WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. ― Shane Proctor made the most of his first Built Ford Tough Series appearance of the season, riding Chocolate Drop (Teague Bucking Bulls, LLC) for 85.50 points in Round 2, and Jack Daniel's After Party (Circle T Ranch & Rodeo) for 90.75 points in the Championship Round of the Professional Bull Riders BFTS Winston-Salem Invitational, capturing the event title on Saturday before 8,118 fans at LJVM Coliseum.
Proctor, competing as an alternate, picked up the high-marked and only 90-plus ride of the weekend to ensure his victory with 264.25 points overall. Cody Nance placed second with 259.25 points, while Jory Markiss took third with 176.75 points.
Lightmaker's Rango (Jeff Robinson Bucking Bulls) was given the Pabst Blue Ribbon Bull Award for the second consecutive week for being the high-marked bull of the event, earning 46.50 points out of a possible 50 points in the Championship Round.
The PBR will travel to Oklahoma next weekend for the WinStar World Casino Invitational at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. Bull riding begins at 8 p.m. on Friday, 7:50 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are available at www.Ticketmaster.com, and by telephone at (800) 745-3000.
The BFTS is televised every week on CBS, CBS Sports Network and networks around the world via the PBR Live Event Center. BFTS telecasts are produced for the PBR under a multi-year agreement with David Neal Productions, a Los Angeles-based production company led by 34-time Emmy® Award winner and Peabody Award winner David Neal, who serves as executive producer.
The PBR is celebrating 20 years of competition in 2013. PBR broadcasts reach more than half-a-billion households in 50 nations and territories around the world, and more than 2.5 million fans attend PBR events each year. PBR has awarded more than $120 million dollars in prize money over 20 years of competition, including a $1 million dollar bonus to the PBR World Champion each year.
Winston-Salem is the third of 26 stops in 18 states on the Built Ford Tough Series schedule, which again opened the season with capacity crowds at Madison Square Garden in New York. The season will conclude at the Built Ford Tough World Finals in Las Vegas on Oct. 23-27, 2013. The PBR World Champion will receive the coveted Championship buckle and a $1 million bonus and a new pickup truck from Ford, the title sponsor of the Built Ford Tough Series.
Professional Bull Riders Built Ford Tough Series
LJVM Coliseum in Winston-Salem
Event Leaders (Round 1-Round2-Round 3-Total Points)
1. Shane Proctor, 88-85.5-90.75-264.25 points.
2. Cody Nance, 86.25-85-88-259.25 points.
3. Jory Markiss, 0-87-89.75-176.75 points.
4. Silvano Alves, 83.75-86-0-169.75 points.
5. Eduardo Aparecido, 83-86.5-0-169.50 points.
6. Mike Lee, 82.25-86.75-0-169 points.
7. Jordan Hupp, 82.5-85-0-167.50 points.
8. Emilio Resende, 83.75-52.5-0-136.25 points.
9. Douglas Duncan, 0-87.5-0-87.50 points.
t10. Jared Farley, 87-0-0-87 points.
Lachlan Richardson, 0-87-0-87 points.
Ryan McConnel, 87-0-0-87 points.
13. J.B. Mauney, 86.5-0-0-86.50 points.
14. Nathan Schaper, 0-85.75-0-85.75 points.
15. Ty Pozzobon, 85.5-0-0-85.50 points.
16. Jason Malone, 0-85.25-0-85.25 points.
17. Renato Nunes, 85-0-0-85 points.
18. Luke Snyder, 84-0-0-84 points.
19. Cody Johnson, 0-80.5-0-80.50 points.
Aaron Roy, 0-0-0-0 points.
Agnaldo Cardozo, 0-0-0-0 points.
Austin Meier, 0-0-0-0 points.
Ben Jones, 0-0-0-0 points.
Billy Robinson, 0-0-0-0 points.
Brendon Clark, 0-0-0-0 points.
Caleb Sanderson, 0-0-0-0 points.
Chase Outlaw, 0-0-0-0 points.
Dakota Beck, 0-0-0-0 points.
Edevaldo Ferreira, 0-0-0-0 points.
Guilherme Marchi, 0-0-0-0 points.
Harve Stewart, 0-0-0-0 points.
Kody Lostroh, 0-0-0-0 points.
Marco Eguchi, 0-0-0-0 points.
Ryan Dirteater, 0-0-0-0 points.
Stormy Wing, 0-0-0-0 points.
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