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Encyclopedia > Reunion Arena
Reunion Arena
Facility Statistics
Location 777 Sports Street
Dallas, Texas 75207
Broke Ground
Opened 1980
Owner The City of Dallas
Construction Cost US$27 million
Architects HKS, Inc.
Tenants
Dallas Mavericks (NBA) 1980–2001
Dallas Tornado 1980–1981
Dallas Sidekicks (MISL) 1984–2004
Dallas Texans (AFL) 1990–1993
Dallas Stars (NHL) 1993–2001
Dallas Stallions (RHI) 1999
Dallas Desperados (AFL) 2002-2003
Seating Capacity
2005 Basketball 17,293
2000 Hockey 17,001
2005 Soccer 16,626
2005 End stage 18,628
2005 Half-house 9,663
2005 Center-stage 19,071

Reunion Arena is an indoor arena in the Reunion district of downtown Dallas, Texas (USA). The arena holds 17,293 for basketball and 17,001 for ice hockey. Reunion Arena in Dallas, Texas. ...      Nickname: Big D Location in the state of Texas Country United States State Texas Counties Dallas, Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall Mayor Laura Miller Area    - City 997. ... 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. ... HKS, Inc. ... The Dallas Mavericks (also known as the Mavs) are a professional basketball team based in Dallas, Texas. ... The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the worlds premier mens professional basketball league and one of the major professional sports leagues of North America. ... The Dallas Tornado were a soccer team based out of Dallas that played in the NASL. They played from 1967 to 1981 Their home fields were Cotton Bowl and Texas Stadium. ... The Dallas Sidekicks were one of the longest operating professional soccer teams in the United States, based in Dallas, Texas, and operating from 1984 until suspending operations following the 2004 season. ... The Major Indoor Soccer League is the top professional indoor soccer league in the USA. The league is a member of both the United States Soccer Federation and FIFA. // In the summer of 2001, the National Professional Soccer League disbanded. ... Categories: Stub | Dallas sports | Defunct American football teams ... The Arena Football League (AFL) sometimes referred to by fans as the Arena League was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ... The Dallas Stars are a professional ice hockey team based in Dallas, Texas. ... NHL redirects here. ... Roller Hockey International was a roller hockey league in North America between 1993-97 and 1999. ... Conference National Division Eastern Year founded 2002 Home arena American Airlines Center City, State Dallas, Texas Wild card titles 1: 2002 Division titles 1: 2003 Conference titles none ArenaBowl championships none The Dallas Desperados are an Arena Football League team that began play in 2002. ... The Arena Football League (AFL) sometimes referred to by fans as the Arena League was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... The following is a list of indoor arenas. ... Pedestrians along Stone Street. ...      Nickname: Big D Location in the state of Texas Country United States State Texas Counties Dallas, Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall Mayor Laura Miller Area    - City 997. ... Official language(s) See: Languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 268,581 sq mi (695,622 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... ARENA may refer to either: Nationalist Republican Alliance, a political party in El Salvador. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ...

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History

Reunion Arena was completed in 1980 at a cost of $27 million.[1] It was named for the early mid-nineteenth century commune, La Reunion. In late 2005, the arena and the Dallas Convention Center were used as the primary Dallas shelters for evacuees of Hurricane Katrina. 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. ... La Réunion was a socialist utopian community formed in 1855 by French, Belgian, and Swiss colonists approximately three miles west of the present Reunion Arena and Reunion Tower in downtown Dallas, and near the forks of the Trinity River in Texas, USA. The community was led by the French... The Dallas Convention Center, originally the Dallas Memorial Auditorium, is a meeting hall, event/convention center and civic center in the Convention Center District of downtown Dallas, Texas (USA). ... Lowest pressure 902 mbar (hPa; 26. ...


About

The arena also continues to host numerous concerts and other events. The arena features 30,000 ft² (2,790 ) of arena floor space and has great sightlines, making it ideal for a number of events and games, including many high school graduations. A square foot is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 foot long. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ...


Home teams

The arena was home to the MISL Dallas Sidekicks, but the club has been inactive since the 2005 season. The arena was the home of the Dallas Mavericks from 1980 to 2001 and the Dallas Stars from 1993 to 2001. Both teams moved to the American Airlines Center in 2001. The Major Indoor Soccer League is the top professional indoor soccer league in the USA. The league is a member of both the United States Soccer Federation and FIFA. // In the summer of 2001, the National Professional Soccer League disbanded. ... The Dallas Sidekicks were one of the longest operating professional soccer teams in the United States, based in Dallas, Texas, and operating from 1984 until suspending operations following the 2004 season. ... The Dallas Mavericks (also known as the Mavs) are a professional basketball team based in Dallas, Texas. ... The Dallas Stars are a professional ice hockey team based in Dallas, Texas. ... The American Airlines Center is an arena located in the Victory Park neighborhood near downtown Dallas, Texas that is used for hockey games, basketball games and concerts. ...


Events

The 1984 Republican National Convention convened August 20– 23, 1984 at the Dallas Convention Center in downtown Dallas, Texas, and nominated the incumbent Ronald Reagan of California for President of the United States and incumbent George H. W. Bush of Texas for Vice President. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... The NBA staged its first All-Star Game in the Boston Garden on March 2, 1951. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, or WWE, is a professional wrestling organization. ... Fully Loaded was an annual WWF event, which started in July 1998 and was held for another two more years. ... The Big 12 Conference is a college athletic conference of twelve schools located in the central United States. ...

References

  1. ^ BallParks.com - Reunion Arena. Retrieved 25 October 2006.

October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • Reunion Arena official site
Preceded by:
first arena
Home of the
Dallas Mavericks
19802001
Succeeded by:
American Airlines Center
2001–present

Coordinates: 32°46′21.67″N, 96°48′28.99″W The Dallas Mavericks (also known as the Mavs) are a professional basketball team based in Dallas, Texas. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... The American Airlines Center is an arena located in the Victory Park neighborhood near downtown Dallas, Texas that is used for hockey games, basketball games and concerts. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Reunion Arena - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (236 words)
Reunion Arena is an indoor arena in the Reunion district of downtown Dallas, Texas (USA).
Reunion Arena was completed in 1980 at a cost of $27 million.
In late 2005, the arena and the Dallas Convention Center were used as the primary Dallas shelters for evacuees of Hurricane Katrina.
Reunion Arena (2257 words)
But Reunion Arena was enough to bring the NBA and NHL to Dallas, greatly improving the city's big-league profile in the process.
When Reunion Arena opened on April 28, 1980, for the first night of the weeklong WCT Finals tennis event, the city was transformed into a major player in U.S. professional sports.
Reunion Arena's reputation for noisy fans didn't disappear with the decline of the Mavericks.
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