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information to assist our physically challenged guests.
Address and Phone Numbers
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
Dayton, Ohio 45435
Administration: (937) 775-3498
Box Office: (937) 775-4789
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Alcoholic Beverage Policy
Ovations Food Services is a food and beverage company that is dedicated to the safe
and responsible service of alcoholic beverages to its patrons during all events
that take place at Wright State University's Ervin J. Nutter Center. In order for Ovations Food Services
to serve alcohol responsibly, all patrons appearing under 30 years of age shall
be required to present valid identification prior to the purchase of any alcoholic
beverages, even when they are wearing the appropriate wristband. Acceptable bona
fide identifications at Wright State's Nutter Center are: a Driver's License or State
Photo ID, a Military ID, and/or a Passport. Expired ID's will not be accepted as
adequate forms of ID. The policy at Wright State's Nutter Center is that all patrons
who are 21 years or older that plan on purchasing, possessing and/or consuming alcohol
must wear the appropriate wristband. Wristband stations are available at multiple
locations on the concourse. There are no exceptions to the wristband policy. The
sale of alcoholic beverages at each event at Wright State's Nutter Center will cease
at management's discretion. Alcohol may not be sold at all events.
Only service animals are permitted in Wright State's Nutter Center. Current ADA guidelines
do not recognize comfort animals, and they will not be permitted to enter the arena.
Wright State University's Nutter Center reserves the right to ask for a demonstration of the task(s) in
which the service animal is trained.
Assisted Listening Devices
Wright State's Nutter Center provides an amplification system for hearing impaired patrons.
The devices are available at Guest Services, located at the top of section 210.
There are three Wright-Patt Credit Union ATM’s at Wright State's Nutter Center.
- Outside, next to the Box Office at Gate 4
- Concourse level, top of Section 208/209
- First floor, McLin Hallway, next to the equipment room
The Berry Room is flexibly designed to accommodate groups of up to 400 people for
theatre-style presentations and 250 for banquets or receptions. Our event coordinator
can subdivide the 5,280 square foot room into one, two, or three rooms with recessed,
movable walls to match your event size. The room may also be used for smaller trade
show set ups utilizing its two alcove areas. Frequently used as beverage stations,
these alcoves can also be adapted to display business materials or serve as storage.
Additional breakout rooms and the concourse overlooking the arena are also available.
Please visit our Berry Room page
for detailed information.
Wright State's Nutter Center has several areas available for rent to accommodate a birthday
party at an event. Suites and party decks are available on an event by event basis.
Food and beverage service is available from Ovations Food Services. For menus and
pricing, please visit the Concessions & Catering page
If you rent space, you will be permitted to bring in your own birthday cake. All
other food & beverages must be purchased from Ovations. For Wright State University Basketball, please
contact Corey Griest at (937) 775-2804. For all other events, contact Misty Cox
at (937) 775-4674.
The camera and video recorder policies vary from event to event. For details, please visit the specific event's
In general, children must have their own ticket once they have reached their second
birthday. For Wright State University Basketball,a child who's reached their third birthday
must have their own ticket. Some shows, especially family shows, may have their
own policies. If an event deviates from the standard Wright State's Nutter Center policy, information
will be posted on the specific event’s page.
Ovations Catering Services is delighted to be your exclusive caterer at Wright State's Nutter Center. They offer a full service catering facility and can accommodate business
luncheons, wedding receptions, and all events from casual to sophisticated. Chosen
for their enthusiasm, presentation abilities, and culinary skills, the Ovations' staff
is trained in the finer points of exhibition cooking and techniques of exceptional
dining service. They look forward to making your event a resounding success.
For menus and additional information, please visit the Concessions
& Catering page
Wright State's Nutter Center welcomes comments from our patrons. Please email Guest Services
or call the Administrative Offices at (937) 775-3498.
Ovations Food Services offers a wide variety of concession menu items. Some menu
options include: Hamburgers/Cheeseburgers w/Waffle Fries, Cheesesteaks w/Waffle Fries,
LaRosa’s Personal Pizzas, Turkey & Cheese Wraps, Chicken Tender Wraps, Dippin Dots,
Funnel Cakes, Walking Tacos, Italian Sausage Sandwiches w/Peppers & Onions, Pulled
Pork Sandwiches, Mini Corn Dogs, Fried Veggies, Chicken Tenders w/Waffle Fries, Mini
Burgers w/Waffle Fries, ½ lb. Foot Long Hot Dogs, and All Beef Hot Dogs. They also offer fan favorites
like Popcorn, Nachos, Theater Candy, Soft Pretzels, Waffle Fries, Peanuts,
Pepsi products, and a variety of beer, wine, and alcohol items.
Please visit our Directions & Parking page
Wright State's Nutter Center has two elevators available for use, both located on the back
side of the building. Elevator access may be restricted during certain events and
available for physically challenged patrons only.
Wright State's Nutter Center staff members are trained in emergency procedures. Please follow their
instructions in an emergency situation.
If you are interested in joining our team, please visit our
Fan Code of Conduct
Wright State University's Nutter Center is committed to providing a safe,
comfortable, and enjoyable event experience for all fans and event participants.
The Fan Code of Conduct is designed to set clear expectations and encourage an event
environment that is enjoyable for all. Wright State's Nutter Center strives to encourage good sportsmanship, and that includes appropriate fan behavior.
In order to achieve this goal, we ask all fans to adhere to the following fan code
- Our guests experience will not be disrupted by unruly actions or behaviors of others.
- Guests should report any inappropriate behavior to the nearest staff member.
- Guests will sit only in their ticketed seats and show their tickets when requested.
- Guests wearing obscene or indecent clothing will be asked to change prior to admission
into the arena.
- Guests will not interfere with the event. Such actions could result in ejection
from the premises.
- Smoking is not permitted except in outdoor designated areas.
- Guests should refrain from verbal or physical harassment of the opposing team’s
players or fans, field officials, and arena personnel.
- Upon entering the facility, all guests and items are subject to a physical inspection.
Entering the gate area constitutes your consent to screening. Refusal to submit
to inspection will result in denied entry.
- Guests will consume alcoholic beverages in a responsible manner. Intervention with
an impaired, intoxicated, or underage guest will be handled in a prompt and safe
manner. Those appearing intoxicated will be denied entry or will be subject to ejection
from Wright State's Nutter Center.
- NCAA policy prevents fans from entering the field of play unless they are properly
credentialed or accompanied by an authorized staff member.
- Guests must adhere to the Code of Conduct provisions or they will be subject to
ejection without refund and may also be in violation of city ordinances resulting
in possible arrest and prosecution.
Wright State University's Nutter Center provides medics from the Fairborn Fire Department for most ticketed
events. Please let any staff member know if you need treatment. The First Aid office
is located on the concourse level between sections 200 and 201 (near the elevators).
For most events the gates open approximately one hour before the start of the event.
Please check the event details on the website for information specific to your event.
Occasionally, circumstances beyond our control may cause the doors to open later
than expected. Please be assured that we make every attempt to open doors on time or
as shortly thereafter as possible.
The Guest Services Center is located on the Concourse level at Section 210. They
can help you with seating, lost party members, emergencies, and any other questions
you may have.
Group Ticket Sales
Please visit our Group Sales page
Lost & Found
If you lose an item, please visit the Guest Services Center on the concourse
level at Section 210. After the event is over, you may call the Administrative offices at
(937) 775-3498. If you find an item, please turn it in to any staff member.
Lost or Missing Persons
Immediately report to the Guest Services Center on the Concourse level at Section
210. Wright State University Nutter Center staff will help you locate your lost party members.
Located inside Gate 9 of Wright State's Nutter Center, McLin Gymnasuim offers practice facilities
for many of Wright State University's athletics teams and can also be used for corporate
functions. McLin Gymnasium can also be transformed into a banquet hall with 28,000
square feet of exhibit space. It can accommodate receptions, banquets, conferences,
and dinners for 300 to 1,500 people. McLin Gymnasium can also be set up to handle
trade shows and exhibitions. For rental information, please visit our
McLin Gym page
Outside Food & Beverage Policy
Ovations is the exclusive caterer and concessionaire for Wright State University's Nutter Center. Outside
food and beverages are not permitted in the facility.
TWright State's Nutter Center has ample, onsite surface parking available for all events. Please
visit our Directions & Parking page
If an event is postponed, information will be posted on our website and distributed
to various media outlets. Wright State University's Nutter Center makes every effort to notify as many
fans as possible, with as much notice as possible. Please hold on to your tickets
until a decision has been made whether the event will be rescheduled or cancelled.
For all events, the following are prohibited: food, drinks, large backpacks, helium
filled balloons, firearms, weapons of any kind, animals (except service animals
to aid guests with disabilities), and other items deemed inappropriate by arena
security and staff. Some events may have additional restrictions that may include:
spiked jewelry, chains, metal studded belts, cameras, pom-poms, noise makers, signs
or banners, and other items deemed inappropriate by arena security and staff.
Wright State University's Nutter Center does not permit re-entry into the facility for ticketed events.
Wright State's Nutter Center is committed to providing a safe environment for fans, performers,
athletes and staff. If you have any safety concerns, please bring them to the attention
of the nearest staff member.
Seating Charts are available on our Seating Charts page
Signs & Banners
The sign and banner policy is determined by the event. For Wright State University Basketball, signs
may not be larger than 24” x 36”. Some events may not permit signs at all. Please
visit the specific event's page for additional information.
Wright State University's Nutter Center is a non-smoking facility. Smoking is only permitted in the outdoor
designated areas located at Gates 3 & 6. Please have your ticket stub with you
when you enter the smoking area.
There are eighteen Luxury Suites located on the Wright State Nutter Center concourse. Each suite
accommodates approximately twelve people. Catering for the Luxury Suites is exclusive
to Ovations Catering Services. Ovations' special services include an on-site chef,
professional meat carvers, bartenders, a complete line of hors d'oeuvres, mini buffets
and brunches. They also offer a complete line of wines, beers, and liquors. A special
item or full menu may be made-to-order for any occasion.
For more information on renting our luxury suites, please visit our
A pay phone is available to our guests on the concourse level at the top of Section
Please visit our Box Office page
for ticket information.
Occasionally an event may be adversely impacted by the weather. If an event must
be postponed or cancelled due to weather, information will be posted on the Nutter
Center website, as well as distributed to local media outlets. Every effort will
be made to notify as many patrons as possible, with as much notice as possible.
Wright State University's Nutter Center provides wheelchairs at Guest Services on the Concourse level
at Section 210. If needed, please ask any Wright State Nutter Center staff member to provide one. Reservations
are not required.
Please visit our Box Office page
for will call information.