Top 10 most expensive high school football stadiums in Texas
When it comes to building pigskin palaces, there's no comparison to the Lone Star State.
Video: Allen High School's $60 million stadium
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Nobody does high school football stadiums quite like Texas.
Over the past decade, there's been a boom in the construction of prep pigskin palaces in the Lone Star State. Facilities costing $30 million-plus have been unveiled on a near-annual basis since 2010.
At least two more are on the way in the Houston area, including the $51.2 million Tomball ISD Stadium and the Sheldon ISD Stadium.
Read on for a snapshot of the 10 most expensive high school football stadiums in Texas.
1. Cy-Fair FCU Stadium — Cypress
Cost: $80 million
Home to: Bridgeland (Cypress), Cypress Lakes (Katy), Cypress Park (Cypress), Cypress Ranch (Houston), Cypress Springs (Cypress), Cypress Woods (Cypress), Langham Creek (Houston)
2. Legacy Stadium — Katy
Cost: $70 million
Home to: Cinco Ranch (Katy), Katy, Katy Taylor (Katy), Mayde Creek (Houston), Morton Ranch (Katy), Paetow (Katy), Seven Lakes (Katy), Tompkins (Katy)
3. McKinney ISD Stadium — McKinney
Cost: $70 million
Home to: Boyd (McKinney), McKinney, McKinney North (McKinney)
4. Eagle Stadium — Allen
Cost: $60 million
Capacity: 18,000Home to: Allen
5. Woodforest Bank Stadium — Shenandoah
Cost: $49 million
Capacity: 10,000Home to: College Park (The Woodlands), Oak Ridge (Conroe), The Woodlands
6. Children's Health Stadium — Prosper
Cost: $48 million
Opened: 2019 (under construction, slated to open in August)
Capacity: 12,000Home to: Prosper
7. Beaumont ISD Memorial Stadium — Beaumont
Capacity: 10,600Home to: Beaumont United (Beaumont), West Brook (Beaumont)
8. Alvin ISD Freedom Field — Iowa Colony
Capacity: 10,000Home to: Manvel, Shadow Creek (Pearland)
9. Challenger Columbia Stadium — Webster
Cost: $39 million
Capacity: 10,000Home to: Clear Brook (Friendswood), Clear Creek (League City, Texas), Clear Falls (League City), Clear Lake (Houston), Clear Springs (League City)
10. Planet Ford Stadium — Spring
Cost: $38 million
Opened: 2019 (under construction, slated to open this fall)
Capacity: 8,000Home to: Dekaney (Houston), Spring, Westfield (Houston)
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