ADVISORY, Jan. 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Professional Bull Riders (PBR), the world's premier bull riding organization, and Monster Beverage Corporation [MNST], a marketer and distributor of energy drinks and alternative beverages, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to kick off the Monster Energy Buck Off at The Garden January 3-5, 2014.
In honor of the occasion, J.B. Mauney, 2013 PBR World Champion and Jim Haworth, Chairman and CEO of PBR will ring the Closing Bell.
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Friday, January 3, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
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About the Professional Bull Riders, Inc. (PBR)
The world's premier bull riding organization, the PBR, celebrates 21 years of competition with the 2014 season. In just a little over two decades, the dream of 20 bull riders has become a global sports phenomenon with PBR broadcasts reaching more than half a billion households in 50 nations and territories around the world, and more than 2.5 million fans attending live events each year. PBR has paid out more than $120 million in earnings to its athletes, and 25 riders have earned more than $1 million, including Justin McBride with $5.5 million ― the most of any western sports athlete in history. For more information on the PBR, go to PBR.com, or follow on Facebook at Facebook.com/PBR, Twitter at Twitter.com/PBR, and YouTube at YouTube.com/PBR.
About Monster Beverage Corporation [MNST]:
Based in Corona, California, Monster Beverage Corporation is a marketer and distributor of energy drinks and alternative beverages. The Company markets and distributes Monster Energy® brand energy drinks, Monster Energy Extra Strength Nitrous Technology® brand energy drinks, Java Monster® brand non-carbonated coffee + energy drinks, X-Presso Monster® brand non-carbonated espresso energy drinks, M3® Monster Energy® Super Concentrate energy drinks, Monster Rehab® non-carbonated energy drinks with electrolytes, Ubermonster™ energy drinks, Worx Energ®y shots, and Peace Tea® iced teas, as well as Hansen's® natural sodas, apple juice and juice blends, multi-vitamin juices, Junior Juice® beverages, Blue Sky® beverages, Hubert's® Lemonades, Vidration® vitamin enhanced waters, and PRE® Probiotic drinks. For more information, visit www.monsterbevcorp.com.
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