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Katy Independent School District

Special Events, Reservations, & Marketing



Basketball tournaments held in the Merrell Center

Mission Statement: The Special Events, Reservations, & Marketing Department within the Katy Independent School District (Katy ISD) exists to serve the District, the Katy community, and the surrounding areas by: creating a service-oriented experience for patrons with diverse entertainment offerings at the Leonard E. Merrell Center; facilitating the use of Katy ISD facilities for community events, and partnering with local companies to cultivate a connection within the community, all to better serve the students of Katy ISD.


Vision Statement: The Special Events, Reservations, & Marketing Department within the Katy Independent School District (Katy ISD) desires to be recognized as dedicated to committed to customer service in all facets of the department.​


Did you know?

*Facility Reservations accounted for 13,507 non-KISD reservations in 2018-2019  resulting in approximately 82,500 events.

*Facility Reservations  generated over 3.4  million in revenue for 2018-2019

*The Leonard E. Merrell Center and  L.D. Pavilion hosted 229 unique Katy ISD events and 53 separate private events.

*The Merrell Center has been chosen home for the  Southland Conference for the past 12 years.

*The Marketing  & Advertising Department generated over $680,000.00  in revenue during the 2018-2019 school year

*The Marketing  & Advertising Department hosted over 32 sponsor events and sponsor nights at the Academy Sports + Outdoors Student Activities Complex  in 2018-2019


Special Events, Reservations & Marketing

Leonard E. Merrell Center

6301 South Stadium Lane

Katy, TX 77494

General Manager: Ben Rolens

Phone: 281-396-2267    

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in its educational programs and/or activities, including career and technology programs, nor in its employment practices
and to provide equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

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