“MARCEL VERCHERE STADIUM” lies between Lyon, Geneva and Paris with an excellent motorway network, high-speed rail (1 hr 50 from Paris and 50 mins from Lyon and Geneva) and two nearby international airports making it easy to reach. What sets it apart is its all-encompassing range of high standard local services: restaurants, hospitality, medical services etc. within 15 minutes and experienced in hosting elite athletes. The centre lies in the heart of a proudly sporty area (two other sites, EKINOX and HORSE CENTER OF Vennes – Jacques Robert, are also listed as Olympic training centres) that regularly hosts major national and international sporting events (Tour de France, Oxyrace Triathlon, Jumping International CSI**** etc.) and is home to teams (basket, football, rugby) playing at international and European level.
As the official stadium for both the French Rugby Union team Union Sportive Bressane Pays de l’Ain and Football Bourg-en-Bresse Péronnas 01 in the French Football Championship, the standard of its facilities has seen it awarded the “Elite Label” by the French Rugby League and Professional Football League.
It has very new equipments including the AirFibr hybrid sports turf.
The site can be tailored to your requirements with 9 000 seats and extensive facilities.
The stadium manager Yannick JOURDAIN will be happy to welcome you and answer any questions you may have.
The stadium hosted the PRO D2 Championship in 2018, League 2 Championship in 2017, French competitions (French Football Cup) and international events (France vs England U17 and U19 in 2015; France vs Italy in the Women’s Six Nations Championship in 2016).
Meeting room Internet access Ice bath Equipment available for private use Secure storage area Infirmery Floodlit facilities Hospital nearby Relaxation room Physiotherapy room Weights room Film screening room Personal security service