Opened in 2008, the Paragon Arena is a purpose-built football stadium with optimal views across the pitch from every vantage point.
The arena is 156 metres long and 115 metres wide, housing 15,000 spectators with 9,200 standing and 5,800 seating places. Its capacity can be extended to allow for 20,000 visitors. The stands are all covered to give all-round weather protection.
Pre-built, reinforced concrete components were used to build the stands. The roof consists of a self-supporting truss steel construction and a two-layered trapeze cover.
The football pitch has been designed to meet with the latest, state-of-the-art Federal League (Bundesliga) standards and is equipped with under-soil heating, irrigation system and turfed grass. The Benteler-Arena is home to SC Paderborn 07, the Paderborn football team.
ist die Heimstätte des SC Paderborn 07.