1 of 8Cooper Davis used his victory at last year's Music City Knockout to begin his run to the 2016 World Championship.
2 of 8PBR Majors are distinct for the increased money and world points that are on the line. Davis' win in Nashville last year netted him 905 points, and moved him from eighth to third in the world standings. He would eventually end 2016 on top. On average, 886.25 points have been awarded at the last four PBR Majors and each served as a turning point for the season.
3 of 8In January of 2017, Jess Lockwood went 4-for-4 to win the Monster Energy Buck Off at the Garden in New York, the season's first PBR Major.
4 of 8Lockwood earned 860 points for the first PBR Major victory of his career and jumped to the lead of the world standings for the first time ever. The second-year rider became the man to beat early in the season, and wasn't knocked out of the lead until mid-February.
5 of 8It was Eduardo Aparecido who took over the world in February after he went 4-for-4 on his way to being named the Iron Cowboy in Arlington, Texas.
6 of 8The 955 points Aparecido earned in Texas rocketed him to the top of the world standings, a position he has yet to relinquish. The win also transformed Aparecido from a darkhorse, to a true World Championship contender.
7 of 8Kaique Pacheco has kept pace on Aparecido, and after winning Last Cowboy Standing in Las Vegas for the second year in a row this May, he came within striking distance of the world standings lead.
8 of 8Pacheco picked up 825 world points and moved to No. 2 in the world standings heading into the summer break. He heads into this weekend's Music City Knockout in Nashville just 170 points away from the top of the world standings.
PBR Majors are the biggest events on the Built Ford Tough Series schedule outside of the World Finals. With so much money, and even more world points on the line, each Major has served as a turning point in the season. Join PBR.com as we look back at the last four PBR Majors and where they took the season.