Veterans Memorial Coliseum (Marion)

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Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Location 220 East Fairground St., Marion, OH 43302
Owner City of Marion
Operator Candy Tripp
Capacity 3,200 Permanent Seats
5,500 Maximum Capacity
Surface Artificial Turf
Opened 1950
Marion Blue Racers (XLIF) (2011–present)
Marion Mayhem (CIFL) (2006-2010)
Toledo-Marion Mercurys (IHL) (1955-1956))
Marion Barons (IHL) (1953-1954))

The Veterans Memorial Coliseum is a 3,500-seat multi-purpose arena, in Marion, Ohio. It was built in 1950.

It is home to the Marion Blue Racers indoor football team of the X-League Indoor Football.

The arena was formerly home to the Marion Barons, a minor league professional ice hockey team during the 1953-54 International Hockey League season. The Toledo Mercurys played part of the 1955-56 season at the arena, operating as the "Toledo-Marion Mercurys." The most recent former tenant was the Marion Mayhem, which folded in 2010, after 5 years of participating in the CIFL.

Coordinates: 40°36′16″N 83°07′28″W / 40.604351°N 83.124415°W / 40.604351; -83.124415