UFL Stadiums: Breaking Down the 8 Locations for the Spring Football League

    The UFL's inaugural season is about to wrap up, and here is a look at the eight stadiums that host the games.

    The UFL‘s inaugural season is wrapping up this weekend, as the San Antonio Brahmas and Birmingham Stallions face off in the first-ever UFL Championship. With that in mind, let’s look at the eight cities with UFL teams and the stadiums where their games are played.

    Where Does the UFL Play Its Games?

    Arlington Renegades: Choctaw Stadium

    Choctaw Stadium can seat 48,114 people, and the Arlington Renegades have played in this stadium since 2023. The stadium is where the MLB’s Texas Rangers used to play.

    Arlington has had a lot of success here as well, as the team won the XFL title in 2023.

    Birmingham Stallions: Protective Stadium

    One of the newer stadiums in the UFL, Protective Stadium in Birmingham, Ala., served as the central hub for the preceding USFL in 2022.

    Much like Choctaw, Protective Stadium is a very good-sized stadium that can seat 47,100. The stadium is right in the middle of downtown Birmingham, providing a college gameday-like feel.

    The Stallions won back-to-back USFL championships, and now they’re competing in the UFL Championship against San Antonio.

    D.C. Defenders: Audi Field

    While the first two stadiums mentioned can seat many fans, Audi Field is only capable of seating 20,000. It is also the home field for the D.C. United soccer team in the MLS.

    The stadium was built in 2018, making it one of the newest stadiums in the UFL.

    It doesn’t seat nearly as many as the other stadiums, but the Defenders have had a great home-field advantage over the past few seasons. In 2023, the team advanced to the XFL Championship.

    Houston Roughnecks: Rice Stadium

    Rice Stadium is the complete opposite of Audi Field, as this stadium can hold up to 47,000 fans. This is where the Rice Owls play their college football games. Being in a college town can be a bonus, as the atmosphere could be even better than it has been for Houston.

    This was the first season that the Roughnecks played in Rice Stadium, as they previously played at TDECU Stadium from 2020 to 2023.

    Memphis Showboats: Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium

    The Showboats are going back home, as this is where they played during their USFL run in the 1980s.

    At 58,325 fans, this is a huge stadium with the potential to be a great game-day environment. The Memphis Tigers play their college football games here. Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium also hosts classic games such as the Liberty Bowl and annual Southern Heritage Classic.

    There are very few stadiums in the UFL with more history than Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium, but the next one has just that.

    Michigan Panthers: Ford Field

    If Ford Field sounds familiar, it should. It is where the Detroit Lions play their home games.

    Fans at Ford Field have had a lot to cheer for as of late, as the Lions ended their playoff drought and made it to the NFC Championship Game.

    At 65,000 capacity, this has a chance to be the top stadium atmosphere in the league.

    St. Louis Battlehawks: The Dome at America’s Center

    If it isn’t the Panthers with the best home-field advantage in the UFL, then it is probably the Battlehawks. The Dome at America’s Center holds 67,000 fans, and with the loss of the Rams to Los Angeles, this is one of the few cities that doesn’t have an NFL team.

    San Antonio Brahmas: The Alamodome

    This is the biggest stadium in the UFL, as The Alamodome can hold 73,086 people. However, attendance wasn’t great in 2023, largely because of the team’s record.

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    Now, after a terrific season and run to the UFL Championship, there’s plenty for fans to be excited about.

    The stadium also hosted the San Antonio Commanders of the AAF in 2019.

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