Pauley Pavilion

  • UCLA Bruins ( NCAA basketball, men and women)
  • UCLA Bruins (NCAA volleyball, men and women)
  • UCLA Bruins (gymnastics, women)
  • Summer Olympic Games 1984 ( Gymnastics )
  • MTV Video Music Awards 1992
  • Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards
  • Concerts

The Pauley Pavilion ( complete: Edwin W. Pauley Pavilion ) is a sports and entertainment venue in the Westwood neighborhood in Los Angeles, United States, located on the grounds of the University of California, Los Angeles. The hall is sports venue of the UCLA Bruins basketball teams of men and women, the women's and men's volleyball teams, and the gymnastics womens team. In the hall next to it were held many concerts and other events about from politics. Designed by Welton Becket building was opened in 1965. The hall was named after Edwin W. Pauley, who raised about one- fifth of the $ five million construction costs.


The Pauley Pavilion was built as a venue for the university 's basketball team, and opened in June 1965. He has a total of 12,829 spectators. The first team, which took in Pauley Pavilion against the team from UCLA, came from the Ohio State University. Over time, the women's basketball team entered there. 1981 was the first volleyball game held in the hall. During the 1984 Summer Olympics were held in Pauley Pavilion, the competitions held in gymnastics.

On October 13, 1988, the televised debate between George HW Bush and Michael Dukakis was held in the hall, 1992, the MTV Video Music Awards were presented there. The Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards will also be presented at Pauley Pavilion. In it were next to a variety of musicians, including Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, Frank Sinatra, Luciano Pavarotti, Eric Clapton and Frank Zappa. On February 3, 2008, an election campaign of Barack Obama in Pauley Pavilion took place, which was just before the primaries in California.

From 2010 to 2012, the venue was renovated for 136 million U.S. dollars. The stands are then 13.002 places for the visitors.

With great ceremony, the hall on November 9, 2012, re-opened.


The Kids Choice Award in Pauley Pavilion

Basketball game at Pauley Pavilion

The Pauley Pavilion before the conversion