Frank Clair Stadium at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa, ON

Attributes
  • Preceded by: Lansdowne Park
  • Succeeded by: TD Place at Lansdowne Park
  • Stadium Type: Open Air Stadium
  • Surface Type: Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like)
  • Lighting: Floodlights
  • Capacity: 51,242
Numbers
  • Opened: Jan. 1, 1993
  • Age: 29¬†years, 7¬†months
  • Total Games: 736
  • Total Attendance: 12,244,165 (639 games)
  • All-Time Attendance Avg: 19,161.45
  • Regular Season Sellouts: 56
  • Regular Season Announced Sellouts: 89
  • Hosted Grey Cup: 7 times
  • Hosted All-Star Game: 2 times
Attendance Records
  • Coordinates: 45.39813356876864, -75.6836074590683
Firsts and Lasts
FirstLast
GameOct. 3, 1908
MTL 2 @ OTT 11
Aug. 5, 2022
CGY 17 @ OTT 3
Regular GameOct. 3, 1908
MTL 2 @ OTT 11
Aug. 5, 2022
CGY 17 @ OTT 3
Playoff GameNov. 28, 1925
QUE 2 @ OTT 11
Nov. 18, 2018
HAM 27 @ OTT 46
Grey CupDec. 5, 1925
WPG 1 @ OTT 24
Nov. 26, 2017
CGY 24 vs TOR 27
YearChangeSurfaceCapacity
2021 COVID capacity restrictions Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like) 15,000
2017 Temporary Grey Cup Expansion Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like) 36,154
2014 Opened 2014 Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like) 24,656
2004 Grey Cup temporary seating Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like) 51,242
2002 Reduction Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like) 29,862
1996 Expansion Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like) 30,960
1993 Name change Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like) 30,927
1991 Reduction Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like) 30,927
1988 Grey Cup temporary seating Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like) 50,604
1984 Artificial turf Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like) 34,972
1975 Expansion Natural Grass 34,972
1967 Expansion Natural Grass 27,172
1960 Expansion Natural Grass 22,000
1955 Expansion Natural Grass 16,372
1908 Opened 1908 Natural Grass 15,000
GP W L T OTG OTL PF PA
Preseason
Ottawa RedBlacks 8 3 5 0 0 0 161 212
Regular Season
Ottawa RedBlacks 72 25 47 0 4 2 1,826 2,225
Total
Ottawa RedBlacks 80 28 52 0 4 2 1,987 2,437

Grey Cup Record as Host Stadium

GP W L T OTG OTL PF PA
Toronto Argonauts 1 1 0 0 0 0 27 19
BC Lions 1 0 1 0 0 0 19 27
GP W L T OTG OTL PF PA
Preseason
Toronto Argonauts 3 2 1 0 0 0 77 47
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1 1 0 0 0 0 28 27
Memphis Mad Dogs 1 1 0 0 0 0 28 21
Montreal Alouettes 3 1 2 0 0 0 79 66
Total 8 5 3 0 0 0 212 161
Regular Season
BC Lions 8 7 1 0 0 0 324 156
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 9 7 2 0 0 0 312 228
Saskatchewan Roughriders 8 6 2 0 1 0 236 192
Edmonton Elks 7 5 2 0 0 0 182 178
Montreal Alouettes 8 5 3 0 1 1 243 196
Calgary Stampeders 8 5 3 0 1 0 260 192
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 9 5 4 0 0 0 223 253
Toronto Argonauts 8 3 5 0 0 0 192 198
Memphis Mad Dogs 1 1 0 0 0 0 23 20
Birmingham Barracudas 1 1 0 0 0 0 56 46
Baltimore Stallions 1 1 0 0 0 0 42 27
San Antonio Texans 2 1 1 0 0 0 72 46
Shreveport Pirates 1 0 1 0 0 0 10 40
Las Vegas Posse 1 0 1 0 1 1 50 54
Total 72 47 25 0 4 2 2,225 1,826