PBR World Champions, JB Mauney and Cooper Davis to headline the event
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Non-stop action comes to Chattanooga for the 2nd Annual Sean Willingham Invitational, brought to you by Monster Energy and Circle K, 7:30 p.m. April 21-22 at McKenzie Arena.
Some of the top bull riders in the world will headline the event. Fans can see JB Mauney, Cooper Davis, Chase Outlaw, Mason Lowe and Stormy Wing and others will also compete to help light up the weekend for the event which is in its second year and now a part of the PBR’s elite Real Time Pain Relief Velocity Tour.
Adding to the excitement of the weekend, country music star Colt Ford will make an appearance at the event Friday, April 21. Fans will have the opportunity to meet Ford during intermission when he joins event namesake, Sean Willingham, to take photos and sign autographs.
This event is part of the PBR’s elite Real Time Pain Relief Velocity Tour, which offers PBR stars and up-and-coming bull riders, a chance to compete and earn money throughout the season, on their way to achieve their goal of winning PBR’s World Champion title.
Additionally, the 2nd Annual Sean Willingham Invitational will give back to the community in a unique and fun way this year. During PBR week in Chattanooga, Crockett Powersports presents the inaugural “Cowboys & Heroes Patriot Ride” motorcycle ride 5 p.m. Thursday, April 20 leaving from Crockett Powersports. The ride will honor United States military service men and women, veterans, police and fire department members.
All motorcycle clubs, motorcycle fans and riders, service men and women, veterans, police and fire fighters are invited to participate. The ride will culminate at Spare Time Entertainment where, following an event special presentation to Chattanooga’s heroes, participants and fans will have the opportunity to mix and mingle and participate in contests with the stars of the night. There is no fee to participate but a suggested donation of $20 per person will be collected and given to Chattanooga’s Forgotten Child Fund in honor of the city’s heroes.
Event partners this year include Monster Energy, Circle K, Boot Barn, Crockett Powersports, YETI, and Juice Plus. Other partners will be announced soon.
Tickets start at $15 and can be purchased at www.Tickettracks.com or the McKenzie Arena Box Office.
About the PBR (Professional Bull Riders)
The world’s premier bull riding organization began as a dream of 20 bull riders 23 years ago and is now a global sports phenomenon. On its elite Built Ford Tough Series, the PBR features the Top 35 bull riders in the world and the top bulls in the business. The televised Built Ford Tough Series, the Real Time Pain Relief Velocity Tour, the Touring Pro Division and the PBR’s international circuits in Australia, Brazil, Canada and Mexico have paid more than $150 million in earnings to its athletes. Twenty-eight men have earned more than $1 million, including two-time PBR World Champion J.B. Mauney who, with his 2015 PBR World Championship, became bull riding’s first $6 million man and the richest athlete in Western sports history at $6.7 million in career earnings. In May 2015, PBR was acquired by WME | IMG, a global leader in entertainment, sports and fashion. 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.
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