A to Z Guide

A to Z

A to Z Guide

Mountain America Center is dedicated to providing an exciting, memorable and premium guest experience while ensuring the safety of all patrons. The A to Z Guide provides general information and policies that apply to our guests while attending events within the campus. Guests who violate any of the policies will be subject to security questioning which may lead to ejection from the facility.

The Mountain America Center has a number of ADA accessible seating options. Please refer to the seating maps for locations for ADA specific areas. Hero Arena has 3 ADA accessible elevators that are available for public use. To purchase tickets for these locations, please visit BOX OFFICE INFO

Mountain America Center is located at 1690 Event Center Drive, Idaho Falls, ID 83402.

AED’s are located in various sections of the concourse with the proper signage. There is one AED located at each box office, as well as various locations throughout the facility. Please refer to signage located throughout the building for the AED nearest you, or consult the assistance of an arena staff member.

For most events, children under 24 months do not require a ticket to be admitted, however, they must sit on an adult’s lap and may not occupy a seat. Any child who has reached their second birthday will require a ticket to enter the arena and must occupy their ticketed seat. Please note that some shows (especially those intended for children) may have a different age policy. Any events varying from our age policy will be clearly indicated on the event listing and ticketing pages.

Idaho Falls Regional Airport is the closest commercial airport and is located just a mere 3 miles from the Mountain America Center. The airport is located at 2140 N Skyline Drive, Idaho Falls, ID 83402. More information can be found HERE

No outside alcohol is permitted on the Mountain America Center campus.

Alcohol is sold only to guests 21 years of age and older, with proper identification. There is a two (2) drink maximum per purchase per person. During all Idaho Falls Spud Kings games, all alcohol sales will be terminated at the 10:00 minute mark in the 3rd period.For other events, the termination of alcohol sales will be determined on an event-by-event basis, by the Mountain America Center. Alcohol sales will not be permited on select events.

All guests should consume alcohol responsibly: any guest who appears intoxicated may be denied entry or ejected. Any person under the age of 21 who is in possession of alcoholic beverages regardless of how they obtained the beverages is subjct to ejection without refund and arrest.

Animals are not permitted in the Mountain America Center with the exception of trained service animals or promotional nights.

Assisted Listening Devices (ALD) may be checked out, free of charge, at the Guest Services Desk located within the Bingham Healthcare Box Office on the main concourse level. A valid I.D. is required to ensure the return of equipment.

ATMS will be located throughout the venue on both levels.

Autographs are not available for event days. Backstage passes are not available for sales. Passes are usually only provided by artist management or fan clubs to select recipients. Mountain America Center personnel cannot provide or sell backstage or meet and greet passes and are prohibited from providing any tour personnel information. Certain events will sell VIP packages, subject to availabilty, on an event by event basis.

Baby changing stations are located throughout the venue in various men’s, women’s and family restrooms.

Hand-held banners and signs, no larger than 22″ x 28″, are allowed at the Mountain America Center for Idaho Falls Spud Kings games and must remain in the guest’s possession at all times. Banners or signs may not be placed on the ice, be commercial in nature, obscene or cause any disturbance to other guests. Poles to display banners or flags are prohibited. Banners and signs may not obstruct the view of other guests or obstruct building signage. Management reserves the right to remove any banner or sign without exception or change this policy at any time.

For all other events at Mountain America Center, such as concerts and family shows, the use and size of banners and signs will be at the discretion of the event organizer.

Guests may not bring artificial noisemakers of any type to Mountain America Center events. For Idaho Falls Spud Kings games all noisemakers except cowbells are prohibited. Patrons will be allowed to bring in one (1) cowbell per person. Cowbell size will be restricted to 8″ in length and Mountain America Center security will utilize the size restriction when determining if cowbells will be allowed into the arena. Guests using cowbells should be courteous to other fans and not detract from their enjoyment of the game.

The Mountain America Center has two on-site box office locations. The Bingham Healthcare Box Office is our main ticketing location and can be found on the southside of the venue, to the left of the main entrance doors when facing the building. Guests may access this box office from the outside of the building at our ticket windows, or once inside the center, through the box office lobby doors found on the main concourse level. The second box office location is on the west side of the building and features an outdoor ticket window.

Ticketmaster is the official ticketing partner of the Mountain America Center, making them the only authorized retailer of tickets for our venue. Tickets are sold online at www.ticketmaster.com or at our box office locations.

Wednesday – Friday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Saturday – Sunday (Non-event Days): Closed
Event Days: 10:00AM – open until beginning of event
*all times listed are MST/MDT

Camera/Video Policy for Concerts and Family Events (non-Spud Kings events):
-the use of “non-professional” still cameras during concerts and other events hosted at the venue will be determined on an event-by-event basis.
-video cameras are not permitted in Mountain America Center with the exception of working media with approved credentials. This includes but is not limited to GoPros.
-Tripods and camera stands of any size or dimension (including selfie sticks) are also not permitted inside the venue, with the exception of working media and approved credentials.
-Mountain America Center management reserves the right to ask the guest to take the camera back to their car should the camera, or process of using the camera obscure, block, or interfere with another guests during the game.

Camera/Video Policy at Spud Kings Games:
-non-flash, still photography is permitted for personal use only at Spud Kings hockey games. Any other use, distribution, or commecial use, including use for portfolio purposes, is prohibited. Fans may not distribute any copyrighted game information or protected likenesses with proper permission.
-Any camera stand of any size or dimension (including selfie sticks) will not be allowed inside the Mountain America Center unless they are approved credentials.
-Video cameras are not permitted in the Mountain America Center during Spud Kings games, with the exception of working media and approved credentials. This includes but is not limited to GoPros.
-Mountain America Center management reserves the right to ask the guest to take the camera back to their car should the camera, or the process of using the camera obscure, block or interfere with another guest’s experience during the game.

In the rare occasion that an event at the Mountain America Center is postponed or cancelled, please visit www.mountainamericacenter.com or @mountainamericacenter on social media for updates specific to the event.

Mobile phones are permitted for most events provided their use does not prevent other guests from enjoying the event. The use of camera and video functions may also be restricted if requested by event management. We encourage you to place your phone in vibrate mode upon entry to the Mountain America Center.

Mountain America Center features Club seats on the second level mezzanine. The suites and loge boxes are accessed on this club level.

Mountain America Center Administration: info@mountainamericacenter.com
Bingham Healthcare Box Office:boxoffice@mountainamericacenter.com
Idaho Falls Spud Kings Administration Offices: 208-522-8363
Idaho Falls Auditorium District Administration Offices: (208) 932-2729

The Mountain America Center will adhere to CDC and state of Idaho health guidelines. The Mountain America Center staff is committed to providing the safest and healthiest guest experience in the live entertainment world and will do our best to provide an environment in which our guests feel comfortable and safe. The Mountain America Center will utilize a mix of cutting-edge sanitization technologies paired with operational staffing, contactless technology options, and cleaning solutions to ensure the health and safety of our guests and staff. If you have questions, concerns or general inquires about our health and safety, please contact us at info@mountainamericacenter.com.
For more information on Safety & Sanitation, see this page (put link here) for your specific event for further information on requirements.

Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express are accepted at the box office, event concession stand and merchandise stand. These cards along with Apple Pay, Google Pay, and cash are acceptable forms of payment. Checks are NOT accepted as a form of payment at the Mountain America Center.

Charities and other non-profit organizations requesting donation or auction items from the Mountain America Center should submit a written request on their organization letterhead to: info@mountainamericacenter.com

Doors will open at 6:00pm for most events, however please review all event ticket information because door times are subject to change depedning on the event.

For the safety of our guests and visitors, the operation of drones, unmanned aircraft and remote-controlled aircrafts on Mountain America Center property is strictly prohibited without the advance written consent of management. Violators may be subject to civil and criminal penalties

A limited number of child-size ear protective headsets are available at guest services on a first come-first serve basis. A valid ID is required to ensure the return of equipment. Disposable earplugs are also available upon request (based on availability) at guest services.

There are three elevators located within the Mountain America Center for public use.

In the event of an emergency where evacuation of the building is necessary, you will be informed via public address annoucement and scoreboard message to do so. Please remain calm and walk towards the nearest exit. Follow posted signs, staff instructions, and listen for annoucements for specific information. In the instance of severe weather or outside threats, you will be directed via public address annoucement to remain inside the building and staff will direct you where it is safe to seek shelter

The Mountain America Center is the region’s premier live entertainment venue and we are proud to have an elite staff to support it! We hire people who are dependable, enthusiastic and proud of the venue they work in. Every employee is an ambassador to the community, so guest service and a positive attitude are a constant requirement of all staff members. Visit the Employment Opportunities page to view a listing of all available positions within the Mountain America Center, Blue Cross of Idaho Conference Center, Idaho Falls Spud Kings, and Diamond Concessions.

Please visit our Upcoming Events page for a list of all events coming to the Mountain America Center

For your safety and convenience, Mountain America Center has professionally trained emergency personnel on site for all events. The First Aid station at our Guest Services desk located within the Bingham Healthcare Box Office located on the main concourse. In the event of an emergency, please go to the first available Mountain America Center respresentative for assistance.

With an abundance of food and beverage options throughout the Mountain America Center, all of our guests can find something to sink their teeth into. From local and regional eats to dishes with international flair, our concession stands have got it all!

Choose from five different concession stand options housed on the main concourse, as well as multiple portable carts located throughout each level. All of our concessions are sure to please your palate as we offer a huge variety that is all big on flavor. Plan ahead and check out each of our stands below!

Suite or loge box owner? Not only will you get to enjoy outstanding club level views and exceptional concierge service, but you and your guests can savor specialities from our SUITE MENU (hyperlink to menu here when available) with personalized service.

Specific shows and events allow group discounts at the permission of the event organizer. The number that is considered to be a group varies on a show by show basis. If you are interested in a specific show, please visit our Group Sales & Offers page (insert link here) for more information including a listing of all shows with a group discount.

For the benefit and enjoyment of everyone in attendance, we would like to explain the Mountain America Center’s Guest Code of Conduct:
1. All guests should consume alcohol responsibily: any guest who apprears intoxicated may be denied entry or ejected. Any person under the age of 21 who is in possession of alcoholic beverages regardless of how they obtained the beverages is subject to ejection without refund and areest.
2. Guests using foul or abusive language or gestures are subject to ejection without refund.
3. Guests may not bring artificial noisemakers of any type, with the exception of cowbells into Idaho Falls Spud Kings games only. Cowbell size will be restricted to 8″ in length and the Mountain America Center will utilize this size restriction when determining if cowbells will be allowed in the arena. Guests using cowbells should be courteous to other fans and not detract from their enjoyment of the game
4. At sporting events we encourage everyone to cheer for his or her favorite team and players, but to do so in a manner as to not detract from another fan’s enjoyment of the game.
5. Hand-held banners and signs, no larger than 22″ x 28″, are allowed at the Mountain America Center for Idaho Falls Spud Kings games and must remain in the guest’s possession at all times. Banners or signs may not be placed on the ice or court, be commercial in nature, obscene or cause disturbance to other guests. Poles to display banners or flags are prohibited. Banners and signs may not obstruct the view of other guests or obstruct building signage. Management reserves the right to remove any banner or sign without exception or change this policy at any time. For all other events, such as concerts and family shows, the use and size of banners and signs will be at the discretion of the event organizer.
6. Guests wearing clothing with language or graphics that may be deemed offensive by other guests may be denied entry into, or ejected from the arena without refund. Clothing that reveals parts of a guest’s body that may be offensive to other guests may also be denied entry or ejected from the arena without refund. All guests must wear shoes and at no time may a guest remove their shirt inside the arena.
7. Smoking and the use e-cigarettes are prohibited in the Mountain America Center. We are a smoke and tobacco-free building.
8. Guests attempting to enter the arena without a valid ticket by occupying a seat for which they do not hold a ticket will be ejected without refund.
9. Any guest encountering difficulties with any other guest is encouraged to notify any representative of the Mountain America Center. Guest Services is located within the Bingham Healthcare Box Office on the main concourse level.
10. Guests are permitted to follow the Mountain America Center’s clear bag policy. Backpacks are NOT permitted. Prohibited items include but are not limited to: firearms, knives, weapons and objects that may be used as weapons (i.e. bats, rocks, brooms, etc.), laser pointers, air horns, noisemakers, umbrellas, outside food or beverages, cans, bottles, alcohol, and coolers; etc.
11. Outside food and beverage containers are prohibited with the exception of guests with medical conditions or small children. Small snacks and bottled water are permitted in those instances and are subject to security approval.
12. The photography policy for all events is determined by the individual event promoter or tour and varies by event. See the Camera & Recording Devices section of the A to Z guide for complete details.
13. Guests are not allowed to sell tickets or unlicensed merchandise on Mountain America Center property.
14. Guests interfering with the progress of an event, throwing items within the arena, attempting to distract event participants with a laser pointer, light, or any other item are subject to ejection and arrest.

Our Guest Service Desk is located inside of the Bingham Healthcare Box Office on the first concourse level located near the main southside entrance.

Guests of Mountain America Center are encouraged to share their feedback by emailing info@mountainamericacenter.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

The distribution of promotional items, samples, handouts, flyers, pamphlets, printed materials, as well as the solicitation of signatures, is not permitted on Mountain America Center property without prior written authorization from Mountain America Center. Please contact info@mountainamericacenter.com for inquiries.

Guests may request an American Sign Language interpreter by contacting the Guest Services Department at guestservices@mountainamericacenter.com. We request that guests provide advance notice at least fourteen (14) business days prior to the event date to schedule an ASL Interpreter. Requests made with less notice unfortunately do not guarantee an interpreter can be acquired.

During an event, guests can report lost items or turn in found items to our Guest Services desks located inside the Bingham Healthcare Box Office on the main concourse. The Mountain America Center is not responsible for any lost or stolen goods within the facility.

Lost children should be escorted to the nearest Mountain America Center team member. In the event that you become separated from your child or a member of your party, you will also want to contact the nearest team member for assistance.

All guests are welcome to wear masks in relation to their own health and safety. Please visit our current COVID-19 policy (insert link here) for more information.

All media requests can be taken here. Requests are subject to approval, access is not guaranteed. Requests are only for contributors on working assignment for a credentialed media outlet. Must apply for a media credential on an event-by-event basis.

If you are interested in booking meeting or banquet space within the Blue Cross of Idaho Conference Center, or other flexible spaces within the Mountain America Center, please email us at info@mountainamericacenter.com.

Numerous merchandise or novelty stands are available throughout the main concourse during events. Spud Kings team merchandise can also be purchased online at the following locations: 

Mountain America Center features 1,496 parking spots on its property, including handicap accessible parking spaces. All ticketed events at the MAC are subject to a nominal parking charge, which will be added on top of your ticket price. To provide for a high quality guest parking experience, this allows for the Mountain America to avoid payment lines and parking lot attendants. The Mountain America Center is not liable or responsible for lost or stolen items relating to the guests vehicles. Overflow parking is available in various locations throughout Snake River Landing.

Pre-Sale ticket opportunities will be announced to Mountain America Center “Fans First” e-newsletter subscribers (SIGN UP link here). Promoter and artist fan club members will also be made aware through their respective websites, e-newsletter and social media channels.

The Facility prohibits any person from using, possession, carrying, displaying, or distributing any of the following items on, at, or within the Facility, except as otherwise stated within this policy:

Alcohol, cigarettes, tobacco products, e-cigarettes, cigars, vaporizers, and drugs (including but not limited to marijuana and products containing THC)

Animals (unless a service animal as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act – ADA – and in accordance with Service Animal Policy)

Artificial noisemaking devices of any kind, including but not limited to whistles, air horns, or plastic horns

Bags, packs, and luggage that are not in compliance with the Clear Bag Policy

Banners, flags, or signs larger that 22″ x 28″ in size (see Banners, Signs, and Noisemakers section for full details)

Bottles, cans, flasks, or coolers of any kind, shape, or size, regardless of material and regardless of empty or full

Cameras (see Cameras & Recording Equipment policy)

Distracting and dangerous items such as frisbees, balloons, beach balls, inflatables, laser pointers, flashlights, or other projectiles

Drones (UAS-Unmanned Aircraft Systems) or other model aircraft

Explosives, including but not limited to explosive materials, fireworks, components, or parts

Outside food or beverages of any kind

Hazardous items including but not limited to fuels, torches, lighter fluid, chemicals, paint thinners, batteries, or aerosols

Laptops and tablets, along with their accessories and similar devices, are prohibited except by Facility, team, league, or performance personnel with a valid working purpose, or by media and broadcast personnel with appropriate Facility credentials.

Wrapped gifts, packages or parcels of any kind, regardless of packaging

Selfie Sticks or telescopic devices, including but not limited to tripods, bipods, monopods, camera poles, or similar devices

Sporting equipment including but not limited to basketballs, sticks, bats, skateboards, roller blades, bicycles, or other sports equipments

Strollers and wagons

Tobacco and/or smoking products, including cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vaporizers, cigars, lighters, marijuana, smokeless tobacco, and any other product, item, or device related to the consumption of tobacco or THC.

Tools, razor blades, razor-type blades, box cutters, letter openers, or scissors

Umbrellas

Weapons, including but not limited to actual, toy, or replica:
1. Guns, firearms, firearm components/parts, ammunition, and/or gun powder
2. Knives, pocket knives, swiss army knives and multitools or any size,
3. Martial arts weapons, night sticks, nun chucks, bully clubs, bats, stun guns/tasers, self-defense sprays, mace, pepper spray, sticks or poles,
4. Any item deemed to be a weapon by designated Mountain America Center staff

Any other items deemed by Facility personnel to be inappropriate, dangerous, or challenging to public safety in their league and/or Facility’s sole discretion.
Replica, toy, or antique representations of any the above items are also prohibited.

Check out our complete list of Prohibited Items.

Mountain America Center has a “no re-entry” policy during all events at Mountain America Center. Guests who exit the building during an event will not be admitted back into the event.

See our Determining Valid Tickets section on our Box Office Information page.

Mountain America Center offers ample men’s, women’s, and family restrooms throughout the campus, all of which are accessible to persons with disabilities. Baby changing stations are located in most men’s and women’s restrooms and both family restrooms. Two (2 ) family restrooms can be found on the main concourse level on the southeast side of the facility.

Mountain America Center does not support or tolerate scalping of tickets or independent ticket brokers. For resell ticket options please visit our Box Office page for more information.

Season ticket packages are available for the Idaho Falls Spud Kings hockey team. Please visit their page for more information.

Mountain America Center is able to offer sensory inclusive opportunities for our guests. Thanks in part to our partnership with Eastern Idaho Down Syndrome Family Connect, we are able to offer this complimentary service to our guests. Sensory bags containing fidget tools and noise-cancelling headphones, feeling thermometer cards and identification cards that allow arena team members to recognize that the individual has a sensory need, are available for checkout at no cost by leaving an ID at any of our Guest Services Desk.

The Mountain America Center is a non-smoking and tobacco-free campus.

The distribution of banners, booklets, business cards, circulars, commercial advertising, flyers, pamphlets, posters, stickers or any other written, printed and/or painted materials is prohibited on the Mountain America Center premises without the explicit written permission of the event promoter, Idaho Falls Spud Kings administration, or Mountain America Center management. This includes the solicitation for donations to charities, teams or clubs, and sale or peddling of any product/food/drink.

Strollers or wagons are not permitted inside the seating area at any time. If necessary, strollers may be checked in at the Guest Services Desk located inside the Bingham Healthcare Box Office upon entering the facility. The Mountain America Center is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or damaged strollers.

Visit our Premium Seating Experiences section for more information

Tailgating in the parking lot spaces of the Mountain America Center campus is not allowed.

A telephone is available at no charge at the Guest Services desk located in the Bingham Healthcare Box Office on the main concourse.

Tickets for Mountain America Center events can be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com or by visiting the venue’s box office. Ticketmaster is the only authorized ticket-selling agent of Mountain America Center. Mountain America Center is not responsible for the authenticity of tickets obtained through any other source. Mountain America Center will not honor counterfeit or other invalid tickets.

For most events, children under 2 years of age may enter the center free of charge, providing that he or she sits on the lap of a parent or guardian. Guests 2 years of age and older must have a ticket to enter the center. Please be sure to check each event’s ticketing policy regarding the age policy for that particular event.

The Mountain America Center box offices and Ticketmaster are the only authorized vendors for all ticketed events taking place at the arena. Tickets purchased from any other source may not be valid. Mountain America Center is not able to guarantee, honor, replace or refund invalid tickets. If you purchase tickets from an unauthorized agent in the secondary market, you may run the risk of purchasing counterfeit or invalid tickets. The only authorized ticket resale service for Mountain America Center event tickets is Ticketmaster’s Ticket Exchange. Ticket Exchange is an online service that enables premium and fan-to-fan transactions. More information on Ticket Exchange can be found HERE.

See the full list under Prohibited Items.

Guests who require additional assistance because of a limitation in mobility can request a wheelchair transport from the entry doors of the arena to their seating location.

A Guest Services Host will escort guests to their seat and arrange a pick-up time to escort them for their departure if desired. This service is available on a first come, first served basis and may be requested from any team member at the entry doors. Please note that arena wheelchairs cannot be left with guests during the event

Mobile tickets are able to be managed and transferred directly from your phone, and will call is not needed for mobile tickets.
If you have purchased physical tickets, will call will be available 2 hours prior to the event at the Bingham Healthcare Box Office on that event date only, for a $5.00 fee.

Free wifi is available to guests in thanks to our partnership with Silverstar Communications.

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?

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