Tacloban City Convention Center

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Tacloban Super Arena
Tacloban Astrodome
Tacloban City Coliseum
Tacloban City Convention Center.jpg
Façade of the arena
Location Tacloban, Philippines
Coordinates 11°13′17″N 125°0′18″E / 11.22139°N 125.00500°E / 11.22139; 125.00500Coordinates: 11°13′17″N 125°0′18″E / 11.22139°N 125.00500°E / 11.22139; 125.00500
Owner City Government of Tacloban
Capacity 4,500
Construction
Broke ground 2005
Opened 2006
Construction cost ₱200 million
Tenants
Philippine Basketball Association

The Tacloban City Convention Center, also known as the Tacloban Astrodome or the Tacloban City Coliseum, is an indoor arena located in Tacloban, Philippines. It has a seating capacity of 4,500. The facility which had a soft opening on June 2006, was built at a cost of 200 million pesos.[1] It is used primarily for basketball, concerts, regional events and other conventions.[2] It is the second-largest indoor arena in the Eastern Visayas region, after the Ormoc Superdome in Ormoc.

Usage[edit]

The arena is used for some out-of-town games of the Philippine Basketball Association.

The arena is also used for concerts, boxing, conventions, trade shows, graduation ceremonies and other special events, like the Ms. Tacloban pageant.

The arena was also used as a temporary evacuation center for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan (known as Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines) when it struck the Philippines in 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tacloban City Convention Center (TCCC) Soft Opening held". SamarNews.com. June 26, 2006. Archived from the original on December 22, 2014. Retrieved June 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Tacloban City Convention Center". TaclobanHotels.com. Retrieved June 14, 2012.