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Encyclopedia > Pharmed Arena
Pharmed Arena
Location University Park
11200 S.W. 8th Street
Miami, Florida 33199
Opened February 1, 1986
Closed Open
Demolished N/A
Owner Florida International University
Operator Florida International University
Former names
Sunblazer Arena
Golden Panther Arena
Tenants
Florida International University (NCAA) (1986-present)
Capacity
5,000

Pharmed Arena is a 5,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Miami, Florida. It was opened on February 1, 1986 and is home to the Florida International University Golden Panthers basketball and volleyball teams. It was originally named Sunblazer Arena but was renamed Golden Panther Arena when FIU's athletic teams changed their nickname from Sunblazers to Golden Panthers in 1987. It was eventually renamed on September 1, 2004 in honor of Pharmed Group after a $1 million USD donation was made to the FIU athletic department by Pharmed owners Jorge and Carlos de Cespedes. University Park is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida, so named because it houses the main campus of Florida International University. ... Miami redirects here. ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Florida International University (FIU) is a major state-run university located in Miami, Florida, well-known for its business, hospitality management, creative writing, architecture, and engineering programs. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Seating capacity refers to the number of people who can be seated in a specific space, either in terms of the space available, or in terms of limitations set by law. ... ARENA may refer to either: Nationalist Republican Alliance, a political party in El Salvador. ... Miami redirects here. ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Florida International University (FIU) is a major state-run university located in Miami, Florida, well-known for its business, hospitality management, creative writing, architecture, and engineering programs. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... Volleyball is an Olympic sport in which two teams separated by a high net use their hands, arms, or (rarely) other parts of their bodies to hit a ball back and forth over the net. ... A team comprises any group of people or animals linked in a common purpose. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, 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 3. ...


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