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Berglund Coliseum


Coliseum Technical Information (PDF)

Coliseum Rigging Layout (PDF)

Booking Information

To book an event or for additional booking information, please contact:
  • Robyn Schon for Sports and Live Entertainment at 540-853-6861 or email
  • Cathy Ring for Convention Sales - Meetings / Banquets / Tradeshows at 540-853-6860 or email


Backstage Dining

Multi-purpose area located backstage can be used for dining for road shows. Available food service for up to 110 people.

Dressing Rooms

5 dressing rooms and 1 officials room, each equipped with bath and shower facilities, are located in the immediate backstage area. Additional rooms available with advanced request.


1800 amps power located in 3 backstage areas:
  • 3 400 amp, 208 vac. 3 phase / 60 hertz, west / stage end
  • 2 200 amp, 3 phase / 60 cycle, west / stage end
  • 1 200 amp, 3 phase/ 60 cycle, northeast corner


  • Forced air steam heating
  • 800 tons of air-conditioning
  • Chilled water in air handlers.

Loading Area

Loading area located at the west end of the building. 2 doors at the loading area measure 22-by-15 feet and offer access to the arena floor.

Production Office

1 office located in immediate backstage area equipped with 3 telephone lines and 1 cable TV outlet.


Steel beams are located 60 feet from floor with access above steel for riggers. All rigging plans, including desired hanging points, must be submitted to the Roanoke Civic Center Event Services department prior to tickets going on sale.

Seating Capacity

10,600 In The Round (general admission); 10,500 Proscenium Stage; 8,672 Hockey; 5,626 Basketball. The Eclipse is a half-house set-up using a house reduction curtain system. Eclipse capacity is 4,276.


Public address system located in the high steel supported with 9 sound delay speakers.


  • 6 Carbon Arc Super Troupers
  • 2 Xenon Super Troupers 2k
  • 2 strong Xenon Gladiator 3k
Located on north, south, and east light bridges.

Sporting Equipment

  • Dashers
  • Glass
  • Net
  • Olympia ice resurfacing machine
  • Horner portable basketball floor
  • 2 BPI backstops with Porter backboards and goals


  • One 60' x 80' StageRight stage, black techstage 4-by-6-1/2 foot variable height and 2 12-by-24 foot sound wings.
  • 4 foot StageRight free-standing mesh barricades.
  • Wenger portable riser platforms: 12 pieces. - 4' x 8' x 8"; 12 pieces. 4' x 8' x 16"; 12 pieces. 4' x 8' x 24".

Tables & Chairs

Adequate inventory of tables and chairs to host most types of trade shows, concerts, and banquets.

Ticket Office

Full-service ticket office providing computerized ticketing ( Ticket office with 8 windows located at the east entrance. WILL CALL / satellite Ticket Office ticket windows located at Gate 3.

Ticket office hours are:
  • Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. ,
  • Saturday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Office hours may vary on days of events, initial on-sale days, or holidays.
For detailed event information, view the specific event in the calendar.

The Eclipse

The Eclipse is a half-house set-up using a house reduction curtain system. The Eclipse capacity is 4,276.

Technical Information

Detailed technical information(PDF) is available online.

Rigging Layout

A detailed explanation of the rigging layout (PDF) is available online.