Thanks to you

The Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center (EOTEC) was completed in the fall of 2017. The EOTEC committee and our building partners did a tremendous job securing sponsorships for the new event center and rodeo grounds.

The complex includes an event and exhibition center with an exhibit hall, three meeting rooms, a board room, a full kitchen, a half kitchen, and a common lobby area. All rooms include the very latest in audio/visual technology.

The outdoor grounds include a rodeo arena and grandstands, three livestock barns, an indoor arena, a large common area, grass fields, asphalt grounds, and plenty of shade trees.

Sponsorships allowed EOTEC to build meeting rooms, supporting spaces, and rodeo facilities cost-effectively, and provide the community with an indoor/outdoor event center in a centralized location. For more information on EOTEC, please contact Al Davis, General Manager at 541.289.9800 or

Making EOTEC a Reality

Gratitude and appreciation to our community stakeholders and sponsoring vendors whose contributions helped fund the development of the Eastern Oregon Trade & Event Center on approximately 90 acres of grounds just south of the Hermiston Airport.

Community Stakeholders

  • City of Hermiston

  • Farm-City Pro Rodeo

  • Oregon State Lottery

  • Umatilla County Hotel Owners

  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

  • Umatilla County

  • Umatilla County Fair

Gold Buckle Sponsors

  • City of Hermiston

  • Good Shepherd Health Care System

  • Port of Umatilla

  • Umatilla County

  • Umatilla Electric Cooperative

Grand Champion Sponsors

  • Anonymous Donor

  • Barnett & Moro P.C. CPA

  • Heller & Sons Distributing Inc.

  • In recognition of Chester "Chet" Prior

  • Mr. Insulation Co., Inc.

  • The Oregon Community Foundation

  • Wilcox Furniture