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  2. Walkup Skydome. / 35.1805; -111.6525. The J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome is an indoor multipurpose stadium in the southwestern United States, located on the campus of Northern Arizona University (NAU) in Flagstaff, Arizona. It is primarily used as the home of the NAU Lumberjacks football and both men's and women's basketball teams of the Big Sky ...

  3. The J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome is home to the Northern Arizona football, men’s and women’s basketball, and indoor track & field. It is one of the most unique venues in all of college athletics will open for its 40th year as the entertainment center for northern Arizona. After a logo rebranding in April 2014, the Skydome turf was rebranded ...

  4. Jan 8, 2020 · The Northern Arizona University Lumberjacks basketball team plays their home games at 42-year-old J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome in Flagstaff, Arizona. The dome is a massive wood-span structure that covers 6.2 acres with the roof spanning more than 500 feet and rising 142 feet above the playing surface. Opened in 1977, it is used for NAU’s ...

  5. Sep 18, 2023 · Over the years, the Lumberjacks have made the FCS playoffs six times (1996, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2013, and 2017). The football home of the Lumberjacks since 1977 has been the on-campus J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome. It is named for a former NAU school president who led the school from 1957- 1979. The stadium is the third domed stadium in the Big Sky ...

  6. Oct 20, 2013 · A brief history and video tour of the Walkup Skydome on the campus of Northern Arizona University.

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  7. After President J. Lawrence Walkup's 1979 retirement, the Arizona Board of Regents renamed the facility after him. The Skydome is the second-largest laminated wood beam structure in the world at 142 feet high and 502 feet in diameter. In 2011, the university completed a $26 million dollar renovation that updated the facility and reduced seating ...

  8. The Skydome was named for J. Lawrence Walkup (1914–2002) who served as NAU president from 1957 to 1979 and spearheaded the stadium’s construction. Originally seating 15,300 spectators, the facility was immediately popular with students and the broader northern Arizona community. Although primarily the home of the Lumberjacks, NAU’s ...

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