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Building Specifications
Seating Capacity
Side Stage Set-up Capacity 4,500
End Stage Set-up Capacity 6,600
In-the-Round Set-up Capacity 6,600
Basketball Set-up Capacity 6,600
Wrestling/Boxing Set-up Capacity 6,600
Fenced Show Ring Set-up Capacity 5,261

5,261 permanent seats have backs and armrests
Floor seating is folding padded chairs

Broadbent Arena Description

Arena is suitable for basketball, concerts, circus, wrestling, tradeshows, and conventions.

Arena is ADA compliant and is equipped with accessible seating and assistive listening devices are available for the hearing-impaired
Arena floor is 39,000 square feet (137 ft. by 310 ft.) with all portable seats removed
Floor is concrete with unlimited load - Dirt installation available for horse, livestock, and motorsport events
Horse show ring is 117 feet by 290 feet
Two permanent box office locations with a total of six ticket windows
Ceiling height from floor to steel is 42 feet, North end overhead loading door is 12' wide by 15' high (B-1) and the south end overhead loading door is 14' wide by 15' high.

Doors are level with arena floor. In end stage set-up, the distance from back of stage to load-in door is 30 feet.

Loading dock on north end. A multiple-speaker cluster sound system with delayed distribution equipped with Clear-Com communications system and two-way headsets (Outdoor sound system available for crowd communication) Stationary, four-sided, center-hung electronic scoreboard with messaging capabilities

Arena is equipped with metal halides with 175 foot candles at floor level Permanent platform for press and/or spotlights located above sections 210 - 212, Two Carbon Supertroupers on press platform (others available if needed), Completely climate controlledSouth lobby entrance suitable for registration, food, and merchandise vending


Arena Floor
One 100 amp, 3-phase, 208V/120V service on north end
One 100 amp, 3-phase, 208V/120V service on east side
One 600 amp, 3-phase, 480V service in northwest corner

Other Sources
Distribution box up to 200 amps is available from power source Cold water grounding available
Electric for shoring up to two buses outside rear door of arena

Locker/Dressing Rooms

Five offices available for production, media, and/or artist green rooms.
Room sizes range from 400 square feet to 1,000 square feet and are equipped with electric and phone capabilities
Two team locker rooms each furnished with restroom and shower facilities "Official's" dressing room available with shower and restroom facilities Backstage catering in hall areas - no kitchen available but water closet is nearby.

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