Video Boards & Sound System
Prior to the 2012 football season, MSU Athletics will invest an estimated $8 million to install state of the art video boards on both the north and south ends of the Spartan Stadium while also replacing the sound system. The installation of these features will create an atmosphere unseen at Spartan Stadium.
Stadium Access Management Systems
In addition to the installation of video boards and a new sound system, MSU Athletics will introduce bar code ticket scanning to Spartan Stadium for the 2012 football season. By installing this important safety measure, MSU Athletics provides a secure venue for all attendees by allowing quicker and more efficient movement of patrons through ticketing gates.
North End Zone Facility & Plaza
Compared with peer institutions, game-day accommodations at Spartan Stadium are not adequate to sustain the unmatched success of the Spartan football program under head coach Mark Dantonio. In order to maintain our football program at this level, MSU Athletics must continue to invest valuable resources into facility upgrades and the student-athlete experience. MSU Athletics is in the development phase (pending Board approval and sufficient private funding) of an addition to the north end of Spartan Stadium aimed at attracting talented student-athletes and increasing the national exposure of all 25 varsity sports. The estimated $10 million North End Zone Facility & Plaza is a necessary enhancement to modernize Spartan Stadium.
The construction of a North End Zone Facility will benefit not only the Spartan football program through locker room renovations, but will enhance the coverage of MSU Athletics with the addition of media rooms for pre-and-post game press conferences. Plans also include a new recruiting area to be shared by all MSU varsity sports.
In order to move forward with the North End Facility enhancement, MSU Athletics must draw on the collective support of loyal, passionate, and philanthropic Spartan fans to fund this project solely on private contributions. Fundraising for the project has begun and MSU is now seeking leadership gifts for this much needed facility. If interested, please contact the Spartan Fund for more information at (517) 432-4610.