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Bob Carpenter Center, Newark
(4.2/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
The Bob Carpenter Sports/Convocation Center is the University of Delaware's primary location for convocations, concerts, and banquets, and also serves as the home for UD's men's and women's basketball programs. This 5,000-seat facility, opened in 1992, is part of the David M. Nelson Athletic Complex, which includes 23,000-seat Delaware Stadium, the Delaware Field House, the 2,000-seat Delaware Diamond, numerous athletic fields, the Delaware Ice Skating Science Development Center at the Rust Ice Arena, and an outdoor swimming pool.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • We've been to several shows here from Globetrotters to Sesame Street Live. It's convenient, small enough that it doesn't take forever to get in and out, yet big enough that there are good crowds. 
  • I have been here in the Past at home Shows, a circus, and concert. It holds lots of people and is a great Venue 
  • We have gone to the "Bob" for many events related to University of Delaware sports teams. All seats have a great view. We have the opportunity to see the 87'ers play as well. The are multiple events t...  more »
Google
  • The Bob is an outstanding venue for events and sports. We've attended numerous basketball games here.
  • Traffic during large events is a hassle otherwise, inside is nice, clean, and comfortable.
  • Nice stadium, went for India festival.
  • I have visited the Bob many times. This time for an 87ers game. The arena is well run, clean, with reasonable food options.
  • Cuz my niece became a big girl