Archdale, North Carolina, will host the three-day Combines from March 14 to 16; Bowie, Texas, on April 25–27, and Pueblo, Colorado, on March 28–30. On April 27, the PBR Team Series Combine Championship took place at Cowtown Coliseum in Fort Worth. At cowtowncoliseum.com or the on-site box office, you can purchase tickets for the championship event only through AXS.
In Carolina, Colorado, and Texas, PBR anticipates a minimum of 25 riders and a maximum of 50 riders. A maximum of twelve of the best riders from each Combine will be invited to Fort Worth to compete for $15,000 and the title of PBR Teams Combine Champion for the first time.
The following team coaches will be present: Colby Yates and Paulo Crimber of the Arizona Ridge Riders; Michael Gaffney, of the Austin Gamblers; Jerome Davis, of the Carolina Cowboys; JW Hart of the Kansas City Outlaws; Luke Snyder and Ross Coleman of the Missouri Thunder; Justin McBride of the Nashville Stampede; Cord McCoy of the Oklahoma Freedom; and Cody Lambert of the Texas Rattlers.
Sean Gleason, PBR Commissioner and CEO, stated, “Combines are important to help develop riders and give teams a chance to scout upcoming talent.” 17 of the 54 riders who attended the 2022 inaugural Team Series Combine were selected by teams, and five more were signed as free agents for the 2022 inaugural season. For the upcoming combines, serious riders looking for a great future with a team are welcome to register.
The 11-event 2023 PBR Team Series season, which takes place during the PBR’s 30th anniversary season, begins at Cheyenne Frontier Days on July 25-26 and concludes with the Team Series Championship at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on October 20-22.