PRESCOTT, Ariz. - The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) are returning to the Prescott Rodeo Grounds for one heart-pounding night of bull riding at the Cowboy Capital Professional Bull Riding at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25.
The ninth annual Cowboy Capital Professional Bull Riding will feature 40 of the toughest bull riders matched against 40 of the rankest bulls. The event will feature announcer Rob Smets, a five time World Champion Bullfighter, known as "The Kamikaze Kid." The event will also feature World Champion Bullfighter Mike Matt and Top Ranked Bullfighter Quirt Hunt.
Tickets can be purchased by calling (866) 407-6336 or (928) 445-4320, or online at www.worldsoldestrodeo.com. A PBR dance will be held at the Windsock Lounge on Aug. 24 and 25 on Iron Springs Road for music, dancing and libations.
The Touring Pro Division (TPD) 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 (BFTS), which is comprised of the top 40 bull riders in the world. Every five events on the BFTS, the top five riders (based on money earned) from the TPD are allowed to move into the BFTS.
For more information, visit worldsoldestrodeo.com or Facebook at facebook.com/worldsoldestrodeo.
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