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How much did Matthew Knight Arena cost?

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Asked by: Dustin Grindberg

approximately $227 million$227 million and seats 12,364.

Who paid Matthew Knight Arena?

The arena cost $227 million and was designed as collaboration between TVA Architects of Portland and Ellerbe Becket of Kansas City, Missouri. Hoffman Construction Company of Portland was the general contractor.
Matthew Knight Arena.

Operator Arena Network
Capacity 12,364
Broke ground February 7, 2009
Opened January 13, 2011

What is under the Oregon logo?

– The young at heart, curious spirit of Matthew Knight, of whom the arena is named after. The design visually represents Oregon’s modern graphic language, a Japanese torii gate, while also embodying Matthew Knight’s toothy grin. A torii is a traditional Japanese gate which symbolizes an entrance to a sacred place.

Who is Matthew Knight Eugene Oregon?

Matthew H. Knight was 34 when he died in a scuba-diving accident in El Salvador in May 2004. He’d made the trip to shoot video as a fund-raising effort for local orphanages.

Is Mac Court still standing?

Until it was replaced in 2011, it was the second-oldest on-campus arena still in use, after Fordham University’s Rose Hill Gym.
McArthur Court.

The Pit, Mac Court
McArthur Court Location within University of Oregon Campus
Location 1601 University Street University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

Who has the biggest college basketball stadium?


Carrier Dome, Syracuse | 34,616 seats
The Carrier Dome is the largest in college basketball. Syracuse’s basketball arena is the biggest by a landslide, coming in first place with 34,616 seats.

Does Matthew Knight Arena serve alcohol?

To contact someone in attendance, call the Office of Public Safety at (541) 346-5444. No alcohol is permitted in the arena except in licensed areas where it may be legally dispensed. Smoking is not allowed anywhere in or around Matthew Knight Arena.

Do they sell beer at Matthew Knight Arena?

Beer at Matthew Knight Arena

Because MKA is on the Oregon campus, alcohol sales are very limited.

How much is Phil Knight worth?

As of July 23, 2020, Knight was ranked by Forbes as the 24th richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$54.5 billion. He is also the owner of the stop motion film production company Laika. Knight is a graduate of the University of Oregon and Stanford Graduate School of Business.

What happened to Matthew Knight Nike?

Nike sporting goods empire heir Matthew Hatfield Knight died Sunday during a diving trip with friends at a lake east of the El Salvador capital, authorities said. Knight, 34, was the eldest son of Nike co-founder Phil Knight, the company’s chief executive.

Does Matthew Knight Arena require vaccine?

In accordance with State mandates being lifted, the University of Oregon Matthew Knight Arena will no longer require mandatory face masks or proof of vaccination or negative COVID test for entry. The venue does welcome and encourage patrons who wish to, to continue wearing masks while attending performances.

Do you have to wear a mask in Autzen Stadium?

“While the mask mandate remains in effect for all indoor spaces in Oregon Athletics venues, they are now recommended rather than required for outdoor spaces throughout Autzen Stadium, per OHA and the University of Oregon Incident Management Team.”

Can I bring water into Autzen Stadium?

Empty water bottles may be brought into the arena and filled once inside. Fans may continue to bring prepackaged food and sealed, non-alcoholic, non-glass beverage containers into all University of Oregon outdoor athletics venues.

Is food allowed in Autzen Stadium?

Fans can order food and beverages through the Go Ducks Gameday App – through which game tickets will be accessed – or by going to to be able to have their order ready when they get to the concession stand. There will be QR codes around the stadium to allow quick access to menus.

Are fans allowed at Oregon softball games?

It’s unlikely fans will be allowed to attend Oregon softball home games this season.

Can you bring food into Hayward Field?

Guests will be allowed to bring in sealed, non-alcoholic beverages (no glass containers) and a single serve food item. Food and drink may only be consumed while in your seat. All items will be turned into University of Oregon Police Department at the conclusion of the meet.

What time do gates open at Autzen Stadium?

Autzen Stadium gates also open 3 hours prior to scheduled start times, and you will be allowed to enter the seating area 1 ½ hours before a game.

What can you bring into Autzen?

Fans may bring in one (1) clear bag no larger than 12″ x 6″ x 12″ or a 1-gallon plastic storage bag. Fans are limited to one clear bag per person, along with a small clutch or purse for privacy.

Is Oregon vs Stony Brook Cancelled?

Stony Brook Seawolves [CANCELLED] at Autzen Stadium.

What can I bring into Autzen Stadium?

The seat may not have pockets, zippers, compartments or covers. Patrons can bring in one clear plastic, vinyl or PVC bag that does not exceed 12” x 6” x 12” or a single one (1) gallon plastic freezer bag. Please take note that the University of Oregon is a Smoke & Tobacco Free University.

How much did Autzen Stadium cost?

Autzen Stadium

Opened September 23, 1967
Renovated 2002
Expanded 2002
Construction cost $2.3 million $80 million (2002 renovation)

Does Autzen Stadium sell beer?

NEW! The University of Oregon announced on Thursday changes to the game day experience at Autzen Stadium for the 2018 college football season, including earlier access to the parking lots, expanded sales of beer and wine, instituting a clear-bag policy and the elimination of stadium re-entry.

What is largest college football stadium?

The 25 largest college football stadiums in the United States:

1 Michigan Michigan Stadium (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
2 Penn State Beaver Stadium (University Park, Pa.)
3 Ohio State Ohio Stadium (Columbus, Ohio)
4 Texas A&M Kyle Field (College Station, Texas)

What is the smallest stadium in college football?

Georgetown University’s Multi-Sport Field

Football (Bowl Subdivision)
The smallest stadium in the Championship Subdivision is Georgetown University’s Multi-Sport Field, which has a capacity of 2,500.

Which NFL stadium is the smallest?

Soldier Field

The smallest stadium is Soldier Field with a capacity of 61,500. In their normal configurations, all of the league’s 30 stadiums have a seating capacity of at least 60,000 spectators; of those, a majority (17) have fewer than 70,000 seats, while eight have between 70,000 and 80,000 and five can seat 80,000 or more.