Chartway Arena at Ted Constant Convocation Center

Norfolk, VA - Arena

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Chartway Arena is a 9,100-seat multi-purpose arena located on the campus of Old Dominion University. Operated by Spectra Venue Management since it opened in 2002, Chartway Arena is known as one of the premier mid-sized collegiate venues in the country. The Chartway Arenas is the home to the Old Dominion University Monarchs Men's and Women's basketball teams.

Venue Snapshot

Spectra Divisions

Venue Management

Location

4320 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23529

Services Provided

  • Pre-Opening
  • Complete Venue Management Services

Venue Facts

  • 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
  • Features a 9,100 square foot multi-purpose room

Notable Events & Accomplishments

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Chartway Arena at Ted Constant Convocation Center Highlight Listing Image

Chartway Arena at Ted Constant Convocation Center Highlight Listing Image

Chartway Arena at Ted Constant Convocation Center Highlight Listing Image

-Spectra partnered with ODU to build a full-service Starbucks
-Revenues from the Starbucks will go into a maintenance fund for Chartway Arena

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Tenants

Home of Old Dominion Men's and Women's basketball teams
Old Dominion Sports Website

Notable Venue Information

  • Ranked #1 in United States University Arenas under 10,000 seats by Pollstar for the second consecutive year in 2008

  • Chartway Arena was also ranked in the top 15 in the nation for all arenas under 10,000 seats and the top-ranked arena in the Commonwealth of Virginia under 10,000 seats

  • Received 2016 Prime Site Award by Facilities & Event Management. Vote "Best Music Venue" in Coastal Virginia in 2015, 2017 and 2018

  • Consistently ranked in the top 5 for University Arenas by Venues Today annually over the past 14 years

  • Hosted 2003, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 First and Second round of the Women's NCAA Basketball Tournament

  • Hosted President Obama Rally for Creigh Deeds in October 2009

  • Venue upgrades include a hi-resolution scoreboard, 33 bowl video displays throughout the arena, over 50 HD flat screens installed throughout the venue, state-of-the-art sound and lightening installed in the multipurpose room, and premier interactive controls using iPads added to suites

  • Hosted 2005, 2006, and 2007 Anthem Live! Fight Against Cancer featuring James Blake, Andre Agassi, Serena Williams, and Andy Roddick

  • Certified Virginia Green venue