The center point of the Ted Constant Convocation Center, the main arena is host to the Monarchs Men's and Women's basketball teams of Old Dominion University and has seen performances such as artists like Sarah Brightman, WWE, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, Elton John, Robin Williams, and Bruce Springsteen. Not only a music and sports venue though, the arena also is frequently used for trade shows, large catered functions, religious services, and classes.

Arena Features

  • Seating for over 8,000 for sporting events and 9,000 for commencements, concerts, and family shows
  • In-house curtaining system allows for easy reduction in seating capacity for more intimate setups
  • 13,800 square foot arena floor (152’ x 76’ main area plus two 52’ x 20’ areas in the Northeast and Northwest corners)
  • Daktronics four-sided center-hung scoreboard with video capabilities
  • ADA compliant
  • Multiple parking options located in vicinity of the facility
  • Extensive inventory of event support equipment (staging, chairs, tables)
  • Multiple back of house areas to support arena events.

For more information on booking the arena, please fill out the form below or contact [email protected], 757-683-5203.


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