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Cinch World's Toughest Rodeo

More than an 8-second ride.


Alliant Energy PowerHouse - 319-398-5211
$20 - $65

Gold Buckle Meet & Greet: 5:45 p.m.
Pre-Show: 6:00 p.m.
Showtime: 7:30 p.m.

Best seats in the house
Includes program, rally rag, meet & greet and early pre-show access

Free & open to all ticket holders.
Pony rides, games for the kids, picture opportunities and more!

Group pricing available.
Contact the ticket office.



The Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo returns to Cedar Rapid’s U.S. Cellular Center, February 7 & 8, 2020. It’s a MUST GO SHOW and is truly are bigger and better than ever. Fans can expect the absolute best of the best in cowboy and animal athletes competing to be the “TOUGHEST in the WORLD”, sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. This action-packed event will qualify winners to ride in the “million dollar” American rodeo in Dallas, as well as the ultimate opportunity to compete at the NATIONAL FINALS RODEO in Las Vegas, NV for the WORLD CHAMPION title! There’s a lot at stake for the cowboys and they are “in it to win it”. We are proud to be PRORODEO!

The sidewalk ends and the wild west begins at the CINCH World’s Toughest Rodeo featuring the 3 fan favorite events, Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, and most extreme sport, Bull Riding. 12 contestants compete for the ultimate chance to come back for the winner takes all Showdown Round! Some of the nation’s fastest cowgirls on their very own animal athletes will compete against the clock in the Women’s Barrel Racing.

CINCH World’s Toughest Rodeo is more than an 8 second ride in 2020 featuring some of the nation’s most talented specialty entertainers! From rags to riches, you will meet the trick horse extraordinaire, Mr. Bojangles. Bojangles, survived hurricane Katrina and was rescued by animal trainer and entertainer, Jerry Thornton. He has become a world, famous liberty and trick horse putting on an unforgettable show. Rounding out our lineup of entertainers, behind the microphone, will be National Finals Rodeo Announcer, Roger Mooney, of Ellijay, GA providing the play by play rodeo action!

The doors open early each night for a unique experience for fans as they get their rodeo on in the Cowboy FunZone, preshow from 6-7 p.m. each night. Fans will have the opportunity to meet and greet the cowboys, cowgirls, and specialty entertainers, get autographs and have special photo ops! Sonny, the CWTR picture bull will be joined by his pard, Silver Dollar giving fans the chance to sit on a LIVE bull in the chutes and get actual proof with a picture! Pony rides, behind the scene looks, giveaways, and much, much more attract fans to the PreShow, so come early, there is lots to do before the CINCH World’s Toughest Rodeo even begins! It’s an event you will never forget.

Tickets are family priced starting at just $20 with additional options including The Gold Buckle Package, featuring best seats, rodeo rally rag, a free program and early access to the Preshow with a meet and greet only for VIP’s. Kids are ½ price Friday (excluding P1).
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