Staging Concepts' Equipment Adds Thousands of Seats to NCAA Tournament

Mar 20, 2013, 11:45 ET from Staging Concepts

MINNEAPOLIS, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to the temporary seating configuration constructed of custom riser equipment from Staging Concepts, fans will be front and center during the NCAA South Regional Men's Basketball Tournament at Cowboys Stadium and the NCAA Final Four Tournament at the Atlanta Georgia Dome.  These seating configurations transform massive professional football stadiums into high-energy basketball arenas giving tens of thousands of fans — primarily students — a chance to be near the action. 

Nearly 9,000 portable platforms supported by highly-engineered aluminum support structures will be used during this year's NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, seating over 17,000 fans in each of the two stadiums. Additionally, the basketball courts in each of the two stadiums is elevated approximately 30" above the stadium floor on Staging Concepts' portable stage equipment, providing fans with clear sightlines of the action.

"We are extremely pleased that we continue to be the temporary seating configuration provider for the NCAA from year to year and venue to venue," said Brian Arnold, Eastern Sales Manager for Staging Concepts. "Since 2008 we've helped the NCAA transform enormous football stadiums into intimate basketball settings - it's a very fun and exciting project to be a part of each year."

Staging Concepts' is also contracted for the 2014 NCAA Finals in Dallas. The temporary seating configuration consists of Staging Concepts' SC90 Single Sided Platforms supported by the SC9600 Bridge Support System and SC100 Folding Supports. 

About Staging Concepts

Staging Concepts is a leading manufacturer of temporary seating riser and portable stage equipment and railing systems for stadiums and arenas.  They have been providing portable staging solutions for theatres, production companies, performing arts centers, worship facilities, and colleges and universities since 1990.  For more information please visit Staging Concepts at

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