CLEVELAND,OH (Monday, December 10, 2018) – Tickets go on sale this Friday for the CINCH World’s Toughest Rodeo, live at the Wolstein Center at Cleveland State University for two nights only at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13, 2019.

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.

“The CINCH World’s Toughest Rodeo is proud to return to Cleveland and cannot wait to serve up some action packed RODEO action like you have never seen before,” says World’s Toughest Rodeo announcer and renowned National Finals Rodeo Announcer, Roger Mooney. “The 2019 event is bigger and better than ever and, for the first time in pro rodeo history, the CINCH World’s Toughest Rodeo is now officially sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.”

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 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!

Time and Tickets

Friday, April 12th at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 13th 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 go on sale this Friday, December 10 at 10 a.m. and will be available at, the Wolstein Center box office or by phone at 888-324-5849.


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