RING IN THE NEW YEAR 8 SECONDS AT A TIME WHEN THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK EXTREME RODEO CHALLENGE RETURNS TO THE BUDWEISER EVENTS CENTER AT THE RANCH
TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 AT 10 A.M. AT BUDWEISEREVENTSCENTER.COM
(Loveland, CO) – Ring in the New Year 8 seconds at a time with the fourteenth annual First National Bank New Year’s Eve Extreme Rodeo Challenge, presented by Pedersen Toyota, at the Budweiser Events Center at The Ranch on Dec. 31 at 7:30 p.m. The event returns with rodeo favorites such as saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, bull riding, and bullfighting; don’t forget about the ever-popular mutton-bustin’.
The First National Bank New Year’s Eve Extreme Rodeo Challenge is a Northern Colorado staple when it comes to ringing in the New Year. This event is enjoyed by everyone from the first timer to the experienced rodeo fan; be sure to bring out the whole family! Freestyle bullfighting, the craziest event in rodeo, returns once again in 2019. This event features the toughest bulls pitted against rodeo athletes who are trying to outmaneuver these 1,300-pound power-house animals. The wrecks are abundant, and the excitement is nonstop in this battle that truly pits man against beast.
The action doesn’t stop with freestyle bullfighting; bull riding is back and sure to keep you on the edge of your seat with bull riders matching their skills against top caliber bucking stock from all over the country. Nationally acclaimed bull riders will team up with a top freestyle bullfighter forming a team that will compete for the Extreme Rodeo Challenge Championship. The teams feature two bull riders, one bareback rider, one saddle bronc rider and a freestyle bullfighter that compete throughout the night to be crowned the 2019 New Year’s Eve Extreme Rodeo Challenge Champions.
After the First National Bank New Year’s Eve Extreme Rodeo Challenge, the excitement will continue at the First National Bank Exhibition Hall at The Ranch for the NoCo New Year’s Bash hosted by BIG 97.9. Watch the countdown to the new year with live entertainment beginning at 9 p.m. that runs until 1 a.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.
Tickets for rodeo start at $17 ranging up to $32 and go on sale Friday, September 27 at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at the Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies Box Office at the Budweiser Events Center, online at BudweiserEventsCenter.com or by phone at 877.544.TIXX (8499). A $115 VIP ticket will be available again this year and will include floor seating in the VIP pit, an unlimited buffet, and a host bar for select beverages; these tickets go fast! Child tickets are $12 for ages 2-12 and all tickets will increase $5 the day of the show. Groups of 10+ save on tickets! Call Hannah at 970-619-4122 for more information.
About The Ranch, Larimer County Fairgrounds and Events Complex
The Ranch, Larimer County Fairgrounds and Events Complex, located in Loveland, Colorado, opened in 2003 and is owned and operated by Larimer County. The Ranch consists of the Budweiser Events Center, MAC Equipment Inc., Indoor Arena and Livestock Pavilions, the First National Bank Exhibition Halls, and the Thomas M. McKee 4-H Youth & Community Building. The Ranch hosts more than 2,000 events annually and is home to the Larimer County Fair and PRCA Rodeo. For more information, visit www.TREventsComplex.com.
Spectra is an industry leader in hosting and entertainment, partnering with clients to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s unmatched blend of integrated services delivers incremental value for clients through several primary areas of expertise: Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Corporate Partnerships. All divisions are in place at the Budweiser Events Center at The Ranch, a 7,200 seat multi-purpose venue that is home to the Colorado Eagles of the AHL.
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Mike Boschert | Director of Marketing
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Budweiser Events Center at The Ranch