2013 World Finals schedule of activities

The 20th Anniversary PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals festivities begin Oct. 21. Photo by Andy Watson / BullStockMedia.com.

Highlights

  • The 2013 Built Ford Tough World Finals kicks off on Oct. 21 with the World Finals Press Conference starting at 10:30 a.m.
  • Round 1 of the Built Ford Tough World Finals begins Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.
  • Round 5 and the championship round of the PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals will get underway at 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 27.

In This Article

PUEBLO, Colo. ― In just four weeks, the 2013 Professional Bull Riders Built Ford Tough World Finals will commence in Las Vegas for the 20th consecutive year.

To commemorate this momentous milestone, a week of celebratory activities has been planned starting Oct. 21.

Monday, Oct. 21

10:30 a.m. World Finals Press Conference at the world famous Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign on S. Las Vegas Blvd. ― Top bull riders, top bulls and 20th anniversary celebration.

8 p.m. World Finals Welcome Reception at 8 Seconds Lounge in MGM Grand Hotel and Casino ― The Top 35 bull riders who have qualified for the 2013 PBR World Finals will be introduced.

8 p.m. Stock Contractor & Bull Riding Fans Poker Tournament at South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa ― Proceeds benefit the Rider Relief Fund.

Tuesday, Oct. 22

8 a.m. PBR Charity Golf Classic at Bear's Best Las Vegas ― The event will benefit Special Olympics Nevada.

10 a.m. Tyson Fan Zone and Marketplace at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino ― Fans can meet their favorite PBR stars, visit Champions Alley and see former top PBR bucking bulls, enjoy FREE entertainment and more. The Fan Zone offers several interactive opportunities including over 25,000 square feet of climate controlled shopping.

10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. PBR Wool Warriors at Tyson PBR University in the Priefert Arena at Mandalay Bay ― Young, up-and-coming bull riders, aged 4-7, taking their first step toward becoming bull riders as they try their hand at mutton busting.

1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. 3rd Annual Chris Shivers Mini Bull Riding World Finals at Tyson PBR University in the Priefert Arena at Mandalay Bay

2:30 p.m. Backseat Buckers Finals at South Point Arena and Equestrian Center ― The futurity bulls lay it all on the line to see who will take home the title of champion and $100,000.

5:30 p.m. PBR Legends Reception at the Grand Ballroom in South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa ― Mix and mingle with the legends of Professional Bull Riding. The Heroes & Legends Reception leads into the induction ceremony of this year's Heroes & Legends honorees.

7 p.m. PBR Heroes and Legends Celebration at the Grand Ballroom in South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa ― Will honor recipients in four distinct categories: Ring of Honor, Jim Shoulders Lifetime Achievement Award, Sharon Shoulders Award, Brand of Honor. Each recipient is being honored for their contribution to the sport of bull riding.

9:30 p.m. PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals Kickoff Party at South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa ― The official kickoff party of the 2013 PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals will feature a live performance by Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown. Celebrate the 20th edition of the richest bull riding in the world.

Wednesday, Oct. 23

9:30 a.m. PBR Legends Reunion ― Founders Forum at the Grand Ballroom in South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa ― This is a rare opportunity to see and hear the PBR Founders together on stage in Q&A Format.

10 a.m. Tyson Fan Zone and Marketplace at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino ― Fans can meet their favorite PBR stars, visit Champions Alley and see former top PBR bucking bulls, enjoy FREE entertainment and more. The Fan Zone offers several interactive opportunities including over 25,000 square feet of climate controlled shopping.

10 a.m. ABBI Futurity at South Point Arena and Equestrian Center ― Futurity competitions are designed to showcase young bulls - the future of the PBR - by bucking for four seconds with a dummy on their back. 

10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. PBR Wool Warriors at Tyson PBR University in the Priefert Arena at Mandalay Bay ― Young, up-and-coming bull riders, aged 4-7, taking their first step toward becoming bull riders as they try their hand at mutton busting.

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. PBR Legends Reunion Meet and Greet at the Grand Ballroom in South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa ― Each of the competitors in the 2013 Built Ford Tough World Finals will be joined by the PBR Alumni attending the Legends Reunion for the ultimate PBR Meet & Greet.

12-1 p.m. Flint Rasmussen "Outside the Barrel" Show on the Monster Energy Stage at Tyson Fan Zone and Marketplace.  This show will also be a special live taping of SIRIUSXM's Rural Radio's "Western Sports Roundup."

1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. 3rd Annual Chris Shivers Mini Bull Riding World Finals at Tyson PBR University in the Priefert Arena at Mandalay Bay

4-5 p.m. Ford Blue Carpet Entrance at Tyson Gold Buckle Plaza outside the Thomas and Mack Center ― Top 35 Bull Riders in the world walk the Ford Blue Carpet on their way into the Thomas & Mack Center for the richest bull riding in the world.

6 p.m. Round 1 of the PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals at the Thomas and Mack Center.

9 p.m. Official PBR World Finals After Party at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino ― Mizuya Lounge ― The Top 35 Bull Riders in the World will be on stage to select their Round 2 bulls during the Bull Draft. Live music will be featured on the stage before and after the draft.

Thursday, Oct. 24

10 a.m. Tyson Fan Zone and Marketplace at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino ― Fans can meet their favorite PBR stars, visit Champions Alley and see former top PBR bucking bulls, enjoy FREE entertainment and more. The Fan Zone offers several interactive opportunities including over 25,000 square feet of climate controlled shopping.

10:30 a.m. ABBI Yearling Competition at South Point Arena and Equestrian Center ― Yearling competitions are designed to showcase 1-year-old old bull calves that will develop into futurity competitors. Bulls will buck for four seconds with a 14-pound dummy on their back.

10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. PBR Wool Warriors at Tyson PBR University in the Priefert Arena at Mandalay Bay ― Young, up-and-coming bull riders, aged 4-7, taking their first step toward becoming bull riders as they try their hand at mutton busting.

12-1 p.m. Flint Rasmussen "Outside the Barrel" Show on the Monster Energy Stage at Tyson Fan Zone and Marketplace.  This show will also be a special live taping of SIRIUSXM's Rural Radio's "Western Sports Roundup."

1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. 3rd Annual Chris Shivers Mini Bull Riding World Finals at Tyson PBR University in the Priefert Arena at Mandalay Bay

4-5 p.m. Ford Blue Carpet Entrance at Tyson Gold Buckle Plaza outside the Thomas & Mack Center ― Top 35 Bull Riders in the world walk the Ford Blue Carpet on their way into the Thomas & Mack Center for the richest bull riding in the world.

6 p.m. Round 2 of the PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center.

9 p.m. Official PBR World Finals After Party at PBR Rock Bar @ The Miracle Mile Shops ― The Top 15 bull riders in the world will be on stage for a Q&A session. Live music will be featured on the stage before and after the PBR programming.

Friday, Oct. 25

10 a.m. Tyson Fan Zone and Marketplace at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino ― Fans can meet their favorite PBR stars, visit Champions Alley and see former top PBR bucking bulls, ,enjoy FREE entertainment and more. The Fan Zone offers several interactive opportunities including over 25,000 square feet of climate controlled shopping.

10:30 a.m. ABBI Derby and Maturity Claimer at South Point Arena and Equestrian Center

10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. PBR Wool Warriors at Tyson PBR University in the Priefert Arena at Mandalay Bay ― Young, up-and-coming bull riders, aged 4-7, taking their first step toward becoming bull riders as they try their hand at mutton busting.

10:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. Rider Relief Fund 2nd Annual Benefit Luncheon at Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse.  (need to add how they can register)

1-2 p.m. Flint Rasmussen "Outside the Barrel" Show on the Monster Energy Stage at Tyson Fan Zone and Marketplace.  This show will also be a special live taping of SIRIUSXM's Rural Radio's "Western Sports Roundup."

1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. 3rd Annual Chris Shivers Mini Bull Riding World Finals at Tyson PBR University in the Priefert Arena at Mandalay Bay

4-5 p.m. Ford Blue Carpet Entrance at Tyson Gold Buckle Plaza outside the Thomas & Mack Center ― Top 35 Bull Riders in the world walk the Ford Blue Carpet on their way into the Thomas & Mack Center for the richest bull riding in the world.

6 p.m. Round 3 of the PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center.

9 p.m. Official PBR World Finals After Party at Havana Room and Beach Club @Tropicana Hotel & Casino ― The Top 35 Bull Riders in the World will be on stage to select their Round 4 bulls during the Bull Draft. Live music will be featured on the stage before and after the draft.

Saturday, Oct. 26

9 a.m. PBR Fan Club Meet & Greet at Tyson Fan Zone & Marketplace ― ALL of the riders participating in the 20th Anniversary of the PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals will be on hand. This is a PBR Fan Club exclusive event.

10 a.m. Tyson Fan Zone and Marketplace at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino ― Fans can meet their favorite PBR stars, visit Champions Alley and see former top PBR bucking bulls, enjoy FREE entertainment and more. The Fan Zone offers several interactive opportunities including over 25,000 square feet of climate controlled shopping.

10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. PBR Wool Warriors at Tyson PBR University in the Priefert Arena at Mandalay Bay ― Young, up-and-coming bull riders, aged 4-7, taking their first step toward becoming bull riders as they try their hand at mutton busting.

12-1 p.m. Flint Rasmussen "Outside the Barrel" Show on the Monster Energy Stage at Tyson Fan Zone and Marketplace.  This show will also be a special live taping of SIRIUSXM's Rural Radio's "Western Sports Roundup."

1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. 3rd Annual Chris Shivers Mini Bull Riding World Finals at Tyson PBR University in the Priefert Arena at Mandalay Bay

4-5 p.m. Ford Blue Carpet Entrance at Tyson Gold Buckle Plaza outside the Thomas & Mack Center ― Top 35 Bull Riders in the world walk the Ford Blue Carpet on their way into the Thomas & Mack Center for the richest bull riding in the world.

6 p.m. Round 4 of the PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals at the Thomas and Mack Center.

9 p.m. Official PBR World Finals After Party at 8 Seconds Lounge at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino ― The Top 15 bull riders in the world will be on stage for a Q&A session. Live music will be featured on the stage before and after the PBR programming.

Sunday, Oct. 27

9-10 a.m. Ford Blue Carpet Entrance at Tyson Gold Buckle Plaza outside the Thomas and Mack Center ― Top 35 Bull Riders in the world walk the Ford Blue Carpet on their way into the Thomas & Mack Center for the richest bull riding in the world.

11:30 a.m. Round 5 and Championship Round of the PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals at Thomas & Mack Center.

For more details of each activity, visit http://www.pbr.com/en/bfts/schedule/2013/2013-built-ford-tough-world-finals.aspx#/schedule.

 

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