Game Notes: Anaheim


ANAHEIM AGAIN – The Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS) will continue its West Coast visit with a stop in Anaheim, California, for the 18th year this weekend. The Honda Center will host the competition on Friday, Feb. 6 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 7 at 6:50 p.m.; and Sunday, Feb. 8 at 2:50 p.m.

ON DECK – The PBR moves to the Midwest next weekend as the BFTS stops in St. Louis, Missouri, Feb. 13-15 for the Bass Pro Chute Out presented by Cooper Tires. The event will take place at the Scottrade Center on Friday, Feb. 13 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Feb. 15 at 2 p.m.

PAST ANAHEIM EVENT WINNERS – The last four winners of the Anaheim event are all currently in the Top 10 of the PBR World Standings, including No. 2 Silvano Alves (2011), No. 6 Guilherme Marchi (2012), No. 7 Shane Proctor (2013) and No. 10 Valdiron de Oliveira (2014).

2014 Valdiron de Oliveira

2013 Shane Proctor

2012 Guilherme Marchi

2011 Silvano Alves

2010 Kody Lostroh

2009 Kody Lostroh

2008 Paulo Crimber

2007 Greg Potter

2006 Mike Lee

2005 Greg Potter

Adriano Moraes

2004 Greg Potter

2003 Justin McBride

2002 Adriano Moraes

2001 Ty Murray

2000 JW Hart

1999 Cody Custer

1998 Troy Dunn

FORMAT – This weekend, the Top 35 bull riders on the BFTS will compete in Round 1 on Friday, Round 2 on Saturday, and Round 3 on Sunday, facing one bull in each round. The riders with the Top 15 scores after three rounds will advance to the Built Ford Tough Championship Round on Sunday for an additional ride and a chance at the $30,000 event title.

POSSIBLE POINTS – There are 800 possible points available in Anaheim, as the winner of the event average will receive 400 points and each of the four round wins are worth 100 points apiece.

PROVIDING PROTECTION – The Dickies® Bullfighters this weekend are Jesse Byrne of Okotoks, Alberta; Shorty Gorham of Cotulla, Texas; and Frank Newsom of Paoli, Oklahoma.

TELEVISION BROADCAST – PBR LIVE via will broadcast the Anaheim Invitational in real time at 11 p.m. ET on Friday, Feb. 6; 9:50 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 7; and at 5:50 p.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 8. PBR LIVE is now available at no charge to all fans and media. Visit to view.


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