ADVISORY, Dec. 31, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: Professional Bull Riders (PBR), the world's premier bull riding organization, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to kick off their 2013 season and celebrate 20 years of competition alongside Monster Energy, sponsors of this year's Madison Square Garden Invitational. In honor of the occasion, Sam Pontrelli, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Monster Energy will ring the Closing Bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When: Wednesday, January 2, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET Contacts: Alan Miller (917) 412-0166 email@example.com Hillary Herskowitz (917) 279-9574 firstname.lastname@example.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916 Jennifer.email@example.com Feed Information: Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463 Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West 18 mhz Lower DL 3811 Vertical FEC 3/4 SR 13.235 DR 18.295411 MOD 4:2:0 DVBS QPSK Facebook and Twitter: For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies please visit our Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ . For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at: http://twitter.com/nasdaqomx . Webcast: A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx . Photos: To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice. About the Professional Bull Riders, Inc. (PBR): The world's premier bull riding organization, the PBR, celebrates 20 years of competition with the 2013 season. In just two decades, the dream of 20 bull riders has become a global sports phenomenon that is televised worldwide with more than 100 million viewers annually watching primetime PBR programming on networks around the world, and nearly 2 million fans attend live events each year. PBR has paid out over $100 million in earnings to its athletes, and 25 riders have earned over $1 million, including Justin McBride with $5.5 million -- the most of any western sports athlete in history.