Estádio Paulista

Estádio Paulista, usually known as Estádio Paulista, or just Paulista, is a football (soccer) stadium in São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil. The stadium has a maximum capacity of 4,000. It was inaugurated in 1921. The stadium is owned by the São Carlos City Hall, and its formal name honors Paulista Esporte Clube. Incorporated in 1951 by São Carlos Clube. São Carlos Clube usually plays their home matches at the stadium, and has a pitch size of 103 x 67 m. Paulista means Paulista.

Paulista Stadium
Full nameEstádio Paulista
LocationSão Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil
OwnerSão Carlos Clube
OperatorSão Carlos Clube
Record attendance9,000
Field size103 m × 67 m (338 ft × 220 ft)
OpenedApril 21, 1921
Renovated1956 and 1964
Expanded1966 and 1967
São Carlos Clube


The inaugural match was played on April 21, 1921, when Paulista of Araraquara tied Paulista EC 2-2. The scorer of the first goal of the stadium is unknown.

The stadium's attendance record currently stands at 9,000 people, set on August 7, 1966 when São Carlos Clube and Palmeiras 4-4.

On February 27, 1966, the stadium lighting was inaugurated. Ferroviária beat São Carlos Clube 2–0 in the lighting inaugural match.


  • Enciclopédia do Futebol Brasileiro, Volume 2 - Lance, Rio de Janeiro: Aretê Editorial S/A, 2001.

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