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Ross-Ade Stadium

Ross–Ade Stadium is a stadium in West Lafayette, Indiana. It is the home of the Purdue University Boilermakers football team.The stadium was built in 1924 to replace Stuart Field, which had been hosting Purdue football since 1892. It is named for David E. Ross and George Ade, the principal benefactors. Ross–Ade Stadium opened on November 22, 1924, with a seating capacity of 13,500 and standing room for an additional 5,000 people.[1] A series of additions and renovations pushed the seating capacity to almost 68,000 (70,000 with standing room). In 2001, Purdue University began a $70 million renovation, which led to a reduced seating capacity of 62,500.

The largest crowd ever to see a game in Ross-Ade is 71,629 against Indiana on Nov 22, 1980.

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