AHSAA 2020 Championship games coming to Birmingham in January and February

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Starting January 16 through February 29, thousands of student-athletes will be competing in and around the Magic City for Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) titles in basketball, indoor track, wrestling and bowling.

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We’ve got the sneak preview of Birmingham’s new Protective Stadium site (Photos).

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The new Protective Stadium is gonna be pretty.
Look at that—the latest renderings for the new Protective Stadium. From Populous

Can’t you just hear the roar of the crowd in the new Protective Stadium? After all the years of talk, it’s hard to believe that it’s now officially on its way.

We’ve got the latest architectural renderings, and they bring the vision to life. Read on for all the details.

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New road closures near BJCC begin on July 1st to make way for Protective Stadium construction

Sign on 23rd Street advising motorist that roads will be closed on July 1st. Photo by Pat Byington

Be prepared Birmingham!

Two roads near the BJCC and UpTown District are scheduled to be closed on July 1st, to make way for the construction of Birmingham’s new Protective Stadium.

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Today the name for Birmingham’s new multi-use stadium will be unveiled. Can you guess it?

Rendering of the 55,000 seat BJCC Multi-Use Stadium. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

It has been announced that today the name for the new multi-use sports stadium in downtown Birmingham will be unveiled.

What will it be?  As of this morning, April 11th it is still a mystery.

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Community leaders celebrate regional cooperation at BJCC Multi-Use Stadium groundbreaking

Groundbreaking for the BJCC Multi-Use Stadium. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Regional cooperation.

That was the most common statement used at today’s groundbreaking on the site of the new Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center (BJCC) Multi-Use Stadium.

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NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans to establish a Birmingham G League team in 2022

Representatives of the New Orleans Pelicans, Mayor Woodfin and the BJCC’s Tad Snider. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Yesterday, the New Orleans Pelicans and the NBA G League announced that the Pelicans have acquired the right to own and operate an NBA G League team that will play in Birmingham at Legacy Arena for the 2022-2023 season.

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