CSC Minneapolis has been serving the Minneapolis area and surrounding cities since 2009 when it was awarded a multi-year contract to provide security and event staffing services for the University of Minnesota at TCF Stadium, which officially opened on September 12th, 2009. The opening of TCF Bank Stadium marked the culmination of a three-year construction project totaling more than $288 million and securely placing the stadium among the top in college venues. Part of a 75-acre campus expansion, TCF Bank Stadium has a seating capacity of 50,000 and maintains many of the original design elements from Memorial Stadium, the home of Gopher football until 1981. Constructed using more than 8,700 tons of recycled steel, the new stadium will house 37 suites, 57 loge boxes, and 250 indoor club seats.
CSC provides services at TCF Bank Stadium, Williams Arena and Mariucci arena under the direction of Scott Ellison, University of Minnesota’s Associate Athletics Director, and Derek Hillestad, Director of Operations for TCF Bank Stadium. The branch has successfully completed the U2 concert on Saturday, July 23, 2011. They are now gearing up for another exciting year of University of Minnesota Golden Gopher Football.
Shortly after the opening of the branch, CSC Minneapolis assisted in the successful completion of the 91st PGA Championship at the Hazeltine Golf Course in Chaska, Minnesota.
Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC) is the leader in crowd management, security and guest services for the entertainment and sporting event industries. CSC has garnered a loyal and esteemed clientele base, including more than 100 stadiums and arenas, over 100 universities, colleges and higher education schools, over 20 convention centers, and numerous clients within the professional ranks of MLB, MLS, NBA, NFL, NHL, and NASCAR. In addition, CSC provides services for world–class events, including Collegiate Bowl Games, Final Four Tournaments, US Open Tennis, and over 30 Super Bowls, 8 Olympic Games, 4 Presidential Inaugurations, 2 FIFA World Cups, as well as 2 sacred Papal Visits. CSC operates more than 50 branch locations throughout the United States and Canada.