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Washington Athletics Announces Plans for Husky Stadium Centennial Celebration

Oct 5, 2020

Husky Stadium Centennial Central

SEATTLE - In honor of its profound impact on the UW community, the Pacific Northwest, and the college football landscape, the University of Washington Department of Athletics has announced the launch of the Husky Stadium Centennial celebration, a campaign recognizing the rich tradition amassed over 100 years at the "Greatest Setting in College Football" (1920-2020).

Washington's digital properties will kick off a decade-by-decade look at the various events – football games and otherwise – that have taken place at Alaska Airlines Field at Husky Stadium. Fans can follow along with new weekly content updates at and on the official Washington Athletics social media channels (FacebookTwitterInstagram). 

"Husky Stadium is a staple in this city and the Pacific Northwest, and is recognized nationally as an icon in college football," said Director of Athletics, Jen Cohen. "I know for me personally, and for this entire community, Husky Stadium has brought so many special moments and memories. I'm so grateful that we can all – students, coaches, staff and fans – celebrate 100 years of Husky Stadium and I can't wait until we are reunited again inside this incredible venue on Montlake."

Husky Stadium opened to the general public on November 27, 1920 when Washington hosted Dartmouth in post-Thanksgiving football action. On August 31, 2013, Washington ushered in a new era of football on Montlake when Boise State visited Seattle for the Dawgs' season opener and first game inside a newly renovated Husky Stadium.

Washington Athletics is excited to share 100 years of the Greatest Setting with Husky Nation.