RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN presented by Polaris RANGER has released a map of AT&T Stadium, as well as announced the host hotel for the March 2, 2014 event. The main floor of the stadium will be split into two sections, A and B, which will house the different main events. The host hotel for the event is the Crowne Plaza Arlington Suites. THE AMERICAN is the richest one-day rodeo in the history of western sports with a $2 million payout.
Ten Cowgirls Advance To The Semifinals In Barrel Racing And One Bull Rider Advances Directly To THE AMERICAN
This weekend, cowboys and cowgirls competed in Barrel Racing and Bull Riding qualifing events. The Barrel Racing event was held at the Diamond W Arena in Alvarado, Texas where the top 10 finishers advance to THE AMERICAN Semifinals. Bull Riding took place at the Springfield Fairgrounds in Springfield, Mo, the first place finisher advances directly to THE AMERICAN.
Tickets are now on sale for RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN Presented by Polaris RANGER’s Semifinal Rodeo taking place in Mesquite, Texas on February 22-23, 2014. The Semifinals are the last opportunity for any cowboy or cowgirl to win a place in THE AMERICAN, where he or she will compete against the best in the world for part of a $2 million purse.
By Jennie Rees (Find her on Twitter @CJ_Jennie)
Amid the crowd of 19,568 at Keeneland Friday were well-known professional rodeo cowboys Chad Masters and Charly Crawford. Both compete in team roping as headers, the one who first ropes the steer’s horns before the heeler ropes the hind legs.
Two-time PBR World Champion Justin McBride Accepts Exemption Invitation to Compete in the Bull Riding Event at World’s Richest One-Day Rodeo, RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN Presented by Polaris RANGER
Two-time PBR World Champion Justin McBride has accepted an exemption invitation to compete in the bull riding event during RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER, on March 2, 2014 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Over the weekend, seven more athletes earned the right to compete for a part of the biggest payout in rodeo history at THE AMERICAN Semifinals in Mesquite, Tex. on Feb. 22-23, 2014. Tickets for THE AMERICAN Semifinals are available now for $14, $20 and $30, not including taxes. They can be purchased at the Mesquite Arena’s box office and online at www.americanrodeo.com.
Smith Pro Rodeos return to the South Point Arena during the fourth annual World Futurity Bronc Finale Friday, Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. The international event is the intermission to Benny Binion’s World Famous Bucking Horse and Bull Sale, which is the premier bucking horse sale in all of North America.
Six-Time World Champion Dan Mortensen Accepts First Exemption Invitation to Compete in THE AMERICAN, the World’s Richest One-Day Rodeo
Six-time World Champion Dan Mortensen has announced he will come out of retirement to compete in THE AMERICAN Rodeo on March 2, 2014. He will be competing in the bronc riding event, where he will face the top 10 in the world after the Wranglers National Finals Rodeo (WFNR).
World’s Top Rodeo and Bull Riding Champions to Compete for $2 Million Cash Payout in Richest One-Day Event in Western Sports History
The world’s greatest cowboys and cowgirls will descend upon AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on March 2, 2014, to take place in the richestone-day rodeo in history. When the dust settles at this action-packed event, the toughest competitors in the world will ride away with the most significant one-day cash payout ever awarded.
“It’s gonna get western!”
That was a social media post from the Working Ranch Cowboys Association, and it served as fair warning in the days leading up to the second annual Championship Ranch Bronc Riding, May 25 in Amarillo, Texas.
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