Posts Tagged ‘Professional Bull Riders’

PBR Returns To Mohegan Sun In October

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Live in the Arena October 1st – 3rd.  Tickets are on sale now

The Professional Bull Riders, Inc. (PBR) are returning to southeastern Connecticut for the Mohegan Sun Invitational presented by Cooper Tires on Friday, October 1st, Saturday, October 2nd and Sunday, October 3rd.  Friday’s event begins at 8:00pm.  Saturday’s event begins at 7:50pm and Sunday’s will begin at 2:00pm.

Tickets are $100.00, $50.00, $25.00 and $15.00 and are on sale now at the Mohegan Sun Box Office and Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log onto ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge by Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet. 

There will be three rounds of the Top 40 bull riders matched against the top bulls in the PBR. The scores from the three rides will be combined, and the Top 15 riders will advance to the Built Ford Tough Championship Round following intermission on Sunday afternoon, where they will compete with one more bull. The rider with the highest total score after the championship round will be declared the winner.

The PBR is having the deepest title race in history with nine lead changes and six different riders on top of the BFTS standings and fifteen different winners through the first twenty events. The Mohegan Sun Invitational will be the second to the last event of the regular season as riders battle to qualify for the 2010 PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals on October 20th-24th in Las Vegas and the chance to win $1 million.

Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked the 4th best venue by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.” For more information on concerts and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com.  For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

The Toughest Sport on Earth Returns for the 2009 Mohegan Sun Invitational

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Professional Bull Riders Live in the Arena Friday, October 16th – Sunday, October 18th

Mohegan Sun is excited to announce that the PBR’s 2009 Mohegan Sun Invitational presented by Cooper Tires will take place at Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, October 16th – Sunday, October 18th.  On the final regular season stop of the 2009 Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS) tour, the world’s best bull riders will invade Mohegan Sun Arena where they will take on some of the rankest bulls the PBR has to offer. 

Tickets are available for as little as $10.00 and increase to $25.00, $40.00 and $75.00 on Friday, October 16th. On Saturday, October 17th and Sunday, October 18th, tickets will be $15.00, $25.00, $50.00 and $100.00.  Tickets go on sale Friday, August 7th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to Ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge by Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets may also be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Saturday, August 8th subject to availability.

PBR attracts over 1.7 million live attendees each year with its multi-tiered event structure including the prestigious Built Ford Tough Series, the Copenhagen Bull Riding Challenger Tour, the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Tour, and the Discovery Tour designed specifically for entry -level contestants.  With over 450 hours of prime time programming annually and a viewership of 100 million, PBR ranks among the most prolific sports on air and broadcasts on FOX, NBC, VERSUS and on a host of foreign networks across the globe.  The PBR is headquartered in Pueblo, CO, with additional offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada and Mexico and prides itself in its 1,000 plus stock contractor relationships and over 1,200 PBR bull riders competing in more than 300 PBR sanctioned competitions across the five countries. 

For more information on PBR and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com.  For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.