Residents who get COVID tests can win two tickets to every event at Mechanics Bank Arena in 2021

Bakersfield, Calif. – In an effort to meet state coronavirus benchmarks required to reopen businesses in Kern County and get more residents back to work, Stria, Mechanics Bank Arena, and the Bakersfield Condors have partnered with the County of Kern to help encourage widespread COVID-19 testing in the community.  County residents who get tested for the coronavirus can enter for a chance to win two tickets to every Arena event during 2021. Residents who get tested can enter by visiting or by emailing test confirmations to, prior to November 15, 2020.  Complete contest rules are available at

Mechanics Bank Arena has a number of great events scheduled for 2021, including Chris Stapleton, Luke Combs, and Matchbox Twenty, with many more still to be come.

To get tested, contact your healthcare provider, pharmacy, or urgent care, or visit one of Kern’s community-based testing locations, which can be found at the following link There are also various temporary testing locations throughout the area.