Santa Ana Star Center
Santa Ana Star Center
Location 3001 Civic Centre DR. Rio Rancho, New Mexico 87144
Opened October 21, 2006
Construction cost $47 million
Former names Rio Rancho Events Center
Tenants New Mexico Scorpions (CHL) (2006-2009)
New Mexico Wildcats (American Indoor Football Association) (2008-present)
Capacity Ice hockey:6,000

Santa Ana Star Center is an 8,000-seat multipurpose arena in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, a suburb of Albuquerque. It is home to the New Mexico Scorpions of the Central Hockey League and the New Mexico Wildcats of the American Indoor Football Association.

The arena was completed at a cost of $47 million and opened on October 21, 2006. The Scorpions played their first home game there on October 27, falling to the Arizona Sundogs 3-1 in front of a sellout crowd.

Santa Ana Star Casino purchased the naming rights to the arena in a five-year, $2.5 million deal signed in July 2006. The arena was previously known as Rio Rancho Events Center.

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