Hooper Eblen Center


1100 McGee Blvd
Cookeville, TN 38501


Spectator Information

2024 Championship Dates

Division II: February 29 - March 2, 2024


$12 per day of purchased in advance online through GoFan.
$15 per day if purchased with cash at the gate.

School-age children and older are required to have a ticket.
TACA cards will be honored when presented with a matching photo ID at the pass gate.
TSSAA ID Cards and TMSAA ID cards will NOT be accepted for admission.
School administrators who are registered on the TSSAA Portal can sign-in for free admission at the pass gate.


Parking will be free of charge in the parking lot between Hooper Eblen Center and Tucker Stadium.

Handicap Accessibility

Eblen Center is handicap accessible via the main entrance at the front of the arena. Parking is available for vehicles displaying valid handicap placards.


Food and drink will be available for purchase. No outside food or drink will be allowed.

Hotel and Local Information

For more information about the area, visit the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce website at

Media Information

Requests for credentials should be submitted via this online form.


Opened in 1977, Eblen Center is a 9,280-seat multi-purpose arena on the campus of Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville. The arena is home to the TTU Golden Eagles basketball and volleyball teams and is named for former TTU coach and professor Hooper Eblen.