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Address: 801 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC 29208
Phone Number: 803 576 9200
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Go Gamecocks!!

We have season tickets for USC basketball. It's a huge facility and great fun. Concerts are also great in this facility. Food is not so great, but we're not there for that anyway.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Jackson, Missouri, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

I may be biased, since i was there fro my kids' graduations but... this arena is clean and conveniently designed. Both times we had a disabled person in a wheelchair. There were many staff willing to help and direct us.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We have season tickets for USC basketball. It's a huge facility and great fun. Concerts are also great in this facility. Food is not so great, but we're not there for that anyway.

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hpt
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165 reviews 165 reviews
31 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We assembled here for a graduation on Mothers day weekend. Parking lot after lot was at capacity.........there is an IHOP and a wendy's nearby but do NOT park there, we saw a family getting towed. The only noticeable downside was not being readily visable entry for walking impaired guests. Our family helped a lady with a walker up the entry... More 

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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135 reviews 135 reviews
68 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

What is not to love? Here for USC graduation. Excellent sound quality, well maintained, all great seats for viewing an event. Helpful staff I was pleasantly surprised with the woman's bathroom, it had many many stalls and a huge area to wash hands. It would be very efficient for a concert!!

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Herndon, Virginia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Attended graduation event. Well staffed and could watch on large screens. Could hear well and efficient entering and exiting.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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102 reviews 102 reviews
19 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I have visited this arena many times for both basketball games and cherleading competitions. It is nice and well operated. I have never been disappointed in the facility and would recommend it for most events. Plan to pay for parking no matter where you park. They have a lease on all the ground, but $5 is not bad for most... More 

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Seneca, South Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The arena is modern and accessible. However, handicapped parking is limited.. We were not allowed to bring water into the arena. Instead, we had to throw ours out and buy water for $3.75 per bottle! The problem of biggest concern was the audio or whatever they were stationed in front of the stage and off the ground. Made seeing Joyce... More 

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Comfortable and easy access, parking close by. Sound and video screens were excellent. Plenty of Event people and security.

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Boone, North Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Great place for show. The staff was excellent. Parking is across the street. Wear comfortable shoes lots of walking. Did not eat there; however they do have wide variety of choices. Lots of restaurants nearby. Would go back again.

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fletcher
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21 attraction reviews
375 helpful votes 375 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Wow, this almost reminded me of a large city(ya I know CAE is) but ya know a professional facility. Lots of seats and great views and scoreboards all over. TV monitors out by restroom and Food areas so as not to miss anything. Really good place to see a game.

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