Tuff Hedeman and Championship Bull Riding Tour Brings “South Point Vegas Challenge” to South Point Arena and Equestrian Center Saturday, March 7

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Tuff Hedeman and Championship Bull Riding Tour Brings “South Point Vegas Challenge” to South Point Arena and Equestrian Center Saturday, March 7

Tickets on sale now

 

Tickets are on sale now for the 2015 “South Point Vegas Challenge,” a Tuff Hedeman and Championship Bull Riding (CBR) tour event at the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 8 p.m.

 

Rodeo enthusiasts will have the unique opportunity to be part of a heart-stopping evening of bull riding during the South Point Vegas Challenge, presented by Boot Barn and Discount Tire. Throughout the event, the industry’s top bulls and riders will compete in an “8-second format” designed to solely recognize performance-based champions.

 

“South Point has always been an advocate of promoting the growth of rodeo events such as the Tuff Hedeman and CBR tour,” remarked South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa General Manager Ryan Growney. “With the completion of our Priefert Pavilion expansion project, we can offer our friends in the industry the opportunity to expand while exposing Las Vegas to another major event in the rodeo industry.”

 

Tuff Hedeman and the CBR tour will host the top 24 riders in the world at South Point Arena and Equestrian Center during three rounds of competition. All-star riders will battle it out in the arena for record-setting prizes and the opportunity to participate in the “The Road to Cheyenne CBR Tour Finale.”

 

Tickets for the 2015 South Point Vegas Challenge are on sale now and begin at $20. For more information on special room rate packages or to make a reservation, please call 702-797-8055. For more event information, please visit the South Point website or visit the CBR website

 

About The CBR
Led by bull riding icon, Tuff Hedeman, Championship Bull Riding, Inc. (CBR) is a nationwide, professional bull riding organization. The CBR Tour events are professionally produced live shows designed to be an adrenaline rush the whole family will enjoy. CBR is broadcast primetime, nationwide, on FOX SPORTS NETWORK (FSN) with over 26 weeks of gripping, television seen by more than 14 million viewers annually. Combined with its subsidiary tour, the Horizon Series, CBR will visit over 70 venues throughout the United States reaching more than 250,000 fans in live attendance this year. CBR is the home of THE REAL COWBOY SPORT™ – the best bull riders and bulls in the world. We are committed to the riders, the fans, corporate sponsors, and all those involved in the professional bull riding industry. For more information on CBR, please visit http://www.CBRbull.com or call us today at 817.626.BULL (2855).

 

About South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa
Featuring more than 2,100 guestrooms, South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and the serenity of the surrounding mountains. Each oversized guest room features state-of-the-art LED televisions as well as WiFi with high-speed internet connections. Guests visiting South Point will experience affordable luxury through a casino offering top-of-the-line gaming technology, more than 60 table games and a race and sports book area featuring separate viewing areas for both horse racing and general sporting events; a wide variety of dining options, including the award-winning Michael’s Gourmet Room; the world-class Costa Del Sur Spa and Salon; a fabulous 400-seat showroom featuring headliner entertainment; a16-screen Cinemark movie complex; a state-of-the-art, 64-lane bowling center; and a 165,000-square foot convention center. In addition, South Point holds one of the finest event facilities in the country with the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center, which features more than 1,200 climate-controlled stalls and plays host to some of the country’s most unique events. South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa is at 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89183.

 

For more information or for room reservations, call (702) 796-7111 or visit the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa website. Connect with South Point on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and foursquare.

The World’s Top Bull Riders Return to the South Point Arena During Championship Bull Riding Tuff Hedeman Shootout

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The World’s Top Bull Riders Return to the South Point Arena During Championship Bull Riding Tuff Hedeman Shootout

 

What: The South Point Arena showcases some of the world’s most exciting bull riding action during the Tuff Hedeman Shootout, presented by Boot Barn. Sanctioned by Championship Bull Riding (CBR), and benefitting Cox Charities, the event is the 13th of 14 stops on CBR’s Road to Cheyenne Tour where the world’s top bull riders test their skills against dynamic four-legged animal athletes.

When:
Saturday, April 19

8 p.m.

Where:
South Point Hotel

9777 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89183

Who:
Ryan Growney
, general manager of South Point Hotel and Casino
Tuff Hedeman, four-time world champion bull rider

Details:  Setting this competition apart from other bull riding events is the tournament-style format. The event’s structure appeals to new spectators and established fans alike as riders attempt to ride eight seconds and advance to the next round. Competitors may ride as many as three bulls in one night. The Tuff Hedeman Shootout starts with 24 riders competing for the opportunity to move onto the semifinals, in which 12 riders will advance. The Semifinals’ top four competitors will proceed to a Shootout round for the chance to win the bulk of a $30,000 prize pool.

Coinciding with the event is the CBR Million Dollar Bull Team Challenge, where stock contractors enter three bulls, which are also competing during the first two rounds of competition. The owner whose bulls have the highest total score will receive $25,000.

In addition, the Tuff Hedeman Shootout offers bull riders the advantage to accumulate significant points needed to qualify for the World Finals, scheduled for next July in Wyoming, which coincides with the historical Cheyenne Frontier Days celebration. The bull rider holding top standing position at the completion of the World Finals will be crowned the 2014 CBR World Champion and receive a $100,000 bonus.

About South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa
Featuring more than 2,100 guestrooms, South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and the serenity of the surrounding mountainscape. Each oversized guest room features state-of-the-art LED televisions as well as WiFi with high-speed internet connections. Guests visiting South Point will experience affordable luxury through a casino offering top-of-the-line gaming technology, more than 60 table games and a race and sports book area featuring separate viewing areas for both horse racing and general sporting events; a wide variety of dining options, including the award-winning Michael’s Gourmet Room; the world-class Costa Del Sur Spa and Salon; a fabulous 400-seat showroom featuring headliner entertainment; a 16-screen Cinemark movie complex; a state-of-the-art, 64-lane bowling center; and a 165,000-square foot convention center. In addition, South Point holds one of the finest event facilities in the country with the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center, which features more than 1,200 climate-controlled stalls and plays host to some of the country’s most unique events. South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa is at 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89183.

 

For more information or for room reservations, call (702) 796-7111 or visit the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa website. Connect with South Point on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and foursquare.

 

Championship Bull Riding Returns to the South Point Arena

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Championship Bull Riding Returns to the South Point Arena

Tuff Hedeman Shootout on Saturday, April 19

The South Point Arena once again showcases some of the world’s most exciting bull riding action during the Tuff Hedeman Shootout, presented by Boot Barn, on Saturday, April 19 at 8 p.m. Sanctioned by Championship Bull Riding (CBR), and benefitting Cox Charities, the event is the 13th of 14 stops on CBR’s Road to Cheyenne Tour where the world’s top bull riders test their skills against dynamic four-legged animal athletes.

CBR has become known for its action-packed performances that keep fans on the edge of their seats. That is largely due to the influence of four-time world champion bull rider Tuff Hedeman who coordinates every element and attends to the smallest details. From having premier bulls matched up with all-star riders, to upbeat entertainment and enthusiastic fans, the Tuff Hedeman Shootout has grown second to none.

Setting this competition apart from other bull riding events is the tournament-style format. The event’s structure appeals to new spectators and established fans alike as riders attempt to ride eight seconds and advance to the next round. Competitors may ride as many as three bulls in one night. The Tuff Hedeman Shootout starts with 24 riders competing for the opportunity to move onto the semifinals, in which 12 riders will advance. The Semifinals’ top four competitors will proceed to a Shootout round for the chance to win the bulk of a $30,000 prize pool.

Coinciding with the event is the CBR Million Dollar Bull Team Challenge, where stock contractors enter three bulls, which are also competing during the first two rounds of competition. The owner whose bulls have the highest total score will receive $25,000.

In addition, the Tuff Hedeman Shootout offers bull riders the advantage to accumulate significant points needed to qualify for the World Finals, scheduled for next July in Wyoming, which coincides with the historical Cheyenne Frontier Days celebration. The bull rider holding top standing position at the completion of the World Finals will be crowned the 2014 CBR World Champion and receive a $100,000 bonus.

Tickets for the Tuff Hedeman Shootout are now on sale, beginning at $20. Children under 12 years of age will receive a 50 percent discount on ticket pricing. Discount coupons are available at Boot Barn, Cox authorized retailers and other South Point sponsor locations. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 702-797-8055 or visit the South Point Arena event website or the CBR website.

 

About South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa

Featuring more than 2,100 guestrooms, South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and the serenity of the surrounding mountainscape. Each oversized guest room features state-of-the-art LED televisions as well as WiFi with high-speed internet connections. Guests visiting South Point will experience affordable luxury through a casino offering top-of-the-line gaming technology, more than 60 table games and a race and sports book area featuring separate viewing areas for both horse racing and general sporting events; a wide variety of dining options, including the award-winning Michael’s Gourmet Room; the world-class Costa Del Sur Spa and Salon; a fabulous 400-seat showroom featuring headliner entertainment; a 16-screen Cinemark movie complex; a state-of-the-art, 64-lane bowling center; and a 165,000-square foot convention center. In addition, South Point holds one of the finest event facilities in the country with the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center, which features more than 1,200 climate-controlled stalls and plays host to some of the country’s most unique events. South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa is at 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89183.

For more information or for room reservations, call (702) 796-7111 or visit the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa website. Connect with South Point on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and foursquare.

 

About Championship Bull Riding

Located in the historic Stockyards of Fort Worth, Texas, Championship Bull Riding (CBR) is an organization dedicated to promoting and preserving the very best elements of the sport. Under the direction of bull riding icon Tuff Hedeman, CBR has grown into an organization that works to put the best riders on the best bulls, delivering world-class qualified rides. Bull riders start in the Horizon Series earning points to move onto the elite Road to Cheyenne Tour.  The Road to Cheyenne Tour culminates in July in Wyoming at the legendary Cheyenne Frontier Days where the world champion earns a $100,000 bonus. The CBR Bull Team Challenge is also part of the tour events where stock contractors bring their best bulls and compete for annual cash prizes that total over $1 million. Providing opportunities for contestants, stock contractors, fans and sponsors is why CBR is the REAL COWBOY SPORTtm. CBR is featured at over 70 venues across the United States with national television programming on the Fox Sports Networks for 26 consecutive weeks in prime time. For more information visit www.cbrbull.com or call 817-626-BULL (2855).

South Point Arena and Cox Charities Partner for 2014 Tuff Hedeman Championship Bull Riding Event

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South Point Arena and Cox Charities Partner for 2014 Tuff Hedeman Championship Bull Riding Event

Local charity benefits from Vegas Shootout at South Point on Saturday April 19

South Point Arena partners with Cox Charities to celebrate the return of the Championship Bull Riding (CBR) tour’s Tuff Hedeman Vegas Shootout, on Saturday, April 19 at 8 p.m. Cox Charities, an initiative focused on improving the quality of life for children and families of Southern Nevada, will receive a charitable contribution of $3 for every ticket sold to the rodeo event.

“For 36 weeks of the year, South Point is home to some of Las Vegas’ largest western events,” said Ryan Growney, general manager of the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa. “Our ongoing relationship with Cox Charities provides us the opportunity to give back to the community that supports us, by donating a portion of the proceeds from one of our top rodeo events.”

Cox Charities is an employee-run philanthropic initiative enabled by local cable operator Cox Communications.  Having given away nearly $1 million to local nonprofits since its inception, Cox Charities is dedicated to supporting organizations which benefit children, families, education – particularly STEM focued initiatives, and diversity.

“It’s obvious that the South Point and Tuff Hedeman are as supportive of the local community as are the 1300 Cox Las Vegas employees,” said Stephanie Stallworth, director of Public Affairs for Cox Communications. “Our employees love raising money to benefit local non-profits through Cox Charities. Our partnership with the CBR will help even more charities right here in Southern Nevada.”

This year’s CBR Tuff Hedeman Vegas Shootout, presented by Boot Barn, showcases the world’s top 24 riders competing during three rounds of an “8-second formation” competition. The tour will include Aaron Pass, all-star rider and current CBR champion, Cole Echols, the newly crowned 2013 CBR World Champion, and Cody Teel, the 2012 PRCA World Champion. Guests can watch the best of the best in bull riding as participants compete for record-setting prizes and the opportunity to participate in the “The Road to Cheyenne CBR Tour Finale.”

Tickets for the Tuff Hedeman Vegas Shootout are now on sale, beginning at $20. Discount coupons are available for all military, children and senior citizens at Boot Barn, Cox Solution Stores and other South Point sponsor locations. For more information on special room rate packages or to make a reservation, please call 866-791-7626 or email reservations@southpointcasino.com and reference “2014 CBR Package.” For more event information, please visit the South Point Arena event website or visit the CBR website.

About Cox Charities
Since 2007, Cox Charities has awarded nearly $1 million in grants to Southern Nevada non-profit organizations that support children, families and education, with a focus on STEM initiatives. The program was created as a result of employees’ interest in the giving strategies of the company. Cox Charities is a partnership with United Way of Southern Nevada and is funded primarily by Cox employee contributions and a variety of fundraisers including an annual Cox Charities Golf Tournament. A committee, comprised entirely of Cox employees, reviews all grant applications and selects the recipients. The Cox Charities Advisory Board, also employee-led, approves the grants and awards the monies. For more information about Cox Charities, or to apply for a grant, please visit www.coxcharitieslv.com.

 

About The CBR
Led by bull riding icon, Tuff Hedeman, Championship Bull Riding, Inc. (CBR) is a nationwide, professional bull riding organization. The CBR Tour events are professionally produced live shows designed to be an adrenaline rush the whole family will enjoy. CBR is broadcast primetime, nationwide, on FOX SPORTS NETWORK (FSN) with over 26 weeks of gripping, television seen by more than 14 million viewers annually. Combined with its subsidiary tour, the Horizon Series, CBR will visit over 70 venues throughout the United States reaching more than 250,000 fans in live attendance this year. CBR is the home of THE REAL COWBOY SPORT™ – the best bull riders and bulls in the world. We are committed to the riders, the fans, corporate sponsors, and all those involved in the professional bull riding industry. For more information on CBR, please visit http://www.CBRbull.com or call us today at 817.626.BULL (2855).

 

About South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa
Featuring more than 2,100 guestrooms, South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and the serenity of the surrounding mountainscape. Each oversized guest room features state-of-the-art LED televisions as well as WiFi with high-speed internet connections. Guests visiting South Point will experience affordable luxury through a casino offering top-of-the-line gaming technology, more than 60 table games and a race and sports book area featuring separate viewing areas for both horse racing and general sporting events; a wide variety of dining options, including the award-winning Michael’s Gourmet Room; the world-class Costa Del Sur Spa and Salon; a fabulous 400-seat showroom featuring headliner entertainment; a 16-screen Cinemark movie complex; a state-of-the-art, 64-lane bowling center; and a 165,000-square foot convention center. In addition, South Point holds one of the finest event facilities in the country with the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center, which features more than 1,200 climate-controlled stalls and plays host to some of the country’s most unique events. South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa is at 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89183.

 

For more information or for room reservations, call (702) 796-7111 or visit the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa website. Connect with South Point on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and foursquare.