William "Dick" Price Stadium

William "Dick" Price Football Stadium is a 30,000-seat, multi-purpose stadium located on the campus of Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Virginia, United States.[2] It opened in 1997.[2] The home of the Norfolk State Spartans football team, it was named in honor of former athletics director and head football and track coach Dick Price.[2] The stadium features mostly bleacher seats with some chairbacks and has two videoboards, one behind each end zone.[4]

William "Dick" Price Football Stadium
Norfolk State University William "Dick" Price Football Stadium.jpg
Location700 Park Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23504
Coordinates36°50′49.07″N 76°15′36.19″W / 36.8469639°N 76.2600528°W / 36.8469639; -76.2600528
OwnerNorfolk State University[2]
OperatorNorfolk State University
Capacity30,000[2]
SurfaceShaw Sports Spike Zone Pro
Construction
Broke groundApril 4, 1996[1]
OpenedAugust 30, 1997[2]
Construction cost$12.2 million (U.S.)[2]
($20.6 million in 2021 dollars[3])
ArchitectShriver and Holland Associates
Tenants
Norfolk State Spartans[2]
Dick Price Stadium during a 2018 football game
Dick Price Stadium during a 2018 football game

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  1. ^ Tom Robinson (April 4, 1996). "They'll Break Ground Today For NSU's New Stadium". The Virginia-Pilot.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "William "Dick" Price Stadium". nsuspartans.com. Norfolk State University. Retrieved November 19, 2017.
  3. ^ 1634–1699: McCusker, J. J. (1997). How Much Is That in Real Money? A Historical Price Index for Use as a Deflator of Money Values in the Economy of the United States: Addenda et Corrigenda (PDF). American Antiquarian Society. 1700–1799: McCusker, J. J. (1992). How Much Is That in Real Money? A Historical Price Index for Use as a Deflator of Money Values in the Economy of the United States (PDF). American Antiquarian Society. 1800–present: Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Retrieved April 16, 2022.
  4. ^ Koch, Gregory. "William "Dick" Price Stadium – Norfolk State Spartans | Stadium Journey". Retrieved 2020-05-07.

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