The 8,000-seat arena will host these indoor sporting events in addition to the runDisney Health & Fitness Expos during runDisney events, starting with the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend.
This arena is the third competition venue at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, and was specifically designed with cheer and dance competitions in mind.
The flexibility of the arena is one of its unique features. According to Disney, “converted to host more than six regulation-sized basketball and volleyball courts and can be further expanded to host open-floor exhibitions and other major events, such as the College Cheerleading and Dance Team Championship, which will feature more than 4,700 athletes.”
The 35th College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship will be held at The Arena.
The Arena is also home to seven concession stands and 35 concession points of sale including “specialty items such as hazelnut churros, chocolate banana empanadas, donut chicken, Greek Dogs, and an Adobo Chicken Rice Bowl.”