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COMMONWEALTH STADIUM

LEXINGTON, KY

FACTS & FIGURES
-Tenant: Kentucky Wildcats
-Conference: SEC
-Capacity: 67,600
-Surface: 
Grass
-Opened: September 15, 1973
-Cost: $12 Million
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Known mainly for its basketball program, the football program has been a staple at the University of Kentucky since 1881. In the 1970s, after over five decades at Stoll Field, the Wildcats need a new football facility to meet SEC stadium requirements. Stoll Field could not be expanded, therefore the University of Kentucky decided to build a new football stadium, Commonwealth Stadium. On September 15, 1973 the Wildcats christened Commonwealth Stadium against the Virginia Tech Hokies.

At a cost of $12 million, the stadium originally had a capacity of 57,800. By the late 1990s, the Wildcats decided to expand Commonwealth Stadium to meet the growing fan base. In 1999, the stadium was enclosed on both ends and 40 new suites were added increasing the capacity  to 67,600. Two LED HD video/scoreboards, measuring 37 feet high by 80 feet wide, are located in both endzones. Today, the lower deck surrounds the playing field and upper decks are located on both sides of the gridiron. The luxury suites and press box are located between the seating decks. The Wildcats hope to continue to build their fan base up and create championship caliber teams like their basketball program. In November 2013 the University of Kentucky annouced plans to renovate Commonwealth Stadium. The $110 million project will reduce the capacity of the stadium to 61,000 but provide a better atmosphere for fans. On the south side of Commonwealth Stadium a multi level structure will be built to house the pressbox, 28 luxury suites and 2,300 club seats. In addition, a new tunnel for the Wildcats team to run onto the field will be constructed and the light towers will be replaced with banks of lights atop the stadium. The project will begin after the 2013 season and be complete by the start of the 2015 season.

 

2014 WILDCATS SCHEDULE

-8/30 - UT MARTIN
-9/6 - OHIO
-9/13 - at Florida
-9/27 - VANDERBILT
-10/4 - SOUTH CAROLINA
-10/11 - ULM
-10/18 - at LSU
-10/25 - MISSISSIPPI STATE
-11/1 - at Missouri
-11/8 - GEORGIA
-11/15 - at Tennessee
-11/29 - at Louisville
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Address: 1540 University Drive., Lexington, KY 40506
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