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The Cowtown Coliseum is a 3,418-seat multi-purpose arena in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. The Coliseum hosts weekly rodeos, on Friday and Saturday nights. When it originally opened its doors in 1908 it was the first indoor coliseum in the United States.

Over its hundred plus years it has seen many different events. These include First Exhibition Round-up of Cattle ever held under a roof and the First nighttime rodeo in 1908; The first live radio broadcast of a rodeo and was the site to the first competitive Bull riding event. As well as the home for the short lived Fort Worth Sixers in the ill fated National Indoor Football League.

The Cowtown Coliseum has also been the location of numerous movies, television shows and music videos. Country stars George Strait and Billy Dean filmed music videos during their performances at the Coliseum. Movies filmed on the location included Dennis Quaid in “Tough Enough” and George Strait's film Pure Country.

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