Pepsi Center

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Pepsi Center
The Can
Pepsi Center logo
The Pepsi Arena in Denver (2009)
The Pepsi Arena in Denver (2006)
place 1000 Chopper Circle Denver , Colorado 80204
United StatesUnited States 
Coordinates 39 ° 44 '55.3 "  N , 105 ° 0' 27.4"  W Coordinates: 39 ° 44 '55.3 "  N , 105 ° 0' 27.4"  W.
owner E. Stanley Kroenke
operator E. Stanley Kroenke
start of building November 20, 1997
opening October 1, 1999
surface Concrete
ice surface
artificial turf
costs 187 million US dollars
architect HOK Sport
capacity 19,309 seats (basketball)
18,007 seats (ice hockey, lacrosse)
17,417 seats (arena football)
25,000 seats (concerts)

The Pepsi Center is a multi-purpose hall in the US city ​​of Denver in the state of Colorado . The name sponsor is PepsiCo Inc.


The arena was opened on October 1, 1999. The size of the hall is officially given as 675,000  sq ft (around 62,710 m²). The capacity depends on the seating, depending on the event. The arena can hold 18,217 spectators for ice hockey games, around 19,000 spectators for other sporting events, and up to 20,000 spectators for concerts.

The Pepsi Center is the home ground of the ice hockey team the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League (NHL), the basketball team the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Lacrossemannschaft the Colorado Mammoth of the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The Arena Football - Franchise of the Colorado Crush of the Arena Football League (AFL) used the hall of 2003 by 2008.

In addition to sports, numerous concerts and other events take place in the Pepsi Center . In August 2008, the nominating convention was ( Democratic National Convention ) of the Democratic Party of the USA held in this arena.


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