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Rider Field Announced for 2024 PBR World Finals – Ride For Redemption at Cowtown Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas on May 15-16

Ride For Redemption to award final five berths to the World Finals – Championship on May 18-19 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas – Ahead of the second stage for the 2024 PBR (Professional Bull Riders) World Finals: Unleash The Beast, the organization today announced the 15 new competitors who will join the field for Ride For Redemption on May 15-16 at Cowtown Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas. During Ride For Redemption, the 40 competing athletes will vie for the final five berths to the World Finals – Championship on May 18-19 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, when the 2024 World Champion will be crowned.

 

The 15 positions were filled by 10 invites from PBR Teams, three invites from the PBR Stockyards Showcase, and two special invites extended to the 2023 PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) world champion bull rider and 2024 Rodeo Corpus Christi bull riding event champion.

 

The following riders earned berths to Ride For Redemption via their teams competing in the PBR Camping World Team Series:

 

  • Arizona Ridge Riders: Nick Tetz (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
  • Austin Gamblers: Ramon de Lima (Rio Branco, Brazil)
  • Carolina Cowboys: Athur Antonialle (Sao Jose do Rio Pardo, Brazil)
  • Florida Freedom: Elizmar Jeremias (Anapu, Brazil)
  • Missouri Thunder: Briggs Madsen (Tremonton, Utah)
  • Oklahoma Wildcatters: Hayden Harris (Tahlequah, Oklahoma)
  • Texas Rattlers: Daniel Keeping (Montague, Texas)

 

The Kansas City Outlaws, Nashville Stampede and New York Mavericks did not have any roster members who had not already qualified for the 2024 PBR World Finals and/or available to compete at Ride For Redemption. Those three positions, filled by the Unleash The Beast standings, were: Rafale dos Santos (Quitman, Georgia), Marco Eguchi (Poa, Brazil) and Michael Lane (Tazewell, Virginia).

 

Compliments of their performances as the weekly PBR Stockyards Showcase inside Cowtown Coliseum, Lucas Fideles Souza (Barnstable, Massachusetts), Leandro Zampollo (Pirassununga, Brazil) and Joao Henrique Lucas (Bastos, Brazil) will compete at Ride For Redemption.

 

Both riders eligible for the special invites, Ky Hamilton (Mackay, Queensland, Australia) and Clayton Sellars (Fruitland Park, Florida) are unable to compete and those two positions were filled by the top-ranked riders in the Unleash The Beast standings who had not already qualified for the 2024 PBR World Finals Unleash The Beast. Those riders are Shane Scott (Molalla, Oregon) and Jose de Castro (Sao Jorge do Patrocinio, Brazil).

 

The remaining competitors are the 25 riders who did not advance via the 2024 PBR World Finals – Eliminations, held May 9-12 at Cowtown Coliseum:  

 

Julio Cesar Marques (Tatui, Brazil)

*Cody Jesus (Window Rock, Arizona)

Alex Cerqueira (Iguatemi, Brazil)

Keyshawn Whitehorse (McCracken Spring, Utah)

Vitor Losnake (Bauru, Brazil)

*Felipe Furlan (Sales Oliveira, Brazil)

Mauricio Moreira (Gaviao Peixoto, Brazil)

Boudreaux Campbell (Crockett, Texas)

Paulo Eduardo Rossetto (Colorado, Brazil)

Ednelio Almeida (Cacoal, Brazil)

Wyatt Rogers (Hulbert, Oklahoma)

Jesse Petri (Dublin, Texas)

Mason Taylor (Maypearl, Texas)

Bob Mitchell (Steelville, Missouri)

Conner Halverson (Gordon, Nebraska)

Ezekiel Mitchell (Rockdale, Texas)

Kyler Oliver (Roy, Utah)

Callum Miller (Warwick, Queensland, Australia)

Dawson Branton (Jefferson, Oregon)

Lucas Divino (Nova Crixas, Brazil)

*JaCauy Hale (Ganado, Arizona)

Jake Morinec (Mokena, Illinois)

Qynn Andersen (Koumala, Queensland, Australia)

Grayson Cole (New Ringgold, Pennsylvania)

Jean Fernandes Pereira (Crixas, Brazil)

 

*Denotes a rider who is questionable to compete at Ride For Redemption due to injury.

 

Ride for Redemption will begin at 7:45 p.m. CDT on both Wednesday, May 15 and Thursday, May 16.

 

During Ride For Redemption, all 40 riders will attempt one bull each night, and those contenders with the Top 5 scores in the aggregate will earn the final berths to the PBR World Finals – Championship in Arlington. No Unleash The Beast points will be awarded.

 

Tickets for Ride for Redemption are still available and can be purchased at PBR.com/WorldFinals, CowtownColiseum.com and AXS.com, or by phone at 1-800-732-1727.

 

For more information about the 2024 PBR World Finals: Unleash The Beast and to see the complete event schedule, visit https://pbr.com/WorldFinals.

 

Stay tuned to PBR.com for the latest news and results and be sure to follow the sport on all social media platforms at @PBR.

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PBR is the world’s premier bull riding organization. More than 800 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, the organization launched PBR Teams—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.