Ralph Engelstad Arena

2020 U.S.A. Hockey Hall of Fame Game in Nashville moved to 2021

This season’s HOF game moving to Grand Forks, Nashville event postponed to 2021-22 season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – (UND Athletics) The 2020 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Game originally scheduled for Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn., has officially been postponed and moved to the new date of Saturday, October 30, 2021 due to the Coronavirus. “We have been closely monitoring the situation with the COVID-19 pandemic and have tried to…

UND Hockey Returns to The Ralph for Voluntary Workouts

Small group of players; no coaches

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Ralph Engelstad Arena has opened back up as the University of North Dakota begins its phasing process of oping back up sorts facilities. For UND hockey players, it allows them to return on a voluntary basis for workouts. Players arrive to The Ralph and take a temperature check before starting their workout. No coaches are with…

Grand Forks Police release safety protocols, processional route for Officer Cody Holte’s funeral

Anyone feeling ill is asked to stay home.

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Grand Forks Police have released the processional route and safety protocols that will be in place for the funeral of Officer Cody Holte. Visitation prior to the funeral is scheduled for June 2 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Ralph Engelstad…

Ralph Engelstad Arena Scoreboard Frame and Letters Up for Auction

The auction started Monday at 10 a.m. and ends Tuesday, November 5 at 10 p.m.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The “Fighting Sioux” frame and gold letters from the old Ralph Engelstad Arena scoreboard are being auctioned off. The scoreboard hung in the REA from 2001 to 2019 when it was taken down and replaced with the new scoreboard. The auction started Monday at 10 a.m. and ends Tuesday, November 5 at 10 p.m. The starting bid is…

Fans Can Expect Walk-Through Metal Detectors At The Ralph And Betty

They will be used at all entry doors at both locations

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — If you are going to an event at Ralph Engelstad Arena or Betty Engelstad Sioux Center you’ll notice new walk-through metal detectors. They will be used at all entry doors at both locations. The move is part of the venue’s efforts to improve fan safety. People are encouraged to plan for more time to get into…

With Feud Over, University of North Dakota Donors Sign Contract Extension

School and Ralph Engelstad Arena officials announced Tuesday that the deal will run through September of 2030.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A major donor to the University of North Dakota who had threatened to withhold donations over a dispute with the former president has agreed to a 10-year contract extension with the school to operate the team’s hockey arena. School and Ralph Engelstad Arena officials announced Tuesday that the deal will run through September of 2030. Terms were not…

Engelstad Arena to Unveil New Scoreboard Built by Daktronics

The idea to upgrade the video display was suggested by foundation trustee Kris Engelstad McGarry about a year and a half ago.

FARGO, N.D. – The Ralph Engelstad Arena at the University of North Dakota is preparing to unveil what it calls the largest video display in college hockey, a 50,000-pound scoreboard manufactured by South Dakota-based Daktronics. The Engelstad Family Foundation, which has been at odds with recently departed school president Mark Kennedy over a basketball floor logo and other issues, has…

Country Artist Keith Urban Gives Back to Grand Forks

Urban played the Ralph Engelstad Arena last weekend, and the Engelstad Foundation made a five thousand dollar donation to his charity of choice.

GRAND FORKS, ND — High school students in Grand Forks will now be able to strum with the best of them thanks to country superstar Keith Urban. Urban played the Ralph Engelstad Arena last weekend, and the Engelstad Foundation made a five thousand dollar donation to his charity of choice. Urban chose the Grand Forks Public Schools Music Program. The…