Orleans Arena

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Orleans Arena
Orleans Arena.svg
Address 4500 West Tropicana Avenue
Location Paradise, NV 89103
Coordinates 36°6′21″N 115°12′8″W / 36.10583°N 115.20222°W / 36.10583; -115.20222Coordinates: 36°6′21″N 115°12′8″W / 36.10583°N 115.20222°W / 36.10583; -115.20222
Owner Boyd Gaming
Operator Boyd Gaming
Capacity Boxing: 9,500[1]
Concert: 8,921[1]
Ice hockey: 7,773[1]
Basketball: 7,471[1]
Rodeo: 5,736[1]
Surface Multi-surface
Construction
Broke ground February 5, 2002[2]
Opened May 25, 2003[6]
Construction cost $85 million[1]
Architect Sink Combs Dethlefs
Klai Juba
Structural engineer John A. Martin & Associates[3]
Services engineer JBA Consulting Engineers[4]
General contractor Tiberti Construction[5]
Tenants
Las Vegas Wranglers (ECHL) (2003–2014)
Las Vegas Gladiators (AFL) (2007)
Las Vegas Sin (LFL) (2011–2013)
Las Vegas Legends (MASL) (2012–2016)
Website
www.orleansarena.com

The Orleans Arena is a 9,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Paradise, Nevada, in the Las Vegas Valley. It is located at the Orleans Hotel and Casino and is operated by Coast Casinos, a subsidiary of Boyd Gaming Corporation.

It is an occasional home for the UNLV Rebels basketball team when the Thomas & Mack Center is in use. The arena was the home of the Las Vegas Wranglers ice hockey team from 2003 to 2014 and the Las Vegas Gladiators arena football team in 2007 as well as the Las Vegas Sin women's football team.

Notable events

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Event Production - Configurations". OrleansArena.com. Archived from the original on January 22, 2008. Retrieved March 25, 2008. 
  2. ^ Weatherford, Mike (February 10, 2001). "The Orleans Optimistic About Arena". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Archived from the original on January 5, 2003. Retrieved September 23, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Dodge Resource Center" (PDF). construction.com. Retrieved December 24, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Markets". JBA Consulting Engineers. Archived from the original on May 11, 2014. Retrieved May 8, 2014. 
  5. ^ Tiberti Construction - Orleans Arena
  6. ^ Kantowski, Ron (April 1, 2003). "Orleans Arena Could House Prep Title Games". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved September 23, 2011. 
  7. ^ Springer, Steve (July 13, 2003). "Mayorga Holds On to Titles". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 27, 2012. 
  8. ^ Feour, Royce (October 10, 2003). "Wranglers Bring Hockey Back to Las Vegas Tonight". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Archived from the original on October 22, 2003. Retrieved May 27, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Wranglers Win Exhibition Opener". Las Vegas Review-Journal. October 11, 2003. Retrieved May 27, 2012. 
  10. ^ ECHL (November 21, 2005). "Wranglers weekly update - OurSports Central". oursportscentral.com. Retrieved December 24, 2016. 
  11. ^ Carp, Steve (July 27, 2006). "New Home Court: College Events Move to Orleans". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved May 27, 2012. 
  12. ^ Associated Press (July 22, 2009). "WCC, Arena Sign Three-Year Extension". ESPN. Retrieved May 27, 2012. 
  13. ^ Carp, Steve (March 9, 2011). "WAC Enters As WCC Exits at Orleans Arena". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved May 27, 2012. 
  14. ^ Brewer, Ray (November 27, 2011). "Rebels Party Like It's 1990, Knock Off Top-Ranked North Carolina". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved May 27, 2012. 

External links

  • Official website
Preceded by
Thomas & Mack Center
Home of the
Las Vegas Gladiators

2007
Succeeded by
Quicken Loans Arena
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