The Budweiser Events Center is a 7,200-seat (5,289 for ice hockey) multi-purpose arena in Loveland, Colorado (USA). The Arena is located on The Ranch (Larimer County Fairgrounds and Events Complex) and is owned by Larimer County, Colorado and managed by Comcast Spectacor, and tickets are handled by ComcastTIX. Construction was completed and doors opened for the first event on September 20, 2003 with a sold-out exhibition hockey game between the Colorado Avalanche and the Florida Panthers. It is home to the Colorado Eagles ice hockey team, the Colorado Ice indoor football team and the Colorado Lightning indoor soccer team.
The Colorado Eagles established a new standard for minor league professional hockey with their 145th consecutive regular season sellout, set on January 12, 2008 in a victory vs. rival Rocky Mountain Rage. Including playoff games, the Eagles have sold out 181 consecutive games total – every single game in their four-and-a-half years of operation. The Colorado Eagles will be the host of the 2009 CHL All-Star Game at the Budweiser Events Center.
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