Events

Viking Pavilion Grand Opening Celebration
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 12:00pm

Viking Pavilion at the Peter W. Stott Center

Location: 930 SW Hall Street, Portland, OR 97201
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Celebrate the grand opening of Portland State’s new Viking Pavilion at the Peter W. Stott Center with food, entertainment and the official ribbon-cutting. The vibrant, sustainably-designed venue is home to Vikings Athletics and a multipurpose event center. Sitting at the gateway of Portland’s South Park Blocks, the Viking Pavilion brings a much-needed space for student and community engagement.

This is a public event. Everyone is welcome. If you plan to attend, please RSVP so we know that you’re coming!

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Event Schedule

  • 12:00 p.m. – Doors Open & Refreshments on the Concourse
  • 12:20 p.m. - 1 p.m.
    • Welcome
    • Native American Land Recognition
    • National Anthem - The Green Note
    • Remarks
    • Ribbon Cutting
    • Pacific Islanders Club Performance
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Refreshments on the Concourse & Self-Guided Tours   

Viking Pavilion Quick Facts

  • Home to Portland State Athletics
  • New arena will host Vikings Volleyball and Basketball games
  • Renovated weight room, locker rooms and athletics administrative offices
  • New OHSU Sports Medicine Center
  • New Vikings Athletics Hall of Fame (Fall 2018)
  • Five new general pool classrooms
  • New student lounges
  • New café (Fall 2018)
  • Special events can accommodate up to 3,400 people with floor seating. Arena seating can accommodate up to 3,000 people.
  • Designed to achieve LEED Gold certification
  • Project Start Date: August 2013
  • Cost: $52.1 million, including a $7.5 million sponsorship from OHSU. The renovation is fully funded through state bonds, private donors, OHSU and student fees. Funding does not come from general operating funds or tuition dollars.
  • Architect: Woofter Architects/Perkins+Will
  • General Contractor: Fortis Construction

The Viking Pavilion Student Fan Fest -- an event exclusive to PSU students -- is taking place Monday, April 9 at 4 p.m. Learn more and RSVP.