Mackay Stadium

Mackay Stadium

Mackay Stadium History

The Mountain West Conference is always full of fierce competition, with many different rivalries that heat up stadiums all over the conference. Set in the mountains of Reno, Mackay Stadium, home of the Nevada Wolf Pack, offers as strong a home field advantage as any in the MWC. Mackay Stadium has been the home of the Wolf Pack since 1966, when the new stadium was built to replace the original football facility also named after beloved University of Nevada benefactor Clarence Mackay. When the stadium opened in 1966, it's capacity was only 7,5000 seats, but with the growing popularity and success of the Wolf Pack football team, expansions were necessary. Mackay Stadium now seats 30,000 fans, providing an intimate and deafening atmosphere that encourages the home team and intimidates the visitors. Don't miss your chance to experience one of the best game day atmospheres in all of college football by getting your Wolf Pack tickets at StubHub today.

Mackay Stadium Events Hosted

Every college football season, the Nevada Wolf Pack welcome their Mountain West Conference foes to Mackay Stadium, one of the toughest home fields in the country. Teams like the San Diego State Aztecs, Boise State Broncos, UNLV Running Rebels and San Jose State Spartans travel to Reno in the hopes of escaping with a win. Tailgating is a major events at Mackay Stadium, with "Packtown" as the site of the days festivities. Students, boosters and the community at large gather outside the stadium to celebrate their mutual love for Wolf Pack football and Mackay Stadium is a great venue for pre and post game festivities.

Reno, Nevada

Nicknamed "The Biggest Little City in the World", Reno, Nevada is a town with endless possibilities and endless opportunities. Located just along the California-Nevada border, Reno is a destination for casinos, dining, nightlife and even exciting outdoor activities. There is something for everyone in your family when you visit Reno. The areas around Reno were settled with thousands of miners who made their way to the region when gold and silver were discovered, and the influx of those searching for their fortunes was plentiful. The same can be said today, when travelers from all over the country come to Reno to take a chance on its slots and card tables, looking for the winning hand that can change their life forever. Looking for something to do outdoors? Look no further than incredible skiing in the Sierra Nevada Mountains or take a dip in the cool, clear waters of Lake Tahoe.

Mackay Stadium Seating Layout

Set at over 4,600 feet above sea level, Mackay Stadium is one of the premier college football venues in the country because of its intimate setting, bringing the fans close to the action. The Nevada Wolf Pack student section sits in the north end zone, offering great views for fans and provide the loudest crowd noise to intimidate the visitors. The stadium also features a family section that restricts alcoholic beverages for a safe and fun environment for all ages.

Mackay Stadium Trivia

How many undefeated seasons have the Wolf Pack has since Mackay Stadium opened in 1966? Six. The Wolf Pack went undefeated in 1970, 1976, 1985, 1990, 1994 and 1996.

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