Empire Field in Vancouver, BC

Attributes
  • Preceded by: Empire Stadium
  • Stadium Type: Open Air Stadium
  • Surface Type: Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like)
  • Lighting: Floodlights
  • Capacity: 27,500
Numbers
  • Opened: Jan. 1, 2010
  • Age: 12¬†years, 6¬†months
  • Total Games: 321
  • Total Attendance: 7,836,527 (317 games)
  • All-Time Attendance Avg: 24,720.91
  • Regular Season Sellouts: 27
  • Hosted Grey Cup: 7 times
  • Hosted All-Star Game: 2 times
Attendance Records
  • Coordinates: 49.282595079139774, -123.03324937820435
Firsts and Lasts
FirstLast
GameAug. 11, 1954
MTL 22 @ BC 0
Sept. 10, 2011
TOR 6 @ BC 28
Regular GameAug. 28, 1954
WPG 8 @ BC 6
Sept. 10, 2011
TOR 6 @ BC 28
Playoff GameOct. 31, 1959
EDM 20 @ BC 8
Nov. 12, 1977
WPG 32 @ BC 33
Grey CupNov. 26, 1955
MTL 19 vs EDM 34
Nov. 24, 1974
MTL 20 vs EDM 7
YearChangeSurfaceCapacity
2010 Temporary seating Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like) 27,500
1974 Reduction Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like) 30,229
1970 Artificial turf Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like) 32,375
1954 Opened 1954 Natural Grass 32,375
GP W L T OTG OTL PF PA
Preseason
BC Lions 2 1 1 0 0 0 66 42
Regular Season
BC Lions 14 5 9 0 1 1 354 361
Total
BC Lions 16 6 10 0 1 1 420 403
GP W L T OTG OTL PF PA
Preseason
Edmonton Elks 1 1 0 0 0 0 36 32
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1 0 1 0 0 0 6 34
Total 2 1 1 0 0 0 42 66
Regular Season
Calgary Stampeders 3 3 0 0 0 0 109 89
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2 2 0 0 0 0 74 62
Montreal Alouettes 1 1 0 0 0 0 16 12
Edmonton Elks 1 1 0 0 1 0 31 28
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2 1 1 0 0 0 44 33
Saskatchewan Roughriders 3 1 2 0 0 0 65 65
Toronto Argonauts 2 0 2 0 0 0 22 65
Total 14 9 5 0 1 0 361 354