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The Turnpike Dodge Ram PBR Invades Miami
By Oklahoma Tourism Staff
Miami, OK. (October 8th, 2011) – The Professional Bull Riders are bucking into Miami, OK on Saturday, October 8th 2011 for a night filled with rank bulls, high scores and big wrecks. The Turnpike Dodge Ram PBR will begin at 8:00 p.m. Saturday night and gates will open at 6:00 p.m. at the Miami Oklahoma Fairgrounds.
The Turnpike Dodge Ram PBR will showcase some of the most promising rising stars of the PBR, riding alongside fan favorites and veterans, as all the competitors’ face-off against the most famous bucking bulls in the industry. Last year’s event in 2010 had PBR superstars such as Ryan Dirteater, Ryan McConnell, Jody Newberry, LJ Jenkins and many more in. This year’s stock contractors include JK Rodeo Company and Wild Card Rodeo Co featuring bulls that have been to the PBR World Finals and NFR held in Las Vegas, NV. A new feature will be kids mutton busting and will include a championship buckle to the winner. Mutton busting entries will be taken at the event starting at 6:00 p.m. when gates open. Mutton Busting contestants must be 6yrs and under and 60lbs and under to participate.
Advanced tickets can be purchased at Turnpike Dodge or the Miami OK Convention & Visitors Bureau next to the Coleman Theatre and save $2 off all adult tickets. For more information about the Turnpike Dodge Ram PBR contact the Miami OK Convention & Visitors Bureau at (918) 542-4435 or Steve Gibson at Turnpike Dodge at (877) 850-0113. Tickets can also be purchased at the gate and range in price from $20 for preferred seating, $15 for general admission and $5 dollars for all kids’ tickets ages 10 and under. For more information about this event please visit www.tuffbulltour.com .
More than 104 million viewers tune in each year to the PBR on VS, FOX, CBS, NBC and on a host of foreign networks across the globe. With over 500 hours of prime time programming annually PBR ranks among the most prolific sports on air, in addition to attracting over one million live event attendees each year with its multi-tiered event structure which includes the marquee Built Ford Tough Series and the Touring Pro Division, which is designed specifically for entry level contestants. The PBR's governing board of directors is comprised of renowned bull riders who have developed the event into a standalone sport which is experiencing unprecedented growth in global popularity. The PBR is headquartered in Pueblo, Colo., and has over 800 athletes competing in more than 250 PBR sanctioned competitions. In 2005 the PBR expanded its international interests, opening offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, and Mexico
Amanda K. Davis
Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau
City of Miami, Oklahoma
101 N. Main Street
Miami, OK 74354