FAQ

Molalla Buckeroo Grounds (“Grounds”)

General Questions

Are pets allowed inside?
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.

How early can I show up for the rodeo and entertainment?
Gates open three hours prior to the event start time.

How old does my child have to be before I have to buy a ticket for him or her?
For reserved seating all persons over 2 years of age will be charged full admission. 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).

Can I bring my camera to the rodeo or other Molalla Buckeroo events?
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.

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 noneditorial or commercial use of any picture, film or drawing of a competitor is prohibited without prior consent of the PRCA and the contestant.

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. 

Full details can be found at: http://www.prorodeo.com/PR_Archive.aspx?xu=4

Can I bring a cooler in?n?
No outside food and beverages are allowed to be brought in. Both food and beverages are available inside for purchase.

Can I bring a stroller onto the Grounds?
Yes, strollers are allowed on the Grounds; however they can be very difficult to take into the grandstands.

What are our ticket policies?
All sales are final. There are no refunds, only exchanges. Tickets cannot be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed. Tickets can be damaged by exposure to heat or sunlight. All persons over 2 years of age will be charge 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. For problems with ticketing please call (503) 829-8388.

Where do I park?
Parking is available, as space permits, on Bohlander field for $5 and additional parking can be found at Molalla High School off of Frances Street for $5; no re-entry to any parking locations without full payment. Handicapped accessible parking is available. Overnight camping permitted for $20. MBA assumes no responsibility for damage to vehicles from fire, collision, or theft.

What security procedures should I be aware of?
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. 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.

INFORMATION

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 a fireworks display each night.

Dance Tent
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.

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

Fireworks 
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.

ATM Machines
Located at the entrance C-D of the Grandstands.

Restrooms
Located at the main entrance near the Grandstands, in the VIP on the east side, near the bucking chutes, and at the west end of the arena.

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

Telephones
No pay telephones are available on the Grounds.

First Aid Station
The Molalla Buckeroo First Aid Station is located on the west end of the Grounds near Section A.

Lost Children
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.

Special Needs
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
All Grandstands seating areas are smoke free. Smoking is permitted on the asphalt or graveled areas on the Grounds.

Carnival
Located at Clark Park, adjacent to the rodeo Grounds. Numerous rides and food vendors offer a variety of options.

Pancake Breakfast
Served from 10pm July 3rd- 10am July 4th at the City Park in Molalla.

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

Giant Street Parade 
See the Molalla Chamber of Commerce's website for more info. http://www.molallachamber.com/Events.htm