All-College Basketball Classic

The All-College Basketball Classic is the world's oldest basketball event. The first year of the All-College Basketball Tournament took place in 1936. Since then it has become yearly event in which Oklahoma and Oklahoma State will rotate each year and play at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. 

TICKETS WILL GO ON SALE FOR THE 2018 ALL-COLLEGE BASKETBALL CLASSIC IN THE FALL OF 2018. Oklahoma men's basketball season ticket holders will have their all-college ticket as part of the season ticket package.

DECEMBER 8, 2018

the chesapeake energy arena is widely regarded as the finest venues facility in the nation - home to many concerts, sporting events and the NBA - Oklahoma City Thunder.


Chesapeake Energy Arena
100 W Reno. Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Phone: 405-602-8700

Chesapeake Energy Arena Event Policies

All guests may be subject to search, at the Chesapeake Energy Arena's discretion, of their personal and/or possessions (including women's handbags of normal size that may be allowed entry after such a search). Patrons with prohibited articles will be turned away at the entrances and no storage or "check area" will be provided for such items. Enforcement will be without exceptions.

Prohibited Items at the chesapeake energy arena

We ask all guests to arrive early and travel light, as you may be subject to search, which on some occasions may include metal detecting hand wands upon entry. For safety reasons, prohibited items include but are not limited to:

  • Umbrellas, seat cushions, coolers
  • Alcohol, drugs, illegal substances or any paraphernalia associated with drug use
  • Audio/Video recorders, professional cameras, tripods
  • Cans, bottles, coolers or other similar containers
  • Fireworks
  • Flags/Signs with poles
  • Laser pens/pointers of any type
  • Noisemakers such as air horns
  • Outside food or drinks
  • Oversized bags, backpacks, or duffel bags
  • Pepper spray/Mace
  • Weapons of any type, including chains, knives, firearms and spiked jewelry
  • Any other item deemed unacceptable by event/building management

For more information on the Chesapeake Energy Arena and its policies, click here.

If an item is revealed during a search, patrons may dispose of the item or they may return the item to their vehicle. Chesapeake Energy Arena does not safeguard any personal belongings or other items.


Explore Oklahoma City

We hope you enjoy your stay while you are in our great city experiencing this wonderful event. Visit the links below to explore some of OKC's best districts. Eat great local food, do some local shopping and enjoy what this city has to offer!


For more great things going on in Oklahoma City and to find more lodging options visit the Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau.