Building the Arena 1972

—Edwin Nelson Contractor
—The Elk Point arena is going to cost about $120,000 (SP Journal July 1972.)
—EP Arena Valued at $160,000

Construction of Arena

Volunteers for Construction
—In addition to many donations-in-kind of trucking, gravel, and equipment to the Arena Project many people donated their time and labor
—To qualify their labor for matching government funds careful tracking of timesheets was done for every hour worked with a sign in and a sign out system closely enforced.