Is the Kibbie Dome open?

Is the Kibbie Dome open?

ASUI Kibbie Dome 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sundays: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Who plays at the Kibbie Dome?

Idaho Vandals football
Idaho Vandals men’s basketball
Kibbie Dome/Teams

How old is the Kibbie Dome?

50c. 1971
Kibbie Dome/Age

When was the Kibbie Dome built?

Kibbie Dome

Surface RealGrass Pro (2007–) AstroTurf (1990–2006) Tartan Turf (1972–1989) Natural grass (1971)
Broke ground February 1971
Opened September 27, 1975 46 years ago October 9, 1971 (outdoor) 50 years ago as new “Idaho Stadium”
Construction cost $7.84 million

What is the smallest Division 1 football stadium?

Football (Bowl Subdivision) The smallest stadium in the Championship Subdivision is Georgetown University’s Multi-Sport Field, which has a capacity of 2,500.

Who has the oldest stadium in the NFL?

the Chicago Bears
Soldier Field in Chicago, home of the Chicago Bears is the oldest stadium in the league having opened in 1924.

Who has the biggest stadium in the Big 12?

Consider that among the eight schools remaining in the Big 12, Oklahoma State is the only school with a winning percentage higher than . 700 since 2011 and Iowa State has the largest stadium capacity at 61,500.

How big is the Kibbie Dome in Idaho?

In 2018, Idaho football rejoined the FCS and is a member of the Big Sky Conference. Since February 2001, the Kibbie Dome has been reconfigured for basketball games and is referred to as the Cowan Spectrum, seating 7,000.

When was the Kibbie Dome football stadium built?

The Kibbie Dome opened 47 years ago as an outdoor concrete football stadium in October 1971, built on the same site of the demolished wooden Neale Stadium (1937–68), seen in this early 1950s photo.

How big is the Idaho State football dome?

Idaho athletic director Rob Spear has architectural renderings for the Dome that could raise capacity about 9,000 or 10,000 — well over the “magic number of 20,000” that conferences like to see, Spear says — but he knows that’s a tough sell because the Dome isn’t filling up now.

Who was Bill Kibbie and what did he do?

Bill Kibbie (1918–1988), originally of Bellevue in Blaine County, was a UI student for less than a month in 1936 when he withdrew due to his father’s illness. He entered the construction business, then served as a B-24 pilot in World War II, and eventually founded JELCO in 1957, later EMKO, a major contracting company in Utah.