CINCH World’s Toughest Rodeo

Tickets are on sale now for the CINCH World’s Toughest Rodeo, live at Bankers Life Fieldhouse for two nights only at 7:30 p.m. Friday, February 1 and Saturday, February 2, 2019.

Prelim to National Finals

More than an eight-second ride, fans can expect the absolute best in cowboy and animal athletes competing to be the “Toughest in the World,” all hoping for the ultimate opportunity to compete at the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas for the World Champion title.

Featured events

The CINCH World’s Toughest Rodeo will feature three top events including Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, and its most extreme sport, Bull Riding. Twelve contestants will compete for the ultimate chance to compete in the winner-takes-all Showdown Round featuring the top two in each event. The show will also include Women’s Barrel Racing featuring talented cowgirls on FAST horses competing against the clock for the win. Local little buckaroos will also head into the spotlight in the Mutton Bustin, always a fan favorite.

Specialty entertainers

The 2019 CINCH World’s Toughest Rodeo will feature some of the nation’s most talented specialty entertainers including Manu Lataste, never before seen in Indianapolis and the ONLY Professional Bull Jumper in North America. Hailing from Dex, France, Manu will display gymnastic skills over top a charging Mexican fighting bull, a truly athletic spectacle. Professional Rodeo Clown of the Year, Justin Rumford, will keep fans laughing with his wild antics, and the beautiful and talented Trick and Roman Rider, Dusti Dickerson, with her daring tricks at high speeds, is guaranteed to keep fans on the edge of their seats.

Free pre-show festivities

Rodeo fans are encouraged to come early for the pre-show (FREE with a ticket) from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 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 opportunities. The pre-show also includes pony rides, a peek behind the scenes, special giveaways, and much more, including the chance for fans to sit on a LIVE bull in the chutes and get actual proof with a picture!

Tickets and information

Friday, February 1st at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, February 2nd at 7:30 p.m.

The pre-show will take place each night, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tickets are family priced, starting at just $20 with kids tickets half price each night (excluding top price level).  Gold Buckle Seating includes early access to the preshow, a Rodeo Rally Rag, free program, and the best seats in the house!!! 

The CINCH World’s Toughest Rodeo brand celebrates 40 years of bringing the Ol’ West to cities across America. Tickets are on sale at all Ticketmaster outlets, online at, the Bankers Life Fieldhouse box office, or by phone at 800-745-3000. Get a $5 off ONLINE ONLY discount code at

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