Luther's Carlson Stadium - home of the Norse football and track and field teams, is considered one of the most beautiful and functional small college facilities in the nation. Located on the West end of the Luther Campus, the stadium provides seating for 5,000 of the most dedicated and noisy fans in the Iowa Conference. Each seat offers a spectacular view of the football field and 400-meter track as well as the beautiful Oneota Valley. The stadium was constructed in 1969 through the generosity of Helen and Roy Carlson of Decorah.
The track-and-field facilities in Carlson Stadium are among the finest of any college in the Midwest. The 400-meter polyurethane surface track with two directional approaches for the pole vault and all jumping events, two shot put circles, a discus/hammer cage, and javelin-throwing area.