Sporting Events and Competitive Arts
When it comes to sports and competitive arts, the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach is a prime destination. The nationally known convention center features 200,000 square feet of event space and is easily accessible from the Daytona Beach International Airport, I-4 and I-95.
With its easy floor plan and extensive ceiling heights, the Ocean Center’s 94,000-square foot exhibit hall and 42,146-square foot arena provide the perfect space for indoor sports. The arena seats 9,300 and features 45-foot ceilings, easy load-ins, staging and two 400-amp power services. The 93,028-square foot exhibit hall has 32-foot ceilings, six high-tech loading docks, drive-in doors, and utilities every 30 feet.
The convention center also features 32 individual meeting rooms and a 14,000-square-foot ballroom perfect for award ceremonies and food and beverage functions.
The Ocean Center’s appeal to sporting events comes from the adaptability of the venue and its experienced staff, along with the affordability of the convention center and surrounding area. The Ocean Center is just 400 feet from the Atlantic Ocean. Accommodations, restaurants, entertainment and other attractions are within easy walking distance. The customized service creates seamless events and encourages a high level of repeat business.
We also offer a box office, catering, marketing and the most adept staff in the business. So whether your event features a few hundred competitors or several thousand – let the games begin!
- Custom spectator seating
- Ample parking
- Family friendly
- Directly across from the Atlantic Ocean
- Within walking distance of hotels, restaurants, entertainment and attractions
- Great year-round weather
- On-site catering and concessions
- Accomplished event planning staff
- Flexibility and adaptability
- Basketball court and scoreboard
The Ocean Center has been the home to many sporting and competitive arts events, including:
- National Cheerleader Association (for more than 20 years)
- Varsity Spirit
- USA Volleyball
- USA Gymnastics
- Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Volleyball, Basketball, Gymnastics
- Sports Tours International
- Florida Federation of Color Guards Circuit Championships
- National High School Drill Team Championships
- Showbiz National Talent
- Ace Gymnastics
- United States Specialty Sports Association
- CEO Fighting Game Championships (eSports)