In 2011 Saint Augustine’s University hosted its first ever on-campus football game at the then newly constructed George Williams Athletic Complex in Raleigh, NC – the venue holds 2,500 fans and cost $10M to build. The complex includes a field turf playing surface surrounded by a track, a scoreboard, and two main grandstands, plus a couple of much smaller grandstands behind the end zone. The press area is located in the top row on the home side, and is recognizable by the white tent above it.
University of Charleston Stadium is located in Charleston, WV near the state capitol, and is owned by Kanawha County Schools. Due to lack of funds to maintain the venue, however, the county partnered with the University of Charleston, which provided $1.5M in 2003 for upgrades such as new turf, a new skybox, and new locker rooms, in exchange for access plus naming rights. The stadium is shared by the university’s lacrosse and football teams, and is also used by the local high school. The stadium was originally built in 1979, and currently holds 18,500 fans.
The Dakota Dome (officially spelled as one word with no space) in Vermillion, South Dakota is home to the South Dakota Coyotes football team of the Missouri Valley Football Conference, a part of college football’s Division 1-AA, also known as FCS. The football field is in the same building as the Coyotes’ basketball arena, which you can walk over and see during the football game – the dome was built in 1979, and the football portion holds 10K fans.
Arthur L. Williams Stadium in Lynchburg, VA is home to the Liberty Flames football team, and was built in 1989; its current capacity is 25,000. The facility started off with only 12,000 seats, but is in the middle of a 3-phase renovation which will eventually bring the capacity to 30,000. The first phase added a second deck to the home stands (as well as a five-story press box complete with 18 suites), while the second phase added a second deck to the student side; the third phase will complete the renovation by filling in the rest of a horseshoe around the south end zone.
Armfield Athletic Center, home of the Guilford Quakers, is a great venue for what it is. The 2,200-seat facility doesn’t hold many fans, and doesn’t have a video scoreboard, but does provide an idyllic setting surrounded by trees, with lots of nice brickwork, and is a hassle-free way to take in an evening or afternoon of football.