Expect the unexpected when the 2018 Cinch World's Toughest Rodeo National Tour returns to Nationwide Arena, January 20, 2018. See fan favorite events: Bull Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding and Bareback Riding with the top two competing in a thrilling Winner takes all Showdown Round. Cowgirls will compete in Women's Barrel Racing. Witness Mutton Bustin for the little buckaroos and be on hand for the unexpected from Manu Lataste, the only professional bull jumper in the United States. New this year is Ryder Kiesner, 24-year-old comedy barrel man who has already won 2X World Champion All Around Western Performer, 4X World Champion Trick Roper, and 2X World Champion Gun Spinner. You've never seen anything like this lineup. See special guest William Michael Morgan in concert after the rodeo.
World's Toughest Rodeo opens the arena for the free preshow (with ticket) from 6-7 p.m. as we invite you to "get down in the dirt" with interactive activities including pony rides, cowboy meet and greets, autographs and photos. Sit on Midnight the bull in the bucking chutes or get up close and personal with behind the chutes tours.