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Professional Bull Riding Competition
03.25.2017 - 03.26.2017 
Gila River Arena - Glendale
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The PBR (Professional Bull Riders) 2017 Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS) will ride into Gila River Arena for the Ak-Chin Invitational.

Fans will be treated to intense action as the top bull riders converge on 720 tons of dirt to compete against the rankest bulls in the sport, all in an effort to win valuable points that go toward winning the PBR World Championship.

Before the event kicks off, on Saturday March 25th attendees will be treated to a free fan zone pre-party at the Westgate Entertainment District featuring live music, a beer garden that benefits the Rider Relief Fund, vendors and much more.

Ticket prices for the Ak-Chin Invitational range from $20 to $105. Tickets can be purchased at the Gila River Arena Box Office, gilariverarena.com, and via phone at (800) 745-3000.   The Ak-Chin Invitational will begin at 6:45 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 and 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, March 26.

For an enhanced PBR experience, fans can purchase PBR Elite Seats, which provide a behind-the-scenes look into the toughest sport on dirt. This experience includes early entry; tickets to a premium seating section; a catered reception; a 60-minute, backstage tour by a PBR Host, featuring a PBR 101 presentation and visit with the sport’s fiercest bulls; and the opportunity for photos and autographs from the top PBR stars. After the event, PBR Elite Seat ticketholders will be given premium dirt access, a complimentary 8 Seconds PBR program, Elite Seat lanyard and other memorabilia autographed by the world’s Top 35 bull riders. The PBR Elite Seats are available for $450 and can only be purchased by contacting the PBR Customer Service Department at 800-732-1727.