The Professional Bull Riders Touring Pro Division will make annual stops in Williston, N.D., and Fredericksburg, Texas this weekend.
The Raymond Family Community Center in Williston, N.D., will host the annual Prochaska Livestock Invitational at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
The TPD makes its annual visit to Fredericksburg, Texas, on Saturday. Bull riding at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 in advance and $20 at the door.
The TPD provides an opportunity for riders to compete in PBR-sanctioned events while earning money to qualify for the nationally-televised Built Ford Tough Series, which is comprised of the Top 40 bull riders in the world. Every five events on the BFTS, the Top 5 riders (based on money earned) from the TPD are allowed to move into the BFTS.
Professional Bull Riders Touring Pro Division Event Results:
US Bank Pendleton PBR Classic
Sept. 12-13 at Happy Canyon Arena in Pendleton, Ore.
Final Results (Round 1-Round 2-Event Total Points)
- Wesley Lourenço, Santo Antônio da Barra, Brazil, 86-87.5-173.5 points
- Cord McCoy, Tupelo, Okla., 82.5-90-172.5 points
- Josh Koschel, Greeley, Colo., 83.5-86.5-170 points
Sept. 10 at Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, N.M.
Final Results (Round 1-Round 2-Championship Round-Event Total Points)
- Dusty LaBeth, Archie, Kan., 85.5-89-174.5 points
- Reese Cates, El Dorado, Ark., 83.5-88-171.5 points
- Jory Markiss, Longmont, Colo., 86.5-0-86.5 points
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