Sam Boyd Stadium is a football stadium located in Whitney, Nevada named after Samuel “Sam” Boyd, an American businessman, casino manager and developer who built one of the largest and most successful casino empires in the world.
Boyd owns California Hotel and Casino and was the one who formed Boyd Gaming, which became one of the largest gaming and casino management corporations in the world.
The Sam Boyd Stadium is the home of the UNLV Rebels, the football team of the University of Nevada in Las Vegas.
It is also the venue of the annual Las Vegas Bowl held every December and is used in high school football championship games, particularly the Bishop Gorman High School.
The stadium also hosts the final race of the Monster Energy Supercross series every year and the USA Sevens leg of the annual World Rugby Sevens Series in the sevens version of rugby union.
Other teams also consider the Sam Boyd Stadium as their home. These include the Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League, Las Vegas Quicksilvers of the North American Soccer League, the Las Vegas Outlaws of the XFL and the Las Vegas Posse of the Canadian Football League.
Located 1,600 feet (490 m) above sea level, the stadium has a capacity of 35,500 and consists of an uncovered horseshoe-shaped single-decked bowl.
The UNLV Football, Monster Energy Cup, Monster Jam World Finals, Monster Energy Supercross Finals, Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl, USA 7’s Rugby Tournament, Major League Soccer and concerts are just a few of the events that are regularly held at the stadium.
Sam Boyd Stadium offers VIP Suites for guests who want a luxurious yet exclusive setting for any event. The suites are located at the Findlay Toyota Tower and can accommodate up to 20 persons.
Private suites are the best venue to entertain clients, potential investors or spend time with family and friends.
Club Seats are also offered at the stadium with luxurious amenities and personal service in an exclusive environment.
Guests who signed in for the club seats can enjoy complimentary buffet and non-alcoholic beverages with access to the private Club Level full cash bar, VIP Parking, climate controlled reception area with private bathrooms, assigned individual seating and private Club Seat entrance.