Old Dominion University - Norfolk, VA
Chartway Arena is a $46 million multi-purpose arena, which opened in October 2002. The Center seats over 8,400 for basketball games and sporting events. The seating capacity may be increased to 9,000 for events such as commencements, concerts and family shows when seating is added on the floor. Chartway Arena has been ranked as the #1 mid-sized venue on a University campus while being represented as the only venue ranked in the Hampton Roads area.
Hampton Roads Market & Location
Norfolk, home of Chartway Arena, is a top 5 rated American City in 2016 by Travel + Leisure. Hampton Roads, located in Southeastern Virginia, is the 36th largest metropolitan area in the United States. Hampton Roads consists of the “seven cities” of Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Hampton, and Newport News, as well as several outlying cities and counties. The Norfolk DMA is nationally ranked 15th for the African-American population. One of the most attractive aspects of Hampton Roads is the high level of tourism due to its historical roots in Jamestown, Yorktown, and Colonial Williamsburg, as well as the 29 miles of Atlantic Ocean beaches.