Tuff Hedeman Announces Stoney LaRue Joins Bossier Bull Riding Lineup


 Eldorado Resort Casino Shreveport Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding presented by Landers Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram Tickets on Sale

Bossier, Louisiana – Get a jump on the holiday season with the ultimate stocking stuffer! Four-time World Champion Bull Rider and Pro Rodeo Hall of Famer Tuff Hedeman announced today tickets are on sale for the annual Eldorado Resort Casino Shreveport bull riding presented by Landers Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram in Bossier with a special guest this year, Stoney LaRue in concert immediately following the bull riding.

The annual event will be held February 2 at the CenturyLink Center at 8:00 pm.  Tickets are available online Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding, Ticketmaster, and the CenturyLink Center box office, 200 CenturyLink Drive, Bossier, La., 71112


Hedeman and Larue invite you to bring the family and friends to cheer on the top-ranked and world-renowned bull riders as they battle the next generation on the televised Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding Tour and then relax and enjoy the Stoney LaRue concert. LaRue has sold over one million records over his career and plays 200-plus shows a year and is known and loved for his real life, thinking man’s music.


With 30 years of bull riding history on his resume,  Hedeman is one of the most recognizable cowboys in the history of rodeo and bull riding, but he defers to the young superstars that are currently leading the ranks of pro bull riding and rodeo as the best bull riding talent he has seen in over 15 years.

Presented by Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding Tour, the Eldorado Resort Casino Shreveport Bull Riding event is the second stop on the televised tour featuring 24 of the world’s top bull riders who are selected by Tuff Hedeman, 4- time World Champion and pro rodeo Hall of Famer, to test their skills against the highly-skilled animal athletes.

2018 Eldorado Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding Champion Sage Kimzey accepts the check from Tuff Hedeman

2018 Eldorado Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding Champion Sage Kimzey accepts the check from Tuff Hedeman

Elite riders including 7- time World Champion Sage Kimzey, will have his hands full as he battles multiple National Finals Rodeo qualifiers and the emerging young talents who won Tuff Hedeman Tour titles in 2018. The riders will compete in a 24 man field in a three-round tournament style event with the winner taking home the lion's share of the $30,000 prize package.

You and your family will enjoy top-shelf entertainment including the Tuff Hedeman Bullfighters, grand pyrotechnics introductions, and great family fun entertainment from leading rodeo entertainers in a jammed packed two-hour adrenaline rush show.

The former 4-time world titled Hedeman, who in recent years has made a name for himself in the production of great bull riding events will serve as the "chute boss" and television commentator from the dirt in front of the bucking chutes.  Come early and enjoy the pre-event activities including great food, cold beer, shopping, and autograph opportunities.

The Annual Stick Bull Riding competition held during the bull riding is a local favorite for kids.

The Annual Stick Bull Riding competition held during the bull riding is a local favorite for kids.

Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. for ticket holders to enjoy the activities on the concourse including great shopping and meet and greets. Riders and Hedeman’s appearance schedule for Bossier will be released at a later date. 

Tickets are available at the CenturyLink Center Box Office located at ground level across from parking lot A on the Northwest side of the arena.  The Box Office is open Monday – Friday from 9:30am – 4:30pm. Patrons may purchase tickets in person during these times or 24-7 online at Ticket Link or Ticketmaster.com.   

For more information, interviews and media credentials, please contact Leigh Ann Schroeder, 940.902.1112 or tuffhedemanpr@gmail.com.