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The Schottenstein Center – home of the Ohio State BUCKEYES is a multi-purpose entertainment venue.   

Schottenstein Center capacities and seating configurations will be customized for your event. The lower-bowl alone can be configured for shows with capacities from 3,000 to 7,000. The full arena seats up to 20,000. An elaborate curtaining system featuring section breaks can transform the venue providing a more intimate experience.

  • End Stage Seating (Sold 180 degrees) - Approximately 13,000 
  • End Stage Seating (Sold 270 degrees) - Approximately 15,000
  • End Stage Seating (Sold 360 degrees) - Approximately 18,000
  • Center Stage - Approximately 20,000
  • Theater Set Up - Approximately 3,500-7,000
  • Basketball - Approximately 19,000
  • Hockey - Approximately 17,000


Full-service professional staff—experienced in Event Planning/Production, Marketing/Ticketing, Merchandise Sales, Security and Guest Services, Parking/Traffic Control

Full in-house catering services including executive chef and liquor license provided by exclusive caterer/concessionaire Levy Restaurants

Versatile outdoor plazas

Close proximity to the campus of The Ohio State University home to 30,000+ students.

Over 5,000 surface lot parking spaces on site and within a 10-minute walk.

The Schottenstein Center features meeting rooms/ hospitality spaces to creatively accommodate your next business or social function. View our Meeting Room Guide. 


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