Below is a list of bull riders who will participate in the 2017 Semi-Finals for THE AMERICAN.  The Semi-Finals will take place over three days, beginning on Wednesday, February 15 and ending Friday, February 17, 2017 at Cowtown Coliseum in Fort Worth.  Tickets for the Semi-Finals are available now.

Ricky Aguiar

Silvano Alves

Brant Atwood

Julius Y Begay

Diego Benedetti

Trey Benton

Shawn Best

Luis Blanco

Matt Boos

Chandler Bownds

Luke Bradley

Cody Campbell

Steve Carter

Ramon de Lima Rodrigues

Wallace de Oliveira

Douglas Duncan

Dakota Eagleburger

Brennon Eldred

Josh Faircloth

Cody Ford

Kolt Forinash

Joe Frost

Josh Frost

Jake Gowdy

Bradie Gray

Alex Guzman

Jordan Hansen

Tyler Harr

JW Harris

Luke Haught

Judd Hebert

Neil Holmes

Cody Hudson

Cody Jesus

Cody Johansen

Venn Johns

Cody Johnson

Kyle Jones

Derek Kolbaba

Stetson Lawrence

Nic Lica

Koal Livingston

Dakota Louis

Mason Lowe

Claudio Marcelino de Montanha, Jr.

Jory Markiss

Rider May

Dusty McMullen

Cole Melancon

Josh Moorer

Chase Outlaw

Ryan Roberts

Colt Robinson

Wyatt Rogers

Nathan Schaper

Mike Sparks

Cody Teel

Sevi Torturo

AJ Vaal

Eli Vastbinder

Quentin Vaught

Ethan Weiser

Matthew Werries

Rylin Wright

Freeman Yoder