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World’s Toughest Rodeo
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Date/Time
Date(s) - 01/10/2014 - 01/11/2014
6:00 pm

Location
Iowa Events Center

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Tickets $20- $57; Kids are always 1/2 price

www.iowaeventscenter.com

It’s Bulls… It’s Broncs and it’s a whole lot more for 2014 as the World’s Toughest Rodeo National Tour returns to Des Moines’ Wells Fargo Arena. Fans definitely expect to see the world’s best bucking horses and bulls and double tough cowboys with nerves of steel.  But right when you think you’ve seen it all…expect the unexpected!  Cowboys and ostriches… who knew???  World’s Toughest Rodeo turns up the heat with the all new ostrich races nightly. The World’s Toughest Rodeo features the fan’s favorite events: Bull Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding and Bareback Riding with the top two competing a second time in the thrilling Winner Takes All…Showdown Round.  The Midwest’s fastest cowgirls will also compete in the Women’s Barrel Racing. Along with intense competition, fans will witness Mutton Bustin for the little buckaroos as well as world-class specialty entertainment making this an event guaranteed to keep fans on the edge of their seats. The cement ends and the wild west begins each night as fans are invited to come down in the dirt on the arena floor for the Free PreShow. The Free PreShow is fun for all ages and a FANtastic opportunity to Go Out West for the Night.  Only at the World’s Toughest Rodeo PreShow can fans meet the cowboys and entertainers,  get autographs and photos, have free pony rides, sit on Midnight the bull in the bucking chutes, and even get up close and personal with the World’s Toughest Rodeo animal superstars as our staff  hosts a behind the chutes tour. It’s cowboy tailgating right in the rodeo arena, more fun and FREE for all ages.

 

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