Sleep Train Arena

  • Sacramento Kings (NBA)
  • Sacramento Monarchs ( WNBA)
  • Sacramento Attack ( AFL)
  • Sacramento Knights ( CISL - WISL )

The Sleep Train Arena is a multi- function hall in Sacramento, California. It was completed in 1988 and primarily funded by private individuals. By 2011, it bore the name of the oil company Atlantic Richfield Company, ARCO shortly. In January 2011, agreed the owner's family and Bracelet Manufacturer Power Balance that the hall officially carries the sponsors name Power Balance Pavilion on March 1, 2011.

After only 18 months, the hall was renamed in October 2012. The mattress retailer Sleep Train acquired the naming rights to the stadium for the Kings. The Arena is officially bear the name Sleep Train Arena from November 2012.

It is the home of the NBA's Sacramento Kings and was the home of the resolution in 2009 WNBA teams Sacramento Monarchs. The hall has 17,317 seats, of which 412 club seats and 30 luxury seats, on a total area of ​​about 41,000 m². With 40 million U.S. dollars it is the cheapest of all NBA stadiums.

For many years trying different investors and the Sacramento Kings to build a new arena in the city of Sacramento to provide an alternative to outdated Sleep Train Arena to have. But so far failed this project both in politics as well as in the financing. Even a move of the Sacramento Kings is in the room, since the club permanently incapable of surviving in the current arena.

After the takeover of Kings by new owners, parts of the Arena were renovated. For cabins, the VIP area and the video cubes were revised and improved. This is the arena remain attractive to the new arena is completed for the Kings.

Notable Events

  • NCAA Men 's Basketball Tournament - 1994, 1998, 2002, and 2007.
  • NHL games, 1993 & 1994.
  • Ultimate Fighting Championship 's ( UFC) 65 on 18 November 2006.
  • World Wrestling Entertainment events, such as the pay-per -view events Royal Rumble in 1993 and Judgment Day 2001.
  • Game 4 of the WNBA Finals in 2005, where the Sacramento Monarchs defeated the Connecticut Sun 62:59 and won their first WNBA Championship.


Aerial view of the Arena

Interior with a game of Kings

Front view of the arena with the former name Arco Arena