Atlanta’s Georgia Dome is a familiar name to sports fans. Not only is the Georgia Dome the home stadium for the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons football team, the Georgia Dome has hosted some of the sporting world’s most exciting athletic events since opening in 1992.
The roster of Georgia Dome sporting events features the 1996 Olympic Games (basketball and gymnastics), the Super Bowl (1994 and 2000), professional wrestling and bull riding and the 2013 NCAA Men’s Final Four basketball Tournament, which was here in 2007 as well. Annual events held at the Atlanta Georgia Dome include the SEC Football Championship, the Atlanta Football Classic, Honda’s Battle of the Bands and the Chick-fil-A Bowl.
In addition to being a world-class sports arena, the Georgia Dome has been the setting for concerts by such artists as the Rolling Stones and the Backstreet Boys. Atlanta’s Georgia Dome has also hosted religious gatherings with Billy Graham and T.D. Jakes.
The Georgia Dome’s illustrious résumé is matched only by its vital statistics. Atlanta’s Georgia Dome covers 8.9 acres, stands as tall as a 27-story building and is the world’s largest cable-supported domed stadium. Its athletic field measures 102,000 square feet. Seating at the Georgia Dome totals 71,250 permanent seats, with 203 executive suites, 4,600 club suites and a penthouse suite.
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