What is the capacity of BC Place?

What is the capacity of BC Place?

BC Place/Capacity

Our versatility truly shines during international sporting events. We can accommodate a full house at our 54,500 seat capacity, or we can create a more intimate and thrilling atmosphere for 27,000 guests by deploying our revolutionary secondary ceiling.

How much did it cost to build BC Place?

BC Place

Opened June 19, 1983
Renovated 2009 (interior) 2011 (exterior and interior)
Construction cost show Can$297 million
Architect Studio Phillips Barratt, Ltd. Stantec Architecture Ltd. (renovation)

Is BC Place real grass?

British Columbia and Ontario are the heartlands of the Canadian rugby union. BC Place, in particular, is a stadium suited for rugby union, despite using artificial turf.

What is the biggest stadium in Canada?

Commonwealth Stadium
By capacity

Rank Stadium Capacity
1 Commonwealth Stadium 56,302
2 Olympic Stadium 56,040
3 BC Place 54,500
4 Rogers Centre 49,282

Is BC stadium open?

2021 Re-opening and New Changes After nearly a year and half with no big sporting events, BC Place is open to the public once again for major events as of August 2021.

Is BC Place heated?

BC Place is a year-round, open-air multifunctional facility for various events such as concerts, sporting events, and consumer shows. This increased costs as BC Place was forced to increase heat output in order to force the warmed air to the field level.

Who has the biggest CFL stadium?

CFL stadiums are small compared to NFL stadiums. The average seating capacity in the CFL, out of 9 CFL stadiums, is 34,537. The Brick at Commonwealth Stadium, home of the Edmonton Elks, is the largest CFL stadium with seating for 56,302.

What is the largest capacity NFL stadium?

MetLife Stadium
With a peak capacity of over 100,000 spectators, AT Stadium has the highest capacity of any NFL stadium, while MetLife Stadium has the highest listed seating capacity at 82,500.

Where are the BC Lions located?

British Columbia, Canada
BC Lions/Locations

Is BC Place retractable roof?

The retractable roof over BC Place is truly a technological marvel, transforming British Columbia’s largest and most versatile venue into a busier, and more exciting place to host world class events.

How big is the BC Place baseball stadium?

BC Place, the world’s largest air-supported domed stadium was opened in 1983, holds more than 60,000 seats and is covered by fabric that is 1/30 inch thick but stronger than steel. The Stadium’s state-of-the-art technology goes beyond the roof.

How big is the roof of BC Place?

* BC Place is the world’s largest air-supported domed stadium covering 10 acres in all, with a circumference of 760 metres (2,500 feet). * There is enough concrete in BC Place to build a sidewalk from Vancouver to Tacoma, Washington. * The roof is 10 acres of fibreglass woven fabric.

When was BC Place built in Vancouver BC?

BC Place is the largest multi-use facility in British Columbia. The host to the 2010 Olympic Winter Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies and the Opening Ceremonies for the Paralympic Games, the building was conceived in 1980 to rejuvenate the False Creek area of downtown Vancouver.

What is view from seat at BC Place?

Our “View from Seat” previews allow fans to see what their view at BC Place Stadium will look like before making a purchase, which takes the guesswork out of buying tickets. To help make the buying decision even easier, we display a ticket Deal Score on every row of the map to rate the best bargains.