VIDEO: Take a drone tour of Protective Stadium, the new home of UAB Football

Local News
October 02 2021 06:00 pm

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — With just over two months until the premiere of UAB Football’s grand opening in Protective Stadium, CBS 42 is giving you a bird’s-eye view of the newly constructed, multi-purpose facility.

The stadium will also host the opening and closing ceremonies of the World Games, which will take place in the city starting in July 2022.

The stadium came at a cost of just under $200 million and will be operated by the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex.

Below are additional photos of the facility:

  • A drone photo of protective stadium (Photo by Lee Hedgepeth)
  • A drone photo of protective stadium (Photo by Lee Hedgepeth)
  • A drone photo of protective stadium (Photo by Lee Hedgepeth)

Click the video above for CBS 42’s aerial tour of the stadium.

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