PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Stampin In Nampa – This Weekend

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Each year Idaho fans are treated to a thrilling weekend at the Ford Idaho Center as PBR (Professional Bull Riders) bucks into Nampa. This weekend will follow that tradition as the world’s top bull riders go up against the most powerful animal athletes in the sport, this year with an added third day of competition for the first time since 2010.

With just six events remaining until PBR World Finals (May 9-19) in Fort Worth, Texas Idaho fans will see the ultimate level of competition unfold as the courageous cowboys pursue crucial points in the tight world title race, March 28-30 at the PBR Unleash The Beast Nampa.

To showcase the organization’s deep-rooted support of the local community, PBR will join the Air Force Reserve for a Thursday morning event at Emmett High School. In addition to PBR rider Conner Halverson and PBR Safety Man Jared Groene, one of the top animal athletes of the sport will be on site alongside representatives from the Air Force to educate students on careers in the armed forces as well as the western industry.

Then on Friday morning to officially commence the weekend, Mayor Kling will present a proclamation to PBR alongside Canyon County Sheriff Kieran Donahue welcoming PBR to town and honoring the sport’s longstanding partnership with the Man-Up Crusade and its efforts to shed light on Domestic Violence Awareness.

Both events are open to media. If interested in covering, please contact JaLea Blasingame at jay@mmgnv.com or 702-540-9017.
THURSDAY, MARCH 28 – 10:30AM

Where:
Emmett High School
721 W 12th St // Emmett, ID 83617

Who:
PBR Rider – Conner Halverson
PBR Safety Man – Jared Groene
PBR Bucking Bull
IDANG Recruiters

FRIDAY. MARCH 29 – 9AM

Where:
Ford Idaho Center – Entry 1
16200 Idaho Center Blvd. // Nampa, ID 83687

Who:
City of Nampa Mayor Debbie Kling
Man-Up Crusade – Sheriff Kieran Donahue
PBR Rider – Conner Halverson
PBR Safety Man – Jared Groene
PBR Bullfighter – Cody Webster
Local Law Enforcement & PBR staff

About PBR (Professional Bull Riders):
PBR is the world’s premier bull riding organization. More than 500 bull riders compete in more than 200 events annually across the televised PBR Unleash The Beast tour (UTB), which features the top bull riders in the world; the PBR Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour (PWVT); the PBR Touring Pro Division (TPD); and the PBR’s international circuits in Australia, Brazil, Canada and Mexico. In 2022, PBR launched the PBR Team Series—eight teams of the world’s best bull riders competing for a new championship—as well as the PBR Challenger Series with more than 60 annual events nationwide. The organization’s digital assets include PBR RidePass on Pluto TV, which is home to Western sports. PBR is a subsidiary of Endeavor, a global sports and entertainment company. For more information, visit PBR.com, or follow on Facebook at Facebook.com/PBR, Twitter at Twitter.com/PBR, and YouTube at YouTube.com/PBR

About the Man Up Crusade:
The K Donahue Foundation, Inc. DBA Man Up Crusade® is a non-profit organization designed to bring awareness to the issue of domestic violence. Domestic violence is an epidemic in our society and a public health and safety concern. The program was launched in 2012 by Canyon County Idaho Sheriff, Kieran Donahue and his wife Jeanie bringing “purple night” into professional rodeos and PBR bull riding events where fans, cowboys and stock contractors wear purple in solidarity to bring awareness to the issue of domestic violence. For more information, visit manupcrusade.com.

About the Reserve:
The Air Force Reserve offers you more ways than ever to build your future–on your terms–with over 200 part-time and full-time jobs with full-time benefits. These all include low-cost health insurance, a generous retirement plan, tuition assistance, and education programs. This way you have the flexibility to pursue your civilian career, an education, and your own interests while serving close to home. Also, if you’re currently serving or have served, and are ready for more flexibility, we value your experience. In most cases, you won’t have to re-complete military entrance requirements.