The Professional Bull Riders organization will host its World Finals in Fort Worth this year and Muleshoe-native Dalton Kasel will be among the participants.
The 2022 PBR World Finals: Unleash The Beast is set for May 13-22 at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth.
Forty riders have qualified to compete, including Kasel.
The contest will feature seven long rounds and a championship round.
Activities will begin this (opening) weekend on Friday and Saturday at 6:45 p.m. with rounds one and two. The third round is set for Sunday at 1:45 p.m.
Riders will have a few days to prepare for round four, which is set for May 19 at 7:45 p.m. Rounds five and six will follow on May 20 and May 21 at the same time.
The seventh round is set for May 22 at 8:45 a.m.
Rounds one, three, four and six will be a random draw. Rounds two, five and seven will feature a draft format.
The championship round will be pre-set.
The rider with the most points at the end of the tournament will earn the PBR World Finals event title and $300,000. The top ranked rider will be crowned the 2022 PBR World Champion earning a $1 million bonus and the golden buckle.
Kasel was named the PBR Rookie of the Year in 2019 and has since worked his way to being ranked. The 23-year-old bull rider was ranked No. 8 in the world as of Tuesday morning.
Kasel is a Farwell graduate. He is the son of Tim and Kristin Kasel.