Petersen Events Center is a 12,508sqft multipurpose arena which serves as the home for the Pitt men's and women's basketball programs, as well as numerous campus events, graduation ceremonies, concerts and modern recreational and fitness facilities. The center features the main court with 12,508 seats, 2,000 club seats, 106 court side seats, 4 court-side suites, a special event court-side suite, 12 club suites and a club lounge. The center also features the Baierl Student Recreation Center with 40,000 square feet of recreation space including 4 racquetball courts, 2 squash courts and the Lignelli Family Practice Gym is a full size auxiliary practice gymnasium.
Petersen Events Center has previously hosted:
Sports Accommodated: Archery | Basketball | Boxing | Cheerleading | Fencing | Futsal | Gymnastics | Karate | Martial Arts | Volleyball | Weightlifting | Wrestling
Pittsburgh's newest and most prestigious arena and conference center, accommodating five to 15,000 for meetings and events. Home of the University of Pittsburgh Panthers.
|Area of Playing Surface||17,000 sq ft|
|Number of Basketball Courts||3|
|Court Surface(s)||spring loaded permanent hardwood|
|Dimensions of Playing Surface||170' x 116'|
|Number of Spectator Seats||12,508|