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Ector County Coliseum

Ector County Coliseum
The Jack-Shack
Location 4201 Andrews Hwy Odessa, Texas 79762
Coordinates
Capacity 5,131
Construction
Built 1954
Tenants
West Texas Roughnecks (LSFL) (2004–2012)
Odessa Jackalopes (WPHL/CHL) (1997–2011)
Odessa Jackalopes (NAHL) (2011–present)
West Texas Wildcatters (LSFL) (2014)
Website
http://www.ectorcountycoliseum.org

The Ector County Coliseum is a 5,131 seat multi-purpose arena in Odessa, Texas.

Contents

  • Tenants 1
  • History 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Tenants

The Permain Basin Fair is held each year at the Ector County Coliseum.

It is home to the Odessa Jackalopes (North American Hockey League)[1] the Sand Hills Rodeo, and the biennial Permian Basin International Oil Show.[2]

Each January the arena hosts a major rodeo, and the animals are kept in a large hall at one end of the arena. This is the same area that, before hockey games, group picnics are served to as many as 500 people.[3]

History

The Coliseum was built in 1954 and was previously the home of the original Odessa Jackalopes team. The Coliseum was the oldest arena still being used for CHL games until the Fort Wayne Komets and their facility, the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, entered the league in 2010. It was home to the West Texas Roughnecks (Indoor Football League) from 2004 until the team folded in 2012.

Preceded by
Steele County Fairgrounds
Home of the
Odessa Jackalopes (NAHL)

2011 – present
Succeeded by
current arena
Preceded by
first arena
Home of the
West Texas Wildcatters

2014
Succeeded by
defunct

References

  1. ^ "FOOTBALL: Professional indoor team returns to Odessa".  
  2. ^ "Oil Show Parking Causing Problems for Restaurants Near Ector County Coliseum".  
  3. ^ Scott, Jon C. (2006). Hockey Night in Dixie: Minor Pro Hockey in the American South. Heritage House Publishing Company Ltd. p. 36.  

External links

  • Ector County Coliseum website


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