Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center

The Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center is home to the University of Georgia Ice Dogs and Classic City Rollergirls, but this is just the beginning of all the exciting events we have in store for this arena. The removable ice rink also will allow The Classic Center to host ice entertainment shows and to offer public skating for the holiday season beginning in November. In addition, the new seating allows us to accommodate sporting events with arena-style seating for up to 2,000 attendees and concerts/shows for up to 5,000 attendees. Events like cheerleading tournaments, volleyball tournaments, and taekwondo tournaments are just some of the possibilities. We look forward to bringing to Athens more entertainment options and strengthening the appeal of downtown Athens as a tourist attraction!
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Old Dominion
Wednesday, February 27 @ 7:30 p.m.

Old Dominion returns to Athens to perform at Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center on February 27 at 7:30 p.m. with special guests Jordan Davis and Mitchell Tenpenny.  Tickets are on sale now!

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Universal Championship Wrestling Presents: Clash of the Champions
March 2, 2019 @ 7 p.m.

Budlight presents Universal Championship Wrestling's CLASH OF THE CHAMPIONS – March 2 at Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center. Your favorite pro wrestling superstars from WWE, WCW, TNA & ECW return to Athens! Universal Champion "Big Poppa Pump" Scott Steiner, WWE's Carlito, WCW's Buff Bagwell, and many more. Don't miss this "Showdown in DAWG TOWN!" Tickets are on sale now! www.UCWTV.com 

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Peach State Cats Arena Football

2019 season tickets for the Peach State Cats arena football at Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center are on sale now. Season tickets, which include five home games, are $100 each. Single game tickets go on sale Friday, February 15 at 10 a.m.

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2019 Peach State Cats Home Schedule
Akins Ford Arena

Sunday, March 31 vs. Carolina Cowboys at 4:05 p.m.
Saturday, April 20 vs. Carolina Predators at 7:05 p.m.
Sunday, May 12 vs. Cape Fear Heroes at 4:05 p.m.
Sunday, May 26 vs. Georgia Doom at 4:05 p.m.
Saturday, June 1 vs. High Country Grizzlies at 7:05 p.m.

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UGA Hockey

The 2018-19 UGA Hockey season has come to a close! Stay tuned to ClassicCenter.com for the 2019-20 UGA Hockey home schedule and ticket information.

2018-19 Game Dates
Akins Ford Arena

Thurs., October 4, 2018 vs. Clemson at 7 p.m.
Fri., October 5, 2018 vs. University of Alabama Birmingham at 7:30 p.m.
Thurs., November 29, 2018 vs. Kennesaw State at 7 p.m.
Fri., November 30, 2018 vs. Liberty at 7:30 p.m.
Sun., December 2, 2018 vs. University of Michigan - Flint at 2 p.m.
Thurs., January 10, 2019 vs. Trine at 7 p.m.
Fri., January 11, 2019 vs. Tennessee at 7:30 p.m.
Sat., January 12, 2019 vs. Tennessee at 7:30 p.m.

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Thurs., January 31, 2019 vs. Clemson at 7 p.m. 
Sat., February 2, 2019 vs. Coastal Carolina at 7 p.m. 

*Schedule subject to change

To view the Akins Ford Arena seat map click here.

Interested in becoming a hockey sponsor? Contact Madi Feuerbach at 706-357-4522 or at Madi@ClassicCenter.com.

Athens on Ice

The 2018-19 Athens on Ice public ice skating season is just back! Tickets are on sale now.

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December Calendar
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