Fair Park Coliseum (Dallas)

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Fair Park Coliseum
Full name Fair Park Coliseum
Coordinates 32°46′45″N 96°45′26″W / 32.779175°N 96.757193°W / 32.779175; -96.757193Coordinates: 32°46′45″N 96°45′26″W / 32.779175°N 96.757193°W / 32.779175; -96.757193
Opened 1955
Renovated 1988
Capacity Basketball: 8,513
Tenants
Dallas Black Hawks (CHL) (1967-1982)
Dallas Chaparrals (ABA) (1967-1973)
Dallas Freeze (CHL) (1992-1995)
Dallas Tornado (NASL indoor) (1975)
Dallas Generals (ABA) (2009)

Fair Park Coliseum is a 7,513-seat multi-purpose arena in Dallas, Texas (USA) on the Fair Park grounds. It was home to the Dallas Black Hawks ice hockey team and Dallas Chaparrals basketball team. It was built in 1955. It was also home to the new ABA's Dallas Generals for the 2009-2010 season before the franchise folded.

Beginning on March 26, 2011 the State Fair Coliseum will be home to Dallas' own women's roller derby league, Assassination City Roller Derby. They are a member of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association.

During the 1984 Dallas Grand Prix Formula One race held at Fair Park, the Coliseum doubled as the pit paddock for the Formula One teams.

The Dallas Tornado soccer club hosted the four-team regionals of the 1975 NASL Indoor tournament.

Preceded by
first arena
Home of the
Dallas Chaparrals

1967 – 1973
Succeeded by
HemisFair Arena

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