ARLINGTON - Twenty-four of the country's top bull riders are making their way to Arlington this weekend for one of the sport’s biggest competitions, the Iron Cowboy IV
They'll square off at Cowboys Stadium Saturday night. News 8 saw preparations under way Friday and met with upcoming rider Douglas Duncan.
Duncan showed off his skills on the mechanical bull “Mighty Bucky." The events Saturday will include more than just a competition, including family friendly activities planned throughout the day in and around Cowboys Stadium:
Fan Zone Schedule – Silver Lot #4 – Saturday, March 2, 10 am. to 6 p.m. (FREE)
-- 10:00 AM Fan Zone Opens to Public
-- 10:30 AM Rider Meet & Greet (ends at 12 PM)
-- 11:00 AM Wool Warriors presented by Kellogg's/Albertsons
-- 12:00 PM Flint Rasmussen's "Outside the Barrel"
-- 1:00 PM Caterpillar Equipment Challenge with Riders
-- 2:00 PM Chris Shiver's Mini Bull Riding Tour
-- 3:00 PM Wool Warriors presented by Kellogg's/Albertsons
-- 4:00 PM Chris Shiver's Mini Bull Riding Tour
-- 5:00 PM Live Music - Justin McBride & Brice Long
-- 5:15 PM Stadium doors open to PBR Posse Members
-- 5:30 PM Stadium doors open to public
-- 6:00 PM Fan Zone closes
Tickets for the Iron Cowboy competition itself Saturday evening at 8 p.m. start at $20 on Ticketmaster. Before the bull riding, there will be a Kevin Fowler concert starting at 7 p.m.