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Ralph Engelstad Arena Fact Sheet

Donation: $13,500,000 donated by Ralph & Betty Engelstad
Total Project Cost: Estimated at $15,000,000 (PLUS $400,000 for HOMCC)
Donation: Dondelinger Foundation (Zamboni)
Fund Raiser: To raise approximately 2 million
Location:   Little League Field corner (6th & Brooks)
Architect:  Schoen Associates Grand Forks Jim Kobetsky & Bill Schoen
Arena Dimensions:
Site - 1,050,000 S.F. Footprint - 83,000 S.F. (HOMCC is about 55,000 S.F.)
Gross S.F. 147,215 ( add 9000 for lower room ) Total Height: 60' ( Ice level to top of roof )
Miles of pipe: 15 miles of 3/4 pipe 185 ton total columns & rafter weight
Ice level to Ceiling Height: ( Bottom of rafters ) HOMCC 26'  REA 48'
Main Lobby Area Dimensions:
156' X 60' (excavation) Hospitality Room (32' X 38')
8,456 sq. Ft Community Room
Arena Specifics:
Copy room - TV Booth - Radio Booth 8 locker rooms
Training room / Weight room Officials room - maintenance and office spaces
System: Calcium chloride Sub Floor Heat: 17" below the ice floor
Membrane: Drain tile & membrane on foundation Concessions and bathrooms at four corners
Coaches and Equipment room Walking Track
Hall of Fame Area Media Facilities
Parking: 1000 Spaces on site
Elevator: 1 - 5,000 lb capacity 1 - exterior loading dock
2800 plastic molded folding seat with arm rest w/cup holder
Approx. 500 standing around top railing Potential (collapsible) seating at walls to total 4500
Connection Link:
12' wide X 80' long with ramps for ADA compliance
City to provide:
Water, Sewer & Storm Sewer State Aid Road
Temporary power Building Permit
Dumping Fees Parking w/lights
Zamboni Scoreboard
Concession Equipment Weight room equipment
HOMCC Walls Folding Bleachers
Dry Floor and/or BB Floor Parking from BN (144,000 s.f.) or other?