Dallas Cowboys Practice Facility

Irving, Texas

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Dallas Cowboys Football


Severe Thunderstorm
May, 2009


Dallas Cowboys

In May of 2009, a severe thunderstorm struck the Dallas Cowboys practice facility collapsing the practice bubble during a rookie mini-camp in Irving TX. Childress Engineering Services First Response Team was contacted to provide a preliminary structural assessment to determine the necessary shoring required to make the facility safe for the investigation to commence.The structure experienced an uplift force destroying the frame and outside skin. The Childress Engineering Services response team was immediately called to investigate, first the life safety issues, second, secure the damaged structure during the investigation process, then report the findings of the type of damage the structure incurred.