News & Updates
Longest hook shot, blindfolded shot, and most slam dunks in a minute among records broken
As the Harlem Globetrotters prepare to tip off their 2017 World Tour, the iconic team took a timeout for Guinness World Records Day. Only one year after setting seven official Guinness World Records titles, the Globetrotters broke a single-day total of nine records this year, including the longest basketball hook shot, a record previously held by internet trick shot group, Dude Perfect.
KORN and BREAKING BENJAMIN announced their co-headlining NOCTURNAL UNDERGROUND TOUR today. Produced by Live Nation, the Fall 2016 tour will kick off on Saturday, Sept. 24 in Fargo, ND and will make stops throughout the U.S. Motionless In White and Silver Snakes will join the tour as special guests.
Professional Bull Riders Return To The Broadmoor World Arena Rumble In the Rockies September 24-25,2016
On September 24-25, the world’s toughest athletes will ride into The Broadmoor World Arena for the PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Rumble in the Rockies, the 22nd stop on the 2016 PBR Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS), which at the season’s halfway point has seen television viewership rise 20 percent while setting 10 local attendance records.
The weekend will feature two days of non-stop, adrenaline-fueled, heart-stopping action, as bull riding’s Top 35 stars will wrestle with nearly 90 tons of solid bull, 8 seconds at a time, for $140,000 in total prize money and the precious points needed to become the $1 million 2016 PBR World Champion.
Congrats to One of Our Own Matt McClain, Event Services Manager, Broadmoor World Arena & Pikes Peak Center
The IAVM Foundation is Proud to Announce the 30|UNDER|30 Class of 2016
The International Association of Venue Managers Foundation (IAVMF) has selected the 2016 recipients for its 30|UNDER|30 program. This program is made possible thanks to co-founding program partners SearchWide and Ungerboeck Software Systems, along with IAVM Foundation donors.
As part of the Build an Amazing Future campaign focused on students, young professionals, and mid-level venue management, the 30|UNDER|30 program is designed to engage the best and brightest young professionals in the venue management industry by recognizing emerging leaders – and their talents – which help accelerate the industry and carry it into the future.
“IAVM and the IAVM Foundation continues to build an amazing future for young professionals in the venue management industry and the 30|UNDER|30 program continues to help lead those efforts,” said Mark Gnatovic, senior vice president of SearchWide and a Foundation Trustee. “The program selection process is not easy and each candidate has to be nominated and then submit a video application that is reviewed and scored by select industry leaders and Trustees. Those that earn the right to be recognized, truly earn the right. It’s inspiring and gratifying to see how creative and passionate these young professionals are. It will be fascinating to watch them as they develop into the future leaders of our industry.”
KISS: AMERICA’S # 1 GOLD RECORD AWARD WINNING GROUP OF ALL TIME ANNOUNCES HIGHLY ANTICIPATED 2016 SUMMER AMERICAN “FREEDOM TO ROCK” TOUR
America’s # 1 Gold Record Award Winning Group of all time KISS, has announced its 2016 Summer American “Freedom To Rock” Tour and will visit 35+ cities nationwide with more markets being announced soon. The long-awaited & highly anticipated “Freedom To Rock” Tour will kick off on July 7th in Boise, Idaho and will travel the country throughout July and August and will close September 10th in Huntington, West Virginia. Tickets will go on sale beginning Friday April 15th for all concert dates (The Grand Rapids, MI and Youngstown, OH shows go on sale Monday April 18th). Visit www.kissonline.com for more ticket information.
RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY® PRESENTS CIRCUS XTREME AT THE BROADMOOR WORLD ARENA JUNE 9-12
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Circus XTREME features artists who redefine the word extreme in everything they do, magnifying traditional elements of the circus and combining them with never-before-seen spectacles, original fast-paced performances and incredibly hilarious moments. The multi-year tour offers extreme thrills, exotic animals and extraordinary performers that add up to the ultimate family entertainment experience.
DAKTRONICS UPGRADES MARQUEE TO 16 MILLIMETER LINE SPACING
BROOKINGS, S.D. – Aug. 17, 2015 – Daktronics (NASDAQ-DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota, has partnered with The Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to replace their existing marquee display. The installation took place this summer and doubled the display’s resolution from 9,200 pixels to 18,400 pixels giving it the ability to show especially crisp wording and messages that are easier to read.
Venues Today, Names The Broadmoor World Arena a Top Stop
According to Venues Today 2015 summer rankings, The Broadmoor World Arena with a capacity just under 10,000, has once again been in top placement for a venue with note-worthy success. The magazine ranked the venue at #2 in the South West Region with trendsetting, record breaking attendance and premier management recognition.
Colorado Springs, CO- FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH and PAPA ROACH will co-headline at The Broadmoor World Arena, September 22. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 22 at 10 a.m.