Rough Rider Event Center
Watford City, ND
Watford City Event Center
The 262,000 s.f., two-story, $101 million municipal event and recreation center was designed by JLG Architects and is located in Watford City, ND. Features include a competition swimming pool and water park; 22,000 s.f. multi-use field house with three basketball courts and removable artificial turf; 1,000 seat hockey arena and separate practice hockey rink; 3,000 seat arena for sporting events and concerts with eight executive suites; 12,000 s.f. gymnastics club and 10,000 s.f. convention space; as well as a continuous elevated running track.
The project also includes a new artificial turf football stadium with track, artificial turf baseball field, parking lots, conference rooms and administrative offices. The Center is used by various community groups as well as by the Watford City High School, which KA also completed prior.