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Hornet Stadium is a 21,195 seat football stadium in Sacramento, Californiamarker. It is located at Sacramento Statemarker. It was completed in 1969. It is the home football stadium of the Sacramento Statemarker Hornets.

It was the home stadium of the Sacramento Surge of the WLAF and the Sacramento Gold Miners of the Canadian Football League.

The stadium was the site of some historic moments in Canadian Football League history. On July 7, 1993, It was the site of the first Canadian Football League game ever played on American soil. The Calgary Stampeders defeated the Gold Miners 38-36.

A year later, it hosted the first game between US franchises when the Las Vegas Posse defeated the Gold Miners 32-26.

The stadium underwent a $1 million improvement in preparation for the U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials in July 2000. Further improvements were made during the spring of 2004, when the stadium hosted the 2004 U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials. The stadium has also hosted the NCAA Track Championships in 2003, 2005, 2006 and 2007.

Recent additions to Hornet Stadium include a new scoreboard, which is fully functional for both football and track and field, and a new public entrances. Ground was also broken on August 24, 2006 for the Broad Athletic Center, which will be the new fieldhouse at the stadium for both football and the track and field teams at Sacramento State. [144712]

The largest crowd ever to witness an event in Hornet Stadium was when the Sacramento Surge defeated the Barcelona Dragons in the World League playoffs on May 30, 1992 in front of 26,445 fans.

The largest Sacramento Statemarker crowd came on September 18, 1999, as the Hornets defeated arch-rival UC Davismarker in the Causeway Classic, 48-27, in front of 20,993 spectators.

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