Nagoya Dome will be undergoing renovations this winter. Construction will take place between January and February 2018. The stadium should be ready for the exhibition game schedule in March.
Source: Nikkan Sports 10/11/20170 Comments
Nagoya Dome is planning to install new LED lighting and artificial turf at Nagoya Dome. The LED lights will be the same kind currently being used at stadiums like Tokyo Dome and YafuOku Dome. As for the turf, the field will be replaced for the first time in eight years.
Source: Nikkan Sports 7/25/20170 Comments
Chubu Nippon Broadcasting Company (CBC TV) in Nagoya has promised to pay a 100 million yen reward if a player hits their billboard above the big screen at Nagoya Dome this season. Fifty million yen will go to the player and the remaining fifty million yen will be evenly distributed to fifty viewers (one million yen each).0 Comments
Nagoya Dome announced that they held a ceremony earlier today to mark the completion of the installation of solar panels at the stadium. Construction began on June 4, 2014. A total 1,152 panels were installed. Officials expect the panels to produce about 62,000kWh a year. The energy will be sold to Chubu Denryoku (Chubu Electric Power Company).0 Comments
Nagoya Dome announced that they will be installing two large screens to complement their main screen in center field.
The current screen in center is about ten meters tall and thirty-six meters wide. The new screens will be about the same size and installed on either side of the current screen. Together, the three screens will be over 100 meters wide.
Construction will cost about one billion yen. The screens should be ready by March next year.
[UPDATE 2/21 @ 12:05am]
The new screens were unveiled on February 20.
Source: Nikkan Sports 2/20/20170 Comments