2nd Annual Sean Willingham Invitational to feature many of PBR’s Top 35 Bull Riding Superstars
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Fans of the Professional Bull Riders televised Built Ford Tough Series can see these athletes in person at the 2nd Annual Sean Willingham Invitational 7:30 p.m. April 21-22 at McKenzie Arena.
Featuring favorites like two-time World Champion J.B. Mauney; 2016 World Champion Cooper Davis; three-time World Champion Silvano Alves and more, the Sean Willingham Invitational is set to deliver even more thrill and edge of the seat excitement. In addition to an added night for this event, fans can see Sean Willingham himself compete in this year’s event.
Each event night will feature two rounds of competition with a winner crowned each event night. Each bull rider will face one bull. Following Round 1, the Top 10 riders recording the highest score will advance to the finals. The overall event winner each night will be the rider with the highest-combined score from both rounds.
The world’s top bull riders ride alongside up and coming and established PBR talent, facing off with foes nearly 10 times their weight in sinewy brawn during the most thrilling 8 seconds in sports where only one athlete will be left standing.
Tickets begin at $15 and are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased at the McKenzie Arena Box Office and online at www.tickettracks.com.
This event is part of the PBR’s Touring Pro Division, which offers up-and-coming bull riders as well as those who have already proven their mettle, a chance to compete and earn money on their way to the PBR’s elite Built Ford Tough Series.
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, visit www.PBR.com, or follow on Facebook at Facebook.com/PBR, Twitter at Twitter.com/PBR, and YouTube at YouTube.com/PBR.