Aggie Stadium opened in 1981 and is considered one of
the finest facilities in the Triad. It is also the second largest on-campus
football facility in the Triad.
serves as the home of the North Carolina A&T football team and fans have watched
the team win more than 65 percent of its games there. From the first game that
featured a 21-14 win over Triad rival Winston-Salem State
in front of 23,000 fans until today, Aggie Stadium has served as a place to
witness outstanding football, musical entertainment from the Blue and Gold
Marching Machine and one of the best college environments in college football.
designed by N.C. A&T alumnus W. Edward Jenkins, AIA, and constructed at a
cost of more
$2.5 million and occupies 125,755 square feet of space. With additional seating
in 2003 Jenkins' design evolved into a stadium that held a record crowd of
Carolina A&T is 84-68-1 since the stadium opened. During its first 14
years, Aggie Stadium comfortably seated 16,500. In 1995, 5,000 seats were
installed to complete an attractive horseshoe shape. In recent years the
stadium has undergone more improvements. Ford Motor Company donated a generous
amount in 1999 toward the construction of lights and an electronic marquee,
which is located in front of the Lindsay
Street gate entrance. Elon University
was the first opponent to face the Aggies under their new lighted stadium in
front of 17,284 fans in 2000.
Stadium's most recent addition was a state-of-the art video scoreboard. The
scoreboard has enhanced the gameday experience for Aggie fans by displaying
replays, advertisements, crowd shots and announcements.