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World's Toughest Rodeo

Event Info

Fans will experience the absolute best of the best in cowboy athletes in Columbus as competition heats up to qualify for the richest rodeo in the world, the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. Every dollar the cowboys win will put them one step closer to the crown, and top contenders from across the U.S. will be lining up to compete.


Expect edge of your seat action, eight seconds at a time. Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo will spotlight fan favorite events: Bull Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding and Bareback Riding including the thrilling winner-takes-all Showdown Round and Women’s Barrel Racing.

Pro Rodeo’s best in entertainment will also be featured in the 2023 edition of Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo. Roger Mooney, National Finals Rodeo announcer and fan favorite, will return to call the action and get fans rodeo ready.  Cody Sosebee, comedy barrel man will keep fans on the edge of their seats.  New to Columbus is Loop Rawlins, award winning Western entertainer extraordinaire, that will bring the Wild West up close and personal

Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo has doubled up on pre-show fan fun as the rodeo opens at 6PM for a free (with ticket) pre-show event "down on the dirt."  Come early for pony rides, meet the cowboys, hop in the clown’s barrel, take a seat in the bucking shoots on bulls Sonny and Silver Dollar, or get close and personal on a behind the chutes tour.  Load up family and friends and make memories to last a lifetime. 

For more info, visit wtrodeo.com.


Ticket Information

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