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JQH Arena TicketsErected at a cost of $67 million, JQH Arena is home to the Missouri State Bears men's and women's basketball teams. This sports arena is also a multipurpose concert and events venue, frequently hosting luminaries like the Eagles, Miranda Lambert, Jim Gaffigan, Chris Stapleton and the WWE. Opened in 2008, JQH Arena boasts an 11,000 seating capacity that includes 114 loge seats and 22 private suites. The main lobby is the site of the team store, selling all manner of Missouri State merchandise and apparel. John Q. Hammons, the arena's namesake, was a Missouri State alumnus and successful hotel developer who donated $30 million toward the arena's construction. For quick, premium JQH Arena tickets, get the best seats at StubHub.
Do you need JQH Arena tickets for J, Q and H parking lot spaces?JQH Arena tickets do not entitle you to J, Q and H parking lot spaces. You must be a Bears Fund member to park in these designated spots. However, parking for all other ticketholders to JQH Arena events is available in the Bear Park North and Bear Park South parking facilities. You can find wheelchair-friendly parking directly southwest of the main entrance. Parking is also open to visitors campuswide, but it may include fees depending on where you park and for how long.
In addition to parking, what other wheelchair-friendly options are there for JQH Arena events?The entire JQH Arena venue is accessible, including options in the upper and lower bowl of the arena. Special elevators reserved just for wheelchair users are situated on the north and south sides of the building near the Bancorp South Concourse and Mercy North Concourse. If any issues arise, feel free to visit the accessible Guest Service Center, which is open for all JQH Arena events.
Is there special JQH Arena seating for children?No. Luckily, children under 2 years of age don't require tickets for JQH Arena seating. You only need to keep your 2-year-old seated in your lap during the event.
Does JQH Arena concessions serve alcohol?Yes, JQH Arena serves beer and wine at university events that you can consume in your seat during the game. At non-university events, you can purchase spirits in addition to beer and wine and enjoy your drink while seated.
Can you get assisted listening devices at JQH Arena?Yes, you can. Assisted listening devices are available on a first-come basis at the Guest Service Center.
What's the policy on bringing outside food into the venue?Outside food and drinks are not allowed into the venue, but venue management may make exceptions if your food and drink are medically necessary.
Is smoking allowed inside the arena?No, the JQH Arena is a non-smoking facility. You can leave the arena for a smoke break if you need to. Take the northeast exit and wait for an usher to give you a stamp on your hand for re-entry. You may stay out for as long as you like during the time frame of the event, and there are no restrictions on the number of times you can exit and reenter.
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