Bernie Moore Track Stadium

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Bernie Moore Track Stadium
Bernie Moore Track Stadium (Baton Rouge, LA).jpg
Location

Nicholson Drive
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803

USA
Owner Louisiana State University
Operator LSU Athletics Department
Capacity 5,680
Opened 1969
Tenants
LSU Tigers track and field (NCAA)
LSU Lady Tigers track and field (NCAA)

The Bernie Moore Track Stadium is an outdoor track and field facility located on the campus of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA. The facility, built in 1969, serves as the outdoor home of the LSU Tigers track and field team and the LSU Lady Tigers track and field team. The stadium has a seating capacity of 5,680.[1][2] In 1971, the facility was renamed after former LSU football and track & field coach, Bernie Moore. Moore coached the LSU Track and Field teams for 18 years (1930–47) and led the Tigers to their first NCAA National Championship in 1933 as well as 12 SEC crowns.[3]

In 2012, LSU's Bernie Moore Track Stadium was recognized as the 2012 Outdoor Track Facility of the Year by the American Sports Builders Association as part of its annual awards program for facilities built by ASBA members that best exemplify construction excellence.[4]

Bernie Moore Track Stadium weight room[edit]

Opened in January 2003, the weight room is for the LSU Tigers track and field and LSU Lady Tigers track and field team's. The LSU track and field weight room is a 2,000 square foot facility designed for an Olympic style lifting program. Located adjacent to the track, the weight room features 10 multi-purpose power stations, 5 dumbbell stations, 4 power racks, 5 sets of competition plates, 10 competition Olympic bars, 2 multi-purpose racks, an assortment of selectorized machines and 2 televisions for multimedia presentations.[5]

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