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Chartway Arena

Capacity: 8,600 | Opened: 2002 | Size: 215,000 sqft.

Chartway Arena was voted the No. 1 venue on a college campus and No. 7 worldwide for a seating capacity under 10,000 seats, according to Pollstar Magazine.
This state-of-the-art facility could not be more convenient, as it is located on the campus of Old Dominion University.
ODU men’s basketball has led the conference in attendance three of the past four seasons.
Chartway Arena features intimate seating, consisting of 62 courtside seats. ODU’s venue also entails 16 luxury suites, with upholstered furniture, HD TV’s and upscale catering services.
Numerous ODU basketball games are televised nationally, while all games are streamed internationally.
This beautiful 19-year old arena looks like it was built just yesterday!

Number of Seats
The center has 8,600 fixed seats, including 836 for club/priority seating. In addition, there are sixteen suites with 12 seats each and a group box in the private concourse level. There are 85 barrier free seats with 85 companion seats in the facility. When seating is added on the floor, capacity is about 10,000.

Building Size
The center has 215,000 gross square-feet and consists of four parts- the seating bowl, multiple spaces for support functions for patrons, “back of the house” spaces to support center operations and a 10,000 square foot area of multi-purpose rooms that can be used for conferences, meetings, pre-and post activity gatherings, etc.

The bowl has been designed to allow ‘downsizing’ for a variety of University events ranging in size from 1,500 to 2,000 attendees and up. Retractable seating allows for events such as concerts, lectures and commencements.

The Center has state-of-the-art audio and video technlogy that includes a jumbo four-sided video scoreboard, four LED message boards, a video wall in the lobby and 46 closed-circuit television monitors throughout the arena.

Parking Facilities
A 1,400-car garage and an 800 car garage are located adjacent to the facility to the north and south, and a shuttle bus system transports people from a variety of campus locations to Center events.