Save Our Stadium Hughes (SOS Hughes) will release the findings of an independent financial study of the revenue projections for the proposed main campus stadium as prepared by Colorado State University and Conventions, Sports & Leisure International (CSL).
The study was prepared by Dr. Joel Maxcy, a nationally recognized sports economist and associate professor of economics at Temple University. Dr. Maxcy reviewed the financial viability and local fiscal impact of the proposed stadium as proposed in the 177-page stadium report prepared by CSL.
WHO: Dr. Joel Maxcy
Sports Economist and Associate Professor, School of Tourism and Hospitality, Temple University
WHAT: Press Conference and public presentation
WHEN: Monday, September 24, 2012 at 2:30 p.m.
A second presentation will be made at 7 p.m.
The public is invited to attend either session
WHERE: CSU Lory Student Center, second floor, Cherokee Park room
Dr. Maxcy is vice president of the International Association of Sports Economists and an associate professor in the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management at Temple University. He has made more than 40 presentations at international and national meetings, academic workshops, symposiums, and roundtables. His expertise within the economics of sports includes antitrust, regulation and labor policy. He received his Ph.D. from Washington State University.
SOS Hughes is a local, grassroots community organization whose goal is the continued use of Hughes Stadium as CSU’s main football facility.
SOS Hughes needs funds to help defray the cost of Dr. Maxcy’s financial review and his trip to Fort Collins. If you can contribute to the cause, please send a check to SOSHughes LLC, c/o 732 Kimball Ave, Fort Collins CO 80521.