As the permanent home for many professional sports teams, it's only fitting that the Staples Center serve as host when WWE Live comes to town on Tuesday December 30, 2014. Peruse through the information below for more details to help you prepare for an evening you'll never forget.
Staples Center Seating Information
The ring for WWE Live will be centered on the main floor of the arena for most events, with an adjoining stage branching out towards sections 115 and 116. Floor seating surrounds the ring in sections FLR1-FLR9, with an aisle connecting the ring and the stage splitting FLR7 and FLR8. Sections 101-119 make up the next rows of seating, followed by the premier seating from sections 1-18 on the long sides of the venue. Sections 205-210 make up the 200-level of seating, while suites sit behind the entire level. The 300-level seating makes up the back of the venue, and fans can choose from sections 301-322 and 331-334. There will be no seating available behind the stage, which includes sections 115-116, 214-219 and 323-330.
Staples Center General Information
There are no weapons, food, beverages, noise-making devices, large backpacks or signs permitted into the Staples Center. Recording devices, both audio and video, will not be permitted, nor will any professional or flash photography. Personal cameras will be permitted as long as they do not have large lenses. There is a strict no re-entry policy, and smoking is prohibited in the arena, but there is a smoking section available at the City View Terrace outside the patio on the Upper Concourse. Free wireless Internet is available throughout the Staples Center by connecting to VerizonWiFi.
Staples Center Parking Information
Both public transportation and paid parking will be available for WWE Live. The L.A. LIVE/Staples Center Lot is a flat-rate fee, and is also for guests with a parking pass. Lot 4 and Lot W are both timed parking rates, while the Convention Center lot and other private lots are a flat rate. Public transportation is available via the Metro Bus, DASH Bus Route F, the Metrolink and AMTRAK.
Staples Center Gate Times
The Staples Center generally opens two hours before events begin, but may change without notice.
Staples Center Accessibility
The Staples Center is completely accessible and meets the requirements of all of the ADA mandates. Wheelchair escorts are available for guests, as well as sign language interpreters, listening devices, a captioning service, and accessible restrooms, elevators and drinking fountains. Accessible seating is also reserved for those in need of it, but should be arranged with venue staff prior to attending WWE Live. Disabled parking also is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so it is recommended to purchase a parking pass in advance.