The Coliseum Event Space: The Arena

The Arena

The Arena is an extremely versatile event space located on the lower level of The Coliseum.

Reserve The Arena

The Arena Information


If you have attended any event at The Coliseum, you have most likely seen or been on The Arena Floor.

Events such as UWG Basketball and Volleyball, High School Athletic competitions, concerts, lectures, Physical Education classes, and orientations have all taken part in this huge event space.  If you are interested in reserving The Arena and would like to learn a little more about the space, feel free to browse through the different types of standard configurations often used in The Arena in the tool below or call The Coliseum Staff at (678) 839-5105.

Coliseum Configuration


UWG Coliseum 360 Configuration

360° Seating allows all four banks of bleachers to be fully extended creating an optimal view of the center court from every seat and is most often used fro sporting events (basketball, volleyball, cheerleading, etc.)

Seating Capacity:

  • 6,469 Total
  • (710 Chairbacks)


  • Optional Scorer's Table
  • NCAA regulation basketball court
  • NCAA regulation volleyball court
  • Optional video display board

Arena 180 Set Up

The 180° Set Up consists of a stage (different sizes are available) positioned at the east end of the Coliseum (the opposite side from the entrance.) Chairs are also placed on the arena floor allowing for reserved seating if desired. This set up has been used for concerts, graduations and lectures and is optimal for events in which the performer/speaker will only be facing one direction. With this set up, there is not a bad seat in the house!

Seating Capacity:

  • 5,953
  • (710 Chairbacks)
  • Optional Pit Section for concerts

Stage Sizes:

  • 16'x16'
  • 24'x16'
  • 40'x32'

Other Features:

  • Optional Video Display Board
  • Rigging Points

Arena Open Set Up

The Open Set Up provides five NCAA sized courts, with the option for basketball goals and volleyball lines at each. This set up is often used for sporting events with a a large amount of teams or games; however, it can be used for other large events such as tabling events, exhibits and forums.

Maximum Capacity:

  • (Subject to Change)
  • 5,428


  • Optional video display board
  • 5 NCAA regulation courts
  • Optional Scorers Tables
  • Optional Score Clocks