El Paso County Coliseum


El Paso County Coliseum

Infobox_Stadium
stadium_name = El Paso County Coliseum
nickname =


location = El Paso, TX
broke_ground = 1939
opened = 1942
closed = Open
demolished = N/A
owner = County of El Paso
operator = County of El Paso
surface =
construction_cost = $5.2 Million USD| architect =
former_names =
tenants = El Paso Buzzards (Central Hockey League) (1996-2000) |El Paso Rumble (Intense Football League) | (2004) El Paso (Intense Football League) (2008-present) capacity = 7,500

El Paso County Coliseum is a 5,250-seat multi-purpose arena in El Paso, Texas. The Coliseum opened on May 22, 1942. The facility also seats up to 11,000 for concerts.

Many famous American and Mexican singers performed their live concerts here up until early 1980's to name a few: Elvis Presley in 1973 (sold out concert), Mexican ranchero king, Vicente Fernandez and his son, Alejandro Fernandez, Mexican rock band Maná. Other performances were also held here such as motorbikes, mud vehicles and monster trucks.

In 2005, The El Paso County Coliseum under went a complete renovation. The complex received among many improvements a new animated LED display. The display is capable of showing 16.7 million colors. They are using it to inform the community about events taking place there. The LED display was provided by AdsLED, Inc. of Austin, Texas.

The El Paso County Coliseum will house a 2009 expansion team in the Indoor Football League. It is also the former home of the El Paso Buzzards (Central Hockey League) and the El Paso Rumble (Intense Football League)

* [http://www.elpasocoliseum.com/05facilities.html El Paso County Coliseum Website]


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