K-Rock Wins Naming Rights To New Kingston Arena
February 6, 2008 at 5:33 AM (PT)
K-ROCK 1057 INC. Active Rock CIKR (K-ROCK 105.7)/KINGSTON, ON wins the naming rights to KINGSTON's new sports arena, inking a ten-year deal worth $3.3 million ($150,000 this year and 3% yearly increases over the life of the contract). The KINGSTON City Council unanimously approved the deal at its meeting last night.
The new building, previously known as the KINGSTON REGIONAL SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE, will open later this month and will be the home of junior hockey's KINGSTON FRONTENACS, who are scheduled to play their first game in the arena on FEBRUARY 22 against BELLEVILLE. The arena's inaugural concert is scheduled to feature THE TRAGICALLY HIP on FEBRUARY 23th.