Bull Riders Association Heads To Popular Traditional Cities As Well As New Orleans
The season begins early in the year with an event at Infinite Energy Arena in Duluth, GA., on Jan. 9-10. Fans will be able to attend events as the organization follows COVID-19 protocols.
“For the first time in almost 15 years, our elite series’ season will start in Georgia,” said PBR Commissioner Sean Gleason. “We want to thank our loyal fans who couldn’t attend the event last March for their patience and welcome them back.
“We’re excited to bring fans another full season of bull riding with comprehensive protocols in place for safe events.”
Throughout the 2021 season, PBR will continue working to provide a safe environment for fans, athletes, employees and crew by working with its venue partners to implement protocols for holding live events while also following health guidance from local and state officials for each event.
The premier series tour’s 23 other stops are highlighted by stalwart events such as the sport’s 15th year returning to New York City in Madison Square Garden, April 30-May 2.
Other popular locations return as well, including the 26th consecutive year in Billings, Montana, on January 22-24, the 17th consecutive year in Tulsa, Oklahoma, July 31-August 1, and the 18th year in in Sacramento on August 6-8.
Following the success of PBR Global Cup USA in Arlington in 2018 and 2019, the PBR is bringing its nation vs. nation competition to Las Vegas for the first time, with Global Cup USA 2021 heading to T-Mobile Arena on April 16-17.
The Top 35 riders and rankest bulls in the world will also storm into cities long awaiting the return of “America’s Original Extreme Sport.”
The first visit to New Orleans in over a decade is set for March 6-7 inside Smoothie King Center. Pistol Robinson (Burleson, Texas) was the last rider to strike pay dirt in the Big Easy, in 2010. Indianapolis has been waiting for bulls to buck into town since 2012, when Fabiano Vieira (Perola, Brazil) and said PBR Commissioner Sean Gleason. bested the rest of the competition. Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis will host the UTB tour February 13-14.
Little Caesars Arena – the 2018 Sports Facility of the Year – will host the premier series’ first visit to Detroit since 2012 on September 24-25. Three-time World Champion Silvano Alves(Pilar do Sul, Brazil) used the 2012 stop to pick up a victory on his march to his second-straight World Championship.
PBR World Finals returns to its Las Vegas home in T-Mobile Arena, November 3-7. The 2021 PBR World Champion – the bull rider who earns the most world standings points during the season – will receive the coveted gold World Championship belt buckle and $1 million bonus.
For information on tickets to these events, which go on sale in November, fans can contact PBR Direct at (800) 732-1727.