Sports facilities to be recognized during NCS4 conference

Awards to recognize facilities' achievements in security


The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) announced Monday that 13 sports facilities will be recognized for their achievements in security during the organization’s National Sports Safety and Security Conference next month in New Orleans.

Among those being recognized include; Ohio State University (NCAA); Penn State University (NCAA); Texas A&M University (NCAA); PPL Park (Major League Soccer); The Staples Center (NBA); Gillette Stadium (NFL); New Meadowlands Stadium (NFL); Kraft Nabisco Championship (LPGA); Wegmans Championship (LPGA); Safeco Field (MLB); Little League Baseball; Joe Louis Arena (NHL); and Daytona International Speedway (NASCAR).

"The reason for this new award is to allow professional leagues, NCAA member institutions and amateur organizations to honor outstanding safety and security achievements," NCS4 Director Dr. Lou Marciani said in a statement. "These achievements involve actions above normal operational activities whereby a safety or security issue may have been tackled."

For more information about NCS4 or the conference, visit www.ncs4.com.