Professional Bull Riders Coming to TCC

The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) will be competing at the Tucson Convention Center (TCC) Oct. 2-3 as part of the elite Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS) tour. Five PBR world champions are scheduled to compete in Tucson, including Mike Lee (2004), Guilherme Marchi (2008), Renato Nunes (2010), J.B. Mauney (2013), and three-time World Champion Silvano Alves (2011, 2012, 2014). The tour resumes Aug. 7-8 in Biloxi, Mississippi, kicking off the second half of the season. The 2015 BFTS will conclude Oct. 21-25 in Las Vegas. The bull rider who earns the most points during the season will be crowned and receive $1 million and a championship belt buckle. The BFTS is televised every week on CBS, CBS Sports Network, and various networks around the world. Tickets for the TCC competition are available at Ticketmaster. Read more from Tucson News Now.