Ariat Texas Rattlers (1-1) Finish Seventh at PBR Team Series Preseason Event in Tryon, North Carolina

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PBR PRESS RELEASE TRYON, N.C. (June 25, 2022) – At the final PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Team Series Preseason event of the year in Tryon, North Carolina, the Ariat Texas Rattlers finished seventh.

Texas Rattlers Photo provided by André Silva

After beating the Kansas City Outlaws 174.5-84.75 on the opening night of action, the Ariat Texas Rattlers were defeated by their home state rivals Austin Gamblers in front of a sold-out Saturday night crowd, 244.5-86.25.

In the bonus round, the Ariat Texas Rattlers elected to have 2002 PBR World Champion Ednei Caminhas (Indaiatuba, Brazil) take on Vanilla Ice (Lightning Livestock/Blake Sharp). Earning a re-ride, Caminhas then faced Twisted Feather (Blake Sharp/Michael Floyd/Cain Kobert). Caminhas, however, was brought down prior to the 8-second whistle, hitting the ground in 2.57 seconds to position him seventh amongst the eight competing riders.

In the overall preseason standings, the Ariat Texas Rattlers finished sixth, going 2-2 in game play, amassing 518.25 aggregate and 7 Bonus Round points.

The regular season for the 2022 PBR Team Series will begin July 25-26 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, held during the iconic Cheyenne Frontier Days. Action will begin nightly at 6:45 p.m. MT. CBS Sports Network will carry the action LIVE at 10 p.m. ET.

On July 25, the Ariat Texas Rattlers will face the Missouri Thunder in the team’s first-ever regular season game.

The Ariat Texas Rattlers are based at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, where they will host their inaugural homestand, Rattler Days, on Oct. 7-9. For more information about Ariat Texas Rattlers, visit https://pbr.com/teams/rattlers/Texas Rattlers on Facebook, or @TexasRattlers_ on Instagramand Twitter.

PBR RidePass on Pluto TV will offer re-airs and on-demand replays of all the action. PBR RidePass is available on desktops, laptops, and mobile devices via www.pluto.tv. Tune to channel 720 for the latest programming schedule.

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