United Spirit Arena is a multi use arena with a capacity of 15,098 seats. The arena was opened in 1999. As it is found on Texas Tech University campus, the arena is taken as home by the University collegiate teams including the basketball teams Texas Tech Red Raiders men and women, as well as the women volley ball team Texas Tech Red Raiders.


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United Spirit Arena 1701 Indiana Avenue, Lubbock, TX, 79409

The naming rights of the United Spirit Arena are owned to the supermarket chainUnited Supermarkets. Before the arena was built, the teams that take it as their home used to play their games at the City Bank Coliseum. In 2013, the arena hosted the basketball tournament of NCAA Women's Division I.

The arena hosted the first basketball game in November in 1999 in which the Indiana Hoosiers won over the Texas Tech Red Raiders 68–60. And the first concert to appear in the arena was a performance of Elton John in February 2000. As part of her tour Dream Within a Dream, the singer Britney Spears stopped by the arena in 2002. In May 2006, the first WWE RAW to appear in Lubbock was hosted in the arena.

The Texas Tech Red Raiders defeated the New Mexico Lobos in a game in United Spirit Arenain January 2007. In May the same year, the Houston Comets faced the Detroit Shock in a WNBA exhibition game. A year later, the Champions on Ice moved from City Bank Coliseum and made their start at the arena. Also in 200, the first performance of Cirque du Soleil in Lubbock area appeared in the arena.

The singer Taylor Swift performed for the first time in the arena as part of her Speak Now World Tour in October 2011. And in 2013, George Strait performed at the arena with the support of Martina McBride.

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