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Hobart Arena
Hobart Arena
Location 255 Adams St., Troy, Ohio
Broke ground 1947
Opened September 1950
Owner City of Troy, Ohio
Construction cost $450,000
Tenants Miami Valley Bruins 1950-51

Troy Bruins 1951-1959 Troy Bruins 2009-present

Capacity 3,782

The Hobart Arena is a 3,782-seat multi-purpose arena in Troy, Ohio. It officially opened with 10 sold out performances of Holiday on Ice in September 1950.

That first season, an independent (non-league) hockey team was formed called the Miami Valley Bruins. They played a number of exhibition games. At the end of the season the Bruins entered the 1950-51 United States National Senior Championship. Hobart Arena was the host to some semi-final and final games.

The next season (1951-52) the Bruins became the Troy Bruins of the International Hockey League (1945-2001). They played from 1951 through 1959.

As a concert venue the arena can seat up to 5,282; and when used for trade shows the arena can accommodate 15725 sq. ft. of space. The arena contains four permanent concession stands, four dressing rooms and a referee's room, seven box-office windows, and a ceiling height of only 34 ft..

It is home to the Miami Valley Silverbacks indoor football team and the Troy Bruins of the United Junior Hockey League.

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