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PBR: Unleash the Beast

  • Target Center 600 First Ave. N. Minneapolis, MN 55403 (map)

PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) elite tour, featuring the Top 35 bull riders in the world and rankest bucking bulls in the nation, will make a stop at Target Center for two days of edge-of-your-seat action on October 4-5.
This season, the contingent of riders anticipated to compete at the Minneapolis Invitational includes five PBR World Champions: Kaique Pacheco (2018), Jess Lockwood (2017), the youngest rider in history to be crowned the planet’s best bull rider at 20, Cooper Davis (2016), J.B. Mauney (2015, 2013) and Silvano Alves (2014, 2012, 2011).

The bull riding action begins with Round 1 at 7:45 p.m. CT on Friday, October 4, concluding with Round 2 and the championship round at 6:45 p.m. CT on Saturday, October 5. All 35 bull riders will get on one bull each in Round 1 and 2. Following Round 2 on Saturday evening, 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.

Tickets can be purchased at Target Center’s Box Office, by phone via AXS at 1-888-929-7849 or online at

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