Thu, 06/09/2022 – 15:38 | By: NCS4 Staff
A total of six sports facilities will be recognized for their leadership in addressing safety and security issues at the 2022 National Sports Safety and Security Conference & Expo June 28-30 in Orlando. The event is presented annually by the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at the University of Southern Mississippi.
The Facility of Merit award recognizes a facility that has gone beyond the limits of normal operations to demonstrate an innovative approach to improving safety and security. The chosen facility may also have resolved a significant safety/security issue or incident.
“We look forward to recognizing these outstanding facilities and their management teams for their innovative work,” said Dr. Stacey A. Hall, NCS4 Executive Director and Professor of Sports Management.
Each league or organization selects the criteria and determines who will be recognized. Facilities receiving the award include:
- AJC Peachtree Road Race
- William Ball Stadium – Eustis Ground
- Kyle Field – Texas A&M University
- MLB at Field of Dreams Ballpark
- M&T Bank Stadium
- Madison Square Garden
For more information about the conference, visit http://www.ncs4.usm.edu/conference/ and for more pricing information, visit https://ncs4.usm.edu/about/ncs4-recognition-awards/.
About 13e Annual conference:
The National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Expo will be held at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate June 28-30 in Orlando. The conference will attract more than 450 attendees and 70 exhibitors representing professional sports, intercollegiate athletics, interscholastic athletics, marathon and endurance events, sports and entertainment facilities, and those who provide products and services safety and security in industry. For more information, visit http://www.ncs4.usm.edu/conference/.
Established in 2006, the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS⁴) is the nation’s only academic center dedicated to the study and practice of sports safety and security. The NCS4 is partially supported by grants from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The NCS4 The mission focuses on three key pillars – training and education, research and outreach. For more information on NCS4call 601.266.6183 or visit ncs4.usm.edu.