For the second time in as many years, PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) elite tour, featuring the Top 35 bull riders in the world and rankest bucking bulls in the nation, will invade Greensboro, North Carolina. The Greensboro Invitational, the 25th stop on the premier PBR Unleash The Beast, will buck into the Greensboro Coliseum for two days of edge-of-your-seat action on October 12-13.
The bull riding action begins with Round 1 at 6:45 p.m. ET on Saturday, October 12, concluding with Round 2 and the championship round at 1:45 p.m. ET on Sunday, October 13. All 35 bull riders will get on one bull each in Round 1 and 2. Following Round 2 on Sunday afternoon, the riders’ individual two-round scores will be totaled with the Top 15 advancing to the championship round for one more out and a chance at the $30,000 event title.
Hailing from nearby Statesville, two-time World Champion J.B. Mauney is anticipated to once again highlight the Tar Heel State draw. Last season in his home state, Mauney delivered a 1-for-3 effort to finish 13th overall. No stranger to success in North Carolina, Mauney won the 2012 event in Greensboro. In the current world rankings, Mauney is inside the Top 30 as he seeks to qualify for his 14th PBR World Finals.