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Pacheco Wins PBR’s U.S. Border Patrol Invitational

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Brazilian’s league-best fourth event win of the season further cements him atop world standings, now more than 1,200 points ahead of No. 2 Claudio Montanha Jr. At the first-ever 25th PBR: Unleash The Beast event in Fairfax, Virginia, Kaique Pacheco (Itatiba, Brazil) used a flawless 3-for-3 performance to win the U.S. Border Patrol Invitational, further cementing his lead atop the world standings.           
After tying for tenth in Round 1 with an 85.5 point effort on Dang It (Davis Rodeo Ranch/Fogle), the 24-year-old returned with a vengeance Sunday afternoon, covering Satisfaction (Kephart Bucking Bulls/K-C) for 84.75 points in Round 2, earning him the fifth pick in the championship round draw. Selecting Springer Mountain (Dakota Rodeo/Chad Berger/Clay Struve), Pacheco brought the crowd inside EagleBank Arena to its feet when he made the 8 aboard the bovine athlete for 86.75 points.
The event win marked his fourth premier series victory of the season, the most of any rider, having pre…

TUFF HEDEMAN ANNOUNCES TELEVISION PARTNERSHIP

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Four-time World Champion and Pro Rodeo Hall of Famer, Tuff Hedeman, is pleased to announce a new strategic television broadcasting partnership with the Cowboy Channel, RFD-TV’s western sports network, and his newly created Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding Tour (THBRT).

The countdown is on. Beginning this Monday, September 3 at 9:30 EST / 8:30 CST, viewers can watch the 2018 Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding Tour Events shot in Bossier, La., El Paso, Tex., Las Vegas, Nev, and the historic Fort Worth Stockyards.

PRCA, CPRA create Maple Leaf Circuit

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The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association is pleased to announce that it will be adding a 13th circuit, starting in the 2019 rodeo season. The PRCA and Canadian Professional Rodeo Association have partnered to create the Maple Leaf Circuit, which will join the previously sanctioned 12 PRCA circuits.  "The creation of the Maple Leaf Circuit is a significant step toward our goal of unifying the sport of professional rodeo, while increasing the opportunities for our members," said PRCA CEO George Taylor. "The longstanding relationship between the PRCA and the CPRA is a legacy that has created mutual benefits in the past, and the shared vision for the Maple Leaf Circuit will provide even more opportunities for our combined membership into the future." Effective Oct. 1, 2018, rodeo competitors who are members of both the PRCA and CPRA will be able to enter a select amount of CPRA rodeos throughout the 2019 rodeo season and earn Maple Leaf Circuit points. CPRA General Manag…

Dallas Fan Days Knows, “Cosplay is Not a Hobby, but a Lifestyle.”

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Fans Suit Up for the Annual International Cosplay Day Aug. 25
 Cosplay has become a beacon of hope for thousands of people around the world. To outsiders, cosplay is just an excuse for people to dress up in crazy costumes when, in actuality, cosplay is an expression of individuality and passion for cherished movie, video game, anime and comic characters brought to life and shared with the community. This lifestyle allows cosplayers to dive into a world of adventure and imagination. The last Saturday in August every year is designated as International Cosplay Day. In 2018, International Cosplay Day is Aug. 25. Conventions like Fan Expo Dallas and Dallas Fan Days are the heart of cosplay. In April, during Fan Expo Dallas, 60 area cosplayers competed in the first ever Masters of Cosplay Grand Prix Qualifier event. The Dallas Best in Show winner was 29-year-old San Antonio cosplayer Jessi Arntz. As the winner, she received VIP passes for the 2019 Fan Expo Dallas event and a paid trip for tw…

AT&T Stadium in Arlington to Host PBR Global Cup

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Native American Team to Debut in Third Stop of Global Tournament
PBR (Professional Bull Riders) has announced that the PBR Global Cup, the only nation vs. nation international bull riding competition, will make its third stop at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on February 9 and 10, 2019 as the WinStar World Casino and Resort 2019 Global Cup USA.
The five-nation tournament among the world’s best bull riders and rankest bulls debuted in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in November 2017, followed by Sydney, Australia in June 2018.
As PBR continues to grow in popularity in the five countries in which it operates tours, the organization launched a global tournament featuring top athletes from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico and the United States riding for national pride, record purses and the very soil they compete upon. The $750,000 purse in Arlington makes the PBR Global Cup the sport’s second highest-paying event next to the PBR World Finals in Las Vegas.
In Arlington, the PBR Global Cup w…

2018 PRCA RAM World Standings as of Aug. 20, 2018

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                                2018 PRCA RAM World Standings


      Bareback Riding
1 Tim O'Connell, Zwingle, Iowa $160,144 2 Caleb Bennett, Tremonton, Utah 152,983 3