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, 7 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 Lions2110006642
Regular Season
BC Lions1459011354361
Total
BC Lions16610011420403

Opposition Team Record

GPWLTOTGOTLPFPA
Preseason
Edmonton Eskimos1100003632
Saskatchewan Roughriders101000634
Total2110004266
Regular Season
Calgary Stampeders33000010989
Hamilton Tiger-Cats2200007462
Montreal Alouettes1100001612
Edmonton Eskimos1100103128
Winnipeg Blue Bombers2110004433
Saskatchewan Roughriders3120006565
Toronto Argonauts2020002265
Total1495010361354

Changes

YearChangeSurfaceCapacity
2010Temporary seatingGranulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like)27,500
1974ReductionFixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)30,229
1970Artificial turfFixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)32,375
1954Opened 1954Natural Grass32,375