May 6, 2014
California get ready – the Professional Bull Riders are headed to StubHub Center – July 5-6
PUEBLO, Colo. – California bull riding fans will get the opportunity to experience the toughest sport on dirt when the Professional Bull Riders Blue DEF Velocity Tour bucks into StubHub Center on July 5-6, 2014. Two-time defending World Champion Bushwacker will be celebrating the 4th of July weekend bucking at StubHub Center.
During this two day event, the best up and coming bull riders in the world will face off with foes nearly 10 times their weight in sinewy brawn during the most thrilling 8 seconds in sports. Each rider will face off against at least two of the rankest bulls on the planet. At the end of the competition, the rider with the highest combined score will be crowned the champion.
The action begins Saturday, July 5 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 6 at 2 p.m.
Tickets, ranging in price from $15 to $75 go on sale Wednesday, May 7 to the general public. Tickets are available at StubHub Center Box Office and online at www.axs.com.
Carson will be the ninth stop on the 2014 Blue DEF Velocity Tour. It kicked off in Reno, Nv. on January 18 and will make stops in cities such as Orlando, Fla., Detroit, Mich., Cincinnati, Ohio, Louisville, Ky. and Minneapolis, Minn. this year.
Select events will be broadcast on PBR LIVE, a CBS Interactive digital broadcast platform. PBR LIVE is a partnership between the PBR and CBS Interactive, offering more than 100 digital broadcasts annually. The Blue DEF Velocity Tour broadcasts on PBR LIVE represent the first time that PBR fans will be able to view a regular schedule of non-BFTS events, a long-standing request from PBR’s passionate fans.
About the Professional Bull Riders, Inc. (PBR)
The world’s premier bull riding organization, the PBR, turns 21 in 2014. In just two decades, the dream of 20 bull riders has become a global sports phenomenon with PBR broadcasts reaching more than half a billion households in 50 nations and territories around the world, and more than 2.5 million fans attending live events each year. PBR has paid out more than $130 million in earnings to its athletes, and 27 riders have earned more than $1 million, including Justin McBride with $5.5 million ― the most of any western sports athlete in history. 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.
ABOUT STUBHUB CENTER
StubHub Center is southern California’s home of world-class competition and training facilities for amateur, Olympic, collegiate and professional athletes. Managed by AEG Facilities, the $150 million, privately financed facility was developed by AEG on a 125-acre site on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) in Carson, California. StubHub Center features an 8,000-seat tennis stadium, a 27,000-seat stadium for soccer, football and other athletic competitions and outdoor concerts; a 2,000-seat facility for track & field and a 2,450-seat indoor Velodrome – the VELO Sports Center – for track cycling. StubHub Center is home to two Major League Soccer teams, the four-time MLS Cup Champion LA Galaxy and Chivas USA. StubHub Center is also home of the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) High Performance Training Center, the national team training headquarters for the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and EXOS, an international training center for elite and professional athletes. For additional information please visit www.stubhubcenter.com.