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Bobby Bowden Field at Doak S. Campbell Stadium

Florida State University Gameday Plan 2014

15,000 - 84,409
From a maximum capacity of 15,000 in 1953 to a record crowd of 84,409 in 2013 against Miami, Doak S. Campbell Stadium has risen along with the Florida State football program to the top of the college football ladder.

NOV. 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 endzone 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 includes a restaurant and sports grill on the top floor that gives a breathtaking panoramic view of Bobby Bowden Field at Doak Campbell Stadium.

NORTH ENDZONE
The north endzone, 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 in June of 2005 when the athletics department offices moved back into the newly rebuilt Moore Center.

THE LAST 161
The Seminoles have been formidable at home.  In their last 161 home games - since the start of the 1998 season - the Seminoles are 137-23-1.  The bulk of those games came with Bobby Bowden leading the team.  Over his 34-year career the Seminoles posted a 166-33-2 home record - an .831 winning percentage.  That includes an astonishing 56-1-1 record at home in the 1990's and the start of a 54-game unbeaten streak (53-0-1) which began in 1992 and stretched through the first two games of the 2001 season.

200 & 300
Bowden's 200th career victory came on October 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 24-6 win over Maryland.

270 & COUNTING
Through the 2013 season, the 'Noles are 273-87-4 all-time (.755) at Doak and 281-91-4 (.752) 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 October 7, 1950, with Florida State celebrating a 40-7 victory over Randolph-Macon.  Since then, millions of fans have passed through the gates.

Top Single Season Home Attendances
NO. YEAR GAMES TOTAL AVERAGE
1. 2006 8 644,256 80,532
2. 2008 7 545,773 77,967
3. 2011 7 544,893 77,841
4. 2012 7 529,208 75,601
5. 2013 7 527,947 75,421
6. 2003 6 498,895 83,510
7. 2004 6 497,047 82,841
8. 2005 6 496,343 82,724
9. 2002 6 490,598 81,766
10. 2001 6 488,645 81,441
Stadium Capacities Since 1950
YEARS CAPACITY
1950-53 15,000
1954-60 19,000
1961-63 25,000
1964-77 40,500
1978-79 47,413
1980-81 51,094
1982-84 55,246
1985-91 60,519
1992 70,123
1993 72,589
1994 75,000
1995 77,500
1996 80,000
2001-2002 82,000
2003-present 82,300
Campbell Stadium's Top 25 Crowds
NO ATT YEAR OPPONENT FSU OPP
1. 84,409 2013 Miami 41 14
2. 84,392 2011 Oklahoma 13 23
3. 84,347 2005 Miami 10 7
4. 84,336 2003 Miami 14 22
5. 84,223 2004 Florida 13 20
6. 84,155 2004 Virginia 36 3
7. 84,106 2002 Notre Dame 24 34
8. 83,938 2002 Florida 31 14
9. 83,912 2005 NC State 15 20
10. 83,854 2003 NC State 50 44
11. 83,717 2005 Syracuse 38 14
12. 83,538 2004 Clemson 41 22
13. 83,524 2009 USF 7 17
14. 83,510 2006 Clemson 20 27
15. 83,507 2006 Florida 14 21
16. 83,294 2003 Colorado 47 7
17. 83,237 2008 Florida 15 45
18. 83,231 2012 Clemson 49 37
19. 83,043 2006 Boston College 19 24
20. 83,042 2000 Florida 30 7
21. 82,885 2003 Marylane 35 10
22. 82,836 2001 Miami 27 49
23. 82,804 2006 Virginia 33 0
24. 82,728 2007 Miami 29 37
25. 82,708 2004 UNC 38 16
Stadium Facts
2014 Capacity 82,300
Surface 419 Tiftway Bermuda
Location Pensacola Street & Stadium Drive
First Game October 7, 1950
Opponent Randolph-Macon
Score Florida State 40, Randolph Macon 7
All-Time Home Record (through 2013) 273-87-4 (.755)

Bobby Bowden Field at Doak S. Campbell Stadium Driving Directions

Directions

FROM: Interstate 10 - Westbound - Exit 209A


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  • Head southeast on Exit 209A toward Mahan Dr/SR-10 W/US-90 W
  • Merge onto Mahan Dr/SR-10 W/US-90 W, Continue to follow SR-10 W/US-90 W
  • Turn left at N Monroe St/SR-61/US-27, Continue to follow SR-61/US-27
  • Turn right at W Pensacola St/SR-366 W
  • Turn left to stay on W Pensacola St/SR-366 W
  • Turn left at Champions Way

FROM: Interstate 10 - Eastbound - Exit 196


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  • Head east on Exit 196Turn left at SR-10 E/W Tennessee St/US-90 E
  • Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Regional Airport/SR-263 S and merge onto Capital Circle NW/SR-263 S
  • Turn left at SR-10 E/W Tennessee St/US-90 E
  • Turn right at Appleyard Dr
  • Turn left at W Pensacola St/SR-366
  • Turn right at SR-366 E/Stadium Dr W
  • Turn left at Champions Way

FROM: HWY 90 West (QUINCY)


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  • Head southeast on US-90/Veteran's Memorial Hwy toward S McArthur St
  • Merge onto I-10 E via the ramp to Lake City
  • Take exit 196 to merge onto Capital Circle NW/SR-263 S toward Regional Airport
  • Turn left at SR-10 E/W Tennessee St/US-90 E
  • Turn right at Appleyard Dr
  • Turn left at W Pensacola St/SR-366
  • Turn right at SR-366 E/Stadium Dr W
  • Turn left at Champions Way

FROM: Route 319 (Thomasville Rd.)


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  • Head southwest on SR-61 S/Thomasville Rd/US-319 S toward Rhea Rd
    Continue to follow SR-61 S
  • Turn right at W Pensacola St/SR-366 W
  • Turn left to stay on W Pensacola St/SR-366 W
  • Turn left at Champions Way

FROM: Airport


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  • Head east on Capital Circle SW/SR-263 toward CR-2205/S Lake Bradford Rd
  • Turn left at Springhill Rd/SR-373
  • Slight left at Lake Bradford Rd/SR-371
  • Turn left at W Gaines St/Stadium Dr W
  • Turn right at Champions Way
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