Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center

1350 North Wells Avenue , Reno, Nevada 89512

The Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center includes indoor and outdoor arenas. The venue can host a variety of equestrian, sporting and spectator events.

The Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center (RSLEC) is situated on 43 acres of land with indoor and outdoor arenas, located a few minutes from downtown Reno, easy driving distance to thousands of hotel rooms and 10 minutes from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport.

The RSLEC is known for its prestigious equine and rodeo events, such as

  • The Bob Feist Invitational Team Roping Classic
  • Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity
  • Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association
  • American Cowboy Team Roping Association
  • Nevada Junior Livestock Show
  • 4H shows and clinics
  • Region 3 Championship Arabian Horse Show
  • Numerous cattle shows

The site has also hosted everything from Arenacross, EnduroCross, and national monster truck events, such as Monster Jam, to youth and collegiate sporting competition and consumer-based shows. Guests can host private equine practices, clinics, parties, and any other private events in the Main Arena and/or Livestock Pavilion, and the Rodeo Arena.

Known as the “Wildest, Richest Rodeo in the West,” the Reno Rodeo is celebrating 100 years of wild west family fun. The 10-day rodeo has stretched into 11 with the addition of a kick-off concert sponsored by KBUL Radio. The Reno Rodeo is a PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) sanctioned sporting event and is a non-profit organization made up of over 900+ volunteers.

Over 140,000 fans attend the Reno Rodeo each year for the 4th richest PRCA tour rodeo and the 3rd best as recognized by USA Today’s 10 Best Reader’s Choice. The event impacts the Reno/Sparks area economy with $42 million going to hotels, casinos, restaurants, and retail outlets. The Reno Rodeo has been nationally televised on CBS Sports, Fox Sports Net, Versus, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Classic.

The Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center provides guests with

  • 67 full hookup RV spaces including water, electric and sewer
  • 32 partial hookup RV spaces including water and electric
  • Showers, restrooms and an onsite dump station
  • 3,100 paved and lighted parking spaces
  • 440 permanent 10 ft. by 12 ft. stalls in 18 barns with rubber mat floors
  • 216 temporary 10 ft. by 10 ft. stalls on dirt in open barns
  • Cattle holding pens accommodating up to 1,000 heads

The indoor Main Arena

  • ADA accessible
  • Comfortably seats 6,200 guests
  • 4 concession stands
  • 3 show offices
  • Equipped with new LED lighting
  • PA system
  • Climate controlled
  • New arena footing for equine events
  • 150’ x 300’ dirt arena floor for 45,000 sq. ft. of event space
  • 18,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space overlooking the arena floor

The Doc Bar VIP Lounge

  • Overlooks the Main Arena
  • Private office and men’s/women’s restrooms
  • Occupancy maximum of 250 people
  • Partial or full catering service available through SAVOR

The Livestock Pavilion

  • Connected to the Main Arena by an all-weather tunnel
  • ADA accessible
  • Has its own show office and restrooms
  • Equipped with new LED lighting
  • PA System
  • Heated
  • With a 90’ x 200’ dirt arena floor for 18,000 sq. ft. of indoor event space
  • 9,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space overlooking the arena floor
  • Spectator seating for 1,000 guests

The outdoor Rodeo Arena

  • Comfortably seats 9,500 guests
  • ADA accessible
  • PA system
  • 170’ x 325' dirt arena for 55,250 sq. ft. of fully lighted outdoor event space

The outdoor Cutting Arena

  • Located just outside the Livestock Pavilion and Main Arena
  • Partially covered and lit
  • 100’ x 200’ dirt arena floor for 20,000 sq. ft. of outdoor event space

RSLEC Brochure

Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center Clear Bag Policy

RSLEC Contact Information

  • Operations Manager: Mike Mieras, 775-688-5752
  • Detailed Event Information: 775-688-5750
  • Main Line & RV Reservations: 775-688-5752
  • Event Coordinator: Jess Aguas, 775-335-8901

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