Bill Harris Arena
Connected to the CrossPlex is the 5,000 seat Bill Harris Arena. The arena is a great multi-purpose facility with a floor space of 20,000 square feet. It has been used to host a variety of events from concerts to trade shows to rodeo’s and multiple sporting events that include basketball, wrestling, volleyball and cheerleading competitions. It has also hosted two NCAA Division II Wrestling National Championships.
With multiple seating configurations the arena is capable of conforming to various program arrangements. It includes two hospitality suites and a press box that overlooks the venue floor. It also houses four team locker rooms, an official’s room and trainer’s room. There are two meeting spaces with the arena, a conference room capable of holding 20 people and a meeting space capable of holding 200 in a theater style setting.
In 2014 the Harris Arena underwent a 3 million dollar renovation that included a four sided center hung LED display scoreboard, basketball floor and basketball goals, HVAC system and other facility improvements. With these upgrades the CrossPlex is committed to providing the best environment and experience for everyone at the arena.
The CrossPlex is just minutes away from downtown Birmingham and is easily accessible to and from hotels, restaurants, shopping areas and amusement attractions.