There will soon be new signage up at Dragon Stadium in Southlake.

The Carroll ISD board of trustees approved a sponsorship agreement with Methodist Southlake Medical Center, which will generate $190,750 over the two-year contract, according to CISD Marketing Coordinator Beth Robb.

The measure was approved during the Nov. 13 trustee meeting.

Diving in deeper

According to the contract, the agreement includes in-kind service for staff and students of CISD, and the money from the contract must be used for capital projects within the district.

The contract was for $200,000, but it will be prorated due to an existing agreement with the health system.

There was one change to the request for proposal, which was eliminating sideline management of athletic injury training. The football program has a contract already in place with another company for athletic training, Robb said.

The specifics

Methodist Southlake Medical Center will have three designated spots for signage:
  • The facade of the main entrance
  • Inside on the facade of the press box
  • The facade on visitor-side seating
The venue will still say Dragon Stadium on it, but Robb noted the wording could say Dragon Stadium sponsored by Methodist Southlake Center.

The contract will go into effect in January, but Benson Chacko, Methodist Southlake Medical Center president, noted the in-kind service could go into effect immediately.

Chacko noted the signage would be similar to what is at Vernon Newsom Stadium in Mansfield. Mansfield ISD has a contract with Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, and has the name and logo on the press box side of the field. He said with the contract approved, conversations will start to decide what signage is used.