About TCF Bank Stadium

  • "The Bank" is a state of the art college football stadium, opened in 2009.
  • The main high-definition video display in the stadium is one of the largest in college sports at approximately 48 feet high by 108 feet wide. It boasts Daktronics HD-16 technology.
  • The University achieved LEED certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) for TCF Bank Stadium, making it the first LEED certified college football stadium in the country. The certification is achieved by accumulating credits for various environmentally and sustainable efforts in design and construction.
  • The stadium is a temporary home for Minnesota United, as the club is currently constructing a soccer specific stadium in the Midway neighborhood of St. Paul.

Stadium Seating

21,895 – Capacity for Minnesota United matches.
37 – Private suites
57 – Loge boxes
1,250 – Outdoor club seats
250 – Indoor club seats

Stadium By The Numbers

1,300,000 – Total number of on-site work hours to complete the stadium
24,000 – Cubic yards of cast-in-place concrete, enough to make a five-foot-wide sidewalk from Minneapolis to Rochester (74 miles)
8,800 – Tons of structural steel, 97% of which is recycled steel
4,019,760 – LED lights make up the video boards at the stadium
740,000 – Units of brick
2,020,000 – Feet of cable for telecom, broadcast, sound, fire alarm and security systems (382 miles)
2,210,000 – Feet of electrical wire / cable for power (418 miles)
900,000 – Square feet of finished space
7,500 – Light fixtures
350 — LCD televisions
12 – Elevators and two escalators

Stadium Facts

Playing surface – Field Turf
Architect – Populous
General Contractor – Mortenson
Construction Cost – $288.5 million

All information on this page gathered from gophersports.com.

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