|Former names||Pepsi Center (1999–2020)|
|Location||1000 Chopper Circle, Denver, Colorado 80204|
|Owner||Kroenke Sports Enterprises|
|Operator||Kroenke Sports Enterprises|
18,007 (Hockey / Lacrosse)
17,417 (Arena Football)
21,000 (Special events)
|Field size||675,000 square feet (62,700 m2)|
|Started||November 20, 1997|
|Opened||October 1, 1999|
|Construction cost||C$187 million|
|Project manager||ICON Venue Group|
|Structural engineer||Thornton Tomasetti|
|Services engineer||M-E Engineers, Inc.|
|General contractor||M.A. Mortenson Company|
|Denver Nuggets (NBA) (1999–present)|
Colorado Avalanche (NHL) (1999–present)
Colorado Mammoth (NLL) (2003–present)
Colorado Crush (AFL) (2003–2008)
Ball Arena is a sports arena in Denver, Colorado. The arena opened on October 1, 1999, and is the current home to the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League (NHL), the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Colorado Mammoth of the National Lacrosse League (NLL). Ball Corporation currently has naming rights for the arena. The arena currently seats 19,155 for basketball and 18,007 for hockey and lacrosse.
The arena had opened as Pepsi Center after PepsiCo bought the naming rights. The rights contract expired in 2020, and a new deal was signed with Ball Corporation, a company based in nearby Broomfield that makes packaging and aerospace products.
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- "Arena Facts". Pepsi Center. Retrieved April 6, 2015.
- "After 21 years, Pepsi Center to be renamed Ball Arena as part of new partnership". The Denver Post. October 22, 2020. Retrieved October 22, 2020.