Empire Field in Vancouver, BC

Details

Meta
  • 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: 9¬†years, 10¬†months
  • Total Games: 321
  • Total Attendance: 7,806,746 (316 games)
  • All-Time Attendance Avg: 24,704.89
  • Regular Season Sellouts: 27
  • Hosted Grey Cup: 7 times
  • Hosted All-Star Game: 2 times
Attendance Records
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

Note: Information provided is based on data on Canadian senior and professional football team games in the database and may be incomplete. It does not include other competition levels or sporting events.

Location

  • Coordinates: 49.282595079139774, -123.03324937820435

Home Team Record

GPWLTOTGOTLPFPA
Preseason
BC Lions 2 11 00 066 42
Regular Season
BC Lions 14 59 01 1354 361
Total
BC Lions 16 610 01 1420 403

Opposition Team Record

GPWLTOTGOTLPFPA
Preseason
Edmonton Eskimos 1 10 00 036 32
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1 01 00 06 34
Total 2 11 00 042 66
Regular Season
Calgary Stampeders 3 30 00 0109 89
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2 20 00 074 62
Montreal Alouettes 1 10 00 016 12
Edmonton Eskimos 1 10 01 031 28
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2 11 00 044 33
Saskatchewan Roughriders 3 12 00 065 65
Toronto Argonauts 2 02 00 022 65
Total 14 95 01 0361 354

Changes

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