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Regina officially opens Mosaic Stadium

The design and construction details of the stadium were revealed in May 2014, and within a month, PCL Construction began building.


A project that was initiated in 2011 has come to fruition for the residents of Regina, as the city used the Canada Day weekend to officially hold the grand opening of the new Mosaic Stadium.

“Mosaic Stadium is an iconic venue, the best stadium in Canada and one of the best in North America,” said Regina mayor Michael Fougere in a statement and at the official opening of the multi-purpose facility. “But it will also serve as a venue for people to gather and celebrate our great community for generations to come.”

The stadium project is the first of three phases of the city’s Regina Revitalization Initiative, which also includes a Railyard Renewal Project and Taylor Field Neighbourhood.

Fougere was joined at the grand opening event by officials from province and the Saskatchewan Roughrider Football Club, the facility’s main tenant.

The design and construction details of the stadium were revealed in May 2014, and within a month, PCL Construction began building.

Owned by the City of Regina and operated by Evraz Place, officials declared Mosaic Stadium to be “substantially complete” on August 31, 2016. One month later, on October 1, the first of two test events took place at new Mosaic Stadium when the hometown University of Regina Rams played host to provincial rivals the University of Saskatchewan Huskies.

The second test was on May 27, when the Regina Rocks Mosaic Stadium concert – headlined by Bryan Adams – allowed organizers a chance to test the building and operational plans, including food and beverage service.

Three weeks ago, the Roughriders hosted a pre-season game in the final tune-up before their home opener on July 1 against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers as part of the City’s Canada 150 celebrations.

“Our government is proud to have been a part of this historic project,” Premier of Saskatchewan Brad Wall said. “New Mosaic Stadium sets the standard for sports venues in Canada. From the comfortable seats to the spacious concourses to the concessions, everything about the stadium is first class. The new Mosaic is a worthy home for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and will serve as a tremendous setting for university and amateur sports and entertainment events.”

With a standard capacity of 33,000 – expandable to 40,000 spectators for major events – the stadium provides a modern fan experience with a spectator roof and open south end zone connecting the stadium to the community. Its unique features include a sunken lower bowl, individual seating, and a 360 degree main concourse.