As the top bull riders in the world prepare for the 2023 summer run of events across the country, the infamous King of the North Showdown series is back and boasting 12 events spanning fan-favorite venues and cities in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Montana.
King of the North Showdown is now part of the soon-to-launch PBR Challenger Series, which consists of more than 60 events traveling to 27 states across the United States, in conjunction with the soon-to-launch PBR Team Series – an eight-team league competing in five-on-five bull riding games July to November 2023.
Bull riding fans will be on the edge of their seats as top competitors in the sport put it all on the line to gain crucial points available at the events toward the coveted “King of the North” title and $100,000 bonus paycheck which goes to the rider with the top aggregate score throughout the 12 events. The rider finishing in second place as the series rolls to a close will win a brand-new Capri Camper.
Running June 3 through late September, the King of the North Showdown series will conclude in Minot, North Dakota at the Minot Y’s Men PBR at the Minot Municipal Auditorium Sept. 23-24.