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Ralston Arena
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Location 7300 Q Street
Ralston, Nebraska 68127,
United States
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Broke ground June 29, 2011[1]
Opened October 19, 2012[2]
Owner City of Ralston
Operator City of Ralston
Surface Multi-surface
Architect ICON Architectural Group
General Contractor Boyd Jones Construction
Tenants Omaha Lancers (USHL) (2012–present)
Omaha Mavericks (NCAA) (2012–2015)
Omaha Beef (CIF) (2013–present)
Omaha Heart (LFL) (2013–present)
Omaha Rollergirls (WFTDA) (2013–present)
Capacity 4,356 - (End Stage Concert)
4,600 - (NCAA Div I Basketball)
4,000 - (USHL Hockey)[3]

The Ralston Arena, also called the Ralston Sports and Event Center, is an arena located in Ralston, Nebraska, a suburb of Omaha, Nebraska. It serves as the home of the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League and the Omaha Beef of Champions Indoor Football.[4] It was home to the Omaha Mavericks NCAA Division I men's basketball team, representing the University of Nebraska Omaha, from its opening until the end of the 2014–15 season. The school opened Baxter Arena for the 2015–16 season.[5]

It was also the location of the VEX Robotics Nationals competition in 2013.

Also coming to the arena were the Omaha Heart, an expansion team of the Legends Football League, as announced on April 19, 2012.[1]

In October 2015, the Ralston Arena was a venue for the Women's Flat Track Derby Association Division 1 roller derby Playoffs, hosted by local league, the Omaha Rollergirls.[6]

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