PBR Heads to Lashburn August 9, 2013

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

PBR Heads to Lashburn August 9, 2013

 

 

LASHBURN, Saskatchewan (July 30, 2013) – The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) ) Canada Touring Pro will be at the Lashburn Sports Grounds for the 10th annual Brad Phipps Memorial PBR Canada Touring Pro on Friday, August 9 at 7:00 p.m.  Lashburn will host one action-packed night full of big rides and rank wrecks with riders competing for over $10,000 in prize money.

The PBR Canada Touring Pro (CTP) is the developmental tour of PBR Canada, where established veterans and newcomers to the professional ranks compete against some of the most famous bucking bulls.  The CTP gives riders the opportunity to compete in PBR Canada-sanctioned events while earning money to qualify for the Canadian Cup Series and prestigious Canadian National Finals.  Expected to compete are PBR Canadian point leader Zane Lambert of Westbourne MB; Tanner Byrne of Price Albert SK; Scott Schiffner of Stettler, AB; and Australian Josh Birks.  The highlight from the bull pen will be Bucking Fantastic (Two Bit Bucking Bulls).

With the competition starting at 7:00 p.m. the evening will feature a Championship Round where only one rider will claim the event title.  This is stop 9 on the 3D Bullriding Tour presented by SIGA, where a new truck will be awarded in Lloydminster in October.   This is not a rodeo; it’s the Toughest Sport on EarthTM.

Get your tickets now at Synergy Credit Union and Beaton Agencies in Lashburn, SK or at Shep’s Sports and Northern Factory Workwear in Lloydminster, SK starting at $25.  For more information visit www.pbrcanada.com or contact Trevor Beaton at (780) 872-9999 or trevor.beaton@synergycu.ca.

 

BRAD PHIPPS MEMORIAL PBR MEDIA CONTACTS:                                       PBR CANADA MEDIA CONTACT:
Trevor Beaton, Committee Chair                                                                               Miriaham Contreras

780.872.9999                                                                                                                  719.242.2800 ext 3236

trevor.beaton@synergycu.ca                                                                                    miriaham@PBR.com

 

 

Jason Davison, 3D Bull Riding Inc.

306.821.7911

jd@3dbullriding.com

 

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About Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Canada:
Points earned at Canadian events counts towards qualification to the elite PBR Canadian Cup National Finals.  Upon the conclusion of the Finals, the bull rider with the most regular season and Finals points is crowned the PBR Canadian National Champion.  Points won at all Canadian events counts toward qualifying on the prestigious PBR Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS).  At the end of the BFTS season, the top-ranked PBR Canada rider will compete at the PBR World Finals in Las Vegas, NV.  For more information on PBR Canada, go to www.pbrcanada.com, or follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pbrcanada and Twitter at http://twitter.com/PBRCanada.

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