Ralston Arena

Ralston Arena entrance

Location 72nd and Q Streets
Ralston, Nebraska
Broke ground June 29, 2011[1]
Opened October 19, 2012
(Rodney Atkins concert)
October 26, 2012
(First Omaha Lancers game)[2]
Owner City of Ralston
Operator City of Ralston
Surface Multi-surface
Construction cost $36.8 million
Architect ICON Architectural Group
General Contractor Boyd Jones Construction
Capacity 4,356 - (End Stage Concert)
4,600 - (NCAA Div I Basketball)
4,000 - (USHL Hockey)[3]
Omaha Lancers
Omaha Mavericks men's basketball
Omaha Beef]]
Omaha Heart[2]
Omaha Rollergirls (2013)

The Ralston Arena, also called the Ralston Sports and Event Center, is an arena located in Ralston, Nebraska, a suburb of Omaha, Nebraska. It serves as the home of the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League, the Omaha Mavericks men's basketball Division I NCAA men's basketball team (until their new arena opens in Fall 2015), and the Omaha Beef] of Champions Indoor Football.[4]

It was also the location of the VEX Robotics Nationals competition in 2013.

Also coming to the new arena will be the Omaha Heart, an expansion team of the Legends Football League, as announced on April 19, 2012.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Klinker, Adam. "Omaha to Get Lingerie Football team", June 30, 2012. Retrieved on April 29, 2012. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Omaha to Get Lingerie Football team", April 19, 2012. Retrieved on April 20, 2012. 
  3. http://www.ralstonarena.com/arena-info
  4. "Arena to Vie for Concert Pie", December 11, 2011. Retrieved on March 21, 2012. 

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