UBC Thunderbird Stadium
Thunderbird Stadium is an open-air, artificial turf stadium used primarily for soccer, football, and rugby. The stadium opened on October 7, 1967 and can seat 3,500 in the main grandstand. By using the surrounding grass embankment the facility can accommodate up to 8,500 spectators. The 1989 Shrum Bowl football game between the UBC Thunderbirds and Simon Fraser University Clansmen had the top football attendance, estimated at 8,700. The facility is also used for Canadian Rugby international matches and the B.C. High School Football Championships. The facility was previously used for cultural events and rock festivals. It has hosted Ozzfest, Lilith Fair, Lollapalooza, Area: One Festival, Another Roadside Attraction, Vans Warped Tour and the UBC Arts County Fair. Thunderbird Stadium is also a popular location for film and commercial shoots.