The Professional Bull Riders "Unleash the Beast" event will be first PBR Major in North Texas in three years.
The Aug. 27-28 bull riding event at Dickies Arena, originally scheduled as part of the PBR tour, had its status bumped up Tuesday.
The winning rider will now receive $75,000 and crucial points in the current championship battle.
Arlington hosted PBR majors from 2015 to 2018 before hosting the sports organization's Global Cup in 2019 and 2020.
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Then, Dickies Arena became home to the PBR in 2020, hosting a regular season event before the elevation of this August's event to a PBR Major Tuesday.
In the January event, Maypearl, Texas product Mason Taylor won in his home state.