The LEED Silver Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex at South Dakota State University has a gross area of 156,000 square feet with a ceiling height below the structural trusses at 65 feet. The exterior of the facility consists of precast, metal wall panels, and translucent panels. The facility includes an 80-yard synthetic turf field which includes both end zones to be used for a multitude of sports, including football, track and field, soccer, baseball, and more. Surrounding the synthetic turf is a 300-meter track and spectator seating for approximately 1,000 people. Support spaces such as restrooms, concessions, tickets, mechanical/electrical rooms and storage are also provided.
This project also includes the Human Performance Facility (HPF), a two-story facility that has a gross area of 20,000 square feet. The exterior consists of metal panel and glazing. This facility includes treatment/training areas, a new weight room, and rehabilitation facilities, along with associated support spaces. Construction of the facility took place while allowing the existing Dykhouse Student-Athlete Center to remain operational.