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6 Oct

Cleve L. Abbott Memorial Alumni Stadium

Ground breaking exercises for Cleve L. Abbott Memorial Alumni Stadium (formerly Alumni Bowl) at Tuskegee University was held on Saturday morning, August 21, 1924. The stadium was the first of its kind to be built at any HBCU  in the south. 

Tuskegee Alumni Bowl




It’s time for Tuskegee University to have a stadium that reflects the 21st century
One thing that most alumni agree upon is the need for a better football facility and the return of an on campus track facility. How we do this will be up to you. 
Calling all Tuskegee University alumni generations
Greatest Generation people born between approximately 1901 through 1924

Silent Generation people born between approximately 1925 through 1945

Baby boomers  people born between approximately 1946 through 1964/Generation Jones people born approximately between 1954 through 1965

Generation-X (Gen Xers) people born approximately between 1964 through 1981
Generation-Y (Echo Boomers/Millennials) people born approximately since 1979/1981

Football Stadium



Tuskegee’s Robert R. Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Science design competition for a new stadium fieldhouse at Tuskegee University

Tuskegee alumnus Maurice Crump ’69 sponsored the design competition and Tuskegee architecture student TyNeshia Bradley-Mitchell had the winning design

Field House

Field House

Examples of football stadiums
University of Oregon -(Hayward Field Renovation)
Hayward Field will be the finest track and field facility in the world. This is not the University of Oregon’s football stadium.

Hayward Field and the University of Oregon track and field program will host the 2020 Pac-12 Championships as announced Tuesday by the league office. The conference championships will mark the first event hosted at Hayward Field since reconstruction started in summer of 2018.

The Hayward Field renovation will result in what is being billed as the world’s finest track and field facility. The 2020 Pac-12 Championships will mark the 10th time the conference meet has been held at Hayward Field. The meet was previously hosted in Eugene in 1967, 1973, 1982, 1992, 2000, 2006, 2009, 2012 and 2017..

Eagle Stadium (Allen, Texas)
Opened on August 31, 2012 and operated by the Allen Independent School District is home of the Allen High School Eagles.
Allen Eagle Stadium

Elon University’s Rhodes Stadium

Opened on September 22, 2001 for the first game against North Carolina A&T.
In 2009, the largest crowd in stadium history was 14,167 against Appalachian State.

Seating capacity 11,250
Rhodes Stadium

Elon Rhodes Stadium

UNC Charlotte’s new Jerry Richardson Stadium-McColl-Richardson Field

Opened in 2013 seating 15,300

UNC Charlotte Jerry Richardson Stadium

UNC Charlotte’s Phase I of a later to be expanded to 40,000 for Division I FBS stadium
UNC Charlotte Jerry Richardson Stadium

Georgia Southern University -Paulson Stadium

Opened in 1984 seating 18,000

Bucknell University Christy Mathewson–Memorial Stadium

Opened in renovated 1989 seating 13,100

University of Richmond -E. Claiborne Robins Stadium

Opened in 2010 seating 8,700

Southern Illinois University -Saluki Stadium

Opened in 2010 seating 15,000

Examples of a stadiums shed or canopy designs that could be used on a smaller scale in a new Tuskegee stadium. 

Sporting Park (a Major League Soccer stadium in Kansas City, Kansas)
Home to the NCAA Division II NCAA Football Championship Game 2014-2017

Opened in 2011 seating capacity of 18,467

Sporting Park-Kansas City

PPL Park is home to the MLS Philadelphia Union

Seating capacity: 18,500

Jeld-Wen Field (a Major League Soccer stadium in Portland, Oregon)

Renovated in 2011 seating capacity of 20,438

Jeld-Wen Field-Portland

Jeld-Wen Field-Portland

University of Washington Husky Stadium before renovation

Current UW stadium expansion

University of Washington Stadium Expansion University of Washington Stadium

University of Oregon -Autzen Stadium

Existing Tuskegee Abbott Memorial Alumni Stadium shed

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