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November 14, 2011 10:54 ET

PBR Canada Returns to Scotiabank Place on Jan. 14, 2012

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 14, 2011) -

PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDERS

SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2012

SCOTIABANK PLACE - OTTAWA

The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Canadian Cup Series will return to Scotiabank Place on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012 in the first stop on the 2012 Tour. Tickets go on sale on Friday, Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. to coincide with the PBR National Finals in Saskatoon where a new Canadian Champion will be crowned. Ticket prices start at just $20 and for the ultimate experience fans can purchase a VIP ticket that includes early entry and opportunity to meet the PBR superstars.

Tickets can be purchased by phone at 613-599-FANS (3267) or 1-877-788-FANS (3267); in person at The Sens Store at Carlingwood Mall and Place d'Orléans; any Ottawa Sports Experts location, Les Galeries de Hull and at the Scotiabank Place box office. Order online at www.capitaltickets.ca. Ticket prices are $20, $30, $45 and $60; reserved seating (plus FMF and service charges). Groups of 10 or more save 25% on select tickets. For more information on groups, please call 613-599-0210 or email GroupSales@Scotiabankplace.com.

Last year, Australian Brett Hanrahan of Rockley, NSW won his very first PBR Cup Series event at Scotiabank Place. See who will make history at this year's event when some of the top cowboys in Canada and the world take-on each other and battle against some of the toughest bulls in Canada.

In addition to Ottawa, the PBR Canadian Cup Series includes stops in Winnipeg, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Montreal, London, Ont. and Abbotsford, B.C. among others.

With action starting at 7:30 p.m. the evening will feature a Championship Round where only one rider will claim the coveted event title.

About Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Canada:

Dollars earned at Canadian events count toward qualifying for the elite PBR Canadian Cup National Finals. The bull rider with the most points at the end of year will be crowned the PBR Canadian National Champion. Money won at all Canadian events also counts toward qualifying on the PBR Built Ford Tough Series tour. Upon conclusion of the Canadian regular season, the top-ranked rider will go on to compete and represent Canada at the prestigious PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals in Las Vegas. For more information on PBR Canada visit www.pbrcanada.com or follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pbr.canada and Twitter at http://twitter.com/PBRCanada.

About the Professional Bull Riders, Inc. (PBR):

The PBR is the world's premier bull riding organization. More than 100 million viewers annually watch over 400 hours of primetime PBR programming on VERSUS, NBC, CBS and networks around the world. The PBR has awarded more than $100 million in prize money and 20 riders have earned more than $1 million including Justin McBride with $5.5 million, the most of any western-sports athlete in history. The PBR was nominated as 2010 Sports League of the Year at the Sports Business Journal Sports Business Awards alongside the National Football League, National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball. Nearly two million fans attend elite Built Ford Tough Series and Touring Pro Division events each year. For more information on the PBR, go to www.pbr.com, or follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TeamPBR and http://twitter.com/TEAMPBR.

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