Rice Eccles Stadium

Rice Eccles Stadium

Rice Eccles Stadium History

Rice Eccles Stadium first opened back in 1998 and is has been entertaining people ever since. The stadium has been host to many important sporting events over the years, including hosting the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2002 Winter Olympics. The eyes of the world were upon Salt Lake City that year, and athletes from all over the globe came to theRice-Eccles Stadiumto perform their best and represent their countries. In order to get ready for the ceremonial Olympic events, the stadium's grass was paved over with asphalt, scoreboards were removed and the 2002 Olympic cauldron was installed atop the southern bleachers. During the Olympic games the stadium was temporarily named Rice-Eccles Olympic Stadium. Not only has the stadium hosted world events like the Olympics, but it is the regular home of the Utah Utes football team and has also seen its share of big music events featuring artists like The Rolling Stones, U2 and Bon Jovi, just to name a few.


Rice Eccles Stadium Events

Rice Eccles Stadium is known best for being the home of the Utah Utes football team. The Utes take to the gridiron each college football season to play against some of the best teams in the nation, and fans love to make it out to as many games as possible. The Utes have some tough matchups this season, like when the USC Trojans visit Rice Eccles Stadium on October 25th. The Trojans have one of the top football programs in the nation and are always looking to pile up the victories. Utah will face another big game to close out their home schedule this season when the Arizona Wildcats come to town. See the full schedule for all the biggest matchups this season.


Salt Lake City, UT

Rice Eccles Stadium is located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Salt Lake City is, fittingly, located near the Great Salt Lake, and is a thriving metropolitan area. With a population that makes the city one of the largest in the state, the city has a plethora of sports fans just waiting to watch their favorite team battle it out on the court at Rice Eccles Stadium. The town has numerous entertainment venues including annual music festivals that draw thousands of visitors to the city each year. Entertainers and tourists have enjoyed the city so much, that many of them have stayed. It is the site of the annual Sundance Film Festival and was the site of the 2002 Winter Olympics.


Rice Eccles Stadium Seating Chart

Rice Eccles Stadium is a great place to go if you want to see a top-notch college football game or awesome music concert. This venue has a capacity of more than 45,000, meaning it can house even the biggest of events. Rice Eccles Stadium saw a record attendance mark back in 2003 when the Utes took on the Cal Bears and saw more than 46,700 people show up.


Rice Eccles Stadium Trivia

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The answer is Pac-12 Conference, one of the top leagues in the sport.

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