2018 Sports Facilities Guide: Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

Jefferson Parish, Louisiana|Pontchartrain Convention & Civic Center|Pontchartrain||Alario Center
Jefferson Parish, nestled to next New Orleans, is a diverse community comprised of modern high-rises, historic homes, fishing piers, contemporary and old world restaurants, flourishing industrial parks and family-friendly green spaces. Jefferson is home to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and is one of the premier destinations for mid-size tournaments and events offering two multi-purpose facilities accommodating regional, national and international amateur athletic events, a 2.75 mile world-class track consisting of 16 turns with a 5,200-ft. straightaway at NOLA Motorsports Park and a variety of parks, recreational venues and coastal waterways.

Pontchartrain Convention & Civic Center

Pontchartrain Convention & Civic Center

The Pontchartrain Convention & Civic Center is a multipurpose facility with a flexible floor plan capable of accommodating sporting events from boxing, wrestling, basketball, cheerleading/dance and volleyball tournaments. With padded seating for up to 3,700 spectators, concessions, dressing rooms, and showers the venue lends comfort and flexibility. Equipped with operable walls which configure into a variety of independent spaces, the Pontchartrain Center showcases 46,080 square feet of column-free exhibit/assembly space, which compliments 14,681 square feet of multi-use meeting rooms. The Cc center accommodates intimate gatherings of 50 to the more rigorous demands of 3,700. The center provides space for over 280 exhibit booths with a ceiling height of 35 feet in first floor Halls A, B, and C and 12 feet in the Meeting Rooms which allows for exhibits of nearly any size. PontchartrainQuick Facts Total Space 75,000 square feet Largest Contiguous Space 46,080 square feet Meeting Rooms On-Site 4 Union Facility No Permanent Seating No Ceiling Height 35 feet Column-Free Yes Hotel Rooms Within a 10-minute Drive 2,000 Contact Troy Dupont, Sales Manager troy@visitjeffersonparish.com 504-731-7083, ext. 212 visitjeffersonparish.com

Alario Center

Alario Center

The Alario Center is a multipurpose facility and sports center with the capability of hosting events from basketball to boxing. Equipped with concessions, scoreboard, press box, lockers and private dressing areas the venue is ideal for amateur or professional events. The Grand Hall offers more than 30,000 square feet of floor space that can accommodate nearly 3,000 theater style seats or just under two hundred 10×10 trade show booths. In addition, Hall C, a 19,250-sq.-ft. exhibition hall, can accommodate up to one hundred twenty six 8×10 trade show booths or seating for up to 920 in a banquet setting. The Alario Center also has three 1,500-sq.-ft. meeting rooms and a boardroom. Adjacent to the Alario Center is Segnette Baseball Field, featuring grandstand seating for 650 under a cantilevered roof with unobstructed sight lines, a professional sound system, scoreboard and AAA-quality field lights. Alario CenterQuick Facts Total Space 75,0000 square feet Largest Contiguous Space 30,240 Square feet Meeting Rooms On-Site 4 Union Facility No Permanent Seating No Ceiling Height 45 ft. Column-Free No Hotel Rooms Within a 10-Minute Drive 650 Contact Troy Dupont, Sales Manager troy@visitjeffersonparish.com 504-731-7083, ext. 212 visitjeffersonparish.com