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  • What are the hours of your ticket office?
    Office hours are extremely limited at this time. The best way to contact the office is to call 319-372-2550 and leave a detailed message, and the office manager will return your call. Please call 319.372.2550 or email with any questions.
  • What is a rodeo button?
    A rodeo button is a physical button that allows you entry into all of the pre-rodeo events. One button is good for ALL of the pre-rodeo events. Buttons cost $7 and can be purchased in-person at locations throughout the Fort Madison Area, as well as at each of the pre-rodeo events. Pre-Rodeo Events included with the purchase of a button are: Fareway Pancake Breakfast, Special Kids Rodeo, Fareway Chili Supper, Lil Spurs Rodeo, Hy-Vee Pork Dinner, Little Miss Rodeo & All Around Cowboy, and Pee Wee Barrels. A list of sales locations will be available soon!
  • Is there handicapped seating available?
    For handicap / ADA seating, please call the ticket office.
  • Do you offer any military discounts?
    Military Night is Friday, September 6th this year. Any past or present members of the military can obtain a free ticket. All members (past and present) of the armed forces get a FREE ticket to the rodeo (Friday Only)! Get yours by stopping out at the ticket office OR verify your military status through VerifyPass ( and get a promo code to claim your FREE Friday Night Rodeo ticket online!
  • Do you have a seating chart?
  • What are the hours of your ticket office?
    Office hours are extremely limited at this time. The best way to contact the office is to call 319-372-2550 and leave a detailed message, and the office manager will return your call. Please call 319.372.2550 or email with any questions.
  • I lost my ticket that I purchased online, how can I get another one?
    If you ordered your ticket off our website (via Etix), please contact 1-800-514-ETIX for further help or visit to request it to be resent. Physical tickets purchased at the venue cannot be replaced. **Please note that we are only able to guarantee tickets that were purchased either at our ticket off or through our website, via Etix. We are not able to verify or guarantee any tickets purchased through a 3rd party.
  • Where can I buy tickets?
    Tickets can be purchased on our website after they go on sale on April 5 or by calling or visiting the box office.
  • Where can I purchase a rodeo button?
    Rodeo buttons are only available to purchase in person, they are not sold online. Rodeo buttons cost $7 and allow for entry into all pre-rodeo events. A list of events included with the purchase of a button is available here: Rodeo Buttons are available throughout the Fort Madison area at these locations: MOD Chamber of Commerce Connection Bank Dodd's Elks Fast Break Halls Huffman's Burlington Huffman's Fort Madison Hy-Vee Fareway Jet Stop Denmark Kempker's Lee County Bank MidwestOne Bank Pilot Grove Savings Bank Quarry Creek Nelson Pharmacy Studio 61/Funky Cowgirl Sub Arena Ticket Office Walgreens BP Wever Four B Tack YMCA Campground Railyard Angels and Outlaws Farm and Home Buffalo 61 Charleston Board of Trade River Valley Lodge and Campground
  • How can I get VIP section tickets?
    The VIP section is not sold online. Much of this section is limited to sponsors and season pass holders. But there are at times tickets that become available. If interested, please call the ticket office and we will place you on the waiting list.
  • Do you offer military discounts?
    To all Military Members, Thank you for your service! After verification, all active and past military members will receive a FREE upper bleacher ticket to the rodeo on Friday, September 6, 2024. You can verify by stopping in at the ticket office or verifying online. Details are below. Your free upper bleacher ticket can also be used as a voucher for a higher-priced ticket. TICKET OFFICE: To receive your ticket, just stop by our ticket office during posted open hours and show your military ID. ONLINE: To extend this program to those coming from out of the area and those who are unable to make it to the ticket office when they are open, we have added the option of ordering your military ticket online. Those who verify through the external website (via VerifyPass - below) will receive a promo code, which is good for 1 FREE Upper Bleacher Ticket! This code can be used on Etix (our ticketing site) to order your ticket. You can also use the code as a coupon (good for $35) toward an upgraded ticket. The coupon (free ticket/promo code) is only good for one-time use on one ticket. However, you can use your code to order additional (full-price) tickets. Get verified here: VERIFYPASS
  • Do children get in for free?
    Six and under are free Wednesday night - with a paid adult and a child's ticket; children's tickets are available at the ticket office and online. A Child's ticket is REQUIRED for all children who are 3 years - to 6 years old. 2 and under (lap child) are free (no ticket needed) on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday Nights.
  • What are the hotel options in Fort Madison?
    Fort Madison Partners has a great list of local hotel options. Visit here to learn more: Hotel/Motel |Fort Madison Partners
  • Do you have shuttles in Fort Madison?
    We do offer shuttle service from select parking locations. A list (and map) of those locations will be available right here closer to the event.
  • What is the Tri-State Rodeo Bag Policy?
    Permitted: Purses, Fanny Pack, or Clutch - not to exceed 12" x 6" x 12" or one clear bag. Not Permitted: Any Bag, Fanny Pack, or Clutch that exceeds 12" x 6" x 12"
  • What items are not allowed (prohibited) inside Rodeo Grounds?
    Prohibited items include but are not limited to: Any bag, fanny pack, or clutch that exceeds 12" x 6" x 12" Aerosol cans Aluminum cans, bottles, thermoses, water bottles, drinks or beverages Coolers of any kind Animals (service dogs are allowed) Artificial noisemakers Backpacks Bicycles & skateboards Camera bags Binocular cases Chair backs Fireworks Illegal drugs Luggage Objects that can be used as a projectile Outside food or drink Weapons
  • Can I bring a jacket, hoodie, or extra clothing layer?
    Yes. Additional clothing either carried in or inside a clear bag is allowed.
  • Can I bring in medical equipment?
    Yes. Any medical equipment that is needed while you are at the rodeo is allowed, after a proper inspection.
  • Can I bring in a diaper bag?
    Yes. Diaper bags are allowed after a proper inspection.
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