About LaVell Edwards Stadium
LaVell Edwards Stadium
LaVell Edwards Stadium is a college football stadium on the BYU campus in Provo, Utah. It serves as the home stadium of the BYU Cougars football team. The stadium first opened in 1964 and was called Cougar Stadium until 2000, when it was renamed in honor of longtime BYU coach LaVell Edwards, who retired following the 2000 season. The stadium has undergone regular renovations and expansions to help keep it looking and feeling new, enhancing the experience for both players and fans. The capacity of LaVell Edwards Stadium for football games is over 63,000 fans.
Where are the Best Places to Sit at LaVell Edwards Stadium
Sections 5 and 34 are LaVell Edwards Stadium are the best places to sit during football games because these sections are located close to midfield. Sections 105 and 134 are higher up but are also close to midfield and offer a great view of the entire stadium. The first five rows of sections 31-37 are also popular for fans who want a seat with back support, which is rare at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Also, with the bowl shape of the stadium, it’s hard to find a seat inside the stadium that doesn’t have a good view of the field. However, sections 101-109 on the West side of the stadium also offer a nice view of the mountains in the background.
Tips for Visiting LaVell Edwards Stadium
Since Provo and LaVell Edwards Stadium are located close to the mountains, cold weather, including snow, becomes increasingly likely the deeper you get into the season. Fans should dress appropriately and know ahead of time that umbrellas are not allowed inside the venue. Arriving early for a game at LaVell Edwards Stadium is also a good idea. For starters, parking can be a time-consuming affair, both on the way in and the way out. But there are also entertaining pre-game rituals, including the lighting of the “Y” before every game.
Food to Try at LaVell Edwards Stadium
The Cupbop Korean BBQ is probably the best concession stand at LaVell Edwards Stadium, although Porky’s Poutine is a close second, offering several varieties of poutine, including steak and pulled pork. Meanwhile, LaVell Edwards Stadium is one of the best college football venues in the country for fans who have a sweet tooth. There is BYU Creamery ice cream available, as well as crepes and waffles concession stands. Waffle Love features both sweet options like chocolate waffles and heartier options like chicken & waffles, so fans are covered no matter their preference.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is LaVell Edwards Stadium located?
LaVell Edwards Stadium is located on the BYU campus in Provo, Utah.
What kind of events does LaVell Edwards Stadium host?
LaVell Edwards Stadium events are centered around football.
Which team is playing at LaVell Edwards Stadium?
The stadium serves as the home of the BYU Cougars football team.
Where can I park for free at LaVell Edwards Stadium?
There is free game day parking available for LaVell Edwards Stadium events! We recommend you arrive early to secure your spot. If you don’t manage to get a free spot, there are other official parking lots where parking passes are needed in order to park.
What is the seating capacity of LaVell Edwards Stadium?
LaVell Edwards Stadium sporting events can host up to 63,000 cheering fans.
Who owns LaVell Edwards Stadium?
LaVell Edwards Stadium is owned by Brigham Young University.
How do I get to LaVell Edwards Stadium using public transport?
Fans wishing to reach LaVell Edwards Stadium events by public transport have bus routes and taxi services at their disposal.