View from northwest in 2017
|Location||6000 J Street|
Sacramento, California, U.S.
|Public transit||University/65th St Station|
Natural grass (1969-2009)
|Opened||1969, 51 years ago|
|Sacramento State Hornets (NCAA) (1969-present)|
Sacramento Surge (WLAF) (1992)
Sacramento Gold Miners (CFL) (1993-1994)
Sacramento Mountain Lions (UFL) (2010-2011)
Hornet Stadium is a 21,195-seat college football and track stadium in the western United States, on the campus of California State University, Sacramento (Sacramento State) in Sacramento, California. it is the home field of the Sacramento State Hornets of the Big Sky Conference.
Completed 51 years ago in 1969, it has also been the home stadium of the Sacramento Surge of the WLAF, the Sacramento Gold Miners of the Canadian Football League, and the Sacramento Mountain Lions of the United Football League. It hosted the U.S. Olympic Trials for track and field in 2000 and 2004.
Its alignment is nearly north-south, offset slightly northwest, and the street-level elevation is approximately 35 feet (11 m) above sea level. The field was natural grass for its first 41 seasons; FieldTurf was installed in 2010.