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Mercedes-Benz Superdome is an indoor large venue in New Orleans. The venue opened in 1975 and was formerly used for basketball.

Naming History

  • Louisiana Superdome (1975-2011)
  • Mercedes-Benz Superdome (2011-Present)

Tenants and Events

Tenant League Served as Start End Usage Origin Fate
New Orleans Jazz National Basketball Association Sole home venue (1975-76--1976-77)
Great majority home venue (1977-78)
Sole home venue (1978-79)
1975-76 1978-79 Regular season games:
41 games per season (1975-76--1976-77)
40 games (1977-78)
41 games (1978-79)
Total games:
163 games
Moved from Municipal Auditorium Moved to Salt Palace (1969), Salt Lake City as Utah Jazz
New Orleans Pride Women's Pro Basketball League Sole home venue (1979-80--1980-81) 1979-80 1980-81 Regular season games:
17 games (1979-80)
19 games (1980-81)
Total regular season games:
36 games
Postseason games:
Two games
Total games:
38 games
Expansion franchise Folded