How you could win entry to every single event at Protective Stadium in 2022

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2022 will be a jam-packed year for Protective Stadium, including The World Games 2022. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

Protective Stadium has big plans for 2022, and you have a unique opportunity to get in on all the action while supporting Prosper. Get the full details on the special announcement—and how NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) are involved—here.

The opportunity: attend every event at Protective Stadium in 2022

Protective Stadium announced a special opportunity to attend every event that the venue has to offer in 2022, including The World Games 2022, UAB Football, Birmingham Legion and United States Football League (USFL).

On March 1, they opened a 10-day NFT auction. Top bidder gets the NFT and two tickets to every 2022 Protective Stadium event.

“Within just a few months of opening, Protective Stadium has been able to attract new tenants, hold multiple large-scale events and host tens of thousands of visitors. There’s been so much excitement around what’s to come, and we look forward to building on this momentum by supporting initiatives that give back to our community.”

—Tad Snider, Executive Director and CEO, BJCC Authority

One of the first NFT auctions from an entity in Alabama

According to Protective Stadium, this is one of the first-ever NFT auctions from an entity in Alabama. Welcome to the future.

NFTs are “unique digital assets that are secured and contained on the blockchain. The blockchain verifies ownership, provenance and transaction history,” as defined by Protective Stadium. They compare it to a unique digital trading card. In this auction, you can bid on The Protective Stadium Gates Open NFT, a digital piece of art depicting Protective Stadium.

Not familiar with cryptocurrency, but want to get in on the fun? Check out Protective Stadium’s website for detailed information on how to create a digital account, bidding logistics and more.

“We continually search for ways to positively impact our communities, this time through innovative use of technology. Protective Stadium’s NFT is another way for us to be a good neighbor and directly impact the community.” 

—Rich Bielen, President & CEO, Protective

Proceeds benefit Prosper

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It’s a win-win. (Prosper Birmingham / Facebook)

Protective Stadium has teamed up with Mayor Woodfin and City of Birmingham to make this deal even sweeter—all proceeds will be donated to Prosper.

Prosper is a Birmingham organization committed to stimulating a thriving, racially-inclusive economy. Initiatives to further their mission include things like job creation, preparation and access.

An innovative use of technology to promote Protective Stadium and support Prosper? Sounds like a win-win to us.

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Madison Croxson
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