14 Facts About Reliant Stadium


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

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

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

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Reliant Stadium reopened on October 5,2008 when the Texans hosted the Indianapolis Colts and hosted three additional home games in October.

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Reliant Stadium was repaired by Houston-based rope access inspection and construction firm Reel Group Americas on February 13,2009.

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

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NRG Reliant Stadium has over 7,000 club seats, 186 luxury suites, and multiple lounges and bars.

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In 2011, Reliant updated their logo and therefore had to update their signage all over the stadium.

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

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In 2017, NRG Reliant 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 Reliant Stadium is regularly utilized by varsity football teams as a neutral site during the University Interscholastic League football playoffs.

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The previous USA vs Mexico match in Reliant Stadium drew a sellout crowd of 69,582 fans on May 8,2003 and is the largest home crowd for the US men's national team this decade, until the USA played Mexico for a capacity crowd of 79,156 fans in Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey for the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup Final.

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

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Reliant 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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