When most people think of rodeos, they automatically think of such states as Texas and Oklahoma. However, for those cowboys and cowgirls who have ventured to the Pacific Northwest, they know Oregon is one of the lesser-known hotbeds of professional bull riding. However, when the PBR BFTS Wrangler Long Live Cowboys Classic comes to the Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene on October 1-2, fans of this exciting sport will be ready for plenty of great action. With starting times of 7:30 p.m. on Friday and 2 p.m. on Saturday, fans can be guaranteed to have a weekend full of thrills and spills.
Who's Scheduled to Compete?
As if the anticipation for this event couldn't get any bigger, fans will be thrilled to know that the PBR BFTS Wrangler Long Live Cowboys Classic will have in attendance the top 35 bull riders in the world, making this one of the tour's most competitive events. Along with reigning world champion J.B. Mauney, others who will be in Eugene include young phenoms like Derek Kolbaba and Jess Lockwood, both of whom are in contention for Rookie of the Year honors. However, to be sure the young guns have some competition, riders such as Nevada Newman and Wallace de Oliveira plan on giving it all they've got both nights.
To ensure fans everywhere get all the details of this exciting event, there will be extensive media coverage of the PBR BFTS Wrangler Long Live Cowboys Classic. A variety of media, including the Cowboy Lifestyle Network, Earnhardt Auto Centers Road Team, and Ak-Chin Indian Community will all provide in-depth coverage of the competitors as well as the action from each night. With photos, videos, and articles, the Cowboy Lifestyle Network will undoubtedly be the leading online source for information about this event.
PBR Elite Seats
For Eugene cowboys and cowgirls who want to experience this event in a unique way, they can purchase the PBR Elite Seats. Located in an exclusive part of the arena, fans will get treated to a catered reception, backstage tours, and a chance to meet several of the riders scheduled to compete over the weekend.
Excitement and Suspense
If you want to witness how well the world's top riders will fare against 2,000 pound bulls who are eager to show them who's boss, don't miss the Wrangler Long Live Cowboys Classic on October 1-2. With valuable points as well as lots of prize money on the line, fans are guaranteed to see perhaps the most intense action yet on this year's tour.