Game notes: Oklahoma City

Highlights

  • Jason Bennett is the only back-to-back and two-time winner of the BFTS event in Oklahoma City.
  • The Monster Energy Money Bull payout it now $27,000.
  • There are 1,200 possible points available in Oklahoma City.

In This Article

LUCKY NUMBER 13 - This is the fifth year in a row, and the 13th time since 1999, that the PBR Built Ford Tough Series has visited Oklahoma City. This will be the 35th stop in Oklahoma with two more scheduled in 2013 - Tulsa, Okla. on Aug. 17-18 at the BOK Center, and Thackerville, Okla. at the WinStar World Casino on Aug. 30-31. The PBR made 12 stops in Guthrie, Okla., from 1996-2004, including two stops in 1996, 1997, and 1998.

PAST WINNERS - Jason Bennett is the only back-to-back and two-time winner of the BFTS event in Oklahoma City.

Here is a complete list of winners in Oklahoma City:

2012    Valdiron De Oliveira
2011    Paulo Lima    
2010    Jordan Hupp
2009    Ednei Caminhas
2006    Jody Newberry
2005    Ross Johnson
2004    Brendon Clark
2003    Gilbert Carrillo
2002    Justin Volz
2001    Jason Bennett
2000    Jason Bennett
1999    Tater Porter

FORMAT - Each of the 35 riders will ride on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Following Round 3 on Sunday, up to 15 riders will advance to the Built Ford Tough Championship Round. The championship round will have a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 15 riders. Riders who have ridden two bulls will advance to compete with one more bull. In the event that fewer than 10 riders ride two bulls, the riders with the highest score or the longest buck-off time will advance. In the event that more than 15 riders ride two bulls, the 15 riders with the highest cumulative scores will advance. The overall event winner will be the rider with the highest combined score from all three rounds, earning $30,000 for first place.

ROUND 1 IS ABBI CLASSIC EVENT- Oklahoma City will be the first American Bucking Bull Inc. Classic event of 2013. There will be 35 bulls competing for a prize purse of more than $30,000 in Round 1 on Friday. The ABBI, which introduces young bucking bulls at select BFTS and Touring Pro events, is dedicated to unifying, developing and promoting the bucking bull industry through pedigree preservation; enhancement and promotion of bucking bull ownership, breeding, and welfare; and development of programs and events showcasing the world's finest bucking bull stock. The ABBI is the third-largest cattle registry and is set up to record and preserve the pedigrees of the world's premier bucking bulls.

BONUS BULL- This week's Round 1 winner will face off with 20U - Shepherd Hills Tested - Luthy / Duckwall / D&H Cattle / Shepherd Hills Cutlery for $3,000 Friday night. The Previous Event winner, Shane Proctor in Winston-Salem, will face off with D05 - Flint - Dakota Rodeo/Chad Berger/Clay Struve/Dallas Schott Saturday night for $3,000. Bonus Bull Points are 100 + the ride score.

MONSTER ENERGY MONEY BULL - Monster Energy is sponsoring a "Monster Energy Money Bull" at nine Built Ford Tough Series events. Seven of the matchups will be a randomly-selected bull in the PBR 15/15 Bucking Battle (Jan. 18 at Winston-Salem, N.C.; Feb. 1 at Sacramento, Calif.; Feb. 23 at Kansas City, Mo.; April 6 at Billings, Mont.; April 20 at Des Moines, Iowa; Sept. 20 at Biloxi, Miss.; and Oct. 4 at Fayetteville, N.C.). The remaining two will be a randomly-selected bull in the Built Ford Tough Championship Round at the Monster Energy Invitational in New York and the LiftMaster Invitational in Anaheim, Calif., on Feb. 8-10. The Monster Energy Money Bull begins at $6,000, and will continue to increase by $6,000 each time a rider fails to reach 8 seconds. The payout will also include the $3,000 from each time a rider does not reach 8 seconds on a "Bonus Bull."  Here is a look at the Monster Energy Money Bull by event:

Event                    Bull Rider Payout
New York Bonus Bull South Paw Stormy Wing $3,000
New York       Bonus Bull Quiet Riot Silvano Alves $3,000
New York Monster Energy Money Bull Rock & Roll J.B. Mauney $6,000
Chicago Bonus Bull Mississippi Hippy Robson Palermo $3,000
Winston-Salem Monster Energy Money Bull Asteroid Guilherme Marchi $6,000
Sacramento Monster Energy Money Bull Asteroid Rider TBD $6,000
Current Value                                       $27,000

POSSIBLE POINTS  - There are 1,200 possible points available in Oklahoma City as the winner of the event will receive 400 points and each of the four rounds wins is worth 100 points plus the ride score.

UP NEXT - The Built Ford Tough Series will return to Sacramento, Calif. for the 9th year in a row and for the 10th time overall since 1996, visiting Sleep Train Arena at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1 and at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2.

PBR BUILT FORD TOUGH WORLD FINALS - The Built Ford Tough Series season will conclude Oct. 23-27 in Las Vegas with the PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals, where the PBR World Champion will be crowned and awarded a $1 million bonus. The richest bull riding event in the world, the World Finals has a total purse of more than $2 million. 

HEROES AND LEGENDS  - The PBR Heroes & Legends Celebration Reception will be held from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at South Point, and will be immediately followed by the PBR Heroes & Legends Celebration from 7:00-9:00 p.m. The ceremony will include the induction of the 2013 Ring of Honor member(s), and the presentation of the Brand of Honor, the Jim Shoulders Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Sharon Shoulders Award. The PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals Kickoff Party will be held immediately following the Heroes & Legends Celebration.

PBR Legends Reunion Tentative Schedule                                          

Tuesday, Oct. 22
5:30-7:00 p.m. PBR Heroes & Legends Celebration Reception                 
                     (Refreshments/Hors d' Oeuvres)                            
7:30-9:30 p.m. PBR Heroes & Legends Celebration
9:00 p.m. PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals Kickoff Party           
Wednesday, Oct. 23                              
9:30-11:00 a.m. PBR Founder's Forum at South Point Las Vegas
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Ultimate PBR Bull Rider Meet & Greet                       
4:00-6:00 p.m. PBR World Finals Pre-Party at the Cox Pavilion           
Thursday, Oct. 24                           
4:00-6:00 p.m. PBR World Finals Pre-Party at the Cox Pavilion

 

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