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Memorial Stadium / Project Overview

Memorial Stadium / Project Overview

Phase 1

Phase 1

Indoor Football Practice Facility

Phase One includes a $26 million project to construct a 90,000-square-foot indoor football practice facility that will include a 100-yard high-performing synthetic turf field. The practice facility will include natural daylight and artificially controlled lighting while providing direct access to the outdoor practice fields.
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Phase 2

Phase 2

South & West Sides of Memorial Stadium

Phase Two includes a $170-million renovation to the south and west sides of Memorial Stadium. The transformational construction includes a variety of premium seating and enhanced fan amenities such as the Founders’ Suites, West Side Club Lounge, reserved chairback seating, Letterwinners’ Club, concourse viewing decks, expanded concourses and enhanced concession options. This phase will also include a renovation of the suite tower, which will include high-speed elevators.
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Phase 3

Phase 3

North & East Sides of Memorial Stadium

Phase Three features a $130-million overhaul to the north and east sides of Memorial Stadium. The redesign includes enhanced viewing from a new seating deck, Legacy Loge Boxes with in-seat service, Crimson and Blue Landings, and a high-definition video board. Other fan amenities include new and expanded concourse areas that provide unique fan experiences, all while fans continue to enjoy the beautiful view of Campanile Hill.
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New South End Zone Complex

New South End Zone Complex

New South End Zone Complex

Features end zone suites; the Touchdown Club; the Jayhawk Recruiting Experience Lounge; the Letterwinners' Club; and an open concourse viewing deck.
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North End Zone Fan Engagement

North End Zone Fan Engagement

North End Zone Fan Engagement

Features Legacy Loge Boxes with in-seat service; Crimson and Blue Landings with local restaurant food options; and upgraded seating with a new concourse and unique fan experiences.
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West Side Exterior

West Side Exterior

West Side Exterior

Features an exclusive premium seating entrance; Anderson Family Football Complex exterior enhancements; a renovated suite tower; and high-speed elevators.
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West Side Club Lounge

West Side Club Lounge

West Side Club Lounge

Features a premium club space that provides direct views to the field; exclusive food and beverage options; and elegant design furnishings.
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View to the Hill

View to the Hill

View to the Hill

One of the most iconic scenes in all of college sports.
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West Side Chairback Seating

West Side Chairback Seating

West Side Chairback Seating

Features premium chairback club seats; reserved chairback seats; a west side entertainment club with premium food options; Legacy Loge Boxes; enhanced west upper deck and upgraded seating; state-of-the-art high definition video board; and a state-of-the-art high definition ribbon board.
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Anderson Family Football Complex Enhancement

Anderson Family Football Complex Enhancement

Anderson Family Football Complex Enhancement

Features a two-story lobby with open views to Memorial Stadium and an enhanced exterior with innovative lighting technique.
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Jayhawk Recruiting Experience Lounge

Jayhawk Recruiting Experience Lounge

Jayhawk Recruiting Experience Lounge

Features exclusive food and beverage options; an E-sports theatre; an exclusive view of the team entrance providing a unique player experience; a social media hub; and a private field-level patio.
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History / Tradition

History / Tradition

Limestone Society / How To Give

Limestone Society / How To Give

The Limestone Society is dedicated to the enchancement and development of Kansas Athletics' facilities and endowments. By giving to the Raise the Chant campaign, you will transform the future of Kansas Athletics! Gifts are 80 percent tax deductible (100 percent tax deductible if all points and benefits are waived.)

Premium Seating / Inside Look

Premium Seating / Inside Look
Founders' Suites

Founders' Suites

Features a customizable interior design; electronic operable suite glass providing open air or climate controlled environment; luxury chairback indoor and outdoor seating; high-end, exclusive catered food and beverage opportunities; and access to the West Side Club Lounge.
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West Side Club Lounge

West Side Club Lounge

Features a premium club space that provides direct views to the field; exclusive food and beverage options; and elegant design furnishings.
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End Zone Suites

End Zone Suites

Features a unique on-field viewing experience; exclusive food and beverage catering options; private entrance to the South End Zone Complex; and a social patio with high-quality outdoor living room furniture.
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South End Zone Letterwinners' Club

South End Zone Letterwinners' Club

Features a premium hospitality lounge for former letterwinners; direct view to Campanile Hill; access to exclusive food and beverage options; and a private entrance to South End Zone Complex.
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Testimonials

Testimonials

Additional Projects / Future & Past

Additional Projects / Future & Past

Coming Soon:
Hoglund Ballpark

Hoglund Ballpark

Features 3,000 chairback seats; donor club and hospitality space; a home plate donor club; expanded and enhanced concession options; entertainment viewing decks with exclusive food and beverage; visitor and umpire locker rooms; and a team store.
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Hoglund Ballpark Entrance

Hoglund Ballpark Entrance

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Hoglund Ballpark Approach

Hoglund Ballpark Approach

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Coming Soon:
Allen Fieldhouse Concourses

Allen Fieldhouse Concourses

Features modernized aesthetics throughout 2nd and 3rd levels; retail shopping opportunities; expanded and enhanced concession stands; and premium hospitality and entertainment space.
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Coming Soon:
Allen Fieldhouse 3rd Level Concourse

Allen Fieldhouse 3rd Level Concourse

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Allen Fieldhouse 2nd Level Concourse

Allen Fieldhouse 2nd Level Concourse

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Coming Soon:
Allen Fieldhouse Donor Atrium Suites

Allen Fieldhouse Donor Atrium Suites

Features eight private suites with catering opportunities; exclusive food and beverage; customizable interior design; and elegant design furnishings.
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Coming Soon:
Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena

Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena

Features a new 3,000-seat capacity venue; donor club and hospitality space; home locker room with exclusive amenities; expanded concourse with upgraded concession space and options; and a high-definition video board.
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Coming Soon:
Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena Court

Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena Court

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General FAQS

General FAQS

How much is the project going to cost and how will it be funded?

The cost of the stadium renovations – all phases included – will be approximately $315 million. Traditional funding sources will be used and will include private donations, premium seating, and ticket sales.

What is the timeline for the project?

This project will be completed in phases over the next five years. Phase One will begin following the 2017 season and will include the construction of an Indoor Football Practice Facility. Phase Two will commence following the 2018 season and feature major renovations to the Anderson Family Football Complex as well as to the south and west sides of Memorial Stadium. Phase Three will begin following the completion of Phase Two and will encompass renovations to the north and east sides of the stadium

What is the best way to stay updated on the news and information regarding the project?

By visiting RAISETHECHANT.com, you may stay up-to-date on the progress of the project and all of the latest news surrounding the renovations.

How can I make a donation to the stadium project?

To support this historic and transformational project and make an impact on the future of Kansas Football, visit RAISETHECHANT.com, or contact the Williams Education Fund at (785) 864-3946 or wef@ku.edu.

Does my stadium gift count toward priority seating, Williams Education Fund or priority points?

By giving to this campaign, you will become a Limestone Society member and help enhance and develop Kansas Athletics facilities and endowments. For each $100 contributed, you will receive up to two priority points, which calculate when the account is active. Gifts to the campaign will not count toward your Williams Education Fund membership level. All seating is allocated based on membership level first and then points within the level.

Will my contribution be tax deductible?

Donations that receive benefits, such as priority points, are 80 percent tax deductible.  Donors may waive benefits to receive 100 percent tax deductibility (please consult your tax advisor).

Will the Hill be preserved during the renovation?

Yes. The Hill will become an even more prominent feature of the gameday experience.

What are the premium seating and hospitality options?

Premium seating and hospitality options will include: Founders’ Suites, Ward Family Scholarship Suites, West Side Club Lounge, Legacy Loge Boxes, Crimson and Blue Landings, Touchdown Club, End Zone Suites, and the Letterwinners’ Club. For more information on premium seating, please contact Yancey Jones at (785) 864-6221 or at yjones@kuathletics.com.

If I am not a current Williams Education Fund member, may I purchase premium seating?

Only active Williams Education Fund members will have the opportunity to purchase premium seating. To renew your membership or become a member, please contact the Williams Education Fund at (785) 864-3946 or wef@ku.edu.

When will pricing be available?

Pricing will be available at a later date.

If I currently have seats in a premium seating area, how will the renovations impact me?

More information will be available at a later date.

What are the tax benefits of gifts that qualify for premium seating?

Donations that receive benefits, such as priority points, are 80 percent tax deductible (please consult your tax advisor).

Will there be contracts with premium seating options?

Yes. More information will be released at a later date.

What is the seating process for the upcoming seasons?

Seating will be allocated by membership level first and then priority points within the level. Seat selection will occur annually.

How will my seat location be affected during the renovation process?

More information will be available as construction schedules progress.

What accessible seating options will be available?

Providing accessible seating options is a priority. More information will be available at a later date.

Will the renovated stadium have chairback seating?

Yes, there will be a variety of seating options, including chairback seating.

Ticket related questions?

For ticket-related questions or information, please contact Yancey Jones at (785) 864-6221 or at yjones@kuathletics.com.

Questions related to giving to this project or becoming a Williams Fund Member?

For questions or information related to giving to this project or becoming a Williams Education Fund member, please contact the Williams Education Fund at (785) 864-3946 or at wef@ku.edu.

Questions related to taxes associated with gifts?

For questions or information related to taxes associated with gifts, please consult your tax advisor or contact the KU Endowment Association at 785-832-7400 or at givetoku@kuendowment.org.