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October 25, 2021


(Loveland, CO) – The New Year’s Eve Extreme Rodeo Challenge & NOCO New Year’s Eve Bash are back! Ring in the New Year at the New Year’s Eve Extreme Rodeo Challenge, presented by Pedersen Toyota, at the Budweiser Events Center on Friday, December. 31 at 7:30 p.m. The event returns with rodeo favorites such as Saddle Bronc Riding, Bareback Riding, Bull Riding, Bullfighting, and the ever-popular Mutton-Bustin’.


The 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 2021. 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 2021 New Year’s Eve Extreme Rodeo Challenge Champions.


After the New Year’s Eve Extreme Rodeo Challenge, the excitement will continue at the FNBO Building 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. until 1 a.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. A limited number of VIP tickets will be available for $50 prior to day of the event.


Tickets for rodeo start at $19 ranging up to $35 and go on sale Friday, October 29, at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at the Orthopedic & Spine Center of the Rockies Box Office at the Budweiser Events Center, or online at BudweiserEventsCenter.com. A $125 VIP ticket package 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 will go fast! All tickets will increase $5 the day of the show. Groups of 10+ save on tickets! Contact Katie Miller at 970-619-4122 or katie.miller@spectraxp.com 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 FNBO Building, 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.