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PROFESSIONAL ROUGH STOCK SERIES TO MAKE FLORIDA DEBUT

Professional Rough Stock Series to Make Florida Debut
Jacksonville Equestrian Center to host the PRS Jacksonville Open in January

Rodeo season may be coming to a close but the horsepower will fire back up as the Professional Roughstock Series (PRS) top riders come to Jacksonville, Florida with nearly $2 million in stock bringing some of the toughest broncs and bulls to the Jacksonville Equestrian Center on Saturday, January 4th at 7:30 p.m.

“We look forward to making our debut in Jacksonville and growing the PRS fan base in Florida,“ said PRS President, Spud Whitman.

The lineup of equine and bovine athletes slated for Jacksonville is equally impressive, featuring numerous National Finals Rodeo qualifying stock contractors and some of the most feared animals in the sport. Kelly Timberman, In-Arena Announcer for the PRS on RFD-TV commented, “We’re bringing animals from all over the country to ensure the best possible draw. It’s going to be quite a show for the fans in Jacksonville.”

The Jacksonville Open is the 1st stop on the Nationally televised 2014 PRS Tour. The series features the three most exciting and dangerous events in rodeo — Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, and Bull Riding.

Tickets are on sale now and start at just $10.00 (applicable fees may apply). Tickets start at just $7.00 (applicable fees may apply) kids ages 2 to 12! Additional price levels are $10.00, $20.00, $25.00 and $30.00 (for Gold Buckle Seating). Tickets are available at the Tom Bush Family of Dealerships Box Office located at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.Ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Tickets will also be available at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center Box Office week of event, beginning Monday, December 30, 2013. Regular Box Office hours are Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm, excluding holidays.

About the PRS:
Headquartered in Belle Fourche, SD, the Professional Roughstock Series features the best cowboy athletes in the world matched up with handpicked world-class stock. Riders compete in the three most exciting and dangerous disciplines of Rodeo – Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, and Bull Riding. Each PRS event is televised on RFD-TV to over 45 million homes across the nation and airs on Friday nights at 10:00 pm ET, with replays on Sunday afternoons at 2:30 ET. For more information, visit www.proroughstock.com, follow us on Twitter @proroughstock, or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/proroughstock.

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