The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

December 2- 4 at Various

The Harlem Globetrotters

The Harlem Globetrotters

January 8 at 2:00 PM

Monster Jam

Monster Jam

March 4- 5 at 7:00 PM & 2:00 PM

Elton John & His Band - Wonderful Crazy Night Tour 2017

Elton John & His Band - Wonderful Crazy Night Tour 2017

March 23 at 8:00 PM

Ovo by Cirque du Soleil

Ovo by Cirque du Soleil

April 12-16 at Various

2017 Worship Night In America Tour

2017 Worship Night In America Tour

April 26 at 7:00 PM

Gabriel Iglesias: FluffyMania Tour

Gabriel Iglesias: FluffyMania Tour

May 19 at 8:00 PM

Venues (Don Haskins Center)

Don Haskins Center

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The Don Haskins Center, home of the UTEP Athletics Men's and Women's Basketball teams, is named after the legendary UTEP basketball coach. Used as a basketball facility, it has a permanent hardwood floor with Safeguard floor covering and is configured as a 127' x 84' octagon. The center is also one of the most flexible performance arenas in the Southwest. It features 11,619 permanent seats, 36 wheelchair spaces, 800 portable seats in the round, and 7,000-9,000 seats with end-stage seating.

Click here to download Don Haskins Center capacity map.

Click here to download Don Haskins Center Tech Pack.

Acts that have appeared at the center are varied and include: Santana, Metallica, Rod Stewart, Luis Miguel, Juan Gabriel, Coolio, Aerosmith, the Scorpions, Ozzy Osbourne, Vincente Fernandez, and Crosby, Stills and Nash, as well as the Harlem Globetrotters, the Royal Lipizzaner Stallions, World Championship Wrestling, and preseason NBA games.

The Don Haskins Center is also used for UTEP commencements, EPCC graduations and area high school graduation ceremonies.

Don Haskins Center Specifications

Staging:

  • 50 SICO 6' x 8' x 4' sections
  • 90 SICO 4' x 8' Tuff Deck
  • 20 Wenger 4' x 8' x 32"

Rigging:

  • Rigging grid over entire floor
  • Height from floor to beam: 54'
  • Height from floor to grid: 62'
  • Weight capacity: 50,000 lb. per truss, 5,000 lb. per point

Spotlights:

  • 4 Strong Supertrouper Carbon Arc
  • 4 Lycian SuperStar 2.5 Xenon

Power Available:

  • 800Amps, 208v 3-phase breakers
  • 400Amps, 208v 3-phase disconnect
  • 200Amps, 208v 3-phase disconnect
  • 100Amps, 208v 3-phase disconnect
  • 200Amps, 208v 3-phase breakers outside tunnel
  • 100Amps, 208v 3-phase breakers outside tunnel

Loading:

  • Loading door: 16' high
  • Loading ramp: 20' wide
  • Trucks can load directly onto stage

Intercom:

  • 3-pin xlr jacks at both ends of the floor
  • spot platforms
  • sound board
  • lighting console
  • ClearCom Intercom

Dressing Rooms:

  • 4 locker room/team dressing rooms, each with showers and restrooms
  • Artist Green Room
  • Locker room floor plans

Barricade:

  • 1000' bicycle barricade

Production offices:

  • Two available
  • 1 - 88 sq. ft.
  • 1 - 242 sq. ft.

Located at the top of the tunnel:

  • Tunnel floor plans

Production Phones:

  • In house

Production Parking:

  • Lot across street for trucks and buses

Shore Power Available:

  • 2 100Amps, 208v 3-phase breakers
  • 2 60Amps, 208v 3-phase breakers

Other Information

Tickets:

Box Office:

  • Negotiable

Merchandising:

  • 25% plus 8.25% state sales tax (Artist sells)

Police:

  • UTEP Police

Ushers/Ticket Takers:

  • In house

T-Shirt Security:

  • In house

Stage Hands:

  • Combined IATSE/student crew

Pyrotechnics:

  • Please call the facility 915-747-5481
  • (must have Texas licensed technician)

Insurance:

  • $1 million policy with UTEP additionally insured

Alcohol Policy:

  • Approval required

Building Use:

  • Contact 915-747-5481

Driving Directions to the Don Haskins Center

From Interstate 10 (East):

Take the Schuster/Sun Bowl exit (18A) to Sun Bowl Drive. Proceed onto Sun Bowl Drive. Continue towards the roundabout and go straight. At the second roundabout, take a right onto Glory Road. At the next stop sign, turn left to continue on Glory Road and the Don Haskins Center will be on the left.

From Interstate 10 (West):

Take the Schuster/Sun Bowl exit (18A) to Sun Bowl Drive. Turn left at the light (Schuster Avenue). At the next light (Sun Bowl Drive), take a left onto Sun Bowl Drive. Continue towards the roundabout and go straight. At the second roundabout, take a right onto Glory Road. At the next stop sign, turn left to continue on Glory Road and the Don Haskins Center will be on the left.

Rules and Regulations of the Don Haskins Center

For the safety and comfort of the audience, the following items will not be permitted into the arena: Alcohol, food and beverages, pets, laser pointers, audio/video recorders, weapons, fireworks, bottles/containers, umbrellas, coolers/ice chests, signs/banners, strollers, helium balloons, or professional cameras with detachable lenses. There is no check-in area for disallowed items, so please leave them in your car!

All patrons are subject to a search and/or wanding by security personnel. Promoters, security and performers are not responsible for any items or personal property voluntarily surrendered during search procedures at the entrance.

There is NO RE-ENTRY for any reason. A new ticket must be purchased to re-enter the building.

Ticket Purchases and Will Call are available at the UTEP Ticket Center located in front of the East entrance to the Don Haskins Center.

You may access the floor through the portals marked Floor Entrance. Please keep your ticket with you at all times. You will be asked to show your ticket each time to access the floor.

There is an ATM in the UTEP Ticket Center. Merchandise can be purchased with a credit card.

The UTEP Don Haskins Center prohibits smoking in all seating areas and aisleways. Please be respectful of the people next to you.

Please be aware that the Police Department will be present to enforce state and local ordinances.

Upcoming Events

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

December 2- 4 at Various

The Harlem Globetrotters

The Harlem Globetrotters

January 8 at 2:00 PM

Monster Jam

Monster Jam

March 4- 5 at 7:00 PM & 2:00 PM

Ovo by Cirque du Soleil

Ovo by Cirque du Soleil

April 12-16 at Various