I had the opportunity to go to Atlanta and watch the SEC Championship in the Georgia Dome. This was only my second time there. I don't frequent Atlanta so I was unaware of the change that is coming. As we walked toward the Dome, I noticed a LOT of construction and LOTS of signage about the new Atlanta Falcons Stadium.


The old Dome will be no more in 2017 as the new Atlanta Stadium is scheduled to open. Check out this timeline from the Falcons website. 

According to the site:

The Georgia World Congress Center Authority and Atlanta Falcons worked toward an agreement for a new retractable roof stadium to be built on the Georgia World Congress Center campus. Scheduled to open for the 2017 NFL season, the new stadium will serve as the home of the Atlanta Falcons in addition to other sports, convention and entertainment events currently held at the Georgia Dome and other new marquee events that could be hosted in the future.

The new stadium groundbreaking ceremony took place on May 19, 2014.

Alabama is going to look good winning SEC Championships in this thing!!

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