In its 16th appearance in Oklahoma City, the PBR (Professional Bull Riders) is bringing the Built Ford Tough Series to Chesapeake Energy Arena for the Express Employment Professionals Invitational on Friday – Sunday, Jan. 22 - 24.
Fans will have quite a few opportunities to meet some of the riders at various locations throughout Oklahoma City for autographs, photos or to just say “Hi”.
Wednesday, January 20, 5:00-9:00 Oklahoma City Thunder Game
PBR announcer Matt West and bull rider Ryan Dirteater as well as PBR bucking bull Cowboy Phil will be on hand to meet fans and watch the Thunder take on the Charlotte Hornets.
Thursday, January 21, 7:00-8:00 PM at Kickapoo Casino (25230 U.S. 62, Harrah, OK)
Fans are invited to come meet Oklahoma native, Cord McCoy. Cord not only competed for the PBR for 15 years but along with his brother Jet McCoy, he appeared on CBS’s Amazing Race three times.
Thursday, January 21 9:00-10:00 PM at Graham’s (3700 W. Reno Ave., OKC)
Rider Ryan Dirteater along with PBR announcer Matt West on hand for autographs and pictures
Friday, January 22, 10:30-Noon at Big Boys Guns, Ammo & Range (8620 SW 74th Street, OKC)
Riders Ryan Dirteater, Cooper Davis, Robson Aragao, Kaique Pacheco, Eduardo Aparecido, bull fighter Shorty Gorham and PBR announcer Matt West on hand to compete in a competitive shooting challenge with members of the media as well as fans.
Saturday, 10:00-Noon at Metro PCS (4500 S. May Ave., OKC)
Rider Valdiron de Oliveira on hand for autographs and pictures.
Saturday, at Langston’s (2224 Exchange Ave., OKC)
Riders and PBR personalities will be on hand for autographs and pictures.
11:00 – 1:00 - Riders J.W. Harris, Kaique Pacheco, Ryan Dirteater, Cody Nance, Fabiano Vieira, Emilio Resende, along with stock contractor Chad Berger, bull fighter Frank Newsom and PBR entertainer Flint Rasmussen, Eduardo Aparecido
Noon – 1:00 – Riders Gage Gay, Nathan Schaper, Joao Ricardo Vieira
Noon – 1:30 – Rider Douglas Duncan
Saturday, from Noon-1:00 PM at Boot Barn (812 S. Meridian, OKC)
Rider Robson Aragao will be on hand for autographs and pictures.
Saturday from Noon-2:00 at Metro PCS (2217 N. Rockwell, OKC)
Rider Tyler Harr will be on hand for autographs and pictures.