The UCCU Center (originally known as the McKay Events Center), is a multi-purpose arena on the campus of Utah Valley University of in southwest Orem, Utah, United States. It was built in 1996 and is home to the Utah Valley Wolverines basketball team. It is also the former home of Utah Jazz's now defunct NBA Development League affiliate team, the Utah Flash, the Utah Valley Thunder of the American Indoor Football Association and the Utah Catzz of the Professional Indoor Football League.
Exterior of arena under former signage,
|Former names||UVSC McKay Special Events Center (planning/construction)|
McKay Events Center (1996-2010)
|Address||800 West University Parkway|
Orem, Utah 84058-6703
|Location||Utah Valley University|
|Owner||Utah Valley University|
|Opened||January 26, 1996|
|Construction cost||$27 million|
($46.8 million in 2018 dollars)
|Structural engineer||Reaveley Engineers + Associates|
|Services engineer||Heath Engineering Company|
|Utah Valley Wolverines (WAC) (1996–present)|
Utah Catzz (PIFL) (1998)
Utah Flash (NBA D-League) (2007–11)
Utah Valley Thunder (AIFA) (2009)
On January 19, 2010, the Utah Valley University announced its plans to sell the naming rights to the arena at the request of the donor family, to help the university raise money. At the same time, the university named its education building after David O. McKay. On August 30, 2010, Utah Community Credit Union (UCCU) announced it acquired the naming rights to the arena.
The UCCU Center has grown to host many top touring shows such as ZZ Top, Boston, Lonestar, Styx, Maroon 5, Lifehouse, INXS, OneRepublic, Jimmy Eat World, Paramore, Fall Out Boy, Kelly Clarkson and more recently The Killers, Phillip Phillips, Pentatonix, Panic! at the Disco and Bastille.
Bastille brought their Bad Blood: The Last Stand Tour to the arena on November 11, 2014.
- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Community Development Project. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved January 2, 2019.
- KSL.com, UVU selling naming rights to David O McKay Events Center
- UCCU announces that it has acquired naming rights to the Event Center