Can I bring a camera into the Burton Coliseum Complex?

Restrictions of still and video cameras vary by event. The event producers determine this policy and not Burton Coliseum Complex.

Annual events like McNeese Basketball games and the Southwest District Show and Rodeo allow cameras without flash at games. Professional cameras (cameras that have a lens 3 or 6 inches in length) are not allowed in the Burton Complex unless accompanied by proper media credentials.

Audio and video cameras are strictly prohibited at all events at the Burton Coliseum Complex.

What time do doors open for each event?

The time the doors to the Burton Coliseum open will vary according to the event. Typically, the Complex will open doors one hour prior to the event’s start time.

Can I bring food or drinks into the arena?

Guest are not permitted to bring any food or drinks into the Burton Coliseum Complex. Containers such as bottles, cans, thermos bottles or plastic coolers/ice chests are not permitted for the safety of our guests and facilities.

I am attending an event with someone who is disabled. How do I access disabled parking and can I get a wheelchair escort?

Handicapped parking is available in the circular parking lot which surrounds the Coliseum. Wheelchair escorts are provided through Guest Relations. Please ask any Burton Complex Team Member for assistance. To arrange services in advance, please call 337-721-4090.

What time is the box office opened?

The Burton Coliseum Complex Box Office is open as a walk-up facility typically one week prior to a major event taking place. Box Office hours are 10:00am to 5:00pm, and during events. At all other times, tickets may be purchased in the Burton Administrative Offices or via the internet through

What age does my child have to be to require a ticket?

For all events, children ages two and above require a ticket, unless otherwise noted.

I would like to have information about upcoming presales and events at Burton Coliseum Complex. What do I need to do?

Just keep checking our website for future pre-sales and other opportunities.