying for their share of $2.4 million.
The fun starts with THE AMERICAN Pre-Show at 2:00 PM ET as we profile and interview some of the athletes competing this year. Then, get ready for THE AMERICAN at 3:00 PM ET. This year's show is hosted by rodeo announcer Justin McKee, nine-time world champion cowboy Ty Murray, two-time PBR World Champion Justin McBride and 17–time Wrangler National Finals Rodeo team roper Bobby Harris. Check out the complete list of participating athletes and read their bios and stay with AmericanRodeo.com for live results throughout THE AMERICAN. Afterward, come back to the site for photos, videos and the latest news.
If you love westerns sports and appreciate RFD-TV's coverage of ropers and riders, then watch a special message from RFD-TV President and Founder Patrick Gottsch on Sunday at 1:00 PM ET before THE AMERICAN festivities begin. RFD-TV is asking fans to reach out to the FCC on the important issue of independent programmers. Find out more here.