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Bucking Battle in Bismark

Bismarck, North Dakota, are you ready? Chad Berger Bucking Bulls, A Rorey Lemmel Bucker, and their families have been hard at work putting together and producing an event you won’t forget! Save the date for September 17-18, as the top bull riders, bareback riders, and saddle bronc riders in the PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) are coming together to compete in the Dakota Community Bank & Trust – Bucking Battle in Bismark powered by Cinch. The event starts at 7:00 pm both nights at the Bismark Event Center in Bismarck, North Dakota. After the event each night there will be a concert inside of the arena. The first night Brandon Jones will be performing, and then Saturday night, the Mud Butte Band will be performing. There will also be a very special guest from the hit TV series Yellowstone, Forrie Smith.

Yellowstone Star, Forrie Smith & PBR Stock Contractor, Chad Berger – Photo Credit: Chad Berger Bucking Bulls Facebook

There will be 60 of the top roughstock athletes, the top PRCA cowboys in the world coming together to compete. This event is crucial as these top athletes are giving it their all to gain those remaining world points of the 2021 season in order to qualify for the National Finals Rodeo (NFR) in Las Vegas, Nevada. You’ll be on the edge of your seat taking in this adrenaline-rushing event.

Photo Credit: Chad Berger Bucking Bulls Facebook
Photo Credit: Chad Berger Bucking Bulls Facebook

Fan-favorite rodeo athletes such as saddle bronc rider, Wade Sundell and Stetson Wright, bareback rider, Kaycee Field, and Tilden Hooper will compete. As well as top-tier bull riding athletes, J.B. Mauney and Sage Kimzey. Twenty riders will compete in each discipline each night and will be competing on the top animal athletes owned by Chad Berger Bucking Bulls and his family.

Photo Credit: Chad Berger Bucking Bulls Facebook

Chad Berger is a 10x PBR Stock Contractor of the Year. Chad’s father, Joe, who was a well-known bull breeder and stock contractor, started purchasing bulls for Chad and his brother Fred to ride. By the mid-1960s there was enough livestock to begin supplying smaller events and from there the business kicked off. Chad Berger Bucking Bulls was officially established in 2003. The Berger family has produced many strong bucking bulls including one of the most famous bulls to date, “Little Yellow Jacket”.

Photo Credit: Chad Berger Bucking Bulls Facebook

Chad Berger Bucking Bulls has the support of his entire family. Every family member has an important role and they are what makes this company strong. Chad’s wife, Sarah produces the yearly PBR Challenger Tour event. Their three children, Lacey, John, and Sadie each have different roles in the family business from marketing, sales, and caring for and hauling the bulls to different events. 

Berger Family, Chad, wife Sarah, & their children, Lacey, Sadie, & John - Photo Credit: Chad Berger Bucking Bulls Facebook
Berger Family, Chad, wife Sarah, & their children, Lacey, Sadie, & John – Photo Credit: Chad Berger Bucking Bulls Facebook

Get ready for a good time with your family and friends! Don’t wait, purchase your tickets today for the two-day Dakota Community Bank & Trust – Bucking Battle in Bismark. You don’t want to miss out on this extreme event featuring the top rodeo athletes, including the best bucking bulls and broncs. Tickets range in price from General Admission tickets at $25 to Reserve Tickets at $35 to $65. They can be purchased at the Bismarck Event Center Box Office, online at etix.com, or charged by phone at 1-800-514-3849.

Photo Credit: Chad Berger Bucking Bulls Facebook

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Howdy, I'm Megan deFabry, I grew up in Reno, Nevada & I now live in Austin, Texas. I'm very passionate about digital marketing and journalism, especially within the western industry. I have a love for rodeos, country music, and maintaining the country way of life!

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