Orleans Arena

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This article is about the multi-purpose arena in Las Vegas. For the facility formerly known as New Orleans Arena, see Smoothie King Center. For arenas in Orléans, France, see Palais des Sports (Orléans) and Zénith d'Orléans.
Orleans Arena
Orleans Arena.svg
Location 4500 West Tropicana Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89103
Coordinates 36°6′21″N 115°12′8″W / 36.10583°N 115.20222°W / 36.10583; -115.20222Coordinates: 36°6′21″N 115°12′8″W / 36.10583°N 115.20222°W / 36.10583; -115.20222
Owner Coast Casinos
Operator Coast Casinos
Capacity Boxing: 9,500[1]
Concert: 8,921[1]
Ice hockey: 7,773[1]
Basketball: 7,471[1]
Rodeo: 5,736[1]
Surface Multi-surface
Construction
Broke ground February 5, 2002[2]
Opened May 25, 2003[8]
Construction cost $85 million[3]
($109 million in 2015 dollars[4])
Architect Sink Combs Dethlefs
Klai Juba
Structural engineer John A. Martin & Associates[5]
Services engineer JBA Consulting Engineers[6]
General contractor Tiberti Construction[7]
Tenants
Las Vegas Wranglers (ECHL) (2003–2014)
Las Vegas Gladiators (AFL) (2007)
Las Vegas Sin (LFL) (2011–present)
Las Vegas Legends (MASL) (2012–present)

The Orleans Arena is a 9,500 seat multi-purpose arena in Paradise, Nevada. It is home to the Las Vegas Sin women's football team and is also an occasional home for the UNLV Rebels basketball team when the Thomas & Mack Center is in use. The arena was previously the home of the Las Vegas Wranglers ice hockey team from 2003 to 2014 and the Las Vegas Gladiators arena football team in 2007. It is located at the Orleans Hotel and Casino and is operated by Coast Casinos, a subsidiary of Boyd Gaming Corporation.

Notable events[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Event Production - Configurations". OrleansArena.com. Retrieved March 25, 2008. 
  2. ^ Weatherford, Mike (February 10, 2001). "The Orleans Optimistic About Arena". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved September 23, 2011. 
  3. ^ Orleans Arena - Event Production
  4. ^ Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–2014. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved February 27, 2014.
  5. ^ Southwest Construction - 2003 Top Projects in Nevada
  6. ^ "Markets". JBA Consulting Engineers. Retrieved May 8, 2014. 
  7. ^ Tiberti Construction - Orleans Arena
  8. ^ Kantowski, Ron (April 1, 2003). "Orleans Arena Could House Prep Title Games". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved September 23, 2011. 
  9. ^ Springer, Steve (July 13, 2003). "Mayorga Holds On to Titles". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 27, 2012. 
  10. ^ Feour, Royce (October 10, 2003). "Wranglers Bring Hockey Back to Las Vegas Tonight". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved May 27, 2012. 
  11. ^ "Wranglers Win Exhibition Opener". Las Vegas Review-Journal. October 11, 2003. Retrieved May 27, 2012. 
  12. ^ Wranglers Weekly Update
  13. ^ Carp, Steve (July 27, 2006). "New Home Court: College Events Move to Orleans". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved May 27, 2012. 
  14. ^ "WCC, Arena Sign Three-Year Extension". ESPN. July 22, 2009. Retrieved May 27, 2012. 
  15. ^ Carp, Steve (March 9, 2011). "WAC Enters As WCC Exits at Orleans Arena". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved May 27, 2012. 
  16. ^ Brewer, Ray (November 27, 2011). "Rebels Party Like It’s 1990, Knock Off Top-Ranked North Carolina". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved May 27, 2012. 

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Preceded by
Thomas & Mack Center
Home of the
Las Vegas Gladiators

2007
Succeeded by
Quicken Loans Arena