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The Stadium at Shields Field

Bishop Dwenger High School has received a generous financial gift which is donor-designated to build a stadium around Shields Field, located on the school’s campus. The gift represents more than one third of the funding needed to complete the project. We are very enthusiastic about this project as it will create a variety of opportunities for our students and our community, now and for future generations.

We invite you to join us in this exciting project, and we welcome the opportunity to personally speak with you about the stadium at Shields Field.

Jason Schiffli                                        John Bennett                                  Katie Burns
Principal                                               Athletic Director                              Development  Director
260-496-4708                                     260-496-4733                                 260-496-4706

A diverse group of stakeholders put much thought and consideration into the planning of the stadium. The goal was to provide an excellent facility, serving the needs of our teams and spectators, while also being fiscally responsible.

  • Gated entrance and surrounding fence
  • Two ticket booths with 2 windows each
  • Press Box
  • Home seating for 2,600 fans
  • Visitor seating for 600 fans
  • Stadium Concourse
  •        -Restrooms
          - Concessions with pavilion area
          - Two team rooms
    The stadium will serve the needs of many, for both practice and competition:
  • Football - Freshmen, Junior Varsity, & Varsity
  • Lacrosse
  • Marching Band and Color Guard
  • Rugby
  • Soccer - Junior Varsity & Varsity
  • Sporting Events for CYO
  • Track and Field

  • Investment
  • Bleachers & Press Box                                  $ 900,000
  • Stadium Concourse                                      $ 750,000
  • Lighting, Scoreboard, & Equipment            $ 365,000
  • Site Work                                                        $ 485,000
  • Fence, Landscaping, & Walkways               $ 250,000
  • Total Investment:                                                $2.75 Million

    Recognition Opportunities

    At Bishop Dwenger, we believe that every gift makes a difference, and the completion of this project will be achieved through the collective efforts of the entire Dwenger Family. All gifts will be recognized on a donor wall. For those interested in naming opportunities, gifts at the following levels will include signage/recognition relative to the area:

    Outer Bleacher Row                $ 2,500
    (46 available)

    Side Bleacher Row                  $ 5,000
    (38 available)

    Center Bleacher Row              $ 10,000
    (22 available)

    Entrance Column                     $ 15,000
    (4 available)

    Ticket Booth                             $ 25,000
    (2 available)

    Team Room                               $ 100,000
    (2 available)

    Press Box                                  $ 150,000

    Stadium Concourse                 $ 250,000

    Many families find that larger gifts are within their reach when they consider monthly or quarterly payments over a multi-year pledge period. We hope that you will consider contributing to this project which will provide a facility that will serve our student body and community for many years to come.

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