Coors Events Center

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The Coors Events Center has become one of the most beloved facilities to catch rim-rocking basketball action in the country. The facility was originally called the CU Events/Conference Center, but was later renamed after a generous $5 million gift was given by the Adolph Coors Foundation. The arena was renamed to honor the charitable gift. The Coors Center has housed the Colorado University men's and women's basketball team since 1979 and the women's volleyball team since 1988, and is one of the most fan-friendly college arenas in the country. It also hosts seminars, meetings, concerts, trade shows and various other events and activities.

The facility can seat more than 11,000 fans comfortably and includes three levels of seating for guests. The largest crowd at the arena—more than 11,300 people—was the men's basketball game between Colorado University and Kansas. The facility has undergone many renovations over the years, including a $200,000 "floor lift" so that a permanent maple surface could be installed that is more energy efficient and prevents injuries.

Since the facility opened in 1979, they have hosted NCAA basketball and volleyball playoff games and performances by some of the biggest musicians in the world. Come out and watch the Colorado Buffaloes take on their fiercest opponents or catch a musical performance by your favorite artist.

Teams/Events Hosted

The Coors Events Center is home to the Colorado University Buffaloes men's and women's basketball team as well as the university's volleyball team, who have been top-seeded teams in the NCAA for several years. Part of their success has come from playing in a state-of-the-art facility. The stadium has been the site for several playoff games featuring the Buffs basketball team, and it continues to be a venue full of excitement and non-stop sports action.

The stadium has not only been the site of numerous net-swishing battles between top-notch college basketball teams, but it has also been the site of many other exciting events including nail-biting regular season games that have kept fans on the edge of their seats.

And the stadium isn't just about sports. It also hosts some of the most exciting concerts and live musical performances in the country. And with a state-of-the-art sound and lighting system, you are sure to have a memorable concert experience.

Home City

This state-of-the-art stadium is located in Boulder, Colorado. This picturesque city, located near the state's capital, is a thriving metropolitan area that relies heavily on the tourism and the transportation industries. With a population that makes the city one of the largest in the state, the city has a plethora of sports fans just waiting to watch their favorite team battle it out on the court. The town has a rich history that makes it a hot spot for tourists. And with the Boulder Municipal Airport right in town, it is easy for visitors to make their way into the city.

The city has been a favorite in popular culture. It has been the site of several movies including Woody Allen's Sleeper and Stephen King's The Stand. It was also what inspired REO Speedwagon's "Ridin' The Storm Out." The band got stuck in a blizzard after playing a show in Boulder, and was inspired to right the single.

Parking/Seating Layout

When game time comes, you don't want to be stuck trying to find a parking spot. Finding a suitable parking location for your car, SUV, truck or RV is crucial to an enjoyable experience at the stadium. There are several options when it comes to parking near the stadium, all of which are within walking distance of the park. And although you might have to pay a nominal parking fee, it is worth it.

There are several areas to park that will allow you quick access to the events center. There are six areas of public parking, a plethora of parking spots for fans with disabilities that are close to the arena, areas for donor, media and VIP parking and one section of reserved parking for those who have acquired those spots ahead of time.

Seating is available all around the Buffaloes' home court, with courtside seating and several sections of general admission seating. There is a different seating configuration for each type of event, but every seat in the house is a good one. With clear sightlines and an excellent sound and visual system, you won't miss a moment of the action. There are three main levels in the arena including: the service level, the street level and the concourse level.


The practice facility that is located inside the event center has been given an LEED Platinum Certification, which is the highest rating given by the U.S. Green Building Council. It is the first Colorado University athletic facility to receive an LEED rating, and one of only two facilities in the PAC-12 to receive a platinum rating. The building includes more windows for natural light, energy efficient lighting and low-flow water fixtures. It also features rooftop solar panels that provide 10 to 12 percent of the building's electricity.

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