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I think full house is yung kasama na ang SRO dun. Magulo nga lang talaga yun, but I think kaya nagkakaroon pa ng extra space sa Araneta dahil yung iba, asa may daanan na mismo.
yung mga seats kasi sa Gen Ad ng MOA arena have individual seats not wooden or cement planks, unlike sa Smart Araneta na makakaupo ang mas maraming tao sa Gen Ad but semento lang siya at di ka magiging komportable lalo na kung full house siya.
eto yung story ni Quinito:
NBA preseason game slated at MOA Arena?
MANILA, Philippines - There is a plan to host an NBA preseason game at the soon-to-be-launched P3.5 billion Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena and if ever it pushes through next year, the NBA players should feel right at home in the state-of-the-art 64,085 square meter facility which is patterned after the Atlanta Hawks’ stadium Philips Arena.
No matter from where you watch, there will be no nosebleed seats at the six-level facility which is scheduled to open its doors for basketball when the NCAA season begins in June, said MOA Arena operations senior manager Jacob Macapagal yesterday.
The seating capacity for basketball is 14,549 excluding provisions for a special courtside section and standing-room-only. The configuration allocates more lower box seats of 4,459 than general admission of 4,075. The upper box will hold 3,498, patron 1,746 and corporate suites, 771. Macapagal pointed out that the general admission section will have individual seats not wooden or cement planks.
“Every seat has a clear view of the court,” said Macapagal. “We also have facilities which are PWD (People With Disability) friendly in every section. There are eight elevator openings in each floor, two in every corner, and 12 toilets also in each floor. Players will have access to the dressing room from the basement where there are parking slots for 85 cars and four buses. Four dressing rooms are linked to a meet-and-greet lounge with a direct entrance to the court.”
Macapagal said the US architectural company Sink Combs Dethlefs used the Philips Arena as its model. “Our first basketball game will be played during the NCAA season opening,” said Macapagal. “All the UAAP games will be played at the MOA Arena starting in July. We are now talking with the PBA to hold some games. Next year, we hope to host an NBA preseason game or an NBA invitational exhibition like the All-Star Game that was held in Manila during the lockout.”
This season’s UAAP host is National University which is owned by the Sy family’s SM group that also controls the MOA Arena.
Macapagal said after the MOA Arena stages its inaugural show, the Lady Gaga concert, on May 21, the Robbins maplewood hardcourt will be installed and the NBA Spalding basketball goals will be put up. The 47-ton, eight-sided, center-hung LED scoreboard will be hoisted within two weeks. A team from Daktronics, the South Dakota company supplying the P76 million octagon and data system, will arrive today to supervise the installation, according to Amigo Entertainment Technologies head and contractor Wopsy Zamora.
A distinct feature of the state-of-the-art MOA Arena is the third level where 41 corporate or VIP boxes will be situated. A corporate box will be leased for P9 to P15 million a year, depending on the size. The seating capacity for a box ranges from 15 to 30. There are 31 corporate boxes available for annual leasing while 10 will be held for rental on an event-to-event basis. Each box has its own toilet, sitting room, mini-bar and gallery seating.
Mukhang mahirap punuin yan dahil 30K pa lang ang nagagawa ng UAAP... pwede siguro sa cheerdance...mas malaki ang Philippine Arena with a capacity of 50,000 to 55,000
Talaga nag-25K ang ADMU-DLSU? Ang alam ko kasi 24K na ang pinakamarami dito sa post-renovated Araneta na isang cheerdancing event... pero kahit hindi binago ng Araneta ang seating capacity nila, hindi pa rin masisira ng ADMU-DLSU ang attendance ng game 3 ng 1995 finals...ADMU-DLSU(25K)
Usually basta pwede tao, nalalagyan ng pwesto, katulad ng akyatan to Upper B at yung corridor in between gen ad at upper B.
Hindi pa dinidisclose kung magkano yung rental sa mga VIP suites.
Pero sure bang lahat ng basketball games gagamitin ang MOA arena? For me lang kasi medyo lugi UAAP sa renta dahil hindi naman lahat ng games puno, estimate lang yan dahil ang AC P200K per hour.
talagang di na matatapatan yang 1995 finals.
mahigpit na kasi ang implementation ng provisions ng Building Code sa Araneta. management's attention was called to it some time ago (after the 1995 season, obviously). kaya kahit gaano ka-patok ang laro o concert na itatanghal ngayon sa Araneta, limitado lang talaga ang bilang ng ticket na ibebenta. kaya kahit 50,000 ang gustong manood ng finals ngayon, sorry na lang dahil milagro na kung maglabas sila ng 22,000 tickets sa mga panahong ito.
pasensiya na... hindi kasi ako basta-basta naniniwala sa kwento...
RE: Basketball games, I think MOA Arena would give special (discounted) rental rate for UAAP. Bilang NU ang host at inaugural season ng UAAP sa Arena, kailangan ng Arena ng maraming events para maging sample for other future events. I think Arena would allow all the games of Men's Basketball be held in Arena. One, dahil curious ang maraming tao kaya as much as possible gusto nila na open palagi ang Arena to the public para ma-hype yung ganda sa loob. Two, kahit konti lang ang manunuod sa games, tao pa rin yun. Before and after the games, sa Mall of Asia ang bagsak nila to kill time.
Mukha nga siksikan nuon dahil walang individual seats, mukha lang siguro sardinas. Hehe
Baka siguro magbigay ang MOA Arena ng discount dahil papasimula palang .
sige... para makita namin... para mas maganda sana magawa uli ng NC yan...A picture of the NCAA openning in the 1960s(I think it was during the 1962 season im not sure) yun makikita niyo kung ano itsura talaga dati kung pano sila nakaupo kaya puwede talagang umaabot ng 25-30k ang crowd capacity during that time.
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PBA will be the only league using Smart Araneta even if the Big Dome is renovated.
Depende rin on how they renovate Araneta. Medyo marami parin naman fans ng UAAP na prefer ang Araneta dahil sa locatio.