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01.02.2017
Oklahomaís Finest Head to Enid for Inaugural Battle on the Great Plains CBR Bull Riding

Joe Frost, second cousin of the late World Champion Bull Rider Lane Frost returns to Championship Bull Riding for the first annual Battle on the Great Plains on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at the Central National Bank Center at 8 PM. The event is the first stop in 2017 of the CBRís twelve month nationally televised Road to Cheyenne professional bull riding tour.

Frost, a the three time National Finals Rodeo (NFR) qualifier and 2015 CBR Event Champion and World Finals qualifier rode four years for Oklahomaís Panhandle State and now makes his home in Oklahoma. Frost has won $418,020.00 in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) as professional cowboy and finished fourth in the 2016 PRCAís World Standings. 

In 2010, twenty-nine years after Lane Frost won the National High School Bull Riding championship, Joe Frost, son of Laneís Cousin Shane, won the title and moved to Oklahoma for his college turned pro bull riding career.

Oklahoma is bursting with successful professional cowboys and in addition to Frost, four other bull riders who call Oklahoma home and are making their way to Enid this week to represent the Sooner State on the CBR roster. They are three time PRCA and reigning CBR World Champion Sage Kimzey from Strong City; Colten Jesse, Konawa; Wyatt Rogers, Rose; Lane Toon, Smithville; and Mickey Andrews, Weatherford.

Oklahoma State University will be represented by Famous Energy Bullfighter Schell Apple of Fay, Oklahoma. Apple, a former Bullfighters Only (BFO) Tour stop Champion, is a student at OSU and is a professional bull fighter on the CBRís televised Road to Cheyenne tour.

Get your tickets now to the inaugural Battle on the Great Plains Bull Riding to cheer on these Oklahoma natives and highly decorated champions which include the undisputed No. 1 bull rider in the world and multiple National Finals Rodeo qualifiers including, Chandler Bownds, Rorey Maier, Ty Wallace, Cody Rostockyj, Jeff Askey, and Tim Bingham.

Four time World Champion and CBR Chute boss Tuff Hedeman has been producing top rated events for over 30 years and has pulled out all the stops for the CBRís first trip to Enid. Ticket holders can look forward to a great night as CBR has recruited some of the industryís leading entertainment including 2010 NFR Barrel man, Robbie Hodges and the Get Famous Energy Bullfighters who will be signing autographs in the lobby before the show.

CBR Famous Energy Bullfighters, grand pyro introductions, and great family entertainment assure bull riding fans enjoy the two hour adrenaline rush show.

ďItís a combination of a great rock and roll concert and a heavy weight prize fight and refereed by Tuff Hedeman,Ē said CBR Chief Executive Officer Benny Cude. The Battle on the Great Plains, a premier event on the CBRís Road to Cheyenne tour, features a field of 24 elite bull riders in a three round tournament style event ending in a Final four Shootout round worth $30,000.

LOCATION: Central National Bank Center - 301 S. Independence Ave Ė 580.234.1919

DATE: Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 8 PM

TICKETS: Ticketing Link, 855-TIX-ENID or at the Central National Bank Center Box Office

For interviews, press credentials and more information please contact Leigh Ann Schroeder 940.902.1112 or leighann@theshortround.com.


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