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Von Braun Center

Von Braun Center
Stadium information
Former namesHuntsville Civic Center
(project name)
Von Braun Civic Center
(1975 1997)
Location700 Monroe Street
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Broke groundFebruary 23, 1973
OpenedMarch 14, 1975
OwnerVon Braun Center Board of Control
OperatorVon Braun Center Board of Control
Surface200' x 85' (hockey)
Construction cost$15 million
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Capacity6,602 (hockey)
7,198 (basketball)
13,760 (concert events)
TenantsUAH Chargers (NCAA hockey) (1979 present)
Alabama Hammers (SIFL) (2011-present)
Alabama Vipers (AFL) (2000 2010)
Dixie Derby Girls (WFTDA) (2004 present)
Huntsville Havoc (SPHL) (2004 present)
Huntsville Flight (NBDL) (2001 2005)

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The Von Braun Center (VBC), known as the Von Braun Civic Center (VBCC) until 1997, is a multi-purpose indoor arena, meeting, and performing arts complex, with a maximum arena seating capacity of 10,000, located in Huntsville, Alabama. The original facility debuted in 1975 and has undergone several significant expansions since opening.

The VBC, in addition to the arena, features multiple exhibit halls, a concert hall, a playhouse and many other facilities, for meetings and exhibits.

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