Varsity Stadium in Toronto, ON

Meta
  • Stadium Type: Open Air Stadium
  • Surface Type: Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like)
  • Lighting: Floodlights
  • Capacity: 5,000
Numbers
  • Opened: Jan. 1, 1898
  • Age: 123¬†years, 8¬†months
  • Total Games: 437
  • Total Attendance: 2,955,854 (218 games)
  • All-Time Attendance Avg: 13,558.96
  • Regular Season Sellouts: 19
  • Hosted Grey Cup: 30 times
Attendance Records
  • Address: Bloor St W and Devonshire Pl
  • Coordinates: 43.6670644865641, -79.39728677272797
Firsts and Lasts
FirstLast
GameOct. 14, 1898
TOR 0 vs OHRC 19
May 30, 2019
MTL 20 @ TOR 45
Regular GameOct. 14, 1898
TOR 0 vs OHRC 19
Nov. 1, 1958
MTL 44 @ TOR 7
Playoff GameNov. 12, 1904
TOROS 14 vs TOR 4
Nov. 22, 1952
HAM 7 @ TOR 12
Grey CupNov. 25, 1911
TOR 7 @ UofT 14
Nov. 30, 1957
WPG 7 vs HAM 32
YearChangeSurfaceCapacity
2007 Expansion Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like) 5,000
2003 Rebuilt/re-opened 2003 Granulated Rubber Filled Artificial Turf (FieldTurf-like) 1,500
1950 Expansion Natural Grass 21,739
1950 With collapsible bleachers Natural Grass 27,000
1924 Expansion Natural Grass 16,000
1911 Expansion Natural Grass 10,500
1898 Opened 1898 Natural Grass 500
GPWLTOTGOTLPFPA
Preseason
Toronto Argonauts 4 31 00 0137 97
Regular Season
Toronto Argonauts 159 9658 51 02,566 1,978
University of Toronto Varsity Blues 21 147 00 0233 108
University of Toronto Varsity Seconds 25 1213 04 3287 251
Toronto Parkdale Canoe Club 11 74 00 0158 92
Toronto Beaches 12 65 10 0103 86
Torontos 10 55 00 0145 106
Toronto HMCS York Navy 3 21 00 046 27
St. Michael's College 1 10 00 021 18
Osgoode Hall Rugby Club 1 10 00 019 0
2 11 00 050 35
Camp Borden Fliers 3 12 00 035 36
Camp Borden RCAF Hurricanes 1 01 00 012 15
Toronto Capitals 1 01 00 01 28
Toronto Victorias 5 05 00 016 138
Playoffs
Toronto Argonauts 18 99 00 0237 187
Toronto Beaches 11 74 00 092 65
University of Toronto Varsity Seconds 1 10 00 06 0
Toronto Parkdale Canoe Club 2 11 00 016 19
Torontos 3 12 00 023 46
University of Toronto Varsity Blues 5 14 00 048 62
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1 01 00 01 11
Sarnia Golden Bears 1 01 00 01 23
Total
Toronto Argonauts 181 10868 51 02,940 2,262
University of Toronto Varsity Blues 26 1511 00 0281 170
Toronto Beaches 23 139 10 0195 151
University of Toronto Varsity Seconds 26 1313 04 3293 251
Toronto Parkdale Canoe Club 13 85 00 0174 111
Torontos 15 78 00 0218 187
Toronto HMCS York Navy 3 21 00 046 27
St. Michael's College 1 10 00 021 18
Osgoode Hall Rugby Club 1 10 00 019 0
Camp Borden Fliers 3 12 00 035 36
Toronto Capitals 1 01 00 01 28
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1 01 00 01 11
Camp Borden RCAF Hurricanes 1 01 00 012 15
Sarnia Golden Bears 1 01 00 01 23
Toronto Victorias 5 05 00 016 138

Grey Cup Record as Host Stadium

GPWLTOTGOTLPFPA
Toronto Argonauts 8 80 00 0164 36
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 2 20 00 044 13
University of Toronto Varsity Blues 4 22 00 039 34
Edmonton Elks 1 10 00 050 27
Hamilton Wildcats 1 10 00 023 14
Sarnia Golden Bears 1 10 00 020 12
Toronto RCAF Hurricanes 1 10 00 08 5
Montreal Alouettes 3 12 00 080 91
Ottawa RedBlacks 3 12 00 044 44
Toronto Beaches 1 01 00 02 8
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1 01 00 07 32
Torontos 1 01 00 07 13
GPWLTOTGOTLPFPA
Preseason
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1 10 00 034 27
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1 01 00 023 41
Montreal Alouettes 2 02 00 040 69
Total 4 13 00 097 137
Regular Season
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 52 2225 50 0668 683
Ottawa RedBlacks 52 2032 00 0637 812
Montreal Alouettes 27 1512 00 0542 559
Hamilton Rowing Club 11 65 01 095 136
Montreal Hornets 24 519 00 0166 369
Sarnia Golden Bears 7 42 11 193 55
Toronto Parkdale Canoe Club 6 42 00 070 65
Toronto Beaches 7 43 01 067 48
Torontos 7 43 01 1127 80
Toronto Argonauts 4 31 00 046 33
Camp Borden Fliers 5 23 00 054 59
Hamilton Panthers 5 23 01 029 79
St. Michael's College 1 10 00 015 7
Hagersville RCAF Bombers 1 10 00 015 12
Camp Borden RCAF Hurricanes 2 11 00 023 35
Peterborough ORFUns 3 12 00 026 46
University of Western Ontario Mustangs 5 14 00 019 62
University of Toronto Varsity Seconds 5 14 00 039 64
Windsor Royals 1 01 00 012 23
Dundas Rugby Club 1 01 00 03 9
Kitchener-Waterloo Dutchmen 1 01 00 01 12
McGill Redmen 1 01 00 06 33
Queen's Golden Gaels 1 01 00 00 10
St. Thomas RCAF Hornets 1 01 00 04 11
Toronto Capitals 1 01 00 01 40
Toronto Victorias 2 02 00 011 49
St. Brigid's Football Club 3 03 00 08 61
Hamilton Wildcats 4 04 00 046 89
Total 240 97137 65 22,823 3,541
Playoffs
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 75 20 00 11761
Ottawa RedBlacks 84 40 00 8092
University of Toronto Varsity Seconds 11 00 00 10
Torontos 21 10 00 1712
Sarnia Golden Bears 41 30 00 1241
Peterborough ORFUns 10 10 00 721
Hamilton Wildcats 10 10 00 06
Hamilton Panthers 10 10 00 618
Toronto Indians 10 10 00 015
Total 26 1214 00 0240 266