LAS VEGAS – The Professional Bull Riders announced that MGM Grand Hotel & Casino will be the Official Host Hotel for the 2012 PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals on Oct. 24-28 at the Thomas & Mack Center. Home of the first five PBR World Finals, MGM Grand will be the Las Vegas home for the bull riders competing in the World Finals, PBR staff and guests, and PBR fans.
MGM Grand is offering PBR fans a special room rate* of $70 per night for Sunday-Thursday, and $119 per night for Friday and Saturday. To reserve a room at MGM Grand for the PBR World Finals, click here or call (800) 929-1111 and mention code PBRMGM12. MGM Grand is also offering a special Signature Suites rate* of $90 per night for Sunday-Thursday, and $139 per night for Friday and Saturday. To reserve a Signature Suites room for the PBR World Finals, click here or call (877) 727-0007 and mention code PBRSIG12. For more information about MGM Grand, visit www.MGMGrand.com or call (877) 880-0880.
It was also announced that Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino will host the PBR Fan Zone and Marketplace for the ninth year. The PBR Fan Zone and Marketplace features five days of interactive exhibits, shopping, and live entertainment, including Flint Rasmussen’s “Outside the Barrel” show. The PBR Fan Zone will be located in the South Parking Lot at Mandalay Bay, and will be open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Oct. 23-26, and from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Oct. 27.
The Built Ford Tough World Finals are the richest bull riding event in the world, with a total purse of more than $2 million. The World Finals will feature the crowning of the PBR World Champion, who will receive the coveted championship buckle and a $1 million bonus.
The World Finals will be held Oct. 24-28 at the Thomas & Mack Center. Bull riding begins at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday. Tickets are available now at the Thomas & Mack Center box office, www.UNLVTickets.com, and by telephone at (866) PBR-SHOW. For more information on the PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals, please visit WorldFinals.PBR.com
* – Special rate does not include applicable taxes and $25 resort fee