Enterprise Center

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Enterprise Center
The Scottrade Center in April 2005
The Enterprise Center in April 2005
Earlier names

Kiel Center (1994–2000)
Savvis Center (2000–2006)
Scottrade Center (2006–2018)

place 1401 Clark Avenue St. Louis , Missouri
United StatesUnited States
Coordinates 38 ° 37 '36 "  N , 90 ° 12' 9"  W Coordinates: 38 ° 37 '36 "  N , 90 ° 12' 9"  W.
owner City of St. Louis
operator Sports Capital Partners
start of building 1993
opening October 8, 1994
costs 135 million US dollars
architect Ellerbe Becket
capacity 22,612 places (basketball)
19,250 places (ice hockey) (of which 19,150 seats)

The Enterprise Center is a multi-purpose hall in the US city ​​of St. Louis , Missouri . Various events take place in the arena, such as B. ice hockey games , wrestling and boxing matches , concerts as well as ice and family shows take place. Every year, an average of two million guests visit the arena for 175 events. The Enterprise Center was also chosen behind the Bell Center in Montreal as the hall with the second best ice quality in the National Hockey League (NHL). The arena is located in the center of St. Louis and is now the home of the St. Louis Blues from the NHL.


The arena was opened in 1994 under the name Kiel Center and replaced the Kiel Auditorium , which was demolished in December 1992. After the opening, the Blues moved from their old venue, the St. Louis Arena, to the new Kiel Center. The naming rights were transferred in September 2006 from Savvis Inc. , an American communications company, to Scottrade Inc , a broker's office from St. Louis. On May 21, 2018, the St. Louis Blues and the new name sponsor , the car rental company Enterprise Rent-A-Car , announced that the hall will be named Enterprise Center from July 1 of that year . The contract has a term of 15 years.


Events of the National Collegiate Athletic Association , the American college sports organization, are often held in the hall . The arena hosted the 2007 NCAA Frozen Four ice hockey competitions, the 2008 and 2009 NCAA Wrestling Championships and the 2009 NCAA Women's Final Four basketball competitions.

Other important events in the multi-purpose hall were:

  • Since 1995, the arena has hosted the Missouri Valley Conference basketball tournament
  • College Basketball Competition Conference USA 1997
  • NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament Midwest Regional 1998
  • Pope John Paul II Mass as part of World Youth Day 1999
  • NCAA Wrestling Team Championship 2000, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009
  • NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship 2001 and 2009
  • Welterweight World Championship boxing match Cory Spinks versus Zab Judah 2005
  • US eliminations for the 2006 Winter Olympics in figure skating
  • Concert of the Nine Inch Nails as part of their With Teeth tour 2005
  • Billy Joel live in concert, April 25, 2007
  • Royal Rumble , WWE PPV January 22, 2011
  • NHL All-Star Game 2020

Web links

Commons : Enterprise Center  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Sarah Kloepple: Scottrade Center to be renamed Enterprise Center. In: stlmag.com. St. Louis Magazine, May 21, 2018, accessed November 9, 2018 .