Monday, February 16, 2015

CFE Arena ranks fifth in the nation for university venue ticket sales

Posted By on Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 2:53 PM

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Every year, Venues Today magazine produces a top University Venues list, compiling the best college venues throughout the world. This year, UCF’s CFE Arena has been recognized as one of the top performing university venues, ranking at fifth in the nation based on gross ticket sales and attendance during the 2014 event season.

The CFE arena has been home to sporting events, concerts, graduations, Light Up UCF and various other occasions throughout the year. In 2014 alone, the venue held more than 20 ticketed events, including major entertainers such as Kendrick Lamar, Five Finger Death Punch, Disney Live, Sesame Street Live and Katt Williams. Global Spectrum, the company that operates the CFE Arena, states, “These on-campus facilities are more than a home court for the school’s athletic programs. They are an additional revenue source to the school and a gathering place for the community.”

If you haven’t had the chance to attend one of the arena’s many events, your opportunity to do so may be near. Check out a list below of upcoming events running all the way through May.

Feb. 15 – UCF Men’s Basketball vs. Houston
Feb. 22 – UCF Men’s Basketball vs. Memphis
Feb. 24 – UCF Women’s Basketball vs. Houston
Feb. 26 – Knightfest 2015 (Kid Ink & Hoodie Allen)
Feb. 28 – UCF Men’s Basketball vs. East Carolina
Feb. 28 – UCF Women’s Basketball vs. USF
March 8 – Disney Live! Mickey’s Magic Show
March 12 – FIRST Robotics Orlando Regional
March 14 – FIRST Robotics Orlando Regional
April 9 – Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience
May 16 – Unity Through Laughter Tour (Gabriel Iglesias)

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