25th PBR: Unleash The Beast Greensboro Invitational
The best bull riders in the world will invade North Carolina as the 25th PBR: Unleash The Beast Greensboro Invitational, comes to Greensboro Coliseum, on October 13-14. The two-day event will be the PBR’s 11th time in Greensboro and the 27th time overall in the Tarheel State.
Five world champions will be competing in Greensboro including the 2012 winner and two-time champion J.B. Mauney (2013, 2015) along with reigning champion Jess Lockwood, Cooper Davis (2016), three-time champion Silvano Alves (2011, 2012, 2014) and Guilherme Marchi (2008).
Winners in Greensboro include: Mauney (2012), Justin McBride (2007), Rocky McDonald (2006), Chris Shivers (2005 & 2003), Justin McBride & Reuben Geleynse (2004), Jim Sharp (2002), Adriano Moraes (2001), Danny Vamadore (2000), Gilbert Carrillo (1999).
The Greensboro Invitational will begin at 6:45 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, and at 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, October 14. All 35 bull riders will get on one bull each in Rounds 1 and 2 on Saturday and Sunday. After Round 2, Sunday afternoon the riders’ individual two-round scores will be totaled and the top 15 riders on two bulls will advance to the Championship Round for one more ride and a chance at the $30,000 event title.