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The Betty Engelstad Sioux Center is home to UND men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball and soccer teams.

The Betty, which opened in August 2004, is considered by many as one of the finest facilities in the nation. The atmosphere created by students and fans provides an undeniable home court advantage. It offers seating for 3,300 fans, including permanent, bleacher seating and VIP hospitality room. It makes an ideal venue for sporting events, catered events and smaller concerts and shows. The Betty Engelstad Sioux Center pays tribute to Betty Engelstad, wife of the late Ralph Engelstad, and honors her continued support of Fighting Hawks athletics.

Betty Engelstad Sioux Center Quick Facts

  • Basketball seating 3,140
  • $8 million dollar facility
  • Complimentary architecture to main arena
  • Brick and precast exterior shell
  • Matching standing seam metal roofing
  • 50,000 gross square feet
  • 24,000 square feet of wood floor
  • High-quality, spring-loaded wood floor
  • Power-operated, self-storing basketball standards
  • Power-operated, self-storing divider curtains
  • 4 regulation size basketball courts
  • 4 regulation size volleyball courts
  • 2,600 padded upholstered seats with armrests
  • Telescopic bleacher seating for 700
  • McKinnon Company, Standford and McKinnon Families Club Lounge/VIP hospitality room for 200 

Brown and Bender Performance Center Sioux tradition area

  • Granite lobby floor
  • Large graphic & display walls
  • 3 home team locker rooms w/ team meeting rooms Players lounge