Alerus Center

The Alerus Center is the largest sports, convention and entertainment facility of its kind in the upper Midwest. It boasts adjustable concert seating for anywhere from 2,000 to 21,000 people. This state-of-the-art facility has more than 145,000 square feet available for banquets, meetings, and exhibits with a variety of powerful sound system and presentation hook-ups. The Alerus Center also houses a dozen conference rooms and a 25,588 square-foot ballroom.

Able to accommodate a variety of sporting events, the Alerus Center is home to the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux Football team and hosts soccer, wrestling, basketball, monster trucks, rodeos, and Super Snowcross. This remarkable facility has the capacity to host local, regional and national sporting events.

Behind the Scenes

Locker rooms are dividable into four 25-locker sections. There are dressing rooms for coaches and officials, 18 luxury VIP suites, eight concessions stands, two vending stands, 14 ticket windows and four merchandise stands.

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Location & Contact Info
1200 42nd Street South
Grand Forks, ND 58203
Phone: (701) 792-1200
Fax: (701) 746-6511
Event Line: (701) 792-1420

www.aleruscenter.com
Additional Features
Meeting Banquet Rooms: 17
Capacity: up to 21,000 people
Parking: 3,100 vehicles
Shuttle Service: as requested

Alerus Stats:
-footbal seating capacity: 13,500
-concert seating capacity: 21,000
-new basketball floor
-two 15x30 ft. video boards for viewing relays, live feed and messages
-converts from a showroom floor to playing field in just hours
-an Astroturf Magic Carpet provides a seamless playing surface
-easy load-in and load-out through doors on the north and south entrances
-moveable risers allow for various seating configurations
-145,000 square feet of exhibit space
Additional Features Square Feet Banquet Classroom Theatre Other
room 2, 3, 5, 10, 12 1,380 80 72
140
40 HSq
room 1, 4, 11 598
30 24 50
16 HSq
room 6-7, 8-9 690
40 32
56
28? HSq
Ballroom 1 & 3 2,052 120 104 241 56 HSq
Ballroom 2 1,344 80 60
144 40 HSq
Ballroom 4 9,790 450 448 1,050 55 Booths
Ballroom 5 10,350 520 448
1,050 55 Booths
Ballroom 1-5 25,588 1,490 1,400 3,150 140 Booths
Main Arena Floor 100,000
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Prefunction Area 5,000+ - - - -
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Concert Event Capacity
Half Arena 11,000
Full Arena 21,000
Theater Set
2,600
Athletic Event Capacity
Football 13,500
Soccer 13,500
Basketball 10,500

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