The CBR's George Paul Memorial Bull Riding Celebrates 35 Years

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The oldest bull riding event, The George Paul Memorial, will celebrate its 35th year this April. The GPM also known as Super Bull will be held in Del Rio, April 28th and 29th. It is the longest running bull riding event ever and every major name in bull riding has competed during its history.

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The oldest bull riding event, The George Paul Memorial, will celebrate its 35th year this April.

The GPM also known as Super Bull will be held in Del Rio, April 28th and 29th. It is the longest running bull riding event ever and every major name in bull riding has competed during its history.

“I think it is real interesting that we have the oldest continuous outdoor bull riding in the world and our friend, Tuff Hedeman, has the oldest continuous indoor bull riding in the world. CBR, Tuff and The George Paul are the natural fit and I look forward to his event in Fort Worth, as much as I do ours. I guess our event is kind of a favorite of Tuffs since he won it three times,” stated Bobby Paul.

The George Paul Memorial is named in honor of the only bull rider to ever ride 79 consecutive bulls in competition. George Paul was the 1968 RCA World Champion and NFR winner. The GPM was started by the Paul family as a way to honor the storied bull rider who was killed in a plane crash in 1970. The GPM, held every spring, is one of the most memorial events of the year and bull riding fans make an annual pilgrimage to Del Rio, Texas to witness some of the best bull riding in the world, not to mention enjoy the big time party atmosphere.

This year, in honor of the 35th year, event producer Bobby Paul announced a “big surprise” for the rider who gets a shot at the Ram Country Bounty Bull during Saturday night’s performance. Paul advised that details will be forthcoming but if a cowboy rides the Ram Country Bounty Bull, he will be very happy and glad he came to Del Rio.

Make plans now for a weekend of fun at the 35th Annual George Paul Memorial, April 28th, 7PM and April 29th, 3PM. For ticket information please call 830-775-9595 or logo onto georgepaulmemorialbullriding.com.

George Paul Memorial is sponsored by Ram Country Dodge, and Silver Eagle Distributors and is part of the 2012 CInch CBR Tour.

About CBR
Led by bull riding icon, Tuff Hedeman, Championship Bull Riding, Inc. (CBR) is a nationwide, professional bull riding organization. The CINCH CBR Tour events are professionally produced live shows designed to be an adrenaline rush the whole family will enjoy. Starting in May of 2012 the CBR can be seen on their new host network FOX SPORTS NETWORK (FSN) with over 26 weeks of gripping, primetime television seen by over 20 million viewers. Combined with its subsidiary tour, the Horizon Series, CBR will visit over 70 venues throughout the United States reaching more than 350,000 fans in live attendance this year. CBR is the home of THE REAL COWBOY SPORT™ - the best bull riders and bulls in the world. We are committed to the riders, the fans, corporate sponsors, and all those involved in the professional bull riding industry. For more information on CBR, please visit http://www.CBRbull.com or call us today at 817.626.BULL (2855).

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