Tuff Hedeman Set to Celebrate 11 Years of the Red Wilk Construction Bull Bash in Huron

 Tuff Hedeman Set to Celebrate 11 Years of the Red Wilk Construction Bull Bash in Huron

HURON, SOUTH DAKOTA, -  August 12, 2014 – South Dakota bull riding fans it is time to mark your calendar for August 27th and 28th.  If you like high energy, live action, 8 seconds at a time then CBR has just the thing for you! Championship Bull Riding (CBR) kicks off the 2014-15 Road to Cheyenne Tour in Huron, South Dakota with a two-night bash as the lead Grandstand event of the South Dakota State Fair. The Red Wilk Construction CBR Bull Bash presented by the South Dakota State Fair will begin on August 27th at 8 PM with the CBR Horizon Series event which will include a long round and a bounty bull.  Thursday night’s lineup will follow the revolutionary 8 Second Format featuring a tournament style of competition. The action gets underway at 8 PM with 24 bull riders doing their best to stay on for eight seconds in round one so they can advance to the semifinals. The 12 top scores get to ride in the semifinals with the best four advancing to a Shoot Out round where the bulk of $30,000 in prize money is paid. 

This year’s show will be the eleventh appearance for CBR in Huron and will kick off the 129-year-old State Fair tradition in South Dakota.  Four time World Champion and CBR Ambassador Tuff Hedeman will host the event, which will feature 24 of the top riders in the world against the rankest bulls in the country. The two-hour adrenaline packed show will air on Fox Sports Network as part of the Road to Cheyenne.

 The Red Wilk Construction CBR Bull Bash at the South Dakota State Fair will be the first stop on The Road to Cheyenne Tour.  It is the 11th year for the CBR bull riders to compete at the South Dakota State Fairgrounds.

CBR has become known for 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 great bulls matched up with super star riders, to upbeat music and enthusiastic fans, the CBR Bull Bash will be second to none. 

The competition is also part of the CBR Million Dollar Bull Team Challenge. Bull owners will bring three bulls that are featured during the first two rounds of competition. Those bulls receive points for their performance in the arena. Additionally, the time the bull rider stays on is added to the bull’s score. At the end of the night, the owner with the three highest-scoring bulls will receive $20,000.

Immediately following the bull riding, fans will get a chance to meet get autographs from Tuff Hedeman and the winning bull riders of the CBR.

The Red Wilk Construction Bull Bash will be held at the South Dakota State Fairgrounds, 890 3rd Street SW, Huron, SD 57530.  Tickets start at just $12 and free admission to the fair is included if purchased before Wednesday August 27, 2014. For tickets call: 866-605-FAIR, or online

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 SPORT. CBR is featured at 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 or call 817-626-BULL (2855).