The UPC-Arena locates in Graz, Austria, originally known as Arnold Schwarzenegger. As the home ground for SK Sturm Graz, it is often used as a place for some minor tournaments and significant sports events. It was also taken as a multi-purpose football stadium for its advanced infrastructures, modern design, short discharging time and standard pitch for some competitions. The initial football stadium was completed before the World War II. After the refurbishment in the 1950s, the football stadium was equipped with a standard skating rink and an indoor pool. At the very beginning, the football stadium was named after Arnold Schwarzenegger, then actor, Governor of California.

The capacity of the stadium increased to 16,000 from previous 15,400. The pitch was equipped with lawn heating system to avoid postpone incurred by snow, ice and some bad weather. In addition, the football stadium also equipped with two video walls and floodlights over the pitch. Besides, it is also a place for some large and significant activities, such as concerts and outdoor activities.

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