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|Location||700 East Stolley Park Road|
Grand Island, Nebraska 68801
|Capacity||7,500 seats (6,000 concourse, 1,500 floor)|
|Nebraska Danger (IFL) (2011–2019)|
The Eihusen Arena is a 7,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Grand Island, Nebraska, USA. Opened in 2006 as part of the Heartland Events Center at Fonner Park, it hosts local sporting events and concerts. It was also home to the Indoor Football League's Nebraska Danger, which began play in 2011.
An arena is an enclosed area, often circular or oval-shaped, designed to showcase theatre, musical performances, or sporting events. It is composed of a large open space surrounded on most or all sides by tiered seating for spectators, and may be covered by a roof. The key feature of an arena is that the event space is the lowest point, allowing maximum visibility. Arenas are usually designed to accommodate a multitude of spectators.
Grand Island is a city in and the county seat of Hall County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 48,520 at the 2010 census.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles, the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Most of the country is located contiguously in North America between Canada and Mexico.
The arena also serves as a concert venue for the Nebraska State Fair.
The Nebraska State Fair is a state fair held annually in Grand Island. It is an approximately eleven-day event; since the early 1990s, the fair ends on Labor Day. Prior to 2010, the fair was held in Lincoln, Nebraska.
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Tourism in Omaha, Nebraska, United States offers visitors history, sports, nature and cultural experiences. Its principal tourist attractions are the Henry Doorly Zoo and the College World Series (CWS). A 2003 study by a Creighton University economist estimated that the CWS added $33.8 million to the city's economy that year. With 1.1 million visitors annually, the Henry Doorly Zoo is Nebraska's most popular tourist attraction. In 2007 Omaha hosted the USA Roller Sports National Championships, along with 10,000 people who auditioned for the American Idol television show at Qwest Center Omaha.
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The 2011 Nebraska Danger season was the first season for the Nebraska Danger as a professional indoor football franchise and their first in the Indoor Football League (IFL). One of 22 teams competing in the IFL for the 2011 season, the Nebraska Danger were members of the Great Plains Division in the Intense Conference.
The 2015 Nebraska Danger season is the fifth season for the Nebraska Danger as a professional indoor football franchise and their fifth in the Indoor Football League (IFL). One of ten teams competing in the IFL for the 2015 season, the Nebraska Danger are members of the Intense Conference. For the fifth consecutive year, the team played their home games under head coach Mike Davis in the Eihusen Arena at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island, Nebraska.
The 2016 Nebraska Danger season was the sixth season for the Nebraska Danger as a professional indoor football franchise and their sixth in the Indoor Football League (IFL). One of ten teams competing in the IFL for the 2016 season, the Nebraska Danger were members of the Intense Conference. For the fifth consecutive year, the team played their home games under head coach Mike Davis in the Eihusen Arena at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island, Nebraska.
The 2017 Nebraska Danger season was the seventh season for the Nebraska Danger as a professional indoor football franchise and their seventh in the Indoor Football League (IFL). One of ten teams that competed in the IFL for the 2017 season, the Nebraska Danger were members of the Intense Conference. For the first time ever, the team played their home games under head coach Hurtis Chinn who took over for Mike Davis. The Danger played in the Eihusen Arena at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island, Nebraska.
The 2018 Nebraska Danger season was the eighth season for the Nebraska Danger as a professional indoor football franchise and their eighth in the Indoor Football League (IFL). They were one of six teams that competed in the IFL for the 2018 season. The Danger played in the Eihusen Arena at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island, Nebraska.