RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN Announces Arena Map and the Crowne Plaza Arlington Suites as the Host Hotel for March 2nd Event


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RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN Announces Arena Map and the

Crowne Plaza Arlington Suites as the Host Hotel for March 2nd Event

OMAHA, NEB. – RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN presented by Polaris RANGER has released a map of AT&T Stadium, as well as announced the host hotel for the March 2, 2014 event. The main floor of the stadium will be split into two sections, A and B, which will house the different main events. The host hotel for the event is the Crowne Plaza Arlington Suites. THE AMERICAN is the richest one-day rodeo in the history of western sports with a $2 million payout.

The gold buckled event will showcase several legendary western sports athletes who have received exemptions to compete. Recently, THE AMERICAN announced three riders who will come out of retirement to compete including: 11-time World Champion, Charmayne James in the barrel racing competition, two-time PBR World Champion, Justin McBride in bull riding and seven-time World Champion, Dan Mortenson in the saddle bronc competition. Additional exemptions will be announced leading up to March 2, 2014.

The team roping, saddle bronc riding and barrel racing events will be taking place on the A section of the floor. Fans of bareback riding, steer wrestling, tie-down roping and bull riding will want to have their sights set on section B of the floor., Please see the map below for full view of all seating options and prices.

For more information on the reserving rooms at the Crowne Plaza Arlington Suites, for RFD-TV’sTHE AMERICAN presented by Polaris RANGER or purchasing tickets, please visit americanrodeo.com. Ticket prices for the event range from $20 to $150, not including taxes.

In addition, the event is being closely coordinated with PBR’s Iron Cowboy V, which will take place the day before THE AMERICAN on March 1, 2014 at AT&T Stadium. Combined, the events are expected to bring more than 100,000 fans and participants to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.


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About RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN Presented by Polaris RANGER: Taking place at Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium on March 2, 2014, with an estimated attendance of 75,000, RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN Presented by Polaris RANGER is the single largest 1-day cash prize event in the entire history of rodeo. With $2-million on the line, the best athletes in the world will be gathering in Dallas to compete in one epic day of raw rodeo will, skill and power. THE AMERICAN is inviting the top 10 athletes in each of the traditional rodeo sports as well as the top 10 from the PBR. The top 10 bull riding contestants will be invited after the PBR World Finals in Las Vegas, and the remainder of the primary rodeo sports contenders, will be determined after the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. In addition to the 10 invites, THE AMERICAN will make five additional spots available for any rodeo athlete in the world through five regional qualifiers. If one of those athletes goes on to win their respective event at THE AMERICAN they will split an additional bonus pool of $1-million dollars in prize money. With the help of broadcast partners and sponsors, RFD-TV will be broadcasting the event LIVE on the day, helping to bring the totality of this defining western sports experience to a wide national audience. For more information, please visit: www.americanrodeo.com and www.RFDTV.com. Follow us on Twitter @RFDTVAMERICAN and on find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/RFDTVTheAMERICAN

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