Arena Facts

THE CARLSON CENTER IS NORTHERN ALASKA’S PREMIER ENTERTAINMENT, SPORTS AND MEETING FACILITY!

Our capabilities range from hockey games to concerts, trade shows to circuses, and conventions to basketball camps.

SEATING CAPABILITIES

    * Concert – 3,470 / 6,539

    * Basketball – 5,703

    * Hockey – 4,595

    * Boxing/Wrestling – 6,110

STAGING
SICO Portable Staging Equipment Main stage 40′ x 50′, with two additional 12′ x 12′ sound wings. Height varies from 4′ to 6′ & 6 inches Mixing platform 12′ x 12′, height varies from 8 inches to 24 inches. 6 foot x 60 inch crowd barrier.

SHOW POWER

Three 400 amp, 3 phase 10′ from rear-end of stage; Two 200 amp, 3 phase 25′ from center stage. One 400 amp, 3 phase on side walls.

HOUSE LIGHTING

Combination of metal halide and quartz lighting. Spotlighting includes four Xenon Super Troupers. Chauvet Colorado LED and Source 4 concert lights.

VIDEO

The arena is equipped with a four sided, center-hung video scoreboard capable of displaying full motion video, graphical animations, and still images. A 360 degree ProAd supplemental video display located underneath the board is capable of displaying video, stills, and scrolling text and graphics. In addition to the scoreboard displays, the Center has two 6,500 lumen LCD data projectors and two portable 20′ x 15′ projection screens to fulfill a variety of video production requirements.

DRESSING ROOMS

Two star dressing rooms

Two double locker rooms

Show office

LOADING & UNLOADING

Service entrance on the north side of the facility; doors are 16′ x 16′; loading area climate controlled and weather sheltered.

EQUIPMENT RENTAL

The Center has a forklift, hoists, spotlights and A/V equipment for rent. Additionally, the Center has pipe and drape and an electrical distribution system in-house to accommodate trade shows.

BOX OFFICE SERVICES

Ticketmaster Automated System. Carlson Center Box Office with three outlets in the area. Charge-by-phone using Visa, MasterCard or American Express.

FREE PARKING

1,600 parking spaces.

SECURITY, USHERING, FIRST AID, STAGE HANDS, RIGGERS & JANITORIAL SERVICES

Provided by Center at an additional charge. (No local IATSE Union)