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Berger Bucking Bulls Presents 19th Annual Dakota Community Bank & Trust PBR Bull Riding Challenge

Bull Rider Dakota Louis at the Berger Bucking Bulls 18th Annual Dakota Community Bank & Trust PBR Bull Riding Challenge - Photo by Gabe Lopez

The 8-Time PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Reigning Stock Contractor of the Year, Chad Berger, is bringing the PBR, the toughest sport on dirt, to his home state of North Dakota for the 19th Annual Dakota Community Bank & Trust PBR Bull Riding Challenge Touring Pro Division event in Bismarck. This event features the top 35 bull riders in the world followed by the all-new Team World Championships. This all-new event will be a five-team challenge featuring some of the top bull riders in the world. With the home field advantage and some of the rankest bulls in the industry; Smooth Operator, Stretch, Legit, and Smooth Wreck, will these cowboys have what it takes to win the $100,000? The competition is sure to heat up.

Photo by Gabe Lopez

On Friday, June 14th and Saturday, June 15th, the 19th Annual Dakota Community Bank & Trust PBR Bull Riding Challenge Touring Pro Division event is sure to be jam-packed with thrills and excitement that will leave you on the edge of your seat.  The two-night event is similar to the PBR Global cup, implementing a team-formatted bull riding competition, the winning team will split $100,000 along with the receiving a custom saddle, buckle, YETI cooler, rifle and more, The Top 3 individual performances in the challenge will win $12,500, $7,500 and $5,000.

Jess Lockwood at the Berger Bucking Bull 18th Annual Dakota Community Bank & Trust PBR Bull Riding Challenge

While some of these bull riders are fighting to secure their position at the World Finals in Las Vegas, others are just trying to secure a spot within the Built Ford Tough Series Top 25. Chad Berger selected five bull riders to serve as team captains for the challenge; each captain chose two riders and an alternate to join their respective teams. Jess Lockwood, Captain of TEAM DAKOTA COMMUNITY BANK & TRUST, selected teammates Derek Kolbaba, J.T. Moore, Jake Lockwood (alternate). Cooper Davis, Captain of TEAM COOPER TIRES, selected Chase Outlaw, Sage Kimzey, Braden Richardson (alternate). J.B. Mauney, Captain of TEAM WSM AUCTIONEERS, selected teammates Cody Teel, Joe Frost, Scottie Knapp (alternate). Stetson Lawrence, Captain of TEAM FOUR BEARS CASION & LODGE has decided on Cannon Cravens, Colten Jesse, Cody Jesus (alternate). And lastly, Jose Vitor Leme, captain of TEAM DIAMOND WILLOW CONSTRUCTION has selected teammates Luciano de Castro, Marco Eguchi, Lucas Divino (alternate). The 19th Annual Dakota Community Bank & Trust PBR Bull Riding Challenge is going to be an epic and historical event that you won’t want to miss.

EVENT DETAILS:

The 19th Annual Dakota Community Bank & Trust PBR Bull Riding Challenge

Date: Friday, June 14th, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 15th, at 7:30 p.m.

Address: Bismarck Event Center (315 S 5th St, Bismarck, ND 58504)

Admission: Tickets are available at the Bismarck Event Center, or by calling 1-800-514-3849.

If you are in Bismarck, North Dakota on June 14th and 15th, make sure to catch the after party at the Lonesome Dove.

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