PHOTOS: PBR in Las Vegas

The 2013 PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals are happening in Las Vegas on Oct. 23-27 at the Thomas & Mack Center. Email your PBR photos to iContribute@ktnv.com!

  • Bull riders arrive for the opening performance of the Built Ford Tough World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center Oct. 23–27. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals. This is a culmination of a yearlong quest by the Top 35 bull riders in the world to be named the PBR World Champion and claim a $1 million bonus. Brian Jones/Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Bull riders arrive for the opening performance of the Built Ford Tough World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center Oct. 23–27. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals. This is a culmination of a yearlong quest by the Top 35 bull riders in the world to be named the PBR World Champion and claim a $1 million bonus. Brian Jones/Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Bull riders arrive for the opening performance of the Built Ford Tough World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center Oct. 23–27. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals. This is a culmination of a yearlong quest by the Top 35 bull riders in the world to be named the PBR World Champion and claim a $1 million bonus. Brian Jones/Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Bull riders arrive for the opening performance of the Built Ford Tough World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center Oct. 23–27. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals. This is a culmination of a yearlong quest by the Top 35 bull riders in the world to be named the PBR World Champion and claim a $1 million bonus. Brian Jones/Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins and Jim Haworth CEO of the Professional Bull Riders mark the opening performance of the Built Ford Tough World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center Oct. 23–27. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals. This is a culmination of a yearlong quest by the Top 35 bull riders in the world to be named the PBR World Champion and claim a $1 million bonus. Brian Jones/Las Vegas News Bureau

  • Stormy Wing of Dalhart, TX., rides world champion bull Asteroid during The Professional Bull Riders World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas Thursday, October 24, 2013. The PBR World Finals, in Las Vegas for a 20th straight year, continues through Sunday. Las Vegas News Bureau, Brian Jones

  • Douglas Duncan of Alvin, TX., rides world champion bull Bushwacker during The Professional Bull Riders World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas Thursday, October 24, 2013. The PBR World Finals, in Las Vegas for a 20th straight year, continues through Sunday. Las Vegas News Bureau, Brian Jones

  • Douglas Duncan of Alvin, TX., rides world champion bull Bushwacker during The Professional Bull Riders World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas Thursday, October 24, 2013. The PBR World Finals, in Las Vegas for a 20th straight year, continues through Sunday. Las Vegas News Bureau, Brian Jones

  • Mountain Kat bucks off Edevaldo Ferreira of Andradina, Brazil during The Professional Bull Riders World Finals at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas Thursday, October 24, 2013. The PBR World Finals, in Las Vegas for a 20th straight year, continues through Sunday. Las Vegas News Bureau, Brian Jones

  • Back Seat Buckers competitor Mustard Seed gets some air during the Back Seat Buckers Futurity at South Point. The winning bull after Friday's championship round will earn $100,000. bullstockmedia.com

  • Bull LS 159 competing during the Long Round of the Back Seat Buckers World Championship. Back Seat Buckers is the PBR and ABBI's turnkey bull ownership program. bullstockmedia.com

  • Fly Boy bucks off Josh Birks at the ABBI Wildcard Classic at South Point Equestrian Center. bullstockmedia.com

  • Alexander Cardozo gets a taste of Cheese Dip during the ABBI Wildcard at South Point. bullstockmedia.com

  • Cowboy Trent Gentile attempts to ride the bull For Sale during the ABBI Wildcard event at South Point . Bulls were competing for a spot at the ABBI Classic Finals, where the winning bull gets $200,000 on Saturday. bullstockmedia.com

  • Stormy Wing is leading the go round with 91.25 on Nitro Carrilo Cartel. Andy Watson/BullStockMedia.com

  • LJ Jenkins makes a smokin' ride on Delco for 88.5 Andy Watson/BullStockMedia.com

  • Silvano Alves won't let up and he posts 89.5 on Showboat. Andy Watson/BullStockMedia.com

  • JB Mauney is on a mission with 89 on JW Hughes's Excavation Andy Watson/BullStockMedia.com

  • Brant Atwood does a flying dismount from Thumbs Up at the 2013 World PBR Championship Finals Week Event at the Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas. Sunday, October 27, 2013. Las Vegas News Bureau, Glenn Pinkerton

  • Douglas Duncan does a spread eagle dismount from HIGH Steaks during the 2013 World PBR Championship Finals Week Event at the Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas. Sunday, October 27, 2013. Las Vegas News Bureau, Glenn Pinkerton

  • Renato Nunes looks for a soft place to land on the way down as he leaves King Lopez during the 2013 World PBR Championship Finals Week Event at the Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas. Sunday, October 27, 2013. Las Vegas News Bureau, Glenn Pinkerton

  • Eduardo Aparecido is flung far and away to a painful landing as Hang Time sets him free during the 2013 World PBR Championship Finals Week Event at the Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas. Sunday, October 27, 2013. Las Vegas News Bureau, Glenn Pinkerton

  • J.B. Mauney, from Mooresville, NC, USA kisses his wife Lexie after receiving the 2013 PBR World Championship prize, a $1 million dollar check for achieving the highest combined points for the year, plus a $250,000 check for winning the event. Sunday, October 27, 2013. Las Vegas News Bureau, Glenn Pinkerton

  • J.B. Mauney, from Mooresville, NC brings the PBR World Championship back to the USA during the 2013 PBR Finals Week at the Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas. Sunday, October 27, 2013. Las Vegas News Bureau, Glenn Pinkerton

  • J.B. Mauney, from Mooresville, NC brings the PBR World Championship back to the USA during the 2013 PBR Finals Week at the Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas. Sunday, October 27, 2013. Las Vegas News Bureau, Glenn Pinkerton

  • J.B. Mauney, from Mooresville, NC, USA holds up his $1,000,000 check for wining the 2013 World PBR Championship. In addition, he won the 2013 PBR Finals Week Event riding Wipeout for a score of 93 points at the Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas. Sunday, October 27, 2013. Las Vegas News Bureau, Glenn Pinkerton

  • Two-time reigning Champion Silvano Alves, from Pilar do Sul Brazil, rides his final bull in the 2013 World PBR Championship, but his score isn’t high enough to catch J.B. Mauney, from Mooresville, NC, USA who wins the 2013 World PBR Championship, as well as the 2013 PBR Finals Week Event at the Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas. Sunday, October 27, 2013. Las Vegas News Bureau, Glenn Pinkerton

  • J.B. Mauney, from Mooresville, NC, USA wins the 2013 World PBR Championship, as well as the 2013 PBR Finals Week Event riding Wipeout at the Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas. Sunday, October 27, 2013. Las Vegas News Bureau, Glenn Pinkerton