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Montagne Center is a 10,080-seat multi-purpose arena in Beaumont, Texas. It was built in 1984. It is home to the Lamar University Cardinals basketball team. The area floor can host sporting events like basketball, volleyball, wrestling, boxing and martial arts tournaments. With stadium and floor seating, the Montagne Center is a perfect venue for hosting concert events. The arena floor (which can be expanded to 165' x121') can also be transformed into hosting graduation ceremonies, proms, dances, banquets and conferences.Annual events
- Lamar University and LIT Graduation
- Local High School Graduations
- Men's and Women's Basketball Games
- Gusher Marathon
- Basketball and Football banquets.
- Lamar Athletic Banquet.
The Morgan Suites and Red Room are both sports suites that are housed in the Montagne. The Morgan suites face the football field and are priced at $25,000 a year. The Red Room is a university reception center for alumni and reunion events. The Red Room is unique because one side has windows that face the North end of the Football field while the other side faces the basketball court.
On February 19th during halftime Billy Tubbs was honored by Lamar with the naming of the Montagne Center basketball court in his and his wifes honor. The court was named the "Billy & Pat Tubbs Court" During the same halftime ceremony Lamar also honored Billy's 78-79 Cardinal squad the first team in Lamar University history to advance to the NCAA tournament.Photo Gallery
Mongagne Center at night
Montagne Center and Provost Umphrey Stadium in distance as seen from MLK Pkwy crosswalk
Coordinates: 30°2′38″N 94°4′15″W / 30.04389°N 94.07083°W / 30.04389; -94.07083