Ector County Coliseum
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|Location||4201 Andrews Hwy Odessa, Texas 79762|
|West Texas Roughnecks (2004-2013)
Odessa Jackalopes (2011-present)
West Texas Wildcatters (2014)
Each January the arena hosts a major rodeo, and the animals are kept in a large hall at one end of the arena. This is the same area that, before hockey games, group picnics are served to as many as 500 people.
The Coliseum was built in 1954 and was previously the home of the original Odessa Jackalopes team. The Coliseum was the oldest arena still being used for CHL games for the until the Fort Wayne Komets and their facility, the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum entered the league in 2010. It was home to the West Texas Roughnecks (Indoor Football League) from 2004 until the team folded in 2012.
|Home of the
2011 – present
|Home of the
West Texas Wildcatters
- "FOOTBALL: Professional indoor team returns to Odessa". Odessa American (Odessa, TX: AIM Media Texas). October 16, 2013. Retrieved April 11, 2014.
- "Oil Show Parking Causing Problems for Restaurants Near Ector County Coliseum". Midland, TX: KWES-TV. Retrieved April 11, 2014.
- Scott, Jon C. (2006). Hockey Night in Dixie: Minor Pro Hockey in the American South. Heritage House Publishing Company Ltd. p. 36. ISBN 1-894974-21-2.
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