Bobby Bowden Field at Doak S. Campbell Stadium

9,908 Square Feet of HD

When the Seminoles opened up the 2016 season, fans were greeted with the tallest video board structure in college football broadcasting in 1080p true high-definition. The upgraded board is three-times larger and twice as high as the old one. The new board stands 63 feet high and it is accompanied by new high definition ribbon boards throughout the stadium. Overall, 9, 908 square feet of LED displays were added to Doak Campbell.

November 20, 2004

In a special ceremony prior to the Florida game on November 20, 2004, the home of Florida State football took on a meaning even more special when Bobby Bowden Field was dedicated. Now, with numerous additions to enhance the gameday experience, Seminole fans are treated to one of college football’s greatest venues.

South Endzone

The south end zone houses the Florida State University School of Hospitality, where students in the program receive hands-on experience in various aspects of the food and beverage industry. The multi-level facility is also home to the Champions Club, which includes private entrances, food and drink service in chair-back seats, covered rooftops with cabanas, and WiFi access with panoramic views of downtown Tallahassee.

Stadium Facts

2017 Capacity79,560
Surface419 Tiftway Bermuda
LocationPensacola Street & Stadium Drive
First GameOctober 7, 1950
OpponentRandolph-Macon
ScoreFlorida State 40, Randolph-Macon 7
All-Time Home Record (through 2015)291-89-4 (.763)

Defending Our House

Under head coach Jimbo Fisher, the Seminoles are 42-6 since 2010 in Doak Campbell Stadium. During that time, FSU has dropped contests to Florida (2012), Virginia (2011), Oklahoma (2011), North Carolina (2010, 2016), and Clemson (2016).Oklahoma (1), Clemson (3), and Florida (6) were Top 10 teams. Prior to the Oct. 1 loss against North Carolina in 2016, FSU had a 22-game home winning streak, the longest in the country. The Seminoles also had won 16 straight ACC games, dating back to 2012.

North Endzone

The north end zone, which consisted of wood bleachers until the 1994 season kicked off, is topped by the offices of the football coaches. The offices are just part of the Daisy Parker Flory wing of the Moore Athletic Center which includes a number of amenities for the football staff. An even more drastic change came to completion in June of 2005 when the athletics department offices moved back into the newly rebuilt Moore Center.

200 & 300

Bowden’s 200th career victory came on Oct. 27, 1990, as FSU routed Louisiana State, 42-3, in Tallahassee. In 2007, Bowden won his 300th game at FSU on the field that bears his name with a 24-16 win over Maryland.

291 & Counting

The ’Noles are 291-89-4 (.763) all-time at Doak and 299-93-4 (.760) as the home team, which includes three seasons — 1947-49 — when they played their home games at Centennial Field. FSU was 8-4 at the downtown Tallahassee site, including 8-0 in coach Don Veller’s first two seasons.

October 7, 1950

Doak Campbell Stadium opened on Oct. 7, 1950, with Florida State celebrating a 40-7 victory over Randolph-Macon. Since then, millions of fans have passed through the gates.

Top 10 Single Season Home Attendances

NO.
YearTotalAverage
12006644,25680,532
22014575,47882,211
32008545,77377,967
42011544,89377,841
52012529,20875,601
62013527,94775,421
72003498,895
83,150
82004497,04782,841
92005496,34382,724
102002490,59881,766

Doak Campbell Stadium's Top 10 Crowds

NoAttYearOpponentFsuOpp
184,4092013Miami4114
284,4092011Oklahoma1323
384,4092005Miami107
484,4092003Miami1422
584,4092004Florida1320
684,155
2004Virginia363
784,1062002Notre Dame2434
883,938
2002Florida3114
983,912
2005NC State1520
1083,8542003NC State5044

Stadium Capacities Since 1950

YEARSCAPACITY
1950-5315,000
1954-6019,000
1961-6325,000
1964-7740,500
1978-7947,413
1980-8151,094
1982-8455,246
1985-9160,519
1992
70,123
199372,589
199475,000
199577,500
199680,000
2001-200282,000
2003-201582,300
2016-201779,560

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Directions

From Interstate 10 Westbound - Exit 209A

From Interstate 10 Eastbound - Exit 196

From HWY 90 West (Quincy)

From Route 319 (Thomasville Rd.)

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