Las Vegas will be hosting the NFL draft in 2020, the year the Raiders are set to begin playing at the new stadium.
The draft will take place April 23-25, 2020 on the Las Vegas Strip.
“The NFL Draft is one of the most-anticipated events of the year and we are excited to take it to Las Vegas,” said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in a statement. “We look forward to working with the Raiders, Las Vegas officials and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority to create an unforgettable week-long celebration of football for our fans, the incoming prospects and partners.”
Raiders owner Mark Davis also released a statement.
“The Raiders are very excited for Las Vegas and are proud to help host the 2020 NFL Draft," he said. “Las Vegas is the entertainment capital of the world and will provide a tremendous experience for the NFL and its fans.”