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Reliant Park:
One Reliant Park
Houston, TX 77054
Phone: (832) 667-1400
Fax: (832) 667-1727

Houston Texans:
NFL Franchise
Two Reliant Park
Houston, TX 77054
(832) 667-2000
(832) 667-2100
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo:
P.O. Box 20070
Houston, TX 77225
(832) 667-1000
(832) 667-1134

Owner

Harris County Sports and Convention Corporation

House Bill 3693 Report

 

Grand Opening

Seating Capacities

  • Reliant Stadium - 71,500
  • Reliant Center - 71,024 (Combined theater seating for all halls); 48,000 (Combined banquet seating for all halls)
  • Reliant Arena - 39,304 (Combined theater seating for the entire venue, including all halls and levels), 16,910 (Combined banquet seating for the entire venue, including all halls and levels), 1,046 (Combined classroom seating for the second level only - classroom seating is only available on the second level)
  • Reliant Astrodome - 65,000

Largest Attendance

  • Reliant Stadium - 2009 Houston Livestock Show and RodeoTM Ramon Ayala and Alacranes Musical - 74,147 on Sunday, March 15.
  • Reliant Center - 2008 Offshore Technology Conference - 75,992
  • Reliant Arena - American Cheer Power - 15,000 - November 12, 2005
  • Reliant Astrodome - 2002 Houston Livestock Show and RodeoTM George Strait Concert Finale - 68,266 on Sunday, March 3.

Records

  • Reliant Stadium - August 9, 2006 - FC Barcelona vs Club América drew an all-time record crowd of 70,550 for a soccer match in Texas.
  • Offshore Technology Conference - 2008 - 75,992
  • Reliant Stadium - The first row of seats is the closest to the field than any other NFL team or venue; Largest scoreboards in the NFL (360'L x 41'-3"T) - 2007

Architect

Contractor

Levels

  • Reliant Stadium - Service Level, Field Level (100s), Lower Suites (200s), Club Level (300s), Upper Suites (400s), Loge (500s), Upper Concourse (600s), Terrace (700s), Press Box and Halo Suites (800s)
  • Reliant Center- Ground Level, Mezzanine Level
  • Reliant Arena - 1st Floor, 2nd Floor
  • Reliant Astrodome - Floor

Structural Facts

  • Reliant Stadium - 1.9 million sq. feet total
    • 97,000 sq. feet of natural grass playing surface
    • A steel with Teflon-coated fiberglass fabric covering retractable roof (it takes 10 minutes to open and close)
    • 20,000 sq. feet of staging area
    • Over 1,000 miles of wire and cable
    • Over 3,000,000 watts of lighting
    • Approximately 17,274 tons of strustural steel
    • More than 50 percent of the building is glass
  • Reliant Center - 1.4 million sq. feet total
    • Total exhibit sq. footage is 706,213 sq. feet.
    • Exhibit area can be divided into 11 halls ranging in size from 40,000-168,000 sq. feet
    • Meeting rooms are located on the ground floor & Mezzanine Level
    • 61 meeting rooms total - largest 2 being 17,000 and 22,000 sq. feet
    • Hospitality suite = 1,400 sq. feet
    • 4 sets for dual escalators, 6 passenger elevators, 1 service elevator and 2 freight elevators
    • 12 concession stands
    • At the core of Reliant Center's technological infrastructure is a pre-wired, state-of-the-art fiber optic cable backbone 118 loading bays 150,000 square feet of registration space
  • Reliant Arena - 349,000 sq. feet total Arena Floor is 25,000 sq. feet
    • 13 rooms located throughout its two spacious floors
    • 18,000 square feet of designated meeting space
    • Fixed seating capacity in the main arena for 5,800 guests
    • The accompanying pavilion provides an additional 1,700 fixed seats and is surrounded by over 325,000 square feet of exhibit space divisible into 4 halls.
  • Reliant Astrodome - 140,000 contiguous square feet of column-free space
    • Known to Houstonians as "The Eighth Wonder of the World"
    • 20,000 square feet of meeting space
    • From top to bottom, an 18 story building could be housed within Reliant Astrodome's spacious 208 foot ceiling and 710 foot diameter
    • Can accommodate 65,000 guests