|Former names||Bossier City Arena (2000)
CenturyTel Center (2000-2010)
|Location||2000 CenturyTel Center Drive
Bossier City, Louisiana 71112
|Owner||City of Bossier City|
|Broke ground||March 30, 1999|
|Opened||November 2, 2000|
|Construction cost||$56.5 million
($77.4 million in 2014 dollars)
|Architect||AE Design Group|
|General contractor||Roy Anderson Corp.|
|Bossier–Shreveport Battle Wings (AFL) (2001–2010)
Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs (CHL) (2000–2011)
The CenturyLink Center (formerly CenturyTel Center and Bossier City Arena) is a 14,000-seat multi-purpose arena, in Bossier City, Louisiana. The naming rights were purchased by the telephone company CenturyLink of Monroe, Louisiana.
It hosted the Southland Conference men's basketball tournament in 2001. In 2011, the CenturyLink Center with the Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters hosted 1st and 2nd round games for the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament including the first two games of eventual champion Texas A&M.
On January 14, 2007, the CHL All-Star game was played at the arena, for the first time ever, hosted by the Mudbugs.
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