[10], The stadium is the home of the National Football League's Houston Texans, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, the Texas Bowl, many of the United States men's national soccer team's matches, Mexico national football team friendlies where El Tri serves as the host, and other events. The first game played was on August 24, 2002, in front of 69,432 in attendance as the Texans hosted the Miami Dolphins in their first preseason game. During the summer of 2019, the stadium has been used to host two international conventions of Jehovah's Witnesses, gathering thousands of delegates from different part of the world. Contact us at houstonpowerfootball@gmail.com for more information. [32] The first regular season game was played on September 8 of that year, where the expansion Texans defeated the Dallas Cowboys 19–10 in front of 69,604. The first-ever edition of the Texas Bowl featured a game between Rutgers University and Kansas State University, with Rutgers winning 37–10. The 2005 game featured Houston native Vince Young at quarterback for the University of Texas at Austin and led the Longhorns to a 70–3 rout of the University of Colorado in front of 71,107. For the past fifteen years NRG Stadium has played host to Monster Jam. It was constructed at a cost of $352 million and has a seating capacity of 72,220. Their December 7, 2008 home game against the Tennessee Titans saw a then-record crowd of 70,831[35] and the December 28, 2008 home finale against the Chicago Bears drew then a current franchise-crowd record of 70,838. Houston does not have an NHL team. The stadium is a regular concert venue and has featured performers such as The Rolling Stones, Metallica, Beyoncé, U2, Guns N' Roses, and Taylor Swift over the years. The Houston Energy was one of the premiere teams in … Houston Texans Front Office: The official source of the latest Texans front office information. Watch Houston Energy Football HOUSTON ENERGY highlights and check out their schedule and roster on Hudl Austin Outlaws are a full contact women's football team. WFA 2019 Playoffs - Mile High Blaze vs Houston Energy - Duration: 2:33:32. Modesto Maniax Women's Tackle Football. [34] Since then that record crowd has been broken in the next 2 Texans home games of that season. Houston Energy Football, Pearland, TX. As part of the American Conference Southwest Division, this season the Outlaws will face opponents such as the Houston Power, Arlington Impact, Dallas Elite, Acadiana Zydeco and Arkansas Wildcats. The fans in the Bull Pen interact directly with the action on the field, helping to create and implement fan traditions, songs, chants, and other elements of the game-day experience for spectators all over the stadium. [13], The stadium opened on August 24, 2002, with a preseason game between the Miami Dolphins and Houston Texans which the Dolphins won 24–3. 1200 Smith St. Suite 2400, Houston, Texas 77002 | Phone: (713) 650-8008 | Contact Us | Search This Site | Home | TendenciContact Us | Search This Site | Home | Tendenci Houston Texans NRG Stadium Two NRG Park Houston, TX 77054-1573 ... Houston Texans Team Shop Phone Number: 832-667-2500 ... Football 101 ; Press Releases Check here for news and information ... Houston Energy - Womens Professional Football - Duration: 3:31. [33] The first Monday Night Football game in Texans history was held on December 1, 2008 at Reliant Stadium. Height Capital Markets Advises Houston Energy on Capital Raise for Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Exploration Program HOUSTON, May 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston Energy, L.P. ("Houston Energy") announced today that it has entered into a strategic agreement with a private equity firm for deepwater Gulf of Mexico non- operated exploration projects. The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (or RodeoHouston) is a co-tenant of NRG Stadium. On February 6, 2008, USA–Mexico was held at Reliant Stadium to a capacity crowd of 70,103. [47] It is one of the oldest football rivalries in Texas, featuring Division I FCS Sam Houston State University and Stephen F. Austin State University. Our 2010 Inaugural season with the YFL garnered our team much success and recognition. The top teams in the Houston … The stadium was repaired by Houston-based rope access inspection and construction firm Reel Group Americas on February 13, 2009. The intention was to create a football stadium to replace the Astrodome that would operate like an open-air facility but have the intimacy and comfort of an indoor arena. [18], In 2017, NRG Stadium selected Hellas Construction to install its Matrix Turf with Helix Technology at the stadium. [17], During the 2015 season, a permanent artificial surface was installed at NRG Stadium. College football's Texas Bowl and Texas Kickoff are annually hosted at the stadium. The Independent Women’s Football League (IWFL) originally started in Austin, Texas and grew to a 14 team league with an additional 2 exhibition teams for the 2002 season. Rice University uses some of the executive offices in the stadium to teach a professional sports management class. Houston Energy and Women's Professional Football League (WPFL) latest news, scores and information from OurSports Central. About Houston Energy History and Mission Statement Fact Sheet Exploration Areas Executive Team Investor Information Contact Us Our Staff Ronald E. Neal . [9] Groundbreaking for the stadium was on March 9, 2000 and the building was officially topped off in October 2001. The entire complex is named for NRG Energy under a 32-year, US$300 million naming rights deal in 2000. NRG Stadium (pronounced as N-R-G Stadium), formerly Reliant Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium in Houston, Texas, United States. "The building is as much for the rodeo as it is for the National Football League," according to Leroy Shafer who is assistant general manager of the rodeo's marketing department. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Houston_Energy&oldid=966505496, American football teams established in 2000, Pages using infobox sports team with unknown parameters, Wikipedia articles in need of updating from July 2019, All Wikipedia articles in need of updating, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 10 (WPFL: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2007) (IWFL: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015), Won American Conference Championship (Opponent Unknown), This page was last edited on 7 July 2020, at 13:12. Nike Football. The venue's attendance record was set during a preparation match between the Mexico national team and the U.S. men's soccer team. The video screens were revealed August 16, 2013 and are the second largest of their kind, at a total of 14,549 square feet (1,351.6 m2) of screens. The Houston–Rice football rivalry game, the Bayou Bucket Classic, was held there in 2004, and in 2011, the game was announced to be played at Reliant Stadium for the 2012 and 2013 seasons as well. During rodeo performances, rolling doors will separate the dock into two receiving areas to isolate the food and concession deliveries from the rodeo equipment and livestock deliveries. The stadium served as the host facility for Super Bowls XXXVIII (2004) and LI (2017), and WrestleMania XXV (2009). 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The stadium was designed by the architectural firms of Hermes Reed Architects and Lockwood, Andrews and Newnam who were teamed to create the Houston Stadium Consultants (HSC). Games Houston Has Played. Final 2010 Independent Women's Football League Standings Boston Militia Win 2010 Tier I Championship Houston Power is still looking for a few good players! The Greater Houston Partnership's annual State of Energy luncheon features top energy industry leaders' perspectives on one of the Houston … DJ Tom 1,286 views. Houston Energy . The stadium has hosted the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament several times, including the 2008, 2010 & 2015 South Regional semifinals and finals, and the Final Four in 2011 & 2016. [12] Construction was completed in 30 months. The architects of Populous (then HOK Sport) and the HSC worked together with engineers from Walter P Moore and Uni-Systems to design the stadium utilizing the principles of kinetic architecture. Reliant Stadium hosted the 2010 MLS All-Star Game as 70,728 fans watched Manchester United defeat the MLS All-Stars 5–2. They play just south of Houston, Texas at Pearland Stadium, the football stadium on the campus of Pearland High School in nearby Pearland. Graphical | List | Printable. NRG Stadium is regularly utilized by Varsity Football Teams as a Neutral Site during the University Interscholastic League Football Playoffs. Houston Energy won the WPFL championships in 2000, 2001 and 2002. The Houston NFL Holdings group came to Populous (then HOK Sport) to begin the schematic design for the first-ever NFL retractable roof football stadium in 1997. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. [15] The first rodeo was held in the stadium in February 2003. The stadium hosted the Houston Bowl before the Texas Bowl's inception and also hosted both the 2002 and 2005 Big 12 Championship Games. Houston Energy is one of 17 teams nationwide in The Women's Professional Football League (WPFL), the original and longest operating women's professional American football league in the United States. The surface brand is UBU Speed, which is part of Act Global. Lionel Messi scored a free kick, making him Argentina's all-time leading scorer. At night, the building appears to glow from within. share Troy Taormina/USA TODAY Sports The stadium is the home of the National Football League's Houston Texans, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, the Texas Bowl, many of the United States men's national soccer team's matches, Mexico national football team friendlies where El Tri serves as the host, and other events. Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau - Member The series was originally scheduled to run until 2013,[48] before being extended to 2017, and finally in April 2015, the stadium was made the permanent home of the series.[49]. It will host the Final Four again in 2023. A Bayou Classic game between Grambling State and Southern was held here in November 2005 due to Hurricane Katrina damage at the rivalry's usual venue of the Superdome. This is our Team App homepage. The bulls, broncs, steers and roping calves are housed in the north end of the stadium under the lower bowl. All members of the National Football League (NFL) support healthy fan involvement and welcome open communication with team members. The roof panels can be opened or closed in as little as 7 minutes, moving at a speed of up to 35 feet (11 m)-per-minute. [28], In 2011, Reliant updated their logo and therefore had to update their signage all over the stadium. In recent years, the stadium installed artificial turf to be used during high school and college games while keeping the grass for Texans games. The Bengals bye week was moved from October 26 to November 9, originally scheduled for the Ravens. WEST HOUSTON HONEY BADGERS (TEXAS HONEY BADGERS PREMIER YOUTH SPORTS ASSOCIATION ) is a Football American team/club based in West Houston/Spring Branch/ Energy Corridor/ Katy, Texas, United States. [38], NRG Stadium hosted the Texans' first playoff game in franchise history on January 7, 2012, with Houston defeating the Cincinnati Bengals 31–10 in an AFC Wild Card game, drawing 71,725, the largest crowd ever to see a Texans game at Reliant Stadium.[39]. 10 parallel, tri-chord trusses ride on two parallel rails, each supported by a large, 675 feet (206 m)-long super-truss. Co-Founder and Co-Owner of Houston Energy… This tops the previous record of AT&T Stadium in Arlington. 20. NRG Stadium hosted Super Bowl XXXVIII on February 1, 2004 where the New England Patriots defeated the Carolina Panthers, 32–29 in front of 71,525 in attendance. [12], During a Texans preseason game on August 30, 2012, against the Minnesota Vikings, an intoxicated fan fell to his death from an escalator. The Astros won their first and only World Series title in 2017.However, shortly after the 2019 World Series in which the Astros were … [44] In addition, the East–West Shrine Game was held there in 2007. The stadium served as the host facility for Super Bowls XXXVIII (2004) and LI (2017), and WrestleMania XXV (2009).[11]. December 2, 2020 - 0 Games Today Menu The energy industry is a key driver of the global economy and in no other place is it more important than Houston, the Energy Capital of the World. [20][21][22][23], On the night of September 12–13, 2008 the stadium sustained damage from Hurricane Ike forcing the Houston Texans home opener scheduled for September 14 to be postponed. The team is currently a member of the South Division of the American Football Conference (AFC) in the National Football League (NFL). [10] The stadium can be configured to utilize a 125,000-square-foot (11,600 m2) space for meetings, specialty functions, exhibits, and concerts. The previous USA vs. Mexico match in Reliant Stadium drew a sellout crowd of 69,582 fans on May 8, 2003 and is the largest home crowd for the U.S. men's national team this decade,[52] until the USA played Mexico for a capacity crowd of 79,156 fans in Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey for the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup Final. NRG Stadium also hosts international soccer matches. [9][26] The facility offers a sense of transparency, with its fabric roof and expansive areas of glazing. NRG Stadium has hosted 2 Super Bowls: Super Bowl XXXVIII (which was marred by a controversial halftime show) and Super Bowl LI (which was the first Super Bowl to go into overtime); both games pitted the New England Patriots against a team from the NFC South. [42][43] In addition, it was their first event in Houston in 11 years, after having previously held an event at the Compaq Center annually between 1998 and 2001. The stadium hosted CONCACAF Gold Cup matches from 2005 to 2011. Both the Texans and Ravens took their unexpected bye week in week 2, the weekend Hurricane Ike hit East Texas and the Gulf Coast, despite the fact that both teams were preparing that whole week to play that game as scheduled. [14] The stadium hosted its first regular season NFL football game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Houston Texans on September 8, 2002. By Rob Reischel Contributor Oct 24, 2020 During this time NRG Stadium also hosts an event on the Xtreme Bulls tour, the bull riding-only tour that is part of the PRCA, who also hosts the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. In June 2016, NRG Stadium hosted two matches in the group stage and one semifinal in the Copa América Centenario. The SWAC Championship Game was held at the stadium from 2013 until 2017. Nothing beats the thrill of watching your favorite pro football player make a great play. This has since been topped by the digital display boards located in TIAA Bank Field, the home of the Jacksonville Jaguars, now home to the largest digital display boards in any stadium in the world.[30][31]. Welcome to the Houston Energy Youth Football/Cheer Official Website.... We are excited as our 2011 season approches. The Houston Texans have played their home games at NRG Stadium (formerly Relia