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Magness Arena

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Magness Arena

The home of champions, Magness Arena is a multi-use venue within the Ritchie Center. Available for sporting events, concerts, graduations, banquets, trade shows and more, the arena can be configured for your specific event needs.

Venue features

  • an 85-by-200-foot arena floor
  • upholstered seats with a minimum width of 19 inches
  • reinforced concrete floor, loads up to 5,000 PSI
  • full audio and video support, including tape and live TV production
  • four-sided video board (Mitsubishi 10 MM product)
  • four tri-color LED matrix boards
  • sit-down dinner capacity
  • tradeshow configurations

Venue capacities

  • hockey game or other ice event--seating for 6,315 people
  • basketball game—seating for up to 7,200 people
  • concerts or other events utilizing a stage
    • north stage—up to 7,800 people
    • east stage—up to 6,500 people
    • center stage—up to 8,000 people
  • trade shows—up to 162 8-by-10-foot booths

Magness Arena availability calendar

Please view the Magness Arena availability calendar below. If you would like to book an event on an available date, please contact our scheduling and retail manager, Alie Koch, at 303-871-7577, or Alexandra.koch@du.edu.