Billings, MT-Bull Riding action is a
The PBR began when a group of professional bull riders broke off from the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association in 1992. This new organization boasted a single event format that was sure to excite bull riding fans. An action packed event that the NILE organization was happy to embrace, NILE hosted its first in the spring of 1994. With
The NILE salutes the PBR for partnering with us for the past two decades. The PBR exhibits the cowboy spirit of grit,
NILE Foundation President Butch Bratsky speaks of the first PBR event fondly. “From being a NILE Board member and Officer and on the Rodeo Committee back in the early to mid-1990s, I'd like to thank the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) for giving us the opportunity to host one of their top tier events in 1994 and every year since then. It's been a great partnership and one that we are certainly proud of and to be one of the elite venues working with the PBR is great for Billings, Montana and our bull-riding fans!!”
It is with a tip of our hats that we salute the fans of the PBR for continue to attend and support those professional bull riders who compete in Billings. The Billings fans are known for their knowledge of the event, dedication to the sport and warm welcome give to the cowboy's year in and year out. The electric feeling in the air is addictive and contagious–thank you for being a part of that and coming back to get more.
50 years of NILE means a history of exceptional partnerships. We count ourselves fortunate to have had a partnership lasting 24 years strong this year with the Professional Bull Riders event. Thank
Be sure to catch all of the Bull Riding action at MetraPark April 7-9, 2017. Tickets available through the MetraPark Box Office by calling 800.366.8538 or visiting www.metrapark.com. For more information on the NILE visit www.thenile.org.
“Over the next twelve months, the NILE will salute the many partners who have aided in the success of this organization. Without a doubt, the success and longevity of this organization
The Northern International Livestock Exposition (NILE) is a non-profit organization 501(c)5 established in 1967 that is dedicated to the promotion of livestock, agriculture education, and respect of the western tradition. For more information on the NILE call (406) 256-2495 or visit www.thenile.org. The 2017 NILE is October 14-21 in Billings, Montana.
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