Professional Bull Riders

Professional Bull Riders return to Van Andel Arena Friday, Sept. 21st and Saturday, Sept. 22nd at 8 PM both nights! The Johnsonville Brats Invitational is Stop No. 26 on the Professional Bull Riders 2007 Built Ford Tough Series presented by Wrangler.

The PBR’s “major league” tour is the 30-city Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS) presented by Wrangler. The BFTS features the world’s top 45 bull riders competing at each event throughout the year. The 45 riders who earn the most money in regular-season PBR competition qualify to the BFTS season finale, the World Finals in Las Vegas. A BFTS rider must win enough money to maintain his ranking among the top 45 bull riders, or he risks being replaced by a rider who earns more money in the PBR’s Challenger Tour. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the world’s top 45 bull riders against the world’s fiercest bulls as they play the toughest sport on dirt!

Tickets for adults are $22, $32, $52 & $102. Tickets for kids, ages 2-12, are $12 in the $22 sections and $17 in the $32 sections. All prices go up $2 if purchased on the day of the event.

Tickets are available now at the Van Andel Arena and DeVos Place® box offices, Ticketmaster ticket centers including D&W Stores, Macy’s and select Family Fare locations, charge by phone: 616.456.3333 or on-line:

Groups of 15 or more save $5 on the $22 and $32 tickets. To order group tickets, call 616.742.6185, e-mail or on-line:

The PBR is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., and has over 1,200 bull riders competing in more than 300 PBR sanctioned competitions in the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, and Mexico. PBR currently operates four domestic tours, including the Built Ford Tough Series presented by Wrangler, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company Challenger Tour, Enterprise Rent-A-Car Tour and Discovery Tour, and has a rapidly growing presence in international markets, including Brazil, Mexico, Australia and Canada.