Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
|Former names||Cabarrus Arena (2002-)|
|Location||4751 Highway 49 North, Concord, North Carolina|
|Owner||Cabarrus County Government|
|Carolina Force (AIF) (2012-present)
Carolina Thunder (ABA) (2004–2005)
Carolina Speed (AIFL) (2007–2008)
The complex consists of a main Arena, Event Center A & B, Gold Halls 1 & 2, and the Cabarrus Rooms which is a very popular space for business meetings and wedding receptions.
The venue is home to many concerts, trade and consumer shows, local, regional and national sporting events, AKC sanctioned dog shows. It is a favorite of regional and national cheer and dance competitions and serves as the location for commencement ceremonies for all Cabarrus County Schools high schools and 3 Union County High Schools. It was previously home to the Carolina Thunder of the American Basketball Association and the Carolina Speed American Indoor Football Association. In 2012 it will be home to the Carolina Force of American Indoor Football.