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About Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center

Located in Columbus, Ohio, Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center is an arena that first opened its doors in 1998. Currently, it’s under the ownership of Ohio State University.


Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center Seating

Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center has a total capacity of 18,809. However, this number can vary for events with unique venue configurations. Also known as The Schott, it is an enclosed venue with a multi-surface playing surface.


Teams and Events at Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center

Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center is the home to the Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball team (NCAA), the Ohio State Buckeyes women's basketball team (NCAA) and the Ohio State Buckeyes men's ice hockey team (NCAA). The venue serves as the stage for basketball, hockey, concert, children / family and rodeo events, along with the ability to host many other functions.


Getting into Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center

Want to ensure a smooth entry to Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center? We've got you covered! From security to accessibility, we've compiled all the info you need for a hassle-free arrival.


Security at Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center

Security at Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center is taken very seriously. All guests are required to go through security checks before entering the venue. Typically, security checkpoints tend to get longer as you get closer to the start time of the event. We recommend planning ahead so you don’t miss anything. Please note that Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center has a strict bag policy.


Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center Bag Policy & Prohibited Items

No bags or purses are allowed inside the Schottenstein Center. However, wallets and wristlets under 5” x 8” x 1” are permitted, subject to inspection, with a dedicated screening lane available for medical, dietary, or childcare needs. The management retains the sole right to determine prohibited items, and guests may return them to their vehicle or surrender them to Security without return.


What to Bring to Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center

When you come to an event at Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center, please make sure to bring your ticket and a valid ID, especially if you want to purchase alcohol. We recommend bringing a credit or debit card and also a little cash. Because this is an indoor venue, weather is often not a factor. However, as it is climate-controlled, it might be worth bringing a light jacket just in case it gets a little chilly inside.


Is Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center ADA Accessible?

Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center is committed to providing a comfortable experience for all guests. Assistive listening is available, and so is sensory accessibility. The venue is ADA compliant, too. Typically, Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center has special seating and preferred entry gates for these patrons. Be sure to check the policy for your specific event for more information.


Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center Experience

Your experience at Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center extends beyond the event itself. Discover delicious food and drinks, convenient transportation options, and more to create an unforgettable memory.


Food and Beverage at Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center

Plenty of concessions are available at Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center. Non-alcoholic beverages are served as well as alcoholic beverages including but not limited to beer, hard seltzer, liquor, mixed drinks and wine.


Payment Methods Accepted at Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center

Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center primarily operates on a cashless basis. This implies that while some vendors may still accept cash, most onsite purchases are done with digital wallets or debit and credit cards. Although Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center accepts most credit cards (such as Visa and Mastercard), it is prudent to carry a small amount of cash for tipping and for the few vendors that might accept it inside and outside the venue.


How to Get to Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center

Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center is located at 555 Borror Drive, Columbus, Ohio, 43210. We've got you covered with all the options to get there, from public transportation to convenient rideshares.


Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center Parking Details

Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center has plenty of parking options nearby. Many event-goers will utilize onsite parking, while others will use nearby public parking. Parking prices can range depending on where you decide to park and may even be free for some events. We have outlined some of the closest parking options for Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center visitors. They are Scarlet Parking Lots 1&2, Scarlet Parking Lots 3-5, Gray Lots and South Riverbank Parking.


How Early Should I Get to Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center?

Arrival times may vary depending on the event, but we recommend arriving at the venue about an hour before the scheduled start time. This gives you some breathing room in case of traffic congestion, parking difficulties, visits to the merchandise store, or if you want to grab some food and drinks before the event starts.


Rideshare Drop-off and Pickup Location

At Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center, there are specific pick-up locations for rideshare users. You’ll find the designated pick-up spots at Borror Drive, on the north side of the arena. Using rideshare to attend an event is a great option because it eliminates the stress of finding parking, which can often be scarce and expensive. Additionally, ridesharing promotes safety by providing reliable transportation if you plan on drinking alcohol during your visit.


Closest Bus Stop to Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center

For a budget-friendly option, the nearest bus stop is located at Olentangy River Road & west Lane Ave. This bus station is located 0.3 mi from the venue.


Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center Surrounding Area

A stone’s throw away from Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center, a variety of restaurants await, serving everything from local specialties to global dishes. Whether you’re in the mood for a fast snack before the event or a gourmet meal, there’s a choice for every taste. The vicinity also features a selection of hotels, providing a handy option for guests from out of town. With everything from high-end lodgings to economical choices, there’s a suitable resting place for every traveler.


Nearby Restaurants to Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center

Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center is surrounded by great restaurants and bars ready for any pre-event or post-event activities. Here are the top rated bars and/or restaurants close to the venue: Buckeye Donuts, Hounddog's Pizza, Noodles and Company, Donatos Pizza and Bravo! Italian Kitchen.

Jerome Schottenstein Center is located in Columbus, Ohio. Most people refer to this venue simply enough as "The Schott."

Jerome Schottenstein Center opened for business in November of 1998. As you can imagine, this makes the venue one of the newest in the country. With that being said, there are not too many places that offer a better college basketball atmosphere than Jerome Schottenstein Center.

The seating capacity at Jerome Schottenstein Center is 19,200. This makes the venue one of the largest in the Big Ten Conference, and for that matter, one of the largest in the entire country. As you can imagine, when the Buckeyes take the court, the arena can get quite loud to say the least.

For a great time at a college basketball game, you do not have to look any further than Jerome Schottenstein Center.

Value City Arena At The Schottenstein Center Seating Information

Floor Seating

For concerts, immerse yourself in the heart of the action with seats in the Lower Bowl. This seating provides an excellent view of the event and lets you enjoy an up-close experience. Feel the energy of the crowd and be a part of the excitement on the arena floor.

Entry Level Seats

For a premium experience, opt for Club Seats. These seats offer an elevated perspective, excellent sightlines, and exclusive access to amenities. The Entry Level offers a comfortable and sophisticated environment for a more intimate and refined event experience, whether a sports game or a concert.

Club and Terrace Level Seating

Looking for budget-friendly options without compromising on views? Both sections, Club Seating and Level Seating provide panoramic views of the entire venue. They are ideal for larger groups or those seeking an affordable yet enjoyable experience, these seats ensure an unobstructed perspective of the event from a higher vantage point.

FAQs about Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center

What time do doors open at Value City Arena?

Doors typically open anywhere between 90 minutes to 2 hours prior to showtime at Value City Arena. Be sure to check the listing on your ticket as showtimes will vary.


Are VIP Packages or Accessible Seating offered at Value City Arena?

Value City Arena VIP seating packages and accessible seating section locations may vary per event. Please click the seating chart below or contact our customer service department to discuss options for accessible seating or VIP package purchases.


Who plays at Value City Arena?

The Ohio State Buckeyes are the home team at the Value City Arena.

Facts about Value City Arena at The Schottenstein Center

Capacity:

18,809


Date Opened:

November 3, 1998

Event Dates and Pricing Information

Performer Date Price Tickets Available
Monster Jam Apr 26, 2024 From $40 2,922
Monster Jam Apr 27, 2024 From $53 1,532
Monster Jam Apr 27, 2024 From $42 2,175
Monster Jam Apr 28, 2024 From $52 1,987
The Postal Service Apr 30, 2024 From $117 1,106
Gunna May 4, 2024 From $49 2,285
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus May 10, 2024 From $53 1,878
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus May 11, 2024 From $47 1,934
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus May 11, 2024 From $46 1,822
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus May 11, 2024 From $52 1,536