Weatherford, TX — ( February 6, 2018) — Championship Bull Riding, Inc. (CBR) is gearing up on the Road to Cheyenne with the addition of new events to the 2018 schedule.
Ultimate Challenge producer Jason Tollett of Greenbrier, AR brings back the Show-Me State CBR Shootout presented by Graven Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and Bud Light. “We are excited to have CBR back to Lebanon for the Show-Me State Shootout. We can always expect a larger crowd than the year before, and the caliber of bulls and riders seems to grow every year. We do this for the fans and this year won’t disappoint.”
Dealership owner, Terry Gravens has supported this event for almost a decade and says this year should be better than ever. The event will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the Kenneth E. Cowan Civic Center in Lebanon, MO at 7 p.m.
The month of May, CBR heads to Las Cruces, New Mexico Saturday May 5th. Larry Barker of Barker Bulls, an avid supporter of Cowboys for Cancer Research (C4CR) began the annual Bucking for the Cure to bring awareness to all communities. “Including CBR to this event will not only help fill the stands, we can get our message out to a wider audience” stated Barker.
C4CR is dedicated to raising money to support on-going cancer research projects at New Mexico State University and UNM Cancer Center and continues after over 36 years.
The Horizon Series allows local promoters to conduct a sanctioned CBR event under published guidelines provided by Championship Bull Riding’s administrative office in Weatherford, Texas. The top riders on the Horizon Series Tour, at the time of entries, will be allowed to enter the CBR Road to Cheyenne televised tour competition. At the end of the twelve month season, the Horizon Series Tour Champion is awarded to the rider with the most points. The winner earns a Hyo Silver custom engraved trophy buckle and a $20,000 bonus check at the CBR World Finals at Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The reigning 2017 CBR Horizon Series Tour Champion is John Pitts of Panama City, Florida.
The Road to Cheyenne is underway and continues to build with momentum. Check back to see further events included in the 2018 schedule!
Courtesy of CBR