Saskatoon, SK - April 22, 2014 - On November 14 & 15, 25 of Canada's best Professional Bull Riders, including some of the top riders in the world, will return to Credit Union Centre for the PBR Canadian National Finals. This is the event that determines who will be named the Canadian National Champion, and take home a $10,000 prize bonus for winning the National Title.
"This is the fifth year in a rwo that the Credit Union Centre will host the biggest PBR event in Canada," said Scott Ford of Credit Union Centre. "And we are looking forward to continuing this partnership for years to come."
Last year, Zane Lambert of Westbourne, MB won the PBR Canadian title for the first time ever, finishing number one in the points standings and taking home the $10,000 bonus. And 2006 Canadian Champion Scott Schiffner won the event at Credit Union Centre, also taking home significant prize money, plus a brand new Ford F-150 truck, courtesy of the SIGA 3D Bullriding Tour.
PBR starts at 7:30 pm both nights. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, April 26 with kids (age 2 - 12) tickets priced at just $15 in advance. Tickets can be purchased at the Credit Union Centre Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, by phone at (306) 938-7800 and 1-800-970-7328 or online at ticketmaster.ca.
About Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Canada:
Dollars earned at Canadian events counts towards qualification to the elite PBR Canadian National Finals. Upon the conclusion of the Finals, the bull rider with the most regular season and Finals points is crowned the PBR Canadian National Champion. Money won at all Canadian events counts towards qualifying on the prestigious PBR Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS). At the end of the BFTS season, the top-ranked PBR Canada rider will compete at the PBR World Finals in Las Vegas, NV. For more information on PBR Canada, go to pbrcanada.com, or follow on Facebook at facebook.com/pbr.canada and Twitter @PBRCanada.
About Professional Bull Riders Inc. (PBR)
The world's premier bull riding organization, the PBR, turns 21 in 2014. In just two decades, the dream of 20 bull riders has become a global sports phenomenon with PBR broadcasts reaching more than half a billion households in 50 nations and territories around the world, and more than 2.5 million fans attending live events each year. PBR has paid out more than $130 million in earnings to its athletes, and 27 riders have earned more than $1 million, including Justin McBride with $5.5 million - the most of any western sports athlete in history. For more information on the PBR, go to pbr.com, or follow on Facebook at facebook.com/pbr, and YouTube at youtube.com/pbr.