Las Vegas Sports
The city has professional baseball, hockey and arena football teams:
- The Las Vegas 51s is an AAA team affiliated with the New York Mets. Fans can watch them at their home, Cashman Field.
- The Las Vegas Wranglers is the professional hockey team and part of the National Conference pacific division of the ECHL. They play for loyal fans in The Orleans Arena.
The National Finals Rodeo, a professional rodeo competition, comes to Las Vegas each fall, and professional boxing matches take place at various venues frequently.
Las Vegas Entertainment
Cashman Field Center – Located near downtown Las Vegas, the center is home to the Las Vegas 51s. The complex also includes a 100,000 sq. ft. convention center which hosts a variety of shows each year including arts & crafts, guns & knives, holiday bazaars, etc.
Las Vegas Motor Speedway – The speedway has several tracks and features events such as the NASCAR Bush Series each spring, dirt track racing and NASCAR Nextel Cup Series throughout the year.
MGM Grand Garden Arena – This indoor venue seats nearly 17,000 and hosts many special events during the year including concerts, awards shows and championship fights.
Thomas & Mack Center/Sam Boyd Stadium/Cox Pavilion – These three venues are part of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, campus and host events, concerts, conventions and shows as well as sports programs. www.thomasmack.com