ERA World Championship To Be Held Nov. 11-13 At American Airlines Center In Dallas
Austin, TX (Nov. 7, 2016) – FloSports today announced an agreement with Elite Rodeo Athletes (ERA) to provide live and archived coverage of the 2016 ERA World Championship to a worldwide audience exclusively on FloRodeo.com.
The three-day event Nov. 11-13 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas features 120 of pro rodeo’s top athletes and emerging stars, who are competing for $1 million in prize money and the opportunity to become the first ERA World Champions.
“We’re committed to showcasing elite athletes at the top of their sports, and we look forward to FloRodeo covering all of the incredible competitors this week at the 2016 ERA World Championship,” FloSports co-founder and CEO Martin Floreani said. “We anticipate a huge amount of interest from fans in the U.S. and abroad, as well as among all of our existing subscribers.”
The 2016 ERA World Championship is the season-ending event of the 2016 ERA Premier Tour. After 11 tour stops awarding more than $1.4 million in prize money in its inaugural season, the 2016 ERA Premier Tour culminates this week with champions awarded in bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, bull riding, tie-down roping, team roping, steer wrestling and barrel racing.
“ERA fans have been asking for a way to watch our events live, and now with FloRodeo we will be able to do that for the first time at the crown jewel of our season, the ERA World Championship,” said Bobby Mote, Interim President of the ERA Board of Directors.
World-renowned rodeo stars such as Trevor Brazile, the 23-time World Champion; Luke Branquinho, the five-time World Champion Steer Wrestler; Tuf Cooper, the three-time World Champion Tie-Down Roper; Fallon Taylor, the 2014 World Champion Barrel Racer; Derrick Begay and Clay O’Brien Cooper, World Champion Team Ropers, and more leading pros will chase titles in this season-ending event.
To access the live coverage and replays of all events, users must sign up to become FloPRO subscribers on FloRodeo.com. Monthly and annual FloPRO subscriptions are $20 and $150, respectively. Yearly subscribers also gain access to premium content across the FloSports network of sites.
FloSports content is available on all screens now with the recent launch of the FloSports’ Roku and Apple TV apps.
To learn more, visit FloRodeo.com.
FloSports is a direct-to-consumer, subscription-based sports media company based in Austin, Texas, that partners with event rights holders and governing bodies to unlock a world of sports coverage that true fans have been waiting for. Through live streaming of premier events, original video programming, and weekly studio shows, FloSports is growing the sports, the athletes and the fans. Current verticals under the FloSports header are Wrestling, Grappling, MMA, Elite Fitness, Boxing, Softball, Tennis, Pro Wrestling, Gymnastics, Marching, Basketball, Volleyball, eSports, Rodeo, Climbing, Swimming, Cheerleading, and Track.
Elite Rodeo Athletes (ERA) is a “League of Champions” where only the world’s best rodeo athletes and livestock compete. ERA is rodeo’s finest and provides rodeo athletes, fans and committees, and the entertainment and rodeo industry an opportunity to experience the most skilled rodeo athletes in the world. ERA is comprised of two tours – the Premier Tour, featuring 87 of the sport’s top athletes, representing 135 world championships, collectively; and the Qualifying Series, offering up-and-coming rodeo talent an opportunity to qualify for the Premier Tour and ultimately the $1 million ERA World Championship on Nov. 11-13 in Dallas, Texas. ERA will payout more than $2.4 million in 2016, including the ERA World Championship. FS2 (FOX Sports 2) will nationally televise 42 hours of ERA programming in 2016, including all 11 regular season events and the ERA World Championship. ERA will have the largest household network audience in all of professional rodeo.