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  Memorial Coliseum Commission

The Coliseum Commission is a governmental entity established under a Joint Powers Authority agreement dated September 25, 1945 between the State of California, the County of Los Angeles, and the City of Los Angeles.  The Coliseum Commission’s purpose is to provide for the ongoing maintenance and operation of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (opened in 1923) and Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena (opened in 1959).


  Coliseum and Sports Arena Events

On July 29, 2013, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission and the University of Southern California (USC) implemented the Second Amendment to the Lease and Agreement between the Coliseum Commission and USC which transfers to USC the responsibility for the long-term operation of both the Coliseum and Sports Arena facilities and the capital renewal of the Coliseum. 

For Coliseum and Sports Arena event and facility information, click here.


    SAVE THE DATE: MEMORIAL DAY 2015 at the Coliseum -Monday, May 30, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.
  • U.S.M.C. Color Guard
  • Wreath Laying and Taps
  • Torch of Freedom Lighting
  • Live Music
  • Court of Honor Tours 
  • Guest Speakers
  • Condor Squad flyover (12:25pm)

Presented by: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission, Project Hollywood Cares, and U.S. World War I Centennial Commission

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