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Game Notes - Saskatoon

Kacie Albert previews the final stop of the 2017 PBR Monster Energy Tour in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Read More

10/20/2017 5:04 PM

10/20/2017
The Morning Line: Saskatoon - Day 1

Ted Stovin previews Day 1 of the PBR Monster Energy Tour Canadian Finals in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Read More

10/20/2017 8:56 AM

10/20/2017
Lambert Looks for Second Canadian Title

Currently ranked No.2 in the national standings, Zane Lambert heads to Saskatoon looking to become just the second rider in PBR Canada history to become a two-time national champion. Read More

10/19/2017 1:53 PM

10/19/2017
In Pursuit of a Dream

Falling short of the title in 2016, Cody Coverchuk heads to Saskatoon ready to capture his first Canadian title and punch his ticket to Las Vegas for the Velocity Tour Finals. Read More

10/19/2017 9:41 AM

10/19/2017
Mentors Guide West to First Win

Fresh off his first PBR win, Lonnie West heads to Saskatoon for the PBR Canada Finals on a streak of four qualified rides as he looks to earn his first Canadian title. Read More

10/17/2017 7:21 PM

10/17/2017
Seeking Global Glory

With nine spots left to be filled on Team Canada for the inaugural Global Cup, Alberta’s Lonnie West, Cole Young and Dayton Johnston all hope to occupy three of those spots come November. Read More

10/15/2017 5:27 PM

10/15/2017
Game Notes - Abbotsford

Kacie Albert previews stop No.5 on the PBR Monster Energy Tour in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Read More

10/14/2017 12:11 PM

10/14/2017
Built Ford Tough Series Preview – Raleigh

As Canada’s lone rider in this weekend’s Built Ford Tough Series event in Raleigh, Dakota Buttar will look to build upon his success in Nampa as the 2017 season inches closer to the PBR World Finals. Read More

10/14/2017 10:49 AM

10/14/2017
The Morning Line: Abbotsford

Ted Stovin previews PBR Canada’s Monster Energy Tour event in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Read More

10/14/2017 7:41 AM

10/14/2017
Fatherhood Propels Louis to Victory in Winnipeg

One month after the birth of his son, Dakota Louis won last weekend’s Monster Energy Tour event in Winnipeg backed by the drive to make his newborn proud. Read More

10/11/2017 12:34 PM

10/11/2017
Buttar Takes Gorham's Advice to Heart, Wins First Event

Dakota Buttar used some good advice from Matador Jerky Bullfighter Shorty Gorham to ride his way to his first career BFTS victory last weekend in Nampa, Idaho. Read More

10/10/2017 2:36 PM

10/10/2017
Built Ford Tough Series Preview - Nampa

As the elite Built Ford Tough Series prepares to buck into Nampa, Idaho for the sixth year, Canadians Dakota Buttar and Jordan Hansen will look to solidify their standings in the Top 35 as the season winds to a close with just three regular season events left in 2017. Read More

10/7/2017 4:20 PM

10/7/2017
Hansen in Search of Historic Trifecta

Jordan Hansen still may be the new kid on the block when it comes to the Built Ford Tough Series, but the 24-year-old from Okotoks, Alberta, is quickly making a name for himself this year throughout the Western world. Read More

10/7/2017 2:54 PM

10/7/2017
Game Notes - Winnipeg

Kacie Albert sets up the return of the Monster Energy Tour in Winnipeg, Manitoba at Bell MTS Place. Read More

10/6/2017 12:46 PM

10/6/2017
The Morning Line: Winnipeg

Ted Stovin previews PBR Canada’s Monster Energy Tour event in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Read More

10/6/2017 6:00 AM

10/6/2017
Back Where it Began

As the Monster Energy Tour resumes action this weekend in Winnipeg, for Zane Lambert not only will the event mark a homecoming, but also a return to the city where he won his first PBR event. Read More

10/5/2017 5:58 PM

10/5/2017
Coverchuk Dedicates Pursuit of Canadian Title to Late Father

Riding in his memory all season long, Saskatchewan’s Cody Coverchuk remains ever-focused on earning his first Canadian title in tribute to his late father as the 2017 PBR Canada year comes to a close with the season’s final three events. Read More

10/3/2017 11:25 AM

10/3/2017
A Dream Realized

For the third time this season a fast-rising Canadian will make their Built Ford Tough Series debut, with this weekend’s stop in Colorado Springs featuring Justin Lloyd making his first appearance on the elite tour. Read More

9/30/2017 8:21 AM

9/30/2017
Lambert named to Team Canada for Inaugural Global Cup

2013 PBR Canada Champion Zane Lambert joins the already announced Canadian contingent of Dakota Buttar, Brock Radford, Justin Lloyd and Cody Coverchuk as Edmonton, Alberta and Rogers Place prepare to host the inaugural Global Cup on Nov. 9-11. Read More

9/28/2017 9:14 AM

9/28/2017
Lloyd Makes U.S. Push Before Returning to Canada for Season’s Final Events

As the only Canadian to win a Monster Energy Tour event so far this season, Justin Lloyd travelled stateside for a four event push that spanned coast-to-coast. Read More

9/27/2017 3:35 PM

9/27/2017
Westward Bound

After a more than three-month break, PBR Canada’s Monster Energy Tour will resume action next Friday when the series visits Winnipeg, Manitoba at Bell MTS Place. Read More

9/26/2017 4:07 PM

9/26/2017
Built Ford Tough Series Update - Uniondale

As the PBR’s elite Built Ford Tough Series travels to Long Island, the Canadian trio of Dakota Buttar, Brock Radford and Jordan Hansen will look to build on last weekend’s successful outing, which saw Buttar finish seventh and Hansen take ninth in his rookie debut. Read More

9/23/2017 8:23 AM

9/23/2017
Bull rope switch helping Buttar with elbow injury

Dakota Buttar has carried the flag high for Canada in the BFTS despite battling a tear in his elbow. Thanks to a switch in a equipment, Buttar has made a comeback and has his eyes set on claiming victory for Team Canada on home soil at the inaugural PBR Global Cup Nov. 9-11. Read More

9/21/2017 3:45 PM

9/21/2017
Canadian Invasion

For the second consecutive week a fast-rising Canadian rider will make his Built Ford Tough Series debut when Jordan Hansen competes at this weekend’s event in Austin. Read More

9/15/2017 1:02 PM

9/15/2017
Confident Roy ready to lead Team Canada

While Team Canada’s coach Aaron Roy recognizes the tough opponents his roster is set to face, the three-time Canadian national champion is confident his riders can win the inaugural Global Cup. Read More

9/14/2017 10:00 AM

9/14/2017
In The Bull Pen With Nansen Vold

As the 2017 PBR Canada season begins its final push towards October’s finals in Saskatoon, stock contactor Nansen Vold gives an inside look at the nation’s top bull power. Read More

9/13/2017 8:24 AM

9/13/2017
Welcome to the Big Leagues

Joining fellow Canadian Dakota Buttar on the elite Built Ford Tough Series, Alberta’s Brock Radford prepares to make his rookie debut this weekend as the tour visits Springfield, Missouri for the ninth consecutive year. Read More

9/8/2017 12:23 PM

9/8/2017
A prestigious win for Parsonage

After three months away from PBR competition, Parsonage returned with a statement performance at the Glen Keeley Memorial Bull Riding, his sights set on November’s World Finals in Las Vegas. Read More

9/6/2017 7:06 PM

9/6/2017
Built Ford Tough Series Update – Thackerville

With Tanner Byrne sidelined until Global Cup, Dakota Buttar is set to be Canada’s lone representative when the elite Built Ford Tough Series bucks into Thackerville, Oklahoma for the seventh year. Read More

9/2/2017 11:40 AM

9/2/2017
Red Hot Radford

Riding a hot streak, Brock Radford has his sights set high. First win the 2017 PBR Canada Championship, then lead Team Canada to victory at the inaugural Global Cup. Read More

8/30/2017 12:24 PM

8/30/2017
Byrne sidelined until PBR Global Cup

After rebounding from injury to mount a successful summer campaign, Tanner Byrne once again finds himself on the sidelines as he works to recover from his latest wrist and ankle fractures. Read More

8/25/2017 12:36 PM

8/25/2017
Built Ford Tough Series Update - Nashville

As the PBR’s elite Built Ford Tough Series travels to Nashville for the final Major event of the city, Canada’s Dakota and Tanner Byrne make the journey to Music City ready to ride for increased money and points. Read More

8/18/2017 10:14 AM

8/18/2017
Contending Again

At tonight’s 19th Annual Elnora Brahma Rama, fans will once again see two familiar names listed on the draw, as Zane Lambert and Lonnie West both make their PBR returns following summer injuries. Read More

8/12/2017 8:00 AM

8/12/2017
Back to work

Following an intense summer of competition, Saskatchewan’s Tanner Byrne and Dakota Buttar head to Tulsa, Oklahoma this weekend as the premier Built Ford Tough Series resumes its season following the annual summer break. Read More

8/10/2017 4:03 PM

8/10/2017
Rookie Run

With one win already at the Touring Pro Division level, rookie rider Dayton Johnston is already looking ahead to Saskatoon, focused on making the PBR Canada Finals. Read More

8/8/2017 2:20 PM

8/8/2017
Vegas on his mind

Fresh off his win at Ranchman’s, Cody Coverchuk has his eyes set on one city and one event, Las Vegas, Nevada for the World Finals. Read More

7/20/2017 7:20 PM

7/20/2017
Familiar faces fuel first win

Alberta rider Cole Young uses rides aboard two past foes to catapult him to first PBR victory. Read More

7/18/2017 3:20 PM

7/18/2017
Lockwood tops Pool A at Calgary Stampede

CALGARY – Jess Lockwood used three round victories at the 2017 Calgary Stampede to win Pool A through the first four days of competition. Read More

7/10/2017 7:08 PM

7/10/2017
Alberta Swing

With the Monster Energy Tour wrapping the eastern portion of its schedule last weekend in Toronto, attention now shifts west to Alberta, set to host six Touring Pro Division events during the next three weeks. Read More

7/1/2017 2:28 PM

7/1/2017
Back on Top

With his win in Toronto, Justin Lloyd not only made a long overdue return to the winner’s circle, but earned crucial points, surging up both the Canadian National and World Standings. Read More

6/28/2017 9:43 AM

6/28/2017
The Morning Line – Toronto

TORONTO, Ontario – After a week and a bit back out west and a trio of events in Calgary, Wanham and Ponoka, Alberta we are back out east and looking forward to our first ever event in Canada’s largest centre. Read More

6/24/2017 11:51 PM

6/24/2017
Game Notes - Toronto

THE SIX GETS RANK – This weekend PBR Canada’s Monster Energy Tour stops in Toronto, Ontario at Ricoh Coliseum, for the third event of the nationally-televised, cross-nation tour. Read More

6/24/2017 4:09 PM

6/24/2017
Rider on the rise

With a $25,000 event in Ponoka on Friday, and a Monster Energy Tour stop Saturday, Brock Radford looks to capitalize on the busy weekend and takeover the top spot in the PBR Canada National Standings. Read More

6/21/2017 5:01 PM

6/21/2017
Stronger than stone

As PBR Canada’s Monster Energy Tour prepares for its final event in the East, Saskatchewan’s Justin Lloyd looks to one-up his second place finish in Ottawa, after a weekend of unanticipated hurdles. Read More

6/19/2017 5:36 PM

6/19/2017
Triplett takes title at Global Petroleum Show

CALGARY, Alberta – Matt Triplett (Columbia Falls, Montana) earned his first PBR Canada victory of 2017 at the Global Petroleum Show stop on the 2017 PBR Canada Touring Pro Division schedule. Read More

6/14/2017 10:46 PM

6/14/2017
Byrne is back

CALGARY, Alberta -- Tanner Byrne ended the 2016 season on a high note, ranked No.15 in the world standings, earning his third consecutive Glen Keeley Award as the Canadian-born rider with the most world points, Read More

6/14/2017 2:43 PM

6/14/2017
Casper strikes gold in Canada

For Cody Casper (Pacific, Washington) many of his career highs have come at PBR Canada events. Entering the Monster Energy Tour event last weekend, all but one of his Top 5 career finishes had come in the country. Read More

6/13/2017 6:32 PM

6/13/2017
Lambert ready to make statement in Ottawa

OTTAWA, Ontario – At last weekend’s Monster Energy Tour season opener in Québec City, Québec, 2013 PBR Canada Champion Zane Lambert went 1-for-3 to finish 11th, just outside of the money. Read More

6/9/2017 1:38 PM

6/9/2017
The Morning Line: Ottawa

Ted Stovin goes through the key matchups for Friday's Monster Energy Tour stop at TD Place on June 9th, 2017. Read More

6/9/2017 8:00 AM

6/9/2017
Former Ottawa Senator trades skates for boots in his return to Canada's Capital

In Ottawa, Curtis Leschyshyn is known as a star National Hockey League defenseman, having played for the Senators for more than three seasons. Read More

6/8/2017 6:27 PM

6/8/2017
Fighting on home dirt

For bullfighter Dominic Roy, last weekend’s event in Québec City, Québec held immense significance for him beyond it being the PBR's first international Major event and season launch for the 2017 Monster Energy Tour. Read More

6/7/2017 8:14 PM

6/7/2017
Kolbaba’s first trip to Eastern Canada pays dividends

QUÉBEC CITY -- When Derek Kolbaba entered the Québec City, Québec kick off to the 2017 PBR Monster Energy Tour, he had only competed in Canada a handful of times out west. Read More

6/6/2017 1:15 PM

6/6/2017
Morning Line: Quebec City - Day 2

QUEBEC CITY -- Saturday marks a bit of history in Canada as the richest regular season event of the 2017 PBR Monster Energy Tour concludes from the Videotron Centre in Quebec City. Read More

6/3/2017 9:23 AM

6/3/2017
A daring career

QUEBEC CITY, Quebec – In 2005 Eric Isabelle’s career began on a dare; fast forward more than ten years and this weekend the Quebec cowboy is set to make his PBR Canada Monster Energy Tour debut at the inaugural international major and season launch event in Quebec City. Read More

6/2/2017 10:32 AM

6/2/2017
Morning Line: Quebec City - Day 1

With 300 world points up for grabs along with $100,000 in prize money, Quebec City's kick off to the 2017 Monster Energy Tour at the Videotron Centre has jumped to the top of the regular-season bull riding events in all of Canada. Next to the PBR Global Cup in November and the Calgary Stampede, this is the best lineup of bull riders you'll see anywhere across the nation this year. Read More

6/2/2017 8:15 AM

6/2/2017
Triplett returns to Canada looking to replicate early career success

PUEBLO, Colo. – Matt Triplett has a 5-hour drive to Calgary, followed by a 6-hour flight to Quebec City, before he aims to begin his 2017 summer run with an important victory at this weekend’s PBR Canada International Major event at the Videotron Center. Read More

5/31/2017 12:35 AM

5/31/2017
Buttar aiming for speedy return to action

Dakota Buttar’s first season on the Built Ford Tough Series hit some choppy waters when he ran into a bull called Smooth Sailing in Tacoma last month. Read More

5/17/2017 4:55 PM

5/17/2017
Blazing Star Does a Different Dance

The first piece of very good news was that he wasn’t going to die. Then Bonner Bolton, temporarily paralyzed after a bad fall at the 2016 PBR season opener in Chicago, found out that one day, he’d be back on his feet. Read More

3/20/2017 2:16 PM

3/20/2017
The PBR world reflects on their fond memories of Ty Pozzobon

Ty Pozzobon left a lasting impression on his peers and will forever be loved by those throughout the sport of professional bull riding. Read More

2/2/2017 10:30 AM

2/2/2017
Ted's Picks - Saskatoon, SK

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan -- On Friday night, 30 bull riders and the top bulls in the country ascend on the Sasktel Centre for the PBR Monster Energy World Finals Qualifier. Read More

10/14/2016 4:31 PM

10/14/2016
Pozzobon blazes a unique path to the World Finals

Not only did season points leader Ty Pozzobon win the PBR Monster Energy Canada Tour event in Abbotsford, British Columbia, last weekend, but he matched the highest score of the entire tour with an 89 point effort atop Vold’s Johnny Ringo. Read More

10/10/2016 11:36 AM

10/10/2016
Coverchuk looks to lock in PBR World Finals

Cody Coverchuk, from Meadow Lake, SK is as determined as ever to get to the PBR World Finals. Read More

10/5/2016 3:46 PM

10/5/2016
Ted's Picks - Abbotsford, BC

ABBOTSFORD, British Columbia -- Saturday night at the Abbotsford Centre we kick off the month of October and stop number five of the PBR Monster Energy Canada Tour. Read More

10/1/2016 1:15 PM

10/1/2016
Jackson Scott makes Monster Tour debut close to home

There is a new and pretty local face making his PBR Monster Energy Canada debut this weekend in Abbotsford. Read More

9/30/2016 2:43 AM

9/30/2016
PBR Canada Bull Profile - Cooper's Comet

Ask any PBR Monster Energy Canada Tour bull rider which bull they would want to be matched up with in the championship round and a very large majority would like to see Vold’s Cooper’s Comet. Read More

9/26/2016 7:57 PM

9/26/2016
Ted's Picks - Calgary, AB

CALGARY, Alberta -- Saturday marks stop number four of the 2016 PBR Monster Energy Canada Tour and through the first three events, a Canadian has yet to win. Read More

9/24/2016 8:06 PM

9/24/2016
Pozzobon turns down BFTS for PBR Canada

There is a unique aspect to the PBR, in that no matter which country that PBR operates you are earning points in the same standings as Built Ford Tough Series stars like J.B. Mauney or Cooper Davis. Read More

9/23/2016 3:34 PM

9/23/2016
Green makes PBR Canada comeback in Winnipeg

Meeting Creek Alberta’s Garrett Green returned to regular competition in the PBR Monster Energy Canada Tour after suffering two broken ribs and a punctured lung right in the middle of what is called Cowboy Christmas in July. Read More

9/19/2016 2:33 PM

9/19/2016
Ted's Picks - Winnipeg, MB

The following is the draw for the PBR Monster Energy Canada Tour stop in Winnipeg, MB at the MTS Centre on September 17th, 2016. Read More

9/16/2016 5:45 PM

9/16/2016
Manitoba's PBR Canada Champ returns to MTS Centre

When thinking of bull riders from Manitoba, one name comes to mind. That's five-time PBR World Finals Qualifier, Calgary Stampede Final Four Qualifier, 2015 runner up to the CPRA Championship and 2013 PBR Canada Champion, Zane Lambert. Read More

9/14/2016 12:41 PM

9/14/2016
Monea returns from injury to make Monster Tour Debut

The PBR Monster Energy Canada Tour makes its stop in Manitoba this weekend and will be welcoming back one of the most in-demand bullfighters the country has to offer in Brett Monea. Read More

9/12/2016 10:32 AM

9/12/2016
Pozzobon sets sight on Hamilton

While the PBR Monster Energy Canada Tour made its second 2016 season stop in London, Ontario, PBR Canada points leader Ty Pozzobon was enjoying the sights, sounds and thrills of an open rodeo event in Australia. Read More

8/30/2016 8:49 AM

8/30/2016
Ted’s Picks – London, ON

LONDON, Ontario – After a heck of a start to the PBR Monster Energy Canada Tour in Ottawa last week, it’s going to be tough to top this week. Read More

8/27/2016 11:50 PM

8/27/2016
Finkbeiner Focused on Success on PBR Monster Energy Canada Tour

The PBR Monster Energy Canada Tour is well underway, and if there is one guy making his presence known, it is Wacey Finkbeiner. Read More

8/26/2016 5:27 PM

8/26/2016
Atwood fired up for PBR Monster Energy Canada Tour

Brant Atwood, from Pampa, TX flew a very long way for the inaugural PBR Monster Energy Canada Tour stop in Ottawa, ON at TD Place. Read More

8/22/2016 1:12 PM

8/22/2016
Ted's Picks - Ottawa, ON

Ted Stovin makes his picks for Saturday's PBR Monster Energy Canada Tour kick off at TD Place in Ottawa, ON on August 20th. Read More

8/20/2016 3:51 PM

8/20/2016
PBR Canada Bull Profile - Liquid Fire

When it comes to the stars of PBR Canada, one cannot overlook the animal athletes. Read More

8/19/2016 6:43 PM

8/19/2016
Buttar looks forward to PBR Monster Energy Canada Tour

For Dakota Buttar, PBR Canada’s Monster Energy Tour is a lot more than just another set of bull ridings. Read More

8/16/2016 3:59 PM

8/16/2016