Kay Yeager Coliseum

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Kay Yeager Coliseum
Wichita Falls October 2015 09 (Kay Yeager Coliseum).jpg
The Kay Yeager Coliseum in October 2015
Address 1000 5th Street
Wichita Falls, TX 76301
Coordinates 33°54′57″N 98°29′51″W / 33.91583°N 98.49750°W / 33.91583; -98.49750Coordinates: 33°54′57″N 98°29′51″W / 33.91583°N 98.49750°W / 33.91583; -98.49750
Owner City of Wichita Falls
Operator Spectra Experiences
Capacity 7,380
Construction
Broke ground 2001
Opened January 3, 2003[4]
Construction cost $18.969 million[1]
($24.7 million in 2016 dollars[2])
Architect Bundy, Young, Sims & Potter, Inc.[3]
Wingler & Sharp Architects & Planners, Inc.
Douglas Seidel Architects
Tenants
Wichita Falls Wildcats (NAHL) (2003–2017)
Wichita Falls Nighthawks (IFL) (2015–2017)

The Kay Yeager Coliseum is a 7,380-seat multi-purpose arena in Wichita Falls, Texas. It was completed in 2003.

Since 2015, it has been the home to the Wichita Falls Nighthawks indoor football team. It was home to the Wichita Falls Wildcats junior ice hockey team from 2003 (when the team was known as the Rustlers) until 2017.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kay Yeager Coliseum". Emporis. Retrieved March 25, 2017. 
  2. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Community Development Project. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved January 2, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Kay Yeager Coliseum". Bundy, Young, Sims & Potter, Inc. Retrieved March 25, 2017. 
  4. ^ Clark, Brian (January 4, 2003). "Coliseum Gets Warm Welcome from Wichitans". Times Record News. Wichita Falls. Archived from the original on May 1, 2003. Retrieved March 25, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Wildcats' season ends with 4-3 overtime loss". Times Record News. April 22, 2017. 

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