Rose Bowl Stadium Facts
- Approximate seating capacity to date: 90,000+.
- The Rose Bowl has approximately 77 rows of seats.
- The stadium measures 880 feet from north to south rims and 695 feet from east to west rims.
- The circumference of the rim is 2,430 feet, while the inside at field level is approximately 1,350 feet.
- The turfed area inside the bowl measures 79,156 square feet.
- In August 2007, 40,000 square feet of new locker room and media center space was added.
- The fence around the Rose Bowl is one mile in circumference.
- There are over 100 different varieties of rose bushes situated between the stadium and the fence.
- The dimensions of the playing field for football are: 53 yds.(w) x 100 yds.(l). The dimension of the playing field for soccer are: 70 yds.(w) x 120 yds.(l).
- The stadium itself is approximately 830 feet above sea level.
- It would take approximately 84,375,000 gallons of water to fill the Rose Bowl to the rim.
- The Rose Bowl Press Box is the highest point of the stadium at 100 feet above ground.
- The first "PSL's" (Personal Seat Licenses) ever sold were sold to build the Rose Bowl Stadium. Two hundred-ten individuals and corporations purchased what were then referred to as "seat subscriptions" to finance the building of the $272,198 Rose Bowl Stadium.
For security reasons all tours of the Rose Bowl Stadium are cancelled until further notice.