Bullfighters show off smooth moves

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Bullfighters Only is putting a new spin on an old sport, encouraging rodeo bullfighters to not only escape the bull, but engage the feisty beasts.

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PBR tickets on sale

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Tickets for the 14th annual J.W. Hart PBR Challenge are now on sale, available online or via phone.

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Riders end season on world stage

Published Wednesday, November 9, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Several Wise County riders found success at the PBR World Finals last week in Las Vegas and finished near the top of the final rankings.

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Local riders compete for world title

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By Messenger Staff

Eight professional bull riders based in Wise County will compete in the PBR World Finals this week in Las Vegas.

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PBR action returns to Wise

Published Saturday, May 28, 2016
By Racey Burden

Tickets are still available for the wildly popular J.W. Hart PBR Challenge which will take over the Wise County Fairgrounds in Decatur next weekend.

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Community helped make this year’s ‘Challenge’ a success

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015
By Brian Knox

Organizers for last Saturday's J.W. Hart PBR Challenge were faced with putting together their biggest event ever, and that was before they had to deal with one of the wettest months in history.

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Lee, Nunes, Hart prove to be up to ‘Challenge’

Lee, Nunes, Hart prove to be up to ‘Challenge’

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015
By Brian Knox

This year's J.W. Hart PBR Challenge event in Decatur provided plenty of drama with strong showings by local bull riders.

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Hart’s PBR Challenge takes over Decatur

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015
By Messenger Staff

The city of Decatur is buzzing with excitement as the PBR rolls into town this weekend for the 12th annual J.W. Hart PBR Challenge at the Wise County Fairgrounds.

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More PBR tickets available

Published Saturday, March 7, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Tickets to the 2015 J.W. Hart PBR Challenge May 30 sold out within two days last weekend, but WC Challenger Charities is adding extra seating.

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Cowboy earns back-to-back PBR titles

Cowboy earns back-to-back PBR titles

Published Wednesday, March 4, 2015
By Messenger Staff

Despite the ice storm that brought North Texas to a halt Saturday, nearly 30,000 fans packed AT&T Stadium in Arlington to watch Joao Ricardo Vieira of Decatur earn his second consecutive Iron Cowboy title.

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Retired PBR champs to ride in local event

Published Saturday, January 24, 2015
By Messenger Staff

J.W. Hart and PBR have announced that the 2015 J.W. Hart PBR Challenge on May 30 in Decatur will feature PBR world champions from the past three decades competing in a special pay-per-view event.

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Top Stories of 2013 #10: WC Callenger Charities marks 10th year of PBR event

Published Saturday, December 28, 2013
By Messenger Staff

Founders of WC Challenger Charities began planning the 10th anniversary of their signature event - the J.W. Hart PBR Challenge - with heavy hearts.

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