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  Lockhart Staduim
Lockhart Stadium is an 18,500-seat facility located at 1350 NW 55 Street in north Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Lockhart Stadium, with its intimate seating arrangement brings the fans close to all the action, and has been rated as one of the top ten venues in the United States in which to view soccer.
The stadium is also used to showcase premier high and middle school sporting events including: the Boys and girls State High School Soccer Championships, Broward County's All-star Football game, high school boy's and girl's All-star Soccer Games and the county's middle school soccer championships.
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 Lockhart Stadium
Lockhart's 1998 debut - in front of a record, sell-out crowd of 20,450 and a national television audience on ABC - was stellar, perhaps marking the beginning of a new era for professional soccer in the U.S. No longer must MLS games take place in cavernous football stadiums or on narrow fields.
Lockhart has paved the way for what Logan says he hopes will be one new soccer-specific stadium each season for the league.
Lockhart proved a friendly setting for the Fusion, which enjoyed a home record of 11-5 at home, compared with a 4-12 record on the road.
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 Miami Fusion Soccer Stadium
A new air-conditioned VIP club, an enhanced stadium entrance and expanded "Soccer Celebration" are among the improvements planned for Fort Lauderdale's Lockhart Stadium as it prepares to host the Miami Fusion's 2000 season.
According to Lockhart Stadium General Manager Eric Widness, the fans will see changes inside and outside the facility.
A new marquee will be erected on stadium grounds at Commercial Blvd., between NW 12th and 15th avenues.
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 Lockhart Stadium biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The result - a soccer-specific stadium created at a fraction of the cost of a new facility - set a new standard for MLS venues, creating a uniquely "fan-friendly" environment, with front row seats only 16 feet from the action.
Almost 20 years after Lockhart hosted two Olympic qualifying game for the U.S. National Team in 1980, international soccer returned the stadium when D.C. United achieved one of the most significant victories in the history of U.S. professional soccer.
Lockhart is conveniently located just west of I-95, between Commercial Blvd. and Cypress Creek Rd. Lockhart is owned by the City of Fort Lauderdale.
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Lockhart Stadium is a professional sporting event stadium located in the City of Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida.
The stadium is served by a parking lot located around the perimeter of Lockhart Stadium.
The net surface area of the asphalt parking lot serving and Lockhart Stadium is approximately 25 Acres.
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The new Lockhart Stadium was transformed from a 6800 seat high school football and track stadium to a new 20,000 seat professional soccer venue called by American soccer press "as the new model for American soccer stadia.
Lockhart Stadium was the first new venue developed for Major League Soccer.
Following our year and one half stint as Stadium Planners and Construction Managers for the WUSA (Women's Professional Soccer League) where Olympvs was responsible for stadium selection services, stadium lease negotiations, venue planning and venue construction management for all 8 inaugural stadia- Olympvs continues its role developing Look and Signage for the League.
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 Spring Training 2006: Baltimore Orioles
Fort Lauderdale Stadium is not regarded as one of the gems of the Grapefruit League, despite its status as one of the older stadiums still in use.
Not that any tears will be shed by Fort Lauderdale baseball fans: Fort Lauderdale Stadium is not old enough to be a classic stadium, and architecturally it's not distinguished enough to be considered interesting enough to be worth saving should a new complex be built for the Orioles.
And the Orioles have not been using Fort Lauderdale Stadium long enough to be identified with the stadium -- Fort Lauderdale Stadium was previously the spring-training of the New York Yankees, and many fans still associate the glory days of the Yankees in the 1960s with the relaxed atmosphere of Fort Lauderdale.
www.springtrainingonline.com /teams/baltimore_orioles.htm   (547 words)

 Columbus Crew Stadium
Not only is the Crew building the first league's first stadium, two years ago it opened the first training site built for an MLS team.
The observant even got to see owner Lamar Hunt as he walked through the stadium, helped people find their seats and noted work that still needed to be finished.
The new 25,134-seat stadium is on the Ohio state fairgrounds and was built with private funds.
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The new 22,500-seat facility will be the first stadium in Major League Soccer to be built specifically for soccer in the United States, giving MLS three soccer stadiums with seating capacities ranging from 20,000 to 30,000.
Ft. Lauderdale's Lockhart Stadium, the recently renovated home of the Miami Fusion, and San Jose's Spartan Stadium, which underwent a field-widening project during the recent offseason, both provide ideal atmospheres for MLS teams and their fans.
In addition to the new stadium in Columbus, the $4 million upgrade to Lockhart Stadium and the $1.5 million field-widening project in San Jose, the MetroStars have investigated soccer-specific stadium options.
www.mlsnet.com /content/98/week0519.html   (1398 words)

 Lockhart Stadium - Detailed Information, Event Schedule & More @ Kickin' Tickets inc.
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 Florida-Atlantic-North Texas game moved   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lockhart Stadium's light poles, press box and scoreboard were all damaged by Hurricane Wilma last week, necessitating the move to Miami's NFL field.
Lockhart Stadium is located in Fort Lauderdale, among the areas hardest hit by Wilma.
"Not only has the stadium staff stepped up to assist us but several community leaders have stepped forward to purchase tickets for anyone who wants to enjoy an afternoon away from the effects of the hurricane by coming to the game," FAU athletics director Craig Angelos said.
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 Lockhart Stadium Florida -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
RWC Qualifier at Lockhart Stadium will be the first test match ever played in Florida.
The Lockhart Stadium is located immediately on the left.
Fusion played in Lockhart Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, which was a former high school stadium converted into a soccer-specific stadium...
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 USA Rugby - Press Release - EAGLE MEN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Eagles showcase international rugby across the country whenever possible and the RWC Qualifier at Lockhart Stadium will be the first test match ever played in Florida.
It is six years since the Eagles were last in the South (against Wales in Wilmington, North Carolina), and a combination of Florida's spring climate as well as the amenities at Lockhart Stadium have drawn them back.
The USA plays both England (June 21) and Canada (June 18) at Vancouver's Thunderbird Stadium, with a final to be contested between the top two finishers on June 28th.
www.usarugby.org /cgi-bin/02/press/display.pl?releaseId=845   (590 words)

 BigSoccer Boards - :(
Note to the NCAA: Blackbaud stadium in Charleston SC is a great location, so is the new SAS stadium in Cary NC.
But, the NCAA is too money-grubbing to put the men's final at either stadium, even if it is debateable whether either stadium would see a sell-out if the Final Four there.
Lockhart Stadium, however, would be a nice idea and it would be warm.
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 Soccer Notebook: South Florida warmly welcomes Major League Soccer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Miami Fusion's inaugural game Sunday drew a sellout crowd of 20,450 at Lockhart Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and the team looked sharp despite losing 2-0 to D.C. United, champions in the league's first two seasons.
The Fusion plays at Lockhart Stadium on Miami's north side because lease negotiations with the Orange Bowl broke down.
In a four-month period, Lockhart Stadium, where the North American Soccer League's Fort Lauderdale Strikers once played, was converted from a 7,800-seat facility to its present capacity of more than 20,000.
www.chron.com /content/chronicle/sports/soc/98/03/18/soccer-notebook.2-0.html   (653 words)

 GoCityKids | Miami: Sports Arenas
Home of the Miami Fusion men's soccer team, this stadium was fully refurbished in 1998 for South Florida's then-new Major League Soccer franchise.
This state-of-the-art college baseball stadium is home to the University of Miami Hurricanes.
Home of the Miami Dolphins and the Florida Marlins, this stadium also presents concerts and events for families.
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 New York Cosmos Campaign Stadium
It will cost the Mets millions of dollars to demolish Shea Stadium and it might be quite possible to obtain at least the stadium (not the property) for free as it will cost the Mets more to destroy it than to simply give away.
Where this stadium in New York will be built is anyone's guess, but Garber has been cited several times as saying that Queens or Long Island would be wonderful homes to a New York soccer specific stadium.
This is what Cosmos' "Pele" Stadium might look like if the baseball diamond was replaced with a soccer pitch, added more seating around the new pitch, Cosmos color seats and added the Cosmos and MLS logos to the outside.
www.soccernova.com /html/activism/cosmos_campaign/stadium.htm   (1067 words)

 Only five homeless show up for feeding program near Lauderdale stadium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
   At the city's request, this was the first week Abbott moved the feeding program from the water's edge to the empty field near Lockhart Stadium, on Commercial Boulevard just west of Powerline Road.
The stadium is about eight miles from the heart of where the homeless people camp out under bushes and bridges at the city's request.
The judge ordered the city to stop enforcing the regulation and said Abbott must be allowed to feed on the beach until the city either chose a different site on public property or amended its zoning codes.
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 Miami Fusion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Miami Fusion played in the Major League Soccer (MLS) from 1998 to 2001.
The Miami Fusion played in Lockhart Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, which was a former high school stadium converted into a soccer-specific stadium.
MLS contracted following the 2001 season, from 12 to 10 teams, and the Miami Fusion ceased operation, as did the Tampa Bay Mutiny.
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 Major League Soccer - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A major goal of MLS management is to build such stadiums, which are often called "soccer-specific stadiums".
The Miami Fusion played in Lockhart Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, FL, which was a former high school stadium which had been converted into a soccer-specific stadium.
A new soccer-specific stadium, the new home of the LA Galaxy of MLS beginning with the 2003 season, recently opened at Home Depot Center in Los Angeles, California.
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 CNN/SI - MLS Soccer - CNNSI.com's Jeff Green: United-Fusion Game 2 Preview - Saturday October 23, 1999 11:34 PM
The Fusion took the Lockhart Stadium field Saturday morning under bright South Florida sunshine for what could turn out to be the team’s final practice of the ’99 season.
One player not on the field was second-year defender Leo Cullen, an MLS All-Star and a member of the U.S. national team pool.
Cullen watched practice from one of Lockhart Stadium’s sky tents, nursing what the team refers to as a contusion on the outside of his right foot.
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 BigSoccer Boards - Expansion in 2004
The guy is not seeking any stadium deal, says they are here for the long hall yet all they do is lay off or trade their best players persistently and sign players to one year contracts.
Villanova Stadium could be easily upgraded as well and would be a far better venue than a huge NFL stadium that virtually kills any decent soccer atmosphere so essential to developing a long-term franchise.
So if the Chargers leave the stadium will only be used for college football during the winter, or whenever their season is. MLS could take advantage by moving in there and reducing the size of it to fit soccer standards.
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Each day, from February 10-19, two games will be featured at Lockhart Stadium in Ft. Lauderdale, home of the Miami Fusion, with evening kickoffs under the lights at 6:00 and 8:00 p.m.
Considered one of the United States' premier soccer venues, Lockhart Stadium welcomed MLS fans through its turnstiles for the first time on March 15, 1998 when the Miami Fusion returned Division I professional soccer to South Florida.
The 12 teams that comprise MLS are: the Columbus Crew, D.C. United, MetroStars, Miami Fusion, New England Revolution, Tampa Bay Mutiny; Chicago Fire, Colorado Rapids, Dallas Burn, Kansas City Wizards, Los Angeles Galaxy, and the San Jose Earthquakes.
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Athletic administrators from FIU and Bethune-Cookman College gathered at the Ft. Lauderdale City Hall Tuesday to announce plans for this year's South Florida Classic football game, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21 at Ft. Lauderdale's Lockhart Stadium.
B-CC was scheduled to play Savannah State at Lockhart Stadium last Sept. 15, but the game was canceled after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Following the game, as many as six high school marching bands will be invited to participate in a battle of the bands.
www.fiu.edu /id/football/news2002-2-26.htm   (378 words)

 Onnidan News: Savannah State University 2001 Football Schedule
The felines travel to Fort Lauderdale, Florida on September 15 this season to tangle in the 9th Annual South Florida Classic in Lockhart Stadium.
Theodore A Wright Stadium will be the site of the SSU meeting of their fourth division I-AA opponent this season.
An SSU-Morris Brown division I-AA rematch is scheduled for 2:00 at Butler Stadium in Augusta, Georgia's 10th Annual CRSA Classic.
www.onnidan.com /2000-01/news/april/ssu0403.htm   (460 words)

 CNNSI.com - Inside Game - Michael Lewis - Offside Remarks - CNNSI.com's Lewis: WUSA tests new audience - Friday ...
As it turned out, MLS teams perform at classy venues (Giants Stadium and Arrowhead Stadium), a soccer-specific stadium (Columbus Crew Stadium) and some that need a makeover (Lockhart Stadium).
You've got stadiums as small as 4,000-seat Torero Stadium at the University of San Diego for the Spirit (acting commissioner Tony DiCicco said that its capacity will be increased to 7,500) and potentially as large as the 65,000-seat Foxboro Stadium if the Boston Breakers decide against playing at 6,000-seat Zinman Field at Tufts University.
Judging from the lack of a roof over most of the stadium, I will bring down a decent hat and sun screen (you never know where they'll put the visiting media).
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /inside_game/michael_lewis/news/2000/11/03/lewis_throwins   (2037 words)

 The Year In Review - Travels of John Mascaro - Page 15.
At the STMA Florida Chapter # 1 meeting, we also toured Lockhart Stadium, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and saw a laser topdressing demonstration on their sand based field.
The profile of Lockhart Stadium, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida taken with the Mascaro Profile Sampler.
This is the profile of the stadium field at the University of Alabama.
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More than 3,000 fans were turned away by stadium officials when the game was officially declared a sellout.
United is 1-5 all-time against Kansas City, but defeated the Wizards 2-0 in the last meeting between the two clubs on August 31, 1997 at RFK Stadium.
HOMECOMING AT LOCKHART FOR EXPANSION BRETHREN: D.C. United may have left town, but United certainly would have felt at home at Lockhart Stadium again this weekend, as former United assistant coach Bob Bradley and former United reserve Jesse Marsch will make their Chicago Fire debuts in South Florida on Saturday.
www.mlsnet.com /content/98/week0317.html   (1731 words)

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