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Hampton Convocation Center
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Hampton Convocation Center from the outside
Location100 East Queen Street
Hampton, VA 23668
Coordinates37°01′11″N 76°19′52″W / 37.01974°N 76.33108°W / 37.01974; -76.33108Coordinates: 37°01′11″N 76°19′52″W / 37.01974°N 76.33108°W / 37.01974; -76.33108
OwnerHampton University
OperatorHampton University
Capacity8,200
7,200 (basketball)[1]
SurfaceHardwood
Construction
Broke groundFebruary 1992
OpenedSeptember 12, 1993
Construction cost$12.5 million
($22.1 million in 2019 dollars[2])
ArchitectThe Livas Group Architects, P.C.
Project managerArmadaHoffler Construction Co.
Tenants
Hampton Pirates

Hampton Convocation Center is a 7,200-seat multi-purpose arena in Hampton, Virginia. It was built in 1993 and is home to the Hampton University Pirates basketball team. The arena replaced Holland Hall gymnasium, which holds women's volleyball matches and tournaments. The construction cost was about $4 million-$5 million.

  1. ^ "Convocation Center". Hampton University Athletics. Retrieved November 19, 2017.
  2. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Retrieved January 1, 2020.

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