Visiting Royalty Information

Welcome Visiting Royalty to the 82nd Sisters Rodeo!
We have provided the following information to help make your visit and stay more enjoyable and to help you stay updated on the events that are occurring for our week-long event.
Please make sure your parade applications are turned in no later than May 15th. If your application is not received on time you will not be able to participate in the parade.
Visiting royalty only get two tickets per performance per girl, all visiting royalty must buy extra tickets if needed for family members. Please purchase your tickets as soon as possible if you want a seat. Saturday night performance is usually sold out at least a month in advance. You can order online thru our website.
Arena closes 4 hours before each rodeo performance.
Check in will be on the lawn in front of the Clubhouse. The volunteer checking in the royalty will provide you with your tickets and to be accounted for to get ready for grand entry. They will provide the rodeo tickets-do NOT go into the rodeo or ticket office they will not be able to assist your request for free tickets.
Any visiting royalty not on horseback please let our volunteer who is checking in the visiting royalty know and we will make accommodations for you during Grand Entry. You must be checked in no later than 6pm in order to get your information to the Announcers in time. Please note; we do not have horses available for run-in’s, you will need to make arrangements on your own prior to the event.
Parking for all contestants and visiting royalty is in the back grass area over by the Kiwanis Buckaroo breakfast building. All up front parking is for rodeo spectators. We do not have RV or camp hook ups, our parking is a dry lot. You are more than welcome to stay overnight but please make sure to bring everything you will need. We also ask you make sure to clean up after your horses, throw away all garbage and leave the grass area as nice as when you first arrived. Our volunteers and members work hard all week and the clean-up goes much faster when everyone helps out. Thank you!!
If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact Aly Fazz at or 503 730 9026.
Directions: To the rodeo grounds; go through the town of Sisters and head to Bend on Hwy 20, we are located about 3 miles out of town on the right next to the Bend/Sisters Garden RV park.
Week of events:
Wednesday: PRCA Xtreme Bulls 6:30 p.m.
This is an all bull riding event! No queen runs or comp tickets. Tickets must be purchase ahead of time. You can order online thru the rodeo website, prices start at $20.
Thursday: Slack, Free Admission 8 a.m.
Breakfast Concessions open 7 a.m. If you would like to push cattle please contact Aly
Friday: (Arena will close by 3pm. We do have a warm up area you can use if you arrive later in the day.)
Visiting royalty must be checked in no later than 5pm. All courts need to check in at the lawn area in front of the Clubhouse. You will be provided with 2 rodeo tickets for the Red section. You must have a ticket to get into the grand stands. All royalty need to be lined up and ready for grand entry by 6:30pm. Rodeo Performance 7 p.m.
Grand entry: Run in and line up in the middle of the arena. You will be escorted out of the arena by our SRA Queen. Please make sure your horse is able to stand during the grand entry.
Saturday: Rodeo parade 9:30 a.m.
Parade: Downtown Sisters on Saturday morning-you can fill out a parade application online thru our website at Parade entries are due before May 15th, for more information please contact Jeri Buckmann at
There is a possibility of a queen luncheon on Friday, more information to be provided at a later time.
Afternoon Performance 1 p.m.: Arena will close by 10am. Visiting royalty must be checked in no later than 11:30am. All royalty need to be lined up and ready for grand entry by 12:30pm.
Evening Performance 7 p.m.: Arena will close by 3pm same process as previous performance.
Sunday: Patriots/Family Day (bring lots of autograph sheets)
Kiwanis Buckaroo Breakfast 7-11 a.m.
Cowboy Church Service 9 a.m. in the rodeo stands
Final Performance 1 p.m.
Arena will close by 10am. Same process as previous performance.
Announcers: Wayne Brooks
Bullfighters: Danny Newman, Eric Schwindt and Logan Blasdell
Rodeo Clown: J.J. Harrison
Specialty Act: Tomas Garcilazo
If you are interested in being the next Sisters Rodeo Queen; tryouts are typically late September. For further information please contact Aly Fazz at 503 730 9026 or Amorita Anstett at 541 604 0994
We look forward to seeing you and hope you have a great time at this year’s rodeo!