September 14, 2015

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Coming This Weekend to The Q: Professional Bull Riders! #Ohio #Cleveland @TheQArena

Professional Bull Riders Return to Cleveland!

Saturday, September 19th at 7:00 p.m.
Quicken Loans Arena





The Professional Bull Riders have announced that Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena will be the host for the BlueDEF Velocity Tour event on September 19th at 7:00 p.m.! 

For one night only, the best up-and-coming bull riders in the world will face foes nearly 10 times their weight during the most thrilling eight seconds in sports. Each rider will face one bull in Round 1 and then the Top 10 scoring riders of the night will come back for one more ride in the championship round. At the end of the competition, the rider with the highest combined score will be crowned the champion.  


Tickets range in price from $15 to $65 and go on sale to the public Friday, May 8th at 10:00 a.m. at the Quicken Loans Arena Box Office, online at theQarena.com, charge-by-phone at 888-894-9424 and all northern Ohio Discount Drug Marts. 


photo credit: PBR Facebook page
This is the PBR’s second trip to Cleveland and will be the 23rd stop of 24 on the 2015 PBR BlueDEF Velocity Tour (BDVT). The tour kicked off in Clovis, New Mexico at the L.J. Jenkins Invitational on Oct. 31, 2014. As the last event of the BDVT season, the BDVT Finals will take place in Louisville, Kentucky two weeks prior to the PBR World Finals and offer a total purse of $100,000.

The overall winner of the BDVT season will be the rider who earns the most world points at the BDVT level. He will receive $50,000 and qualify to compete at the PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals.

Visit PBR LIVE for details about watching online streams of the 2015 BlueDEF Velocity Tour season.

The PBR’s BlueDEF Velocity Tour is a collaboration between the PBR and AEG, the leading sports, entertainment and venue operator in the world, which offers established and up-and-coming bull riders the opportunity to gain the valuable points needed to qualify for the PBR’s elite Built Ford Tough Series. 
  
About the Professional Bull Riders, Inc. (PBR)
The premier bull riding organization in the world began as a dream of 20 bull riders 23 years ago and is now a global sports phenomenon. PBR broadcasts reach more than half a billion households in 50 nations and territories around the world, and more than 2.5 million fans attend live events each year. The PBR features the Top 35 bull riders in the world and the top bulls in the business. Three circuits, the televised Built Ford Tough Series, the BlueDEF Velocity Tour and the Touring Pro Division have paid more than $140 million in earnings to its athletes. Twenty-seven men have earned more than $1 million, including three-time world champion Silvano Alves who, in just 54 months, won more than $5.2 million to become the richest Western athlete in history. 2013 World Champion J.B. Mauney and two-time World Champion Justin McBride have also surpassed $5.1 million in winnings. For more information on the PBR, go to PBR.com, or follow on Facebook at Facebook.com/PBR, Twitter at Twitter.com/PBR, and YouTube at YouTube.com/PBR.