Professional Bull Riders Invade Tallahassee

By: Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center Release
By: Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center Release

TALLAHASSEE, FL. (November 18, 2011) –

The Professional Bull Riders are returning to the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center for two heart-pounding days of bull riding on January 6-7.

Tickets will go on sale to the public on November 28 at 10 a.m. EST. They will be available at Ticketmaster.com and by calling (850) 222-0400, (800) 322-3602 or (800) 745-3000. Tickets are priced at $15, $25, $35, and $50. Ticket prices are subject to applicable service charges.

The Touring Pro Division features established veterans and newcomers competing against some of the most famous bucking bulls in the world. The TPD gives riders the opportunity to compete in PBR-sanctioned events while earning money to qualify for the nationally-televised Built Ford Tough Series, which is comprised of the Top 40 bull riders in the world. Every five events on the BFTS, the Top 5 riders (based on money earned) from the TPD are allowed to move into the BFTS.

About the Professional Bull Riders, Inc. (PBR)

The PBR is the world’s premier bull riding organization. More than 100 million viewers annually watch over 400 hours of primetime PBR programming on VERSUS, NBC, CBS and networks around the world. The PBR has awarded over $100 million in prize money and 20 riders have earned over $1 million, including Justin McBride with $5.5 million ¬– the most of any western-sports athlete in history. The PBR was nominated as 2010 Sports League of the Year at the Sports Business Journal Sports Business Awards, alongside the National Football League, National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball. Nearly 2 million fans attend Built Ford Tough Series and Touring Pro Division events each year.


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