TCU football is seeking fan feedback on the possibility of adding more premium seating to Amon G. Carter Stadium, but no expansion plans appear imminent.
The questions posed in a survey for football season ticket holders surround their interest in the possibility of adding new premium seating options to Amon G. Carter Stadium. Potential additions are being considered for the east side, and could add to the 24 suites and roughly 2,500 club seats that are on the stadium’s west side.
TCU completed a major overhaul of Amon G. Carter Stadium in 2012 and, while a letter from athletic director Chris Del Conte says that no decision has been made on whether to further renovate or expand, a newly-released survey seeks to gauge fan interest in the potential additions. More from The Fort Worth Star-Telegram:
In the letter, Del Conte writes that the school has received “countless inquiries from fans interested in club seats and suites. However, the wait list for these offerings is long, and with limited offerings, we have not been able to accommodate the overwhelming majority of these inquiries.”
Del Conte’s letter says no decision has been made to renovate or expand the 45,000-seat stadium. It says CSL International, a sports facility planning and advisory firm in Plano, was hired to study the interest in “premium seating additions and improvements” on the east side of the stadium.
Club seats on the east side could require a “one-time construction gift” of $10,000 per seat payable over five years, according to the survey. The survey also asks for interest in shaded seats, located at the ends of the proposed club, and to rate interest in the seats at prices ranging from $3,000 to $5,000 per seat.
The letter says the deadline to complete the survey is Oct. 4.
The most recent Amon G. Carter Stadium renovation cost $164 million, and began in November 2010 before being completed in time for the 2012 season.
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