RFD-TV’S THE AMERICAN RODEO NEWS TIPS 02/05
FOR IMMEDIATE USE: February 5, 2014
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RFD-TV’S THE AMERICAN RODEO NEWS TIPS
RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN presented by
Polaris RANGER & The PBR’s Dr. Pepper Iron Cowboy V showcase the Fan Zone
schedule of events, March 1-2
RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN Fan Zone and PBR’s Iron
Cowboy V Tyson Fan Zone and Marketplace, built and presented by Group W
Productions, will offer the ultimate rodeo fan experience during the world’s
richest one-day rodeo. Over 120 booths and 200,000 square feet will feature
live entertainment, children’s activities, shopping and much more.
RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN Fan Zone will
take over AT&T Stadium in the east end of the parking lot and will kick off
the morning of March 1 and continue through March 2.
Fan Zone Highlights:
- THE AMERICAN Wool Riding Championship for ages
4-7, hosted by Tommy G Productions.
- PBR will feature Miniature Bull Riders
Association with bull riders ages 8-14.
- Chris Cox will lead world-renowned horse
trainers in exhibits and clinics for horse lovers of all kinds.
- Fans will have a chance to meet their favorite
PBR and rodeo cowboys during autograph sessions.
- RFD-TV fans will also have chances to meet
with stars of their favorite shows such as the “All American Cowgirl Chicks”, “Gentle
Giants” and “Small Town Big Deal”.
- Bass Pro Shops will provide outdoor activities
children and adults can enjoy together.
- Cactus Ropes will
host their King of the Reach dummy roping.
See below for more information about
exhibitors, attractions and entertainment at THE AMERICAN Cowboy Fan Zone.
Fan Zone Schedule
Saturday, March 1st
Fan Zone opens to the public, 10:00 am
Meet & Greet—10:30 am-12:00 pm
Shiver’s Mini Bull Riding Tour, Priefert Arena—11:00 am
Music, RFD-TV Stage—11:00 am
Rasmussen’s “Outside the Barrel”, Cooper Tires Stage—12-1 pm
Shiver’s Mini Bull Riding Tour, Priefert Arena—1:00 pm
Cox Horsemanship—1:00 pm
Ropes King of the Reach dummy roping, Resistol booth—2:00 pm
Music, Cooper Tires Stage—2:00 pm
Music, RFD-TV Stage—3:00 pm
Shiver’s Mini Bull Riding Tour, Priefert Arena—3:00 pm
Music, Cooper Tires Stage—4:30 pm
Sunday March 2nd
Fan Zone opens to the public, 8:00 am
Church, RFD-TV Stage—9:00 am
Cox Horsemanship—10:30 am
AMERICAN Wool Riding Championship—8:00 am-1:00 pm
Tent—8:00 am-1:00 pm
Music, Cooper Tires Stage—10:00 am
Music, RFD-TV Stage—11:00 am
Music, Cooper Tires Stage—12:00 pm
Notes to Editors:
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. 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
About Rural Media Group, Inc. (RMG): Rural Media Group, Inc. is the world’s leading provider of multimedia
content dedicated to the rural and western lifestyle. RMG is the parent company of RFD-TV,
FamilyNet, RURAL TV, RURAL RADIO on SiriusXM channel 80, RFD-TV the Magazine
and RFD-TV the Theatre. RFD-TV, the flagship network for RMG, launched in
December 2000. RFD-TV is the nation’s
first 24-hour television network dedicated to serving the needs and interests
of rural America with programming focused on agriculture, equine and the rural
lifestyle, along with traditional country music and entertainment. RMG acquired
FamilyNet, America’s trusted entertainment network dedicated to providing
wholesome and responsible viewing choices for today’s diverse family.
RURAL TV produces rural business news covering commodity markets for both cash
and futures. Daily productions include Market Day Report and the Rural Evening
News. RMG networks are distributed into more than 63-million homes worldwide by
DBS, telco and cable systems including DISH Network, DIRECTV®,
Comcast, Verizon FiOS TV, AT&T U-Verse, Mediacom, Charter, Optimum,
Brighthouse, Suddenlink, Time Warner, Cox, and more than 600 independent rural
cable systems. RFD-TV The Magazine is the print programming guide for the networks, which has attracted
over 180,000 paid subscribers. RFD-TV The Theatre is a 2000 capacity
soft seat venue in Branson, MO where entertainment programming is
produced. Corporate headquarters are in
Omaha, NE, and production operations are in Nashville, TN. For more information,
visit www.rfdtv.com, www.myruraltv.com, and www.familynet.com. Follow us on Twitter and
Facebook: @OfficialRFDTV @RURALTV @FamilyNet @RURALRADIO80
About Group W Productions:
Group W Productions is a producer of Western lifestyle trade shows and is
headquartered in Weatherford, TX. The
company was started by Chris Woodruff in 1993 with the creation of the Stetson
Country Christmas Western Gift Expo held at the Sands Expo during National
Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, NV. The event now in its 20th year, is one of the
largest with 325 exhibitors, filling over 1100, 10-by-10 exhibit spaces and
attracts over 150,000 shoppers annually.
Group W Productions, LLC also produces Roper Cowboy Marketplace at
Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, PBR Finals Fan Zone and ACM EXPERIENCE, part of the
Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. For Commercial
Exhibit Space or more information contact Group W Productions, by calling (817)
599-7664 or visit www.groupwproductions.com.
About Wool Riders Only: will have numerous performances each day of THE AMERICAN Fan Zone
with as many as 35 youth riders per performance. Competitors range in age from 4 to 7 and must
weigh less than 60 pounds. Winners from each competition will advance to a
championship round held prior to RFD-TV’s The American held on March 2, with
the winner being recognized during The American in AT&T Stadium. For more information on Wool Riders Only and
Tommy G. Productions, visit www.woolridersonly.com, or contact Tommy G. Productions at 719-583-0844.