On August 23rd Bob, Bonnie, Brad and I went to the new Lucas Oil Stadium, the new home of the Colts, to watch Zionsville (our high school) play Lafeyette Jefferson. All weekend they had invited area high school football teams to play match ups at the stadium. I thought it was a great idea to give people the chance to see inside. Everyone in the city has been very excited about its opening, but tickets to Colts games are hard to come by!
We also got a short tour of the stadium during the game. It is SO beautiful. Here are a bunch of shots from our visit:
Walking up to the main entrance:
Right outside the entrance doors is this horseshoe in the pavement:
The main entrance - you walk underneath those two race cars. On the wall over the doors are pictures of players and coaches and it reads: Lucas Oil Stadium: A House Built by Champions
In front of you as you enter the stadium are these huge, stacked horseshoes.
The view from the press box:
As Brad said, the sponsors certainly got their money's worth! This is the hallway for Huntington Bank.
All over the building are bigger than life pictures of players. I love this one of Marvin.
Zionsville on the big screen!
This window, which looks over the Indy skyline, opens, as does the roof.
I couldn't believe how many fans came from little ol' Zville!
Maybe the coolest part of the tour was walking through the tunnel onto the field.