One of the big news items from the Fan Forum was the announcement of some much needed improvements to McMahon. One of the biggest, (pun intended), will be a brand new 30x50 foot HD scoreboard!
The Calgary Stampeders officially announced a number of upgrades for McMahon Stadium during the team’s Fan Forum on Monday night at the Red & White Club.
“McMahon Stadium Society and the Stampeders have long enjoyed a strong and mutually beneficial relationship and the stadium upgrades for the 2014 season are just the latest example of the partnership,” said Stampeders president Gordon Norrie. “We’re all very dedicated to making the game-day experience the best it can be for our fans.”
Scheduled improvements for the upcoming season include:
It's been 8 years since McMahon's current Field Turf was installed, and it has since reached it's end of life and will be torn up and replaced with an all new turf, once again from industry leading Field Turf.
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MCMAHON GETS NEW TURF
Mother Nature, what with the late-arriving spring and all, certainly isn’t being a team player.
Nevertheless, the McMahon Stadium Society crew is proceeding with the task of pulling up the old artificial turf to make way for a new synthetic surface that will be in place for the 2014 Canadian Football League season.
The toil was scheduled to begin on Apr. 1 but some wintry weather — not-so-Happy April Fool’s! — forced a delay of a day or two.
“We weren’t sure how frozen the ground was going to be but it turned out to be much better than expected and we were able to...