For the 19th year in a row, the world’s top bull riders and the fiercest bucking bulls return to Las Vegas for the richest bull riding event on the planet, the 2012 Built Ford Tough World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The World Finals have a total purse of $2.2 million, including a $1 million bonus to the 2012 PBR World Champion, who also receives the coveted World Champion buckle. The World Finals will consist of six rounds of competition featuring the top bull riders in the world and the best bulls. The first five rounds feature all of the riders against the toughest bulls. The scores from the five rides will be combined, and the Top 15 riders will advance for an additional round of competition.
The World Finals are Oct. 24-28 at the Thomas & Mack Center. Bull riding begins at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday. Tickets are available now at the Thomas & Mack Center box office,www.UNLVTickets.com, and by telephone at (866) PBR-SHOW.