Jan. 6-7, Conseco Fieldhouse will house the 2006 Dodge World’s Toughest Bulls & Broncs Rodeo — “The Largest Indoor Rodeo Series In The World.” In a sport more down and dirty than anything else in Indy, cowboys from across the country will gather for authentic rodeo competition. Four championship events will take place: bareback riding, saddle-bronc riding, barrel racing and bull riding. But this is hip rodeo, as the event will feature pyrotechnics, music, smoke and lights.
But the highlight of the evening will have to be monkey riding dog: Whiplash the Cowboy Monkey and his steed perform tricks for fans. Check him out at www.whiplashrides.com.
If the monkey isn’t family-friendly enough, there will also be free pony rides for kids one hour before the rodeo.
Show times are 7:30 p.m. both nights. Tickets are priced at $12-$32 and are on sale at the Conseco Fieldhouse box office (125 S. Pennsylvania St), all Ticketmaster locations or charge by phone at 317-239-5151. Marsh Supermarkets will offer Fresh Idea card holders a $3 discount on tickets for the Friday night performance. Coupons are available at all Indiana Village Pantry locations.