, located in Wichita, Kansas
, is the home of the Wichita State University Shocker track and field
teams with a 30,000-seat capacity. Originally constructed in 1969, and renovated in 1996, Cessna Stadium was built over the site of the Shockers' former home, Veterans Field
Wichita State University rededicated the facility on April 16, 2002 to mark the end of the seven-month, $1.3 million construction that included adding an eighth lane and resurfacing the track, reconfiguring the infield event layout, and building separate locker rooms for the Shocker men's and women's track and field teams. The first event in the renovated facility was WSU's annual K.T. Woodman Track and Field Classic, which is scheduled every April.
One of the most modern and complete football facilities in the nation at the time of its completion, Cessna Stadium was home to Shocker football until 1986, and is still the venue of the Kansas
State High School Track and Field Championship, the Shockers' annual K.T. Woodman Track Classic, as well as several Missouri Valley Conference
Track and Field Championship meets. The stadium has also played host to numerous Kansas State High School Football Championship games; the Shrine Bowl
, Kansas's high school all-star football game; Pittsburg State
-Mesa State Division II
football game; and numerous High School
City League football games. Cessna is used by Kapaun Mount Carmel High School
as its home field.
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