The Chaifetz Arena is the official home of the Saint Louis University Billikens
men's basketball team
women's basketball team
. It is located on the university's campus in St. Louis, Missouri. The arena held its inaugural event on April 11, 2008, with a game featuring the
. It has since hosted WWE events, the USA Gymnastics Championship, TNA Impact Wrestling, Champions on Ice, Cirque du Soleil, League of Legends Esports tournaments and Bruce Springsteen and other musical acts. The Chaifetz Arena was intended as a replacement for the older Scottrade Center, which was opened in 1994, as the school's main basketball facility. It is named after Richard Chaifetz, the CEO of ComPsych Corporation and alumni of the university, who donated $12 million. The arena has a seating capacity of 10,600 for all events. You can purchase your tickets at StubHub today to experience any Chaifetz Arena events.
How do I reach Chaifetz Arena by public transportation?
Several bus lines have stops near the arena, including routes 32, 410X, 97 and 99. You can also take the St. Louis MetroLink transit system, which serves the wider regional area. Stops are located several blocks away from the university campus.
Does Chaifetz Arena have on-site parking?
The Olive/Compton garage is the main parking facility of Chaifetz Arena. It is located at the intersection of Olive Street and North Compton Avenue, right across from the arena on South Compton Avenue. Additional parking spots are located around the campus area.
What about Chaifetz Arena parking and seating?
Chaifetz Arena seating is accessible from both sides of the arena. Seating can be obtained on the day of the game, but it is advisable to reserve your seats ahead of time, as space is limited. Parking should be available in most major lots, but a drop-off and pickup area is also located on the west side of Compton Avenue right next to the arena. You will recognize it by the signs and orange cones during all events. Assisted listening devices are available at the guest service booth for visitors who need them. Service animals are permitted as well.
Does Chaifetz Arena have premium seating?
The arena features both luxury suites and club seating. Luxury suites come with VIP parking passes, cushioned chairs and barstools, premium catering services, private restroom access, tickets to the event and more. Each suite has enough room for 12 to 30 guests at a time.
What concessions are available at the Chaifetz Arena?
The arena serves typical gameday fare, including pizza, burgers, hot dogs, chicken tenders, boneless wings, pulled pork sandwiches and Pepsi products. Beer, liquor and wine are available as well. Most concessions are located on the concourse level. Catering provided by Delaware North is available in club, suite and restaurant areas.
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