10 Facts About NRG Stadium


NRG Stadium, formerly Reliant Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium in Houston, Texas, United States.

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NRG Stadium is the home of the National Football League's Houston Texans, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, the Texas Bowl, many of the United States men's national soccer team's matches, Mexico national football team friendlies where El Tri serves as the host, and other events.

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NRG Stadium is part of a collection of venues, which are collectively called NRG Park.

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In 2017, NRG Stadium selected Hellas Construction to install its Matrix Turf with Helix Technology at the stadium.

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NRG Stadium was designed by the architectural firms of Hermes Reed Architects and Lockwood, Andrews and Newnam who were teamed to create the Houston NRG Stadium Consultants .

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NRG Stadium includes a service area level to house rodeo livestock.

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In 2017, NRG Stadium was announced as a future site for the College Football Playoff National Championship game; it will host the event in January 2024 .

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NRG Stadium is regularly utilized by varsity football teams as a neutral site during the University Interscholastic League football playoffs.

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In June 2016, NRG Stadium hosted two matches in the group stage and one semifinal in the Copa America Centenario.

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NRG Stadium is a regular concert venue and has featured performers such as The Rolling Stones, Metallica, Beyonce, U2, Guns N' Roses, and Taylor Swift over the years.

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