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Professional sports return to Canada with back-to-back PBR events in Lethbridge

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Canadian Professional Bull Riders are ready to pioneer the return of fan-attended sporting events right here in Lethbridge.

The Elite Monster Energy Tour will be holding back-to-back events on Thursday, July 23 at the ENMAX Centre.

The doubleheader kicks off at 1pm with the PBR Cooper Tires Invitational followed by the PBR Built Ford Tough invitational at 7pm.

The first event will be closed to the public but available to stream online.

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The second event will mark the first fan-attended professional sporting event in Canada since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

PBR will be bring the high-adrenaline action, from inside the closed arena to fans outside, through a suspended 23-foot big screen.

More than 200 socially-distanced parking stalls will be available for fans to reserve where they can watch the action from the comfort of their own vehicles.

Tickets are on-sale now.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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