Tangipahoa Parish Multipurpose Agricultural Facility
The Agriculture Center sits on a 24-acre tract on Highway 51 North of Amite, Louisiana. It consists of a 66,000 sq. ft. rear barn and a 7,200 sq. ft. concession and restroom area. The facility will function as a showplace for livestock, horses, cars, and numerous other events. The building has a steel frame structure with open-air sides and a standing seam metal roof. The main area contains concrete bleachers facing a large rodeo-ready dirt floor arena. The entrance to the building has a dual height roof, reminiscent of barn shape vernacular. This portion of the building houses completely enclosed concession areas, toilets, locker rooms, and the facilities administration offices. Behind the main arena are animal holding pens as well as an 80-stall barn with animal wash racks.