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Encyclopedia > Alfond Arena
Harold Alfond Sports Arena
"The Alfond"
Facility statistics
Location Orono, Maine
Opened November 18, 1977
Owner University of Maine
Operator University of Maine
Surface 200x85 ft (hockey)
University of Maine, men's and women's basketball and hockey
Seating capacity
5,712 (basketball)
5,641 (hockey)

Alfond Arena is a 5,712-seat multi-purpose arena in Orono, Maine, USA. The arena opened in 1977. It is home to the University of Maine Black Bears ice hockey & basketball teams. It is recognizable for its unique multi-angular roof design, which was also used in the similarly-designed Pavilion at Villanova University. It was expanded from its original capacity of 3,800 in 1992 in order to accommodate more spectators, and in order to bring the basketball team back from its temporary home at the Bangor Auditorium. It is named for Harold Alfond, a longtime Maine booster, whose name also adorns Alfond Stadium, the school's main outdoor stadium. Orono is a town located in Penobscot County, Maine. ... A foot (plural: feet) is any of several old units of distance or length, measuring around a quarter to a third of a meter. ... ARENA may refer to either: Nationalist Republican Alliance, a political party in El Salvador. ... Orono is a town located in Penobscot County, Maine. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... The University of Maine, established in 1865, is the flagship university of the University of Maine System. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... A team comprises any group of people or animals linked in a common purpose. ... The Pavilion is a 6,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Villanova, Pennsylvania. ... Villanova University is a private, Catholic university located in Radnor Township, a suburb northwest of Philadelphia on the Pennsylvania Main Line. ... Alfond Stadium is a 10,000-seat multi-purpose stadium in Orono, Maine. ...

Alfond Arena was also where Scott Hamilton's Stars on Ice had it's opening night in 1986.


External links

  • Alfond Arena at GoBlackBears.com
Current Hockey East Arenas
Agganis Arena (Boston University) • Alfond Arena (Maine) • Gutterson Fieldhouse (Vermont) • Kelley Rink (Boston College) • Matthews Arena (Northeastern) • Mullins Center (UMass-Amherst) • Schneider Arena (Providence) • Tsongas Arena (UMass-Lowell) • Volpe Complex (Merrimack) • Whittemore Center (New Hampshire)
Current Basketball Arenas in the America East Conference
Alfond Arena (Maine) • Binghamton University Events Center (Binghamton) • Case Gym (Boston University) • Chase Arena at Reich Family Pavilion (Hartford) • Lundholm Gym (New Hampshire) • Patrick Gym (Vermont) • Recreation and Convocation Center (Albany) • Retriever Activities Center (UMBC) • SB Sports Complex (Stony Brook)

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