U.S. Cellular Center Arena Technical Information

UPDATED – February 2015

PORTABLE STAGING:

STAGE

•  Type:

•  Size:

 

 

•  Height:

•  Stair Units:

 

•  Skirting:

•  Railings:

 

 

•  Toe Rail:

•  Stage Ramp:

•  Barricade:

StageRight M.E. 1000 System

80'w x 48'd fully set

•  (120) 4' x 8' double-sided fiber glass decks

•  (88) support sections

48" to 78"

•  (2) 4' portable stair units with lights

•  (2) 4’ to 6' portable stair units with lights

Variable height black skirting to cover front and sides

Side and rear coverage available

•  (24) 8' hand rails

•  (4)  4' hand rails

StageRight toe rail

For accessible or special needs patrons or performers

Mojo-type  84' available with two corner sections

PORTABLE STAGE RISERS:

STAGE RISERS

•  Type:

•  Size:

 

 

•  Surface:

•  Height:

•  Stair Units:

•  Skirting:

Stage Right Z-800HD

36'w x 24'd fully set

•  (27) 4'x 8' decks

•  (18) support sections

Carpet or techstage

15" to 24"

(3) portable stair units

Black skirting to cover all side

STAGE & SHORE POWER:

 STAGE POWER

•  2 disconnects - each 400A 3 phase WYE 208V

•  4 disconnects - each 200A 3 phase WYE 208V

 

Additional service with Safety-Cam set-up

•  3 disconnects - each 400A 3 phase WYE 208V

•  1 disconnect - 400A 3 phase WYE 480V

 

All service is 5 wire.  Water pipe or ground rod available at disconnects.

Service located 15' from upstage center (typical).

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 SHORE POWER

•  2 disconnects - each 400A 3 phase WYE 208V

•  1 disconnects - each 200A 3 phase WYE 208V

ELECTRICAL:

•    ARENA FLOOR POWER

 

 

 

•  (15) distribution panels with 28-20A 120V twist lock receptacles.

•  Single phase and three phase 208V limited amperage also available out of distribution panels.

•  Contact the Event Manager or decorator for above electrical requirements and service rates.

•    CONCOURSE POWER

•  Many locations for vendor power. See PDF for locations.

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LIGHTING:

•   PERMANENT LIGHTING SYSTEM:

•  House lights:

•  Quartz zoned dimmable lighting over main floor

•  Incandescent dimmable lighting in concourse and balcony seating aisle stairwells

                                  (must remain on during shows per fire code).

•  High-intensity discharge lamps (HID) zoned down-light lighting covering main floor and concourse seating areas

•  High-intensity discharge lamps (HID) zoned 45-degree lighting covering main floor area for TV use

•  Spot Lights

•  Six (6) 2k Strong Xenon Super Trouper spotlights

•  Four (4) spotlights housed in overhead spot baskets

•  Two (2) spotlights located top of balcony at East end of arena

•   STAGE PRODUCTION LIGHTING SYSTEM:

•  Portable Stage Lighting

•  Fifteen (15) sticks of 93" double hung truss with 6-bars

•  One-Hundred (100) Source 4 Par lighting fixtures with 575w lamps, gel frames and P&G pin connectors

•  Thirty-Six (36) Source 4 Ellipsoidal lighting fixtures with 575w lamps gel frames and P&G pin connectors

•  150 channels of 1.2 kw dimming in road cases

•  Power Distribution system

•  System included - Socapex cables, mega-clamps, and Six (6) Fan-outs.

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AUDIO:

•   PERMANENT SOUND REINFORCEMENT SYSTEM:

•  Consoles:

•  Speakers:

•  Allen & Heath GL2400 Located in the FOH Mix – South East side of concourse

•  EAW loudspeaker system covering balcony, concourse and main floor.

•  SOUNDTUBE RSi Series loudspeaker system covering main floor

•  EV EVID Series loudspeakers systems covering outer concourse.

•   Recording Playback:

•  TASCAM CD-200i - CD Player/iPod Dock

•   PORTABLE SOUND REINFORCEMENT SYSTEM:

•   Console

•    Soundcraft - MFXi 8 Mixer - Eight (8) Channel Portable mixing board with case

•   Speakers:

•    Two (2) JBL - EON518S 18" Portable, 500 watt High-Performance Powered Sub-woofer Speakers with cases

•    Four (4) JBL - EON515 15" Portable, 450 watt High-Performance Powered Speakers with cases

•    Two (2) 5. JBL - SS3-BK Speaker Poles for sub-woofer + EON515 combinations

•    Four (4) JBL - SS2BK Tripod Stand for EON series speakers.

•   PORTABLE PROFESSIONAL SOUND REINFORCEMENT SYSTEM:

•   Console

•  Midas Siena 320

•   Speakers:

•    Twelve (12) ElectroVoice XLC127DVX Line Array speakers hung six (6) per side with XLD Grid

•    Two (2) ElectroVoice QRx-115/75 speakers for side fills

•    Two (2) ElectroVoice Xi-1082 speakers for front fills

•    Eight (8) EAW LA400 sub-woofer speakers, stackable 4-per side.

•   Portable Amplifier/EQ racks; Speakon speaker cable; power distribution system included with package.

•   Coverage - Half-House up to mid-end stage locations.

•   Microphones / Microphone Stands / Microphone Cables

•    Two (2) Shure ULX+/SM58 Wireless Dual Combo with two (2) Lavaliere Microphones.

•    Five (5) Shure BETA 58 microphones

•    Twenty-four (24) RE11 microphones

•    Two (2) Shure - ULXS124/85 Combo Wireless Systems

•    Medium quantity of 5', 10', 25' and 50' length XLR microphone cables

•    Fifteen (15) Heavy Duty Tripod Boom Microphone Stand

•   Hearing Assistance:

•     LISTEN LT-800-072 Transmitter with Mic or Line level inputs RCA, ¼-inch and XLR connectors.

•     Fifty (50) LISTEN LR-300-072 Portable Digital FM Receivers (72 MHz)

•   Intercom:

•      Clearcom SB704 4 Channel Switchboard Main Station

•      Three (3) Clear-Com RM704 Remote Intercom Stations, 4 Channel | Full Compass

•      Two (2) Clearcom Belt Packs with Double Muff standard Headsets

•      Eight (8) Clearcom Belt Packs with Single Muff standard headsets

•      Two (2) Clearcom Belt Packs with a single-ear, 300-Ohm ultra-lightweight (1.3 oz) Headsets

•      Two (2) Clearcom Handsets

•      Four (4) Wireless Clearcom Handsets and belt packs and bases.

VIDEO:

•   PERMANENT LED/LCD VIDEO SYSTEM:

•   Large Format LED Video Boards -

•  Four (4) 23-foot wide by 9-foot high LED boards - Southeast, Northeast, Northwest and Southwest corner locations.

•   VOM LED Video Boards -

•  Fourteen (14) 8.5-foot wide by 2.5-foot high LED boards - located above each vomitory entrance leading into the arena.

•   LCD Monitors -

•  High resolution LCD video monitors located in outer concourse areas

•   PORTABLE VIDEO PROJECTION SYSTEM:

•   Video Projection:

•  One (1) Sanyo MODEL PLC-XF47 15,000 lumen projector with either Sanyo LNS-W03 lens (installed), LNS-W06 lens or T02E lens.

•  One (1) DA-LITE 16' high x 21' wide Rear/Front projection Video Screen with truss frame. Can be hung or free-standing.

RIGGING:

•   RIGGING GRID:

•   Rigging grid is 80-feet wide by 136-feet long starting from center on the upstage (east) end of the building

•   Grid is comprised of  Five (5) primary rigging beams running up/down stage in an end-stage configuration.

•   250,000 pounds maximum capacity with 10,000 pounds per span

•   Floor to bottom of the beams is 70-feet

•   2,500 lbs. per vertical point not to exceed 10,000 pounds per span

•   5,000 lbs. horizontal maximum pull per span

•   11,180 lbs. Tension maximum pull per span.

 

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•   RIGGING INFORMATION:

•   Minimum of two (2) High riggers and one (1) Ground required for all rigs.

•   Steel Grid is easily accessible - cherry picker not necessary.

•   Building does not supply wire rope or shackles.

•   RIGGING EQUIPMENT:

•  Eight (8) 1-Ton CM Lodestar Chain Hoists

•  Eight (8) 1/2 - Ton CM Lodestar Chain Hoists

•  Eight (8) sticks of 12”x12”x10’ Box Truss

•  Four (4) sticks of 12"x12"x5' Box Truss

•  Four (4) Five-way 12"x12" Box Truss Corners

•  Twenty (20) sticks of 12"x12"x10' Triangle Truss

•  Quantity of 5', 10' and 20' 3/8 Rigging steel, 5/8 shackles and round-slings

•  Quantity of Motor Control Cable and two (2) Motor Control consoles.

PYROTECHNICS:

•    Any show using pyrotechnic effects will be required to submit a detailed effects plot, along with a listing of effect details (placement, weight of charge, direction, and size of effect, ect.) Additionally, a current pyro technician’s license for the lead pyro technician valid for the largest classification of effect used, and MSDS sheets must be received by the U.S. Cellular Center Event Manager at least 14 business days prior to the scheduled load-in date. The U.S. Cellular Center reserves the right to require a walk through inspection or full demonstration of the effects in the presence of the local Fire Inspector for any pyrotechnic display.

DRESSING ROOMS / LAUNDRY:

•   DRESSING / TEAM ROOMS:

•   All dressing rooms are located on the North side on the main floor (stage left in an end-stage configuration)

•   Star Dressing Room 1:

•   Approximately 232 square feet of space with Lockers, 2-Stall Restroom, 2-Showers, 2-Hand Sinks, and Counter Top with Makeup Mirror.

•   Star Dressing Room 2:

•   Approximately 84 square foot hallway with two private dressing rooms.

•   Dressing room A - 95 square feet with Counter top and Makeup Mirror, 1-Stall Restroom with sink and shower.

•   Dressing room B - 110 square feet with Counter top and Makeup Mirror, 1-Stall Restroom with sink and shower.

•   Locker Room A:

•   Locker Room with Private Coaches Office

•   Locker Room - 565 square feet locker room with 19-Lockers, White Boards, a Full Length Mirror, 2-Stall Restroom with 3-Sinks / Mirrors sets and 4-Showers.

•   Coaches Office - 100 square feet with Five (5) Lockers, 1-Stall Restroom with sink and shower.

•   Locker Room B:

•   Locker Room with Private Coaches Office

•   Locker Room - 630 square feet locker room with 21-Lockers, White Board, a Full Length Mirror, 2-Stall Restroom with 3-Sinks / Mirrors sets and 4-Showers.

•   Coaches Office - 100 square feet with Five (5) Lockers, 1-Stall Restroom with sink and shower.

•   Locker Room C:

•   Locker Room with Private Coaches Office

•   Locker Room - 630 square feet locker room with 21-Lockers, White Board, a Full Length Mirror, 2-Stall Restroom with 3-Sinks / Mirrors sets and 4-Showers.

•   Coaches Office - 100 square feet with Five (5) Lockers, 1-Stall Restroom with sink and shower.

•   Locker Room D:

•   Locker Room with Private Coaches Office

•   Locker Room - 565 square feet locker room with 19-Lockers, White Boards, a Full Length Mirror, 2-Stall Restroom with 3-Sinks / Mirrors sets and 4-Showers.

•   Coaches Office - 100 square feet with Five (5) Lockers, 1-Stall Restroom with sink and shower.

•   Furniture, plants, and other miscellaneous rentals can be arranged through the Event Manager.

•   LAUNDRY ROOM:

•   Two (2) Washers and One (1) Dryer.

•   Additional Hookups available.

•   Large Counter top work area.

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LOADING DOCKS / FORKLIFTS / PARKING:

•   LOADING DOCKS:

•   The Loading Docks are located on the North side of the U.S. Cellular Center Complex located off  A Avenue. The loading dock area can accommodate Three (3) 53-foot semi-tractor-trailers at one time. Two additional low truck docks are located West of the three main loading docks.

•   Loading Dock Equipment:

•   Two (2) Aluminum Truck Ramps

•   One (1) Dock Plate

•   Dock C has a Trailer Lock to allow forklift to be driven into trailer.

•   Quantity of Orange Road Cones are available.

•   FORKLIFTS & GENIE LIFT:

•   Two (2) 4,500 lbs. Forklifts with One (1) set of Fork Extensions.

•   One (1) Genie Lift  AWP-40s with 46-foot Working Height.

•   PARKING:

•   Parking for up to Four (4) Tour Buses close to shore power with additional room for two (2) more with lane closure on A Avenue.

•   Parking for up to Three (3) 53-foot semi-tractor-trailers - Two (2) in loading dock and one (1) on A Avenue.

•   Additional Street Parking on 2nd Street. Street parking at hooded meters can be reserved by contacting the Event manager 1-week in advance. Standard bagged meter cost is $10.00 per meter with a $25.00 hooding/un-hooding fee per every ten (10) meters.

To download a parking map of the area around the U.S. Cellular Center, please click the PDF icon.

MERCHANDISER CONCOURSE SETUP INFO:

•    MERCHANDISER CONCOURSE SETUP

•  Please use the PDF map when choosing vendor setup locations on the concourse level of the U.S. Cellular Center.

•  During setup, venue OPS crews will gather all trash and cardboard as long the materials are organized into piles and set outside of the vendor booth area.

•  Special care must be given to carpeted setup locations. Vendor is responsible to cover carpeted areas of vendor booths to keep the carpet from being stained.

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Street Address: 370 1st Avenue NE – Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401