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Day 6’s “Hub City Trivia” Answer is…

Happy National Travel & Tourism Week! Here in Lubbock, we’re celebrating in many ways (see, and one of them is through our “Hub City Trivia” Game. Read on to find out the answer to today’s trivia question, as well as discover if you are the winner of the Lubbock Prize Pack!

Today’s “Hub City Trivia” question was: How many bricks did it take to build the United Supermarkets Arena?

Answer: 1,287,000

The United Supermarkets Arena is the premier entertainment event venue stop in West Texas. The Arena is host to an extensive array of concerts and athletic events, including year-round Texas Tech University basketball and volleyball matches, commencement ceremonies, live shows and exhibitions. Artists such as Enrique Iglesias, George Strait, The Eagles, Lady Antebellum, Eli Young Band, Pitbull, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Taylor Swift and many others have made their musical mark on the United Supermarkets Arena. A total of 1,287,000 bricks were utilized in the construction of this building. Another fun fact about the arena is that there are 44 double T’s on the floor of the concourse level. Students of Texas Tech University and United Supermarkets were major donors for the establishment of this beloved “Hub City” venue. For more information about upcoming events and happenings in Lubbock, click here.

Today’s winner of the “Hub City Trivia” Prize Pack is Carter Musselman! Be sure to check Visit Lubbock’s Facebook page tomorrow morning to guess the seventh “Hub City Trivia” question.