Huskies Stadium

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Huskies Stadium
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Coordinates44°37′51.85″N 63°34′46.31″W / 44.6310694°N 63.5795306°W / 44.6310694; -63.5795306
Built1970
SurfaceTurf
Capacity4000 but expandable
to 9-11,000
Tenants
Saint Mary's Huskies
 
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Huskies Stadium
Image here
Coordinates44°37′51.85″N 63°34′46.31″W / 44.6310694°N 63.5795306°W / 44.6310694; -63.5795306
Built1970
SurfaceTurf
Capacity4000 but expandable
to 9-11,000
Tenants
Saint Mary's Huskies

The Huskies Stadium is a Canadian football stadium in Halifax, Nova Scotia, that is host to Saint Mary's Huskies. It has a promoted capacity of 9,000 to 11,000 that is achieveable via temporary seating,[1] but the actual permanent seating is only 4000.[2] It was built in 1970. It has hosted many Canadian Interuniversity Sport Atlantic & Uteck Bowl national semi-final football games.

On June 11, 2005, the stadium hosted an exhibition game between the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the Toronto Argonauts to gauge Halifax's public support for a CFL franchise. The game was called "Touchdown Atlantic". For the game, the stadium's capacity was temporarily augmented to 11,000. In July 2009, new seating was added that holds up to 500 people on the east-end of the stadium.

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Coordinates: 44°37′51.85″N 63°34′46.31″W / 44.6310694°N 63.5795306°W / 44.6310694; -63.5795306