Colonial Life Arena

  • Address: 801 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC 29208
  • Phone: (803) 576-9200
  • Hours: In Lobby

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The Colonial Life Arena is the largest arena in the state of South Carolina with 18,000 seats, and the tenth largest on-campus basketball facility in the nation. Located on the beautiful University of South Carolina campus, this one-of-a-kind facility features 41 suites, four Entertainment Suites, and the Frank McGuire Club, a full-service hospitality room that will have a capacity of 300. The state-of-the-art facility also features plush seating, a technologically advanced sound system, a four-sided video scoreboard, and a one-of-a-kind selection of unique concession foods that will delight fans of all ages.

The Colonial Life Arena is the home of men’s and women’s Gamecock basketball as well as host to a wide variety of concerts, family shows, various events and trade shows.

Sports Facilities
  • Price Range Maximum: $$ - $101-150
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  • Size in Square Feet: 1
Facility Info
  • Total Sq. Ft. 329006
  • Reception Capacity 168
  • Theatre Capacity 250
  • Distance to Airport 9
  • Number of Seats 18000
  • Number of Rooms 6
  • Classroom Capacity 175