Ralston Arena desires to make your visit easy and enjoyable. Below is general production information for the arena. If you need further information or have questions, please call 402.935.5396.

General Information

General Information:

7300 Q Street
Ralston, Nebraska 68127

402.934.9966 (main)
402.934.6230 (main fax)

Owner/Management: City of Ralston
Architect: Icon
General Contractor: Boyd Jones
Major Tenants: Omaha Lancers Hockey (USHL), Omaha Beef Football (CIF), Omaha Heart Football (LFL), Omaha Rollergirls
Caterer/Concessions: In-House

Contact Information:
Justin Conley
Director of Operations
402.934.6221 Office
402.953.6225 Cell
[email protected]


Hockey 4,020 
End Stage 270 4,712 Reserved Floor
End Stage 180 4,120 GA Floor 
Tradeshow 99 (10’ x 10’ booths – Main Arena)
Banquet Room 396 (72” Rounds – 10 per each round) 

Arena Dimensions:

• Floor to dasher boards: 17,000 sq. ft., 85’ x 200’
• Floor to low steel: 55’5”

Loading Dock Information:
Located at southwest side of arena
1 dock
(1) 8,000 pound loading ramp
1 overhead door

Auxiliary Rink
Located along Southwest exterior wall
1 overhead door

Ralston Banquet Room
Located on the lobby level w/fireplace – 8,000 square feet
1 Set double doors, 6 x 8 door, mullion removable

• Floor to low steel: 55’5”
• Floor to high steel: 60’
• Weight per point: Max 2,200 lbs.
• Location of rigging points: refer to attachment
• Total rigging capacity: 40,000 lbs. total max
• Catwalk available
• Notes:  Scoreboard is located on, both outside end-rigging area.

• Show Power
   West End of Arena, Stage Right
   (1) 100 amp
   (2) 200 amp
   (1) 400 amp

   West End of Arena, Stage Left

   North End of Arena, Players Bench
   (1) 60 amp, 3 phase, 6-pin connector
   South End of Arena, Penalty box side
   (2) 60 amp, 3 phase, 6-pin connectors

• Shore Power
  Southwest end of Arena
  (1) 100 amp
  (3) 50 amp 240v

• Metal halide for sport, fluorescent for House

• Arena has blackout capability, lights are not dimmable

Design Criteria:
Conventions, Graduations: 30 footcandles

Trade Shows: 50 footcandles

Volleyball, Gymnastics: 100 footcandles

Indoor soccer, arena football: 75 footcandles

Tennis: 150 footcandles

Hockey: 150 footcandles horizontal, 125 footcandles vertical as viewed from main camera and reverse angle camera locations, 100 footcandles vertical viewed from baseline camera locations

Basketball: 150 footcandles horizontal, 145 footcandles vertical as viewed from main camera and reverse  angle camera locations, 100 footcandles vertical as viewed from baseline camera locations


Stage: Stage Right 60’x40’x48-72” high (includes hand rail, 3 sets of steps, drapes)

Mix Platforms: Size and height of mix can vary

Barricade: 65’ Stage Right Freestanding Mesh Barricade

Ice Cover: Kayco Ice Deck 4’x8’ sheets 900psi compression strength

Spotlights: (4) Strong Supertroupers, zenon 2K

Forklifts: (1) Toyota 6,000 lbs.

Lifts:  (1) JLG Lift (30’)

Dressing Rooms/Production Office:

Locker Room 1 – 24' L x 20' W Restrooms & Showers
Locker Room 2 – 24’ L x 20’ W Restrooms & Showers
Locker Room 3 – 24’ L x 20’ W Restrooms & Showers
Locker Room 4 – 24’ L x 20’ W Restrooms & Showers
Locker Room 5 – 24’ L x 20’ W Restrooms & Showers
Locker Room 6 – 24’ L x 20’ W Restrooms & Showers
Locker Room 7 – 18’ L x 20’ W – NO SHOWERS

• All dressing rooms located Stage Right


Stagehands:  In-House
Catering:  In-House
Runners:  Available upon request
Furniture:  Available upon request
Massage Therapy: Available upon request
Phone Service:  $125.00 per line per day (dial in direct with handset)
High Speed Internet: $100.00 per line per day (wireless and hard line available)
Security:  In-House
Parking:  FREE Parking Onsite

Guest Amenities:

Concessions:  (4) Stands located on concourse; (1) Stand located on lobby level

Novelties:  (1) on lobby level; (1) on concourse

Elevator:  (1) passenger

Guest Parking:  (4) surface lots onsite – FREE parking

Marquee:  28'8" h x 15'6" w; two (2) upper backlit identification panels - 8' h x 21' w

Scoreboard:  Two (2) LED Full Color End Wall Video Display Boards on east and west end - 24’ h x 30’ w; east video board on Truss #11 and west video board on Truss #2.

Eight (8) Backlit signs, two (2) on each side of each end wall video display board – 12.5’ h x 6' w

Ribbon Board:  LED Full Color Ribbon Board - Approximately 3’ x 200’ x 2

Video Display Boards: Twelve (12) LED Side Wall Video Display Boards centered along building on north and south sides, above LED Ribbon Board – 8’ h x 6' w

Three (3) transparent two-sided shot clocks

Three (3) transparent two-sided auxiliary shot clocks

Three (3) end of period LED light strips

Two (2) sets of hockey goal lights (one for each arena)

Eight (8) locker room clocks

Display control system and video processors

Game in progress scoring consoles

Auxiliary Rink: 
one (1) hockey scoreboard
one (1) set hockey goal lights
one (1) hockey scoreboard/goal lights controller
two (2) backlit static signs - 5' h x 10'w

Labor Information
Stagehands:  In-House
Conversion/Engineering/Ushers: In-House
Catering: Full Service In-House Catering Available at RA Catering 402.935.5384, [email protected]

For further production needs including video, rigging, house audio and lighting specs, please contact Keith Craig, Director of Technical Services at 402.934.6284 or e-mail [email protected].

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