Dickies Arena

Sports Facilities
LOCATION: Fort Worth, TX
SIZE: 360,000 SF
OWNERS: Event Facilities Fort Worth, Inc.
ARCHITECT: David M. Schwarz Architects, Inc.; HKS Architects, Inc.
PHOTOGRAPHER: © Hall+Merrick Photographers

DESIGN TEAM:Paul Zaferiou
 Matt Latchford
 Maggie Golden

The Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, TX, built in the art deco style in exquisite detail, is the grand new home to the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo, a Texas institution. With seating for up to 14,000, the enormous state-of-the-art multipurpose facility is capable of hosting equestrian shows, NCAA Division I college basketball games, ice hockey games, various indoor sporting events, concerts, and a variety of conferences and trade shows, in addition to the Rodeo. The main arena is built over an exhibition space, whose roof serves as an outdoor event plaza. The arena also had unique custom fixture design.