Skagerak Arena

  • Odd Grenland
  • Games of Odd Grenland
  • Concerts

The Skagerrak Arena is the football stadium of the Norwegian football club Odd Grenland Skien from. The city and municipality located in the southern Fylke Skien Telemark. The stadium is in Falkum district, this is also the nickname of the venue. The sports facility contributed to the reconstruction the name Odd Stadium.


The plant was opened in 1923 and from 2006 to 2008 it was renovated and expanded. To finance a portion was sold the naming rights to the energy company Skagerak Energi, which is since 1995 the main sponsor of the club. This name contract runs at least until the year 2017.

The Skagerrak Arena offers 13,500 seats. In the old Odd Stadium, there were about 8,600 spectators. Now the system consists of three new double-decker ranks and the old grandstand. In the conversion you turned the game field by 90 ° so that the old grandstand became a stand behind the north. The sports center has an artificial turf playing surface. Besides football are also held concerts in the arena. So, for example, was British singer Elton John on June 20, 2009 in Skien guest.


Laying of the artificial turf in March 2007

Look at the site in July 2007

The snow-covered stadium in January 2008