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Sprint Center

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Location Overview
Sprint Center is Kansas City’s home for live entertainment and sporting events. Anchor to more than $8 billion of reinvestment in a revitalized downtown Kansas City, the award-winning venue has welcomed more than 12 million guests and generated more than $1.01 billion in economic activity since opening in 2007. Having exceeded attendance and financial projections in each year of operation, Sprint Center is a unique public/private partnership between ASM Global and the City of Kansas City, MO, and annually hosts more than 100 ticketed events including the Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship through 2024.

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Location Highlights
  • Annually hosts more than one million guests including an average of 200,000 attendees in March of each year
  • Host of the Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship
  • Hosted two sold-out NCAA Women’s Volleyball Final Fours; including setting an attendance record in 2017
  • Posted winning bids in each NCAA cycle for Men’s and Women’s Basketball Regionals
  • Recognized among the world’s busiest arenas since opening in 2007
  • Set venue attendance record in March 2019 by hosting nearly 300,000 guests
  • Home of first-ever in-arena location for Benihana/RA Sushi
  • More than 7 world tours started in Kansas City in the past 3 years including Ed Sheeran, OneRepublic, Drake and Roger Waters
  • Directly generated more than $1.01 billion for the Kansas City MSA since opening and created approximately 966 new jobs
  • Set venue attendance record with Metallica on March 6, 2019 (19,676 guests) and venue gross record on March 21, 2019 with Justin Timberlake ($2.45M)

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Location Detail Information

Opening Date

  • Oct. 13, 2007

Length of Service

  • 12 years

Facility Owner

  • City of Kansas City, Missouri

Major Tenants

Seating Capacity

  • Hockey 18,143
  • Basketball 19,009
  • End Stage 14,520
  • Center Stage 20,364

Facility Manager

  • ASM Global

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