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Encyclopedia > Dick's Sporting Goods Park
Dick's Sporting Goods Park
DSG Park, The Dick, Dick's


Location Commerce City, Colorado
Broke ground September 28, 2005
Opened April 7, 2007
Owner Commerce City
Operator Kroenke Sports Enterprises
Surface Grass
Construction cost ~$131 million USD (estimate)
Architect HOK Sport + Venue + Event
Tenants
Colorado Rapids (MLS) (2007-Present)
Capacity
18,458

Dick's Sporting Goods Park is a soccer-specific stadium located in Commerce City, Colorado, home to the Colorado Rapids professional soccer team. The stadium can seat up to 18,086 people, but may accommodate up to 26,000 for certain events and is built on over 360 acres (1.5 kmĀ²) of land. Also included at the venue are youth soccer fields (24 fully-lit professional fields, two of which are year-round artificial grass fields), retail development, and a new Commerce City civic center. The stadium is owned by Commerce City and operated by Kroenke Sports Enterprises (KSE) who also own the Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Crush and the Colorado Mammoth, and who is a co-owner of the English Premier League side Arsenal F.C. via subsidiary. The estimated cost of this project was $131 million, with investment shared equally between the city and KSE.[1] Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1280 × 960 pixel, file size: 449 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Commerce City is a city located in Adams County, Colorado and is a suburb of the city of Denver. ... is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Commerce City is a city located in Adams County, Colorado. ... E. Stanley Stan Kroenke is a business entrepreneur who is listed in the Forbes 400 as one of the richest people in the world. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Indian Ocean Territory,[1] the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 2. ... HOK Sport + Venue + Event, a division of Hellmuth, Obata and Kassabaum, is an architectural practice specializing in the design of public assembly spaces and planning of major special events. ... Year founded 1995 League Major League Soccer Nickname Rapids, Pids Stadium Dicks Sporting Goods Park Commerce City, CO Coach Fernando Clavijo, 2005— Owner Stan Kroenke First Game Kansas City Wiz 3–0 Colorado Rapids (Arrowhead Stadium; April 13, 1996) Largest Win Colorado Rapids 4–0 Kansas City Wiz (Mile... Major League Soccer (MLS) is a professional soccer league with teams in the United States and Canada. ... Columbus Crew Stadium opened in 1999 as the first of a growing number of American stadiums built for soccer Soccer-specific stadium (SSS) is a term used mainly in the United States and Canada. ... Commerce City is a city located in Adams County, Colorado and is a suburb of the city of Denver. ... Year founded 1995 League Major League Soccer Nickname Rapids, Pids Stadium Dicks Sporting Goods Park Commerce City, CO Coach Fernando Clavijo, 2005— Owner Stan Kroenke First Game Kansas City Wiz 3–0 Colorado Rapids (Arrowhead Stadium; April 13, 1996) Largest Win Colorado Rapids 4–0 Kansas City Wiz (Mile... E. Stanley Stan Kroenke is a business entrepreneur who is listed in the Forbes 400 as one of the richest people in the world. ... The Colorado Avalanche are a professional ice hockey team based in Denver, Colorado, United States. ... For the original defunct Denver Nuggets, see Denver Nuggets (original). ... Conference American Division Central Year founded 2003 Home arena Pepsi Center City, State Denver, Colorado Head Coach Mike Dailey ArenaBowl championships 1: 2005 Conference titles 1: 2005 Division titles 2: 2005 & 2006 Wild Card berths 2: 2004 & 2007 Colorado Crush is an Arena Football League team that began play as... The Colorado Mammoth is a member of the National Lacrosse League, a professional sports league in North America. ... Arsenal Football Club (also known as Arsenal, The Arsenal or The Gunners) are an English professional football club based in Holloway, north London. ...


The complex is close to Denver's former Stapleton International Airport and is bordered on the north and east by the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, to the south by 56th Avenue, and to the west by Quebec Street. Stapleton highlighted on this map of Denvers neighborhoods. ... The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge is a National Wildlife Refuge of the United States located in central Colorado. ...


It will host the 2007 MLS All-Star Game. [2] The 2007 Sierra Mist Major League Soccer All-Star Game will be the 12th consecutive MLS All-Star Game. ...


The stadium's awkward nomenclature and suggestive name have given rise to some degree of crude humor, and it has been popularly nicknamed "The Dick". [3]


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Preceded by
Invesco Field at Mile High
2002-2006
Home of the
Colorado Rapids
2007-present
Succeeded by
current


INVESCO Field at Mile High is a stadium in Denver, Colorado. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Year founded 1995 League Major League Soccer Nickname Rapids, Pids Stadium Dicks Sporting Goods Park Commerce City, CO Coach Fernando Clavijo, 2005— Owner Stan Kroenke First Game Kansas City Wiz 3–0 Colorado Rapids (Arrowhead Stadium; April 13, 1996) Largest Win Colorado Rapids 4–0 Kansas City Wiz (Mile... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...

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