The Sud de France Arena is a multi-purpose venue. It demonstrates its flexibility through the range of sports it hosts: tennis, horse riding, judo, handball, basketball, swimming, gymnastics and athletics. It has even served as the venue for an ice hockey match!
Ever since it opened, the Sud de France Arena has welcomed stars at the pinnacle of sport: Tony Parker, Teddy Riner, Nikola Karabatic and Richard Gasquet, to name but a few.
Different venue, different projects: Zénith Sud hosts sports shows for audiences of up to 3500 such as for the Trial Indoor.
Montpellier Events also works with major projects, to develop them and ensure their success. These include, for example, the Open Sud de France which has been held in the
Sud de France Arena since 2011 and the Free Style Motocross Competition Show evening, which will be held in the
Sud de France Arena in 2014 as part of FISE.
Key statistics :
- A population of 600,000 within a 30-minute radius
- A population of 4.1m within 90 minutes
- Montpellier Events venues welcome 1.5m visitors each year
- Audiences of up to 10,000 people in sports configuration (all-seater)
- 30 sports sessions were held at the Arena in 2012
An attractive destination !
A city which is easy to access and offers a wide choice of accommodation.
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Events we have hosted include :
- European Men's Artistic Gymnastics Championships
- French Judo Championships
- World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships
- CSI Show Jumping Competition
- MAHB headline Champions League match
- France-Spain basketball match