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Fredericksburg to Host the PBR Circuit

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It’s going down in Fredericksburg on September 10! At the Gillespie Country Fair Grounds, there will be a Professional Bull Riders event.

World Class Competition

Gillespie County Fair

Photo: Flickr/fredericksburgcvb

This year’s stop will be the 7th time the circuit has chosen Fredericksburg as place to hold the event. The competition in Fredericksburg is part of the PBR Touring Pro division, where riders are fighting hard to claim a spot at the World Finals in Las Vegas, Nevada in October. So come on out and see some world class competition along with other festivities.

Suitable for All Ages

Riding some bulls.

Photo: Flickr/Paul J Everett

The actual riding itself will be located in front of the grandstand and there will be several other activities happening between rides, including fireworks, music, and a honorary video for veterans and first responders. The lineup is suitable for all ages and families are welcome to come on out. For those worried about the safety of the location, the bull chutes will be arranged so that the bulls will be riding outwards towards the grandstand and away from the observers and seating areas.

Mutton Busting!

Busting some mutton
Photo: Flickr/You’re In My Light (Jerryseyes)

For the young’uns there will be a mutton busting event on Saturday night. The event details are as follows: The kiddos must be under 70 pounds. The entry fee is $20 and the competition is on a first come first served basis, so the first 25 kids that are signed up will be the ones competing.

The gates to the grounds will open promptly at 5:30 p.m., with the show kicking off at 7:30. General admission is $20, with children, active military and EMS personnel at a discounted $10.

Advance tickets are available online at www.gillespiefair.com. Seats are also available for purchase for $40.

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