Arena Info

Chartway Arena is a 219,330-square-foot (20,376 m2), multi-purpose arena in Norfolk, Virginia, United States, on the campus of Old Dominion University. Chartway Arena has 7,319 seats, 862 upper club/priority seats, and 16 luxury suites. In addition to being the home for ODU Men's and Women's Basketball, Chartway Arena hosts family-oriented events as well as concerts and lectures.

Chartway Arena is the cornerstone in the University Village project, a 75-acre development that will also feature a shopping center, restaurants, theaters, offices, research labs and residences with high-tech connections to the campus.

The construction of the facility was financed entirely by student fees, corporate partnerships and private funds. The center opened on October 25, 2002 and is the home of the Monarchs Men's and Women's Basketball programs.

Chartway Arena is managed by Spectra Venue Management. Spectra is the expert in hosting and entertainment, partnering with over 300 clients at 400 global properties to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra's expertise is embodied within three main divisions: Venue Management (formerly Global Spectrum), Food Services and Hospitality (formerly Ovations Food Services), and Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan).

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