The SAP Center is an indoor arena located in San Jose, California. It is formerly known as Compaq Center at San Jose and San Jose Arena. The arena is commonly called The Shark Tank of The Tank. The primary tenant of the venue is the San Jose Sharks and the San Jose SaberCats will be joining them in 2011.
The arena opened in 1993 and acquired its current name in 2002. SAP Center hosts around 190 events a year. It has played host to numerous WWE events, the U.S. Figure Skating Championships and the NCAA Basketball tournament. Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus is hosted at the venue every year.