The Torero Stadium is a 6,000 seat stadium in San Diego, California that is primarily used for soccer and American football. It was built in 1961. It is home to the University of San Diego football and soccer teams.
The stadium, which underwent two phases of renovation, is perfect for an exciting athletic atmosphere inside its cozy confines. These recent renovations were completed to host the WUSA San Diego Spirit, with over $3.5 million dollars spent to enlarge the seating areas and add spectator comforts. Torero stadium capacity is now 6,000 for Pioneer Football League action, as well as West Coast Conference Soccer play.
The South stands feature approximately 1,100 seats with press box facilities. The stands behind the East end seat approximately 1,900 fans after Phase Two of renovation. The existing North stands, which hold about 3,000 fans, remained as they were. The South stands feature bleacher seats with backs for increased spectator comfort. The East and North stands are all bleacher seating.
In 2001, the installation of the upgraded lighting system took place, giving Torero ample illumination for the numerous night events that take place at the stadium. The final steps included the paving of the pedestrian walkway that curves around three-quarters of the stadium, and the installation of a new state of the art sound system. The final piece of the renovations was a Daktronics video board that plays movie clips, replays, as well as scoreboard information.
The playing surface is "Bullseye" Bermuda grass, with soccer dimensions measuring 118 yards x 72 yards, with football conforming to NCAA regulations.