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Facts
COST:    $11.4 million

TOTAL LAND AREA:    43 acres

CONSTRUCTION:    

  • 12,000 cubic yards of concrete weighing 50 million pounds
  • 345 tons of steel
  • 1,750 tones of concrete reinforcement

DOME:

  • 309 foot 4 inch diameter
  • 32 1/2 foot tall from base to peak
  • 101 foot rise above playing floor
  • 2 acres of area on dome surface
  • 166 tones of wood beams
  • 1 million pounds of roof and decking
  • 450 tons weight in roof
  • 150 tones of scoreboards, sound and lighting system attached to roof

LIGHTING

  • 3 types of lighting in the arena area
  • Metal Halide to light the playing floor surface
  • Quartz to illuminate the dome and provide general indirect light to entire arena area
  • Incandescent emergency lights
  • The foot candle level on the playing floor average 200 FC
  • Horizontal FC 429
  • Vertical FC 125 min to 280 max. average 150 to 200

SEATS:

  • 11,592 Theatre Type Seats
  • 5,495 Cushioned (Rows 1 through 26)
  • 6,097 All Plastic (Rows 27 through 39)

CONCOURSE AREA

  • 12,560 Square Feet
  • 4 Carpeted Locker Rooms
  • 2 Carpeted Star Dressing Rooms
  • Wheelchair areas
  • Truck Entrance to Court Level
  • Parking for 3,000+ cars

Weber State University
Ogden, Utah 84408
(801) 626-6000