New Event Brings Boots, Bulls and Big Bucks to Scottsdale This Fall Scottsdale Showdown, Presented by Ak-Chin Indian Community, Celebrates Western Heritage with Bull Riding and Country Music
(Scottsdale, Ariz.) – The Scottsdale Showdown, presented by Ak-Chin Indian Community, gives you a new reason to bust out your cowboy boots and head to WestWorld this fall. This event, new to the Valley, takes place on October 19, 2013 at WestWorld of Scottsdale. Hosted by the Scottsdale Charros and sponsored by KMLE Country @107.9, Valley Chevrolet Dealers, Bud Light and Hensley Beverage Company, the event includes one of the largest bull riding competitions in the Southwest and a star-studded country concert.
“I’m delighted to welcome the inaugural Scottsdale Showdown and look forward to having this wonderful event highlight, on the national stage, the new Tony Nelssen Equestrian Center and the City of Scottsdale,” said Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane. “Thanks once again to our superb community partners, the Scottsdale Charros, for bringing to being what will surely become another annual Scottsdale tradition."
The event kicks-off at 4 p.m. with the Chevy Tailgate Party, followed by the action packed Chevy Silverado Chute Out Championship Bull Riding event at 6 p.m., featuring the top 24 CBR bull riders - including the 2013 World Champion, Cole Echols. Following the Chute Out, from 8 p.m. to midnight, is The Bud Light Bullpen Concert featuring country music national recording artists Montgomery Gentry, Jerrod Niemann and Maggie Rose.
“The Charros are thrilled to bring the Scottsdale Showdown to the Valley,” said event chairman Jason Meszaros. “Every seat in the arena will feel the rush of the riders as they tackle the world’s best bulls and music fans will be rocking out to some of country’s hottest artists.”
General Admission tickets for the Scottsdale Showdown range from $55 to $125. For a “boots in the dirt” experience, attendees can purchase a VIP ticket for only $150. VIP tickets include complimentary food and drinks, an up close and personal bull riding experience, and special seating options during the concert. Other VIP packages, cabanas and sponsorships are available.
16601 North Pima Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85260