ATTENDANCE

UND Hockey Tops NCAA in Attendance for seventh Consecutive Year

The Fighting Hawks drew nearly a quarter-million fans in the 2017-18 season.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – The University of North Dakota led NCAA Division I men’s hockey in attendance for the seventh year in a row in 2017-18, drawing nearly 240,000 fans through the gates of Ralph Engelstad Arena. North Dakota totaled 239,563 fans during its 21 home games this season, making it the only program in the country to…

Sturgis Attendance Sees Slight Increase

The number of wrecks involving injuries also increased from last year

  STURGIS, SD — Western South Dakota’s famed motorcycle rally in Sturgis saw a small uptick in attendance this year. An estimated 376,000 vehicles entered Sturgis during the event, compared to less than 360,000 last year. The number of wrecks involving injuries also increased from last year. The South Dakota Highway Patrol reported eight fatal accidents during the rally’s official…

UND Leads NCAA in Attendance for Sixth Consecutive Year

Fighting Hawks averaged 11,505 fans per game

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – Nearly a quarter of a million fans passed through the gates of Ralph Engelstad Arena in 2016-17, marking the sixth consecutive season in which the University of North Dakota has led NCAA Division I men’s hockey in total home attendance. North Dakota also led the nation in per-game home attendance for the third straight…

Fargodome Sets Record Breaking Year in 2016

Officials say a strong concert is what smashed the record with four Garth Brooks concerts leading the way

Courtesy: TJ Nelson  The Fargodome broke an attendance record in 2016. Nearly 600,000 people packed the venue last year. The record crowds produced an operating surplus of over $528,000, which was way above the budgeted $92,000. Fargodome General Manager Rob Sobolik cites a strong concert line-up last year that included four Garth Brooks concerts, AC/DC, Justin Bieber, James Taylor and…