Guide to Fedex Field
Fedex field is located 13 miles northeast from Washington DC. It is a football stadium in Land over Maryland, near the site of the capital center called US air arena. It is one of the largest stadiums in national football league, and acts as home to Washington Redskins Football team. Built in 1997,the stadium features an amazing capacity of 91,665 seats.
The place is designed in five levels-The lower level, the club level, the lower and upper suite level, and the upper level. The lower club and the upper levels are named after important personalities of Redskins and Washington, DC. The Suite level maintains over 200 suites, lodge and owner’s club luxury boxes.
The Stadium was started with the name of Jack Kent Cooke Stadium, It was done in honor of the deceased owner of the team and the stadium site was called Rajlon, Maryland. The stadium got the name of Fedex Field only after the place was sold to Daniel Snyder, and the naming rights sold to Fedex Corporation for $7.6 million per year
The stadium has recorded sold out every season and the ticket waiting has extended to over 10 years. A few notable events hosted by the stadium are
- November 14,1998: Notre Dame defeated Navy 30-0.
- July1, 1999: The United States Women's National Soccer Team defeated the German Women's National Team 3-2 in the FIFA Women’s World Cup! 999 quarterfinals.
- January 6,2000: The Washington Redskins defeated the Detroit Lions 27-13 in the first and, as of 2006, only NFL play off game at FedEx Field.
- December 29,2002: The Washington Redskins defeated the rival Dallas Cowboy, 20-14, in Darrell Green's final game. The game also broke a 10-game losing streak to the Cowboys.
Still cameras, digital cameras and handheld video cameras are permitted at sporting events. But for concerts, still cameras, digital cameras, video cameras and audio recording devices are not permitted. For the past six years at Fedex Field, Redskins fans have set the regular-season home paid attendance record. In the year2005, the team drew a record 716,999 fans overall. The December18, 2005, 35-7 win against the Dallas Cow boys was the most watched game in Redskins history, with 90,588 fans in the stands.