Boarman
Two months ago

What is the loudest stadium you've been to?

Loudest Stadiums
1. Oracle Arena (Warriors)
2. Chesapeake Energy Arena (Thunder)
3. Citizens Bank Park (76ers)

Here is my list

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Qudos Bank Arena, game 3 of the 2020 Finals. Paul Smith's crying was the loudest thing I've ever heard.

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LC  
Two months ago

Would have to be The Pit at University of New Mexico. No pro team in town, the place goes nuts.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Challenge Stadium (Perth), when it was at peak RedArmy spec.

As run down as that place is/was its acoustics where phenomenal. Perth Arena is no where near as intense or intimate as that place.

Also seen a WWE NXT event at Challenge which had incredible atmoshpere. Much better than the WWE event at the MCG.

Give me a small venue of 5000 passionate fans over a large stadium with 70,000 anyday!

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KET  
Two months ago

Nice list!!

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big baller brand  
Two months ago

Townsville and Cairns in the Mid 2000's Were really loud

Melbournes games at the 2000 seat venue were loud

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

This is an interesting comparison of USA vs Europe crowds:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWrSw3X8TRs

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Razorbacks original tin shed at Liverpool, jam packed Hawks Snakepit, Perth's Challenge stadium in the playoffs. The old Giants Glasshouse.

Melbourne and Perth now thanks to having the loudest volume obnoxious MC's. Hawks MC is obnoxious too, but has been for 20 years so thankfully the WEC has a shit sound system.

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pls  
Two months ago

1. Rose Garden
2. TD Garden
3. RAC Arena after Wildcats hung 70 on Sydney to halftime.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Quietest arena was RAC after adelaide swept them in the semis. Good times

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Cowboy stadium final four

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Ben  
Two months ago

Been to countless State of Origin matches in Brisbane, genuinely thought few things could surpass that rowdy atmosphere.

Then I went to a Warriors/Lakers game at Oracle. Curry/Klay on the rise against Kobe/Dwight/Pau/Nash. Insane, easily the most raucous fun crowd I've been a part of.

Went to the 2015 Final 4 at Indy. 70,000+. Noisy but nothing on Oracle.

NBL-wise, Townsville games were boisterous in the 90s.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

The old Illawarra Snakepit in the 80's. The place would vibrate.

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Slopernator  
Two months ago

Local: Cairns Convention Centre when Ubaka sealed playoffs in 2011

International: GSW at Oracle in early 2014

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Yep snake pit was loud and noisy.

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Jack Toft  
Two months ago

TD Garden was pretty loud, then Le Bron came to play, smashed my Celtics and about half the crowd had left by 3 quarter time

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Loudest NBL arena in person: Powerhouse in the five minutes between the fourth quarter and OT of Game 1 of the 1994 Finals vs Giants.

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AngusH  
Two months ago

Oracle Arena in 2013 or 2014, it was I think the home opener or maybe 2nd game of the season vs the Kings, and Bogut managed to get in Cousins' head and get him ejected from memory. Place was crazy, best live sporting experience I've been apart of as far as both the crowd and the game experience put on by the team, hell even the walk back to the train with the food vendors along the way etc.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

PEC. Regular season game.

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Ben  
Two months ago

AngusH - that walk to Oracle and back from the train is legendary, loved it. No more though. Has anyone here been to the new centre on the piers yet?

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chillbaby  
Two months ago

Far and away The Sinan Erdem Dome in Istanbul. So loud I'd wear ear plugs - the only stadium in the world where I have done that. It was like going to a rock concert every game - your ears would literally be ringing the next day. Find most NBA games the crowd really doesn't get going unless its a close last quarter or playoffs. In the NBL used to find the Townsville Entertainment Centre crowd extremely noisy as well as The Snakepit and even Clipsal when it was rocking was great. IMO though you cannot beat the European crowds - in particular the Greeks, Turks and Lithuanian supporters are amazing

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Another Anon  
Two months ago

Old Perth Entertainment Centre back in the heydays. The acoustics in there were brilliant.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Toronto Raptors 2nd round playoff game at Air Canada Centre.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Acoustics were great in the PEC but for sheer volume Challenge still wins out of the wildcats arenas

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Perthworld  
Two months ago

My vote goes to Challenge. Plus it was also the smelliest venue I've been to. What a glorious shithole, the site of our 2010 title clincher.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Australian fans are pretty tame and quiet compared to many places overseas.

Saw a Roma champions league home game a few years ago. THAT was loud.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Wollongong Entertainment Centre, crowd is so loud there the roof is starting to crack

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