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: 31¬†years, 2¬†months
  • Total Games: 789
  • Total Attendance: 12,964,335 (724 games)
  • All-Time Attendance Avg: 17,906.54
  • Regular Season Sellouts: 58
  • Regular Season Announced Sellouts: 92
  • Hosted Grey Cup: 7 times
  • Hosted All-Star Game: 2 times
Attendance Records
  • Coordinates: 45.39813356876864, -75.6836074590683
Firsts and Lasts
FirstLast
GameOct. 6, 1900
HAM 3 @ OTT 36
Oct. 28, 2023
TOR 27 @ OTT 22
Regular GameOct. 6, 1900
HAM 3 @ OTT 36
Oct. 28, 2023
TOR 27 @ OTT 22
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 Stadium opened Natural Grass 15,000
1870 Athletic fields opened Natural Grass 0
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