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AT&T Stadium facts for kids
Cowboys Stadium – July 2009
|Former names||Cowboys Stadium (2009–2013)|
|Location||1 AT&T Way
Arlington, Texas 76011
|Broke ground||September 20, 2005|
|Opened||May 27, 2009|
|Owner||City of Arlington|
|Surface||Matrix artificial turf|
|Construction cost||$1.3 billion
($1.3 billion in 2019 dollars )
|Project Manager||Blue Star Development/Jack Hill|
|Capacity||Football: 80,000 (expandable to 111,000 with standing room)|
March 13, 2010
Manny Pacquiao vs. Joshua Clottey
|Dallas Cowboys (NFL) (2009 – present)
Cotton Bowl Classic (NCAA) (2009 – present)
Big 12 Championship Game (NCAA) (2009 – 2010)
UIL Texas State Football Finals (2010 – present)
Super Bowl XLV (2011)
2010 NBA All-Star Game
NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship (2014)
WrestleMania 32 (2016)
AT&T Stadium is the current domed-stadium for the Dallas Cowboys. It was opened on May 22, 2009 costing $1.2 billion. It is also used for concerts and other events. It was known as Cowboys Stadium from 2009 until 2013.
On July 25, 2013, it was announced that the Cowboys had agreed to grant naming rights to AT&T, changing the name of Cowboys Stadium to AT&T Stadium.
AT&T Stadium is currently the world's largest covered stadium with 80,00 seats. A pair of nearly 300 ft (91 m)-tall arches spans the length of the stadium dome, anchored to the ground at each end. The new stadium also includes "more than 3,000 Sony LCD TV's throughout the luxury suites, concourses, concession areas and more, offering fans viewing options that extend beyond the action on the field," and a center-hung video board that is the largest high-definition television screen in the world. Glass doors, allowing each end zone to be opened, were designed and built.
Besides having the Cowboys play there, AT&T Stadium has hosted the following sports events: