Bossier City Appearance Schedule Announced

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Meet Tuff and Greet the Cowboys as the Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding Tour Arrives in Bossier


SHREVEPORT - The Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding Tour (THBRT), one of the fastest-growing extreme sports tours today, announces multiple opportunities for bull riding, country music, and rodeo fans to meet Tuff Hedeman and greet the cowboys as they arrive in the ArkLaTex for the Eldorado Resort Casino Shreveport Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding presented by Landers Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram.

From world standings superstars and irreplaceable legends to the hottest new bull riders climbing the ranks, Tuff Hedeman invites them all and now he is inviting you to join him and snap a selfie, gather autographs, and not only meet but spend time greeting several of the biggest stars in the industry including local country music artist Cody Cooke.

Tuff and the cowboys arrive in Shreveport this week and begin appearances around town including stops at the Eldorado’s Celebrity Lounge on Friday from 5 pm to 7 pm. National Finals Rodeo qualifier Cody Rostockyj and last year’s Bossier bull riding champion, Tyler Taylor of Stephenville, Texas will be outside the Celebrity Lounge with the THBRT crew including the THBRT bullfighters and celebrity chute reporter Ali Dee.

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Cavenders in Bossier 




11 am - 1 pm 

Saturday 11:00-1:00 join Tuff and the bull riders at Cavender’s at 2340 Airline Drive, Bossier City.  If you can’t make it out and about that early, Tuff and the boys will be signing and assisting ticket giveaways on the radio starting at 1:30 pm to 3 pm at Landers Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram at2701 Benton Road, Bossier City.

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Cole Skender - Hamburg, Arkansas


Two Louisiana native World Champions, Josh Barentine and Cole Echols and a rising young Arkansas star Cole Skender have been selected to compete for $30,000 alongside 24 top-ranked bull riders as the pioneer behind the sport of professional bull riding, returns to North Louisiana with his signature style newly titled Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding Tour.

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Landers Bossier




1:30 - 3 pm


The annual Eldorado Resort Casino Shreveport Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding (THBRT) presented by Landers Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram comes to Bossier on Saturday night, March 17, at the Century Link Center in Bossier at 8 pm with two-hours of action-packed invitation only bull riding followed by special guest country music artists Cody Cook and the Bayou Outlaws playing in concert with their brand of southern country rock.

Hedeman, a four-time World Champion and pro rodeo Hall of Famer, has been producing events for over 25 years and his annual trip to Bossier will once again keep fans and the World Champion athletes on the edge of their seats with what he knows the fans want to see – great bull rides and high scores.

In addition to a star-studded competitor lineup, THBRT has recruited some of the industry’s leading entertainment and personnel, including 2017 NFR Barrel man Cody Sosebee, who will be signing autographs with the THBR bullfighters on the concourse at 7 pm prior to the event. 


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To Enter email

Kids six and under can enter the Stick Bull Riding competition for a chance to win a Tuff Hedeman buckle, email to enter and receive details. The competition is held prior to the bull riding.

Bossier will be the fourth stop on the Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding Tour in 2018. The competition in Bossier follows previous events held in Hobbs, New Mexico, El Paso, and Las Vegas where bull riders earned points towards a World Finals bonus and World title.

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Cody Rostockyj 


Friday, March 16 , 2018 - 5 pm – 7 pm

Meet Tuff Hedeman and cowboys at the Eldorado Resort Casino Shreveport at the Celebrity Lounge. 451 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport, LA 71101

Saturday, March 17 - 11 am to 1 pm       

Meet Tuff Hedeman and cowboys at Cavender’s and enter to win free merchandise. 2340 Airline Dr, Bossier City, LA 71111

1:30 pm to 3:30

Meet Tuff Hedeman and cowboys at Landers Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram to enter to win free tickets.  2701 Benton Rd, Bossier City, LA 71111

6:30 pm

Doors Open at the Century Link Center and Tuff Hedeman Merchandise Booth opens

7:00 pm

Bullfighters and barrel man Cody Sosbee will be signing autographs on the concourse

8:00 pm

Eldorado Resort Shreveport Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding presented by Landers                              Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram

10:00 pm   

Autograph session immediately following the event on the floor of the Century Link Center       

Tickets for the Eldorado Resort Casino Shreveport Tuff Hedeman Bull Riding tickets start at just $25 and provide fans with multiple ticket options for individuals and families. Tickets are available at and at the Century Link Center box office.

Follow Tuff Hedeman on Facebook and Instagram @TuffHedemanOfficial.

TICKETS: Link to Tickets or Box Office at CenturyLink Center, 2000 CenturyLink Dr, Bossier City, LA 71112 (318) 747-2501, or Box Office at Barksdale Air Force Base, Barksdale Website.