PBR Returns To Mohegan Sun In October


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.