Centre Pierre Charbonneau

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Centre Pierre-Charbonneau
Location 3000, rue Viau
Montreal, Quebec
H1V 3J3
Owner City of Montreal
Capacity Basketball: 2,700
Construction
Opened 1957
Architect Paul Lambert
Tenants
Montreal Matrix (ABA) (2005–2008)
Montreal Sasquatch (PBL) (2009)
Montreal Jazz (NBL Canada) (2012–2013)

Centre Pierre Charbonneau is a sports arena located at Olympic Park in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was built in 1957 and holds 2,700 people. It is the former home of the Montreal Jazz of the National Basketball League of Canada.[1] It was formerly host to the Montreal Royal of the American Basketball Association's current incarnation, and the Montreal Sasquatch of the Premier Basketball League.

It was originally built as a police academy[citation needed] and is located at 3000 Viau Street. All types of courses are given in such areas as gymnastics, martial arts, music, and languages. The center also hosts various conventions and exhibitions during the year. On December, 27, Thursday, 2007 they held a TNA Wrestling House Show.

The arena also hosted wrestling events at the 1976 Summer Olympics.

In September 2016, Montreal Roller Derby hosted a 2016 International Women's Flat Track Derby Association Division 1 roller derby playoff tournament at the venue.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "New Montreal Team Gets Name, Home, and Coach". NBL Canada. November 1, 2012. Retrieved November 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ "D1 Playoffs Montréal, QC Sept 2-4 - About the venue". WFTDA. Retrieved 30 July 2016. 
  3. ^ Pall, Navneet (4 September 2016). "Montreal hosts international roller derby tournament". Global News. Retrieved 16 September 2016. 

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Coordinates: 45°33′42″N 73°33′0″W / 45.56167°N 73.55000°W / 45.56167; -73.55000