Nottingham Field

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Nottingham Field
Northern Colorado Bears - Nottingham Field main stands picture number 1.JPG
LocationUniversity of Northern Colorado Greeley, Colorado
Coordinates40°24′11″N 104°42′19″W / 40.40306°N 104.70528°W / 40.40306; -104.70528Coordinates: 40°24′11″N 104°42′19″W / 40.40306°N 104.70528°W / 40.40306; -104.70528
OwnerUniversity of Northern Colorado
OperatorUniversity of Northern Colorado
Capacity8,533
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke ground1994
OpenedSept. 9, 1995 (Att. - 6,341)
Construction cost$4 million
ArchitectSink Combs Dethlefs
General contractorAlliance Construction Solutions
Tenants
Northern Colorado Bears football (NCAA)

Nottingham Field is an 8,533-seat multi-purpose stadium in Greeley, Colorado.[1] It is home to the University of Northern Colorado Bears football team, as well as the Bears track and field programs.

History[edit]

Nottingham field was erected in 1995 in order to relieve the aging facilities at Jackson Field. The UNC Bears won two Division II National Football Titles playing at Nottingham Field. The stadium's initial capacity was 6,500. Nottingham Field serves as home to the UNC Bears football team. The stadium is named for Victor R. Nottingham former Colorado State College of Education (UNC) Student Body President who spearheaded the effort to raise private funds for the entire $4 million project. [2]

Nottingham Field was built in 1995, in 2005 the stadium's seating capacity was expanded to over 8,500 by expanding the east stands. Another renovation project added a locker room and fan amenity complex on the east side of the stadium.

Renovations[edit]

Prior to the 2005 season the stadium's seating capacity was expanded to over 8,500 by expanding the east stands. Another renovation project added a locker room and fan amenity complex on the east side of the stadium.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gameday at Northern Colorado". University of Northern Colorado. Retrieved April 4, 2015. Stadium Capacity: 8,533
  2. ^ "Obituary for Victor R. Nottingham". Allnut Funeral Services. Retrieved 2018-03-13.
  3. ^ "Nottingham Field". stadiumjourney.com. Archived from the original on 2017-06-08. Retrieved 2017-08-01.

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