Bucking bulls in Baton Rouge

Published 12:22 am Sunday, August 12, 2007

Jonesville native Chris Shivers gets strapped in and bucks up at the Baton Rouge River Center Arena today for the Chris Shivers Gerry Lane Pro Bull Riders Invitational.

Shivers is a two time PBR World Champion, won 17 major PBR event titles and earned over $3,000,000 in prize money.

Eighty of the PBR’s best bull riders will ride some of the toughest bulls around to earn a chance toward the World Finals in Las Vegas.

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The event is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. with doors opening an hour before.

Today is family day where children 12 and under get in for $5, other tickets range from $15-$60.

Tickets can be purchased at the Baton Rouge River Center Box Office and at all Ticketmaster Outlets.