Frequently Asked Questions

Tickets can be bought online or mobile & that they can be printed or scanned from your phone.

Tickets purchased at the gate/ticket office after 6/28 will be “Best Available” computer generated seating only. Picking specific seats in reserved sections will not be available.

GA tickets are only for seating in bleachers non-covered & without seat backs. GA bleachers are located at each end of the arena & over the bucking chutes & are first come first serve seating. Anything with a # or covered is a Reserved Seating Area only.

VIP tickets cannot be purchased. This is a Sponsor Only area. Sponsor packages start at $1500 and anyone interested can contact

Multi day tickets are not available. Each performance needs a separate ticket for that specific performance

Can I purchase reserved seating tickets for the 7/4 Matinee? -NO. That one performance is all GA and anyone with a ticket can sit wherever they want, even the covered Grandstands

NO. This is not an option. We cannot take special requests and have the event run on schedule. Please do not ask, or go up to the Announcer Stand during the event, it is very distracting and disruptive.

Entry Form available on the forms page.

Completed forms and fee can be mailed to MBA PO Box 601 Molalla, OR 97038 anytime before 6/25.

After that please drop off your completed form and fee at the Ticket Office. Entry includes 2 GA tickets for the Performance you will be competing in.

If you mail in your entry form tickets will be mailed back to you. Day of entry is not guaranteed.

Racers need to meet at the Tent located on the Eastern side of the Arena (opposite side as the Announcer Booth) promptly when announced.

Late racers forfeit their spot & fee. The race is very time specific & donkeys wait for no one!

  • Valid, non-expired, unaltered Government issued picture identification is required
  • Alcohol Monitor will check ID & place a bracelet on verified, legal individuals
    Must have alcohol bracelet to purchase or consume alcohol, no exceptions
  • Drinks can only be purchased with Tokens purchased at Token Booths located around the grounds, and near every Serving Station
  • Tokens are paid  with CASH ONLY
  • Drinks are 3 & 4 tokens
  • Tokens can be used at any performance of the Molalla Buckeroo, but are NONREFUNDABLE. Even if you get cut off and still have tokens in your pocket!
  • Tokens can also be used to purchase Soda & Water at serving stations (1 token)

Animals are not permitted within the Molalla Buckeroo Grounds with the exception of certified service dogs for the disabled, being used by a disabled person.

Gates open at 5:00 PM 7/1-7/3, 11:30 AM for the 7/4 matinee & at 5:30 PM for the 7/4 Eve

For reserved seating all persons over 3 years of age will be charged full admission (Children 3 and under are free as long as they sit on a lap). For General Admission all children under 6 get in free. For comfort and visibility during night shows, we recommend seating for children, rather than SRO (standing room only).

Personal fixed lens cameras are allowed. Cameras with removable lenses, recording devices or digital video are prohibited. Commercial photography is prohibited unless it has received prior approval and the proper clearances have been made.

The PRCA retains all rights to the filming, taping, recording in any media now or hereafter known, still footage/ photography, radio or television broadcasting or reproduction in any manner or form thereof of any PRCA-sanctioned event.

All pictures must be taken at an appreciable distance, as far from the action as possible, and from angles that are not in the direct line of sight for the contestant or the judges.

Any secondary non-editorial or commercial use of any picture, film or drawing of a competitor is prohibited without prior consent of the PRCA and the contestant.

Full details can be found on our Photography Guidelines Page

No outside food and beverages are allowed to be brought in. Both food and beverages are available inside for purchase. Sealed water bottles, 1 per person, are allowed

Yes, baby food and formula (premixed or sealed) are allowed on the grounds. Water can be purchased once inside.

Yes, strollers are allowed on the Grounds, it is mostly all gravel; however strollers are not permitted in the Grandstands seating area.

All sales are final. There are no refunds, only exchanges. (exchanges might be allowed on a case by case basis & on before 7/1. Tickets cannot be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed. Tickets can be damaged by exposure to heat or sunlight. All persons over 3 years of age will be charged full admission for a Reserved Seat. The resale of tickets for more than the printed price on the ticket is prohibited. Per PRCA regulations, no recording devices are allowed for the rodeos. All dates, times and entertainers are subject to change. Such changes do not constitute reason for refund or exchange. This is an outdoor arena and performances will take place rain or shine. Standing is not permitted in seating areas. Seating access is only to location as stated on ticket. Smoking is permitted in designated areas only. We are a marijuana free establishment. For problems with ticketing please call (503) 829-8388. General Admission ticket holders are not permitted in Reserved Grandstands seating areas.

Parking is available in the lot across the street from the Buckeroo entrance (Bohlander Field) & it’s free for Buckeroo Performances. Handicap Parking (with valid permit) – Will be parked in the closest areas with easiest access to entrance possible. Please reserve Handicap parking on Asphalt pad for wheelchairs. No overnight camping Parking along side streets & in neighborhoods is discouraged and at risk for ticketing or towing. MBA has no control over this, please respect our neighbors.

Security procedures are subject to change at any time. Each person may only bring in one bag, purse or fanny pack, no larger than 14″ x 14″ x 14″. All items are subject to search. Hard-sided coolers are prohibited. No bottles, food, beverages, weapons or laser lights. Animals are not permitted within the fenced area of the Grounds with the exception of certified service dogs for the disabled. Personal Cameras are allowed on the Grounds. Per PRCA regulations, no recording devices are allowed for the rodeos. Some areas may require you to be 21 years of age and have valid ID. Please leave any firearms, knives, tasers, pepper spray at home. They are not allowed to be taken into the Buckeroo Grounds & will be confiscated. MBA & Security will not store or save these items for you

There are many events throughout the rodeo including live music, dance, carnival, a golf tournament, parades, a pancake breakfast and more. The evening rodeos are capped off by fireworks display each night.

Admission is free into the Dance Tent where you can dance the night away to live music. Must be 21 or older to enter. Full bar.

A wide variety of palate-pleasing drinks and food items are available throughout the Buckeroo Grounds.

In celebration of our Nation’s Birthday, a fireworks display follows each evening rodeo performance. Fireworks are set off on the northeast corner of the rodeo Grounds and can be seen from just about anywhere on the Grounds.

Located at the entrance C-D of the Grandstands.

Port-a-potties located in the upper Southeastern most corner of the grounds, near the Dance Tent, as well as in the lower area of the grounds near the back of the Bucking Chutes.

Located at the Information Booth on the west end of the Grounds near Section A.

No pay telephones are available on the Grounds.

Provided by Molalla Fire & located next to Info booth on the West side of the grounds near Grandstands section A

If you or your child becomes lost, please check in with Security or our Information Booth on the west end of the Grounds near Section A.

Individuals requiring assistance with seating are requested to contact the Ticket Office in advance at (503) 829-8388. A designated parking area is set aside in Bohlander Field near the Ticket Office. Volunteers are ready to assist with seating.

Smoke-free seating- Smoking permitted in outlying gravel areas, we ask people smoke as far away from crowded areas & walkways as possible. Smoking is prohibited in all seating areas.

Served from 10pm July 3rd– 10am July 4that the City Park in Molalla. It is put on by the VFW & the city park is next to the Fire Station.

St. James Catholic Church sponsors a barbecued chicken dinner available for purchase at the parish hall on Frances Street near the Buckeroo Grounds.

See the Molalla Chamber of Commerce’s website for more info.