Stadium Journey Announces 101 Best Stadium Experiences of 2012

Stadium Journey Magazine released its 2nd annual list of the best stadium experiences of the past year. For the second consecutive year, the Indianapolis Colts and Lucas Oil Stadium were recognized as the best stadium experience.
By: Stadium Journey LLC
Stadium Journey Magazine Cover January 2013
Stadium Journey Magazine Cover January 2013
Jan. 14, 2013 - PRLog -- ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Stadium Journey utilizes its FANFARE scale for ranking the stadiums on its website and for the purposes of creating this list. The scale takes into account the food & beverage at the stadium, overall atmosphere, the neighborhood in which it resides, the fans, access outside and inside the stadium, return on investment, and allows for room for "bonus points" for unique features.

Reviews are submitted by Stadium Journey's 80+ contributors, and tiebreakers are settled by a stadium's "Crowd Score," (the average of ratings submitted by members).

Stadium Journey Magazine is a monthly publication, available exclusively on the Stadium Journey website -

The Top 101 Stadium Experiences of 2012
1. Lucas Oil Stadium Indianapolis Colts
2. Fenway Park, Boston Red Sox
3. Compton Family Ice Arena, Notre Dame Fighting Irish
4. Daytona International Speedway, Daytona 500
5. Xcel Energy Center, Minnesota Wild
6. Verizon Center, Washington Capitals
7. CenturyLink Field, Seattle Sounders FC
8. Bryant-Denny Stadium, Alabama Crimson Tide
9. Target Field, Minnesota Twins
10. Staples Center, Los Angeles Lakers
11. Amway Center, Orlando Magic
12. Howard J Lamade Stadium, Little League World Series
13. TD Ameritrade Park Omaha, College World Series
14. Parkview Field, Fort Wayne TinCaps
15. Phog Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas Jayhawks
16. Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids Griffins
17. Lindner Family Tennis Center, W&S Open
18. Montgomery Riverwalk Stadium, Montgomery Biscuits
19. Field at Pelicans Ballpark, Myrtle Beach Pelicans
20. Notre Dame Stadium, Notre Dame Fighting Irish
21. Busch Stadium, St Louis Cardinals
22. Michigan Stadium, Michigan Wolverines
23. Wrigley Field, Chicago Cubs
24. AT&T Center, San Antonio Spurs
25. Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Florida Gators
26. Hinkle Fieldhouse, Butler Bulldogs
27. Estadio Jose Alvalade, Sporting Clube de Portugal
28. Donald W Reynolds Razorback Stadium, Arkansas Razorbacks
29. Georgia Dome, Chick-fil-A Bowl
30. Veltins-Arena, FC Schalke 04
31. CenturyLink Center, Creighton Bluejays
32. Dow Diamond, Great Lakes Loons
33. Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, Utah State Aggies
34. Lambeau Field, Green Bay Packers
35. Cowboys Stadium, Dallas Cowboys
36. Memorial Stadium, Nebraska Cornhuskers
37. University Arena (The Pit), New Mexico Lobos
38. Community Maritime Park, Pensacola Blue Wahoos
39. The Rose Bowl, The Rose Bowl Game Presented by Vizio
40. Rancho Cucamonga Epicenter, Rancho Cucamonga Quakes
41. Reliant Stadium, Houston Texans
42. Coca-Cola Park, Lehigh Valley IronPigs
43. PNC Park, Pittsburgh Pirates
44. Prudential Center, New Jersey Devils
45. Streets of St Petersburg, Honda Grand Prix of St Petersburg
46. Memorial Stadium, Clemson Tigers
47. Daniel S Frawley Stadium, Wilmington Blue Rocks
48. MCU Park, Brooklyn Cyclones
49. Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium, Vancouver Canadians
50. Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland Cavaliers
51. Jordan Hare Stadium, Auburn Tigers
52. AT&T Park, San Francisco Giants
53. Michie Stadium, Army Black Knights
54. Breslin Center, Michigan State Spartans
55. Staples Center, Los Angeles Kings
56. Kyle Field, Texas A&M Aggies
57. Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, Ole Miss Rebels
58. Dean E Smith Center, North Carolina Tar Heels
59. Charlotte Motor Speedway, Bank of America 500
60. Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, Texas Longhorns
61. Kohl Center, Wisconsin Badgers (Hockey)
62. KeyArena, Seattle Storm
63. Munhak Baseball Stadium, SK Wyverns
64. World Arena, Colorado College Tigers
65. Barclays Center, Brooklyn Nets
66. Durham Bulls Athletic Park, Durham Bulls
67. San Manuel Stadium, Inland Empire 66ers of San Bernardino
68. Ed Smith Stadium, Baltimore Orioles Spring Training
69. Reed Arena, Texas A&M Aggies
70. Alex Box Stadium, LSU Tigers
71. Marriott Center, BYU Cougars
72. Bell Centre, Montreal Canadiens
73. Fifth Third Field, Dayton Dragons
74. Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh Penguins
75. Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore Orioles
76. Al Lang Stadium, Tampa Bay Rowdies
77. Fifth Third Field, Toledo Mud Hens
78. Toyota Center, Houston Rockets
79. JELD-WEN Field, Portland Timbers
80. Petersen Events Center, Pittsburgh Panthers
81. Kohl Center, Wisconsin Badgers (Basketball)
82. Camp Randall Stadium, Wisconsin Badgers
83. United Center, Chicago Blackhawks
84. PETCO Park, San Diego Padres
85. Wells Fargo Arena, Philadelphia 76ers
86. Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Reds
87. Verizon Center, Georgetown Hoyas
88. Marina Bay Circuit, Singapore Grand Prix
89. Hadlock Field, Portland Sea Dogs
90. Staples Center, Los Angeles Clippers
91. Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tampa Bay Lightning
92. Progressive Field, Cleveland Indians
93. Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium, Florida State Seminoles
94. Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia Phillies
95. CenturyLink Field, Seattle Seahawks
96. CMC-Northeast Stadium, Kannapolis Intimidators
97. HP Pavilion, San Jose Sharks
98. Soldier Field, Chicago Bears
99. SIU Arena, Southern Illinois Salukis
100. Mackey Arena, Purdue Boilermakers
101. Twickenham Stadium, England Rugby


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