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Boise State unveiled its vision for an Athletics Master Village after a complete venue assessment by AECOM's sports practice - the industry's only fully-integrated sports consultancy. The vision incorporates AECOM's recommendations for facility improvements and additions and will position the department for future successes within each of its 18 sports programs.

"This assessment, in totality, will impact each of our 18 sports programs while significantly enhancing the experience for our loyal fans and stakeholders. With the help of Bronco Nation, now is the time to position our department for sustainable excellence and assure we are providing an elite student-athlete experience.”

     -Jeramiah Dickey, Director of Athletics

The Athletics Master Village, part of the newly-released Boise State Athletics Playbook for Success, focuses on 12 priorities Boise State deems critical when positioning itself for future success and sustainability.

Rendering of new varsity center in south end of Albertsons Stadium


Heart of the Operation:
  New Varsity Center

  • Cost Analysis: $48.3M

  • Key Recommendations:

    • Create “Front Door” Experience to Boise State Athletics

    • State-of-the-Art Performance Center

      • New Weight Room

      • New Sports Performance, Health and Wellness Suite

    • New Academic Center

    • New Student-Athlete Nutrition and Dining Center

    • Sport Program Space & Offices: Men’s and Women’s Tennis, Beach Volleyball, Softball, Track & Field / Cross Country, Gymnastics, Soccer

    • Administration Office & Program Support Space


Albertsons Stadium:

   East & North Renovations

  • Cost Analysis: $81.1M

  • Key Recommendations:

    • Complete ‘Elite’ Stadium Experience

    • Complete 360 Degree Concourse 

    • Add Premium Seating 

      • Blue Turf Field Club, Club Seating, Loge Seating

    • New Field Level Concourse

      • New Field Level Restrooms, Concessions and Fan Amenities

    • Expanded Concourse Space

      • Renovated Restrooms and Concessions

    • Grand East Stadium Lobby Entrance with Expanded Circulation

    • Capacity Goal: 40,000+

Rendering of Blue Turf Field Club in proposed East Stadium renovation
Arguinchona Complex practice facility rendering


Arguinchona Basketball Complex

  • Cost Analysis: $5.5M

  • Key Recommendations:

    • New Sports Performance Training Center and Training Room Upgrades

      • State-of-the-Art Men's and Women's Basketball Weight Room

      • New Men's and Women's Basketball Office Suite

      • New State-of-the-Art Practice Gym Video Board and Live Performance Technology


ExtraMile Arena

  • Cost Analysis: $13.9M

  • Key Recommendations:

    • Premium Seating Renovation

      • New Mezzanine Level Sideline Club

      • Event Level Club Renovation

      • Enhanced Premium Seating Donor Entrance

      • New Club and Loge Seating

    • Opportunity for Future Restrooms and Concessions Expansion

    • Opportunity for Future Grand Entrance Lobby

Seating Overview.jpg
Bronco Arena schematic


Olympic Sports Arena

  • Cost Analysis: $100.3M

  • Key Recommendations:

    • New State-of-the-Art 5,000-seat Arena

      • Competition Venue

      • New Gymnastics Practice Gym

      • Sport Program Locker Rooms, Coaches’ Offices and Support Space

        • Beach Volleyball, Gymnastics, Soccer, Volleyball

      • Shared Concourse With Indoor Tennis Complex

        • Fan Amenities, Circulation, Restrooms, Concessions


Indoor Tennis Complex

  • Cost Analysis: $19.3M

  • Key Recommendations:

    • New State-of-the-Art Indoor Tennis Center

      • Six (6) Courts

      • Shared Concourse With New Olympic Arena

Indoor Tennis aerial rendering
Soccer Field Aerial Rendering


BOAS Soccer Complex
& Future Soccer Complex

  • Cost Analysis: $14.2M

  • Key Recommendations:

    • State-of-the-Art LED Lighting (BOAS Soccer Complex and Future Soccer Complex - Athletics Master Village)

    • New On-campus Soccer Complex (Athletics Master Village)

    • Program Space Located In New Olympic Arena (Locker Room & Coaches’ Offices)

    • Shared Terrace/Berm Seating & Concessions With New Beach Volleyball Courts

    • Future Video Board Installation


Centralized Football Operations Complex & Upgrades

  • Cost Analysis: $6.2M

  • Key Recommendations:

    • Centralize all Football Operations Along the Boise River Greenbelt

    • Relocation of Outdoor Practice Field to Football Operations Zone

    • Expanded Bleymaier Football Center: Offices and Program Space

Football Operations Zone aerial rendering
Dona Larsen Park aerial rendering


Dona Larsen Park

  • Cost Analysis: $6.5M

  • Key Recommendations:

    • Dedicated Program Space: Track & Field / Cross Country (Ed Jacoby Track at Dona Larsen Park)

    • Covered and/or Indoor Hitting Bays (Huber Field at Dona Larsen Park)

    • Turf Playing Surface (Huber Field at Dona Larsen Park)

    • LED Lighting (Huber Field at Dona Larsen Park)

    • Fan Amenity Upgrades

    • Future Video Board Installation


Beach Volleyball

  • Cost Analysis: $1.4M

  • Key Recommendations:

    • Competition Court Relocation to Athletics Master Village

    • Shared Terrace/Berm Seating and Concessions with New Soccer Complex

Beach Volleyball court rendering
Albertsons Stadium East Entrance Rendering


Brand Consistency

  • Key Recommendations:

    • Updated and Consistent Athletics Branding on All Athletics Facilities


Integration With University Master Plan

  • Key Recommendations:

    • Design Athletics Master Village to Incorporate Key Principles of the University Master Plan

      • Flexibility to Meet Changing 21st Century Demands

      • Integrate Boise River Greenbelt Into Campus

      • Reinforce Pedestrian Campus Environment

      • Urban University and Good Neighbor

Athletics and University Master Plans Maps


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