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Friday, September 11, 2015

RIDERS TO PLAY BEFORE BEYOND CAPACITY CROWD


The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are pleased to announce that more than 34,250 tickets have been sold at Investors Group Field for the 2015 Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Banjo Bowl.  

Regular capacity at the stadium is 33,234 but that number is currently increased due to the additional End Zone Skyview seating for the 103rd Grey Cup Championship Game.

A limited number of tickets are still available in that area.

"The rivalry between the Blue Bombers and the Roughriders is still one of the best in Canadian football, and the support we get from the fans who attend this game every year is proof of that," said Winnipeg Blue Bombers President and CEO Wade Miller.

Kickoff for the game is 5:30pm on Saturday, but the festivities at Investors Group Field begin well before the game. 

Four hours before kickoff, at 1:30pm, the incredibly popular Tailgate at the Plaza by Duraco Windows gets underway. Located outside of Gate 2 at the corner of University Crescent and Chancellor Matheson Road, Tailgate at the Plaza by Duraco Windows is the perfect spot to meet friends for a pre-game party. Fans can purchase beverages and food, listen to music spun by our DJs, and mingle with mascots Buzz & Boomer and the Blue Bomber Dance & Cheer Team.  There is also a family zone with big inflatables, temporary tattoos, and the True Blue Hairdo station. 

As well, the famous Bud Big Rig will be set up for party-goers in the Tailgate at the Plaza by Duraco Windows area.

To get to the game, the Blue Bomber Park & Ride service gets rolling at 3:00pm. Winnipeg Transit will run its regular game day routes as normal, and there is also parking available in on-campus lots. 

For a full rundown of Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Banjo Bowl game information, please visit bluebombers.com.

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

They're all coming to see the last game of their HC Mike O'Shea... in particular, to maybe finally see that condescending smirk wiped off his face.

Sorry Mike... Back to 'Special Teams' for you...

K

Anonymous said...

I know as a Rider fan I'll be shot for saying this but a win for Winnipeg would be huge for that team and the whole province. They've had so much bad crap happen in the last while that they could use some feel good news. Plus, it would get them into the playoff race and bump up GC tickets so no doubt they're pushing hard for a win.

Hope it doesn't happen though

mister winnipeg said...

If you guys are going to win then don't mess around, make it a good solid blowout to trigger the enema this team needs.

Anonymous said...

'Enema' I love that. That's what the Riders had after their loss to Smiling Hank.

Anonymous said...

We both need enemas quite frankly. The toilet bowl 2.0

Anonymous said...

The more Bomber hearts we break the better!!

Anonymous said...

Let's go Bombers keep the sliders in last place where they belong

Anonymous said...

To Comment #2

You don't have to worry about 'being shot' if you don't leave your name... Although you do live in Saskatchewan, so I guess anything is possible...

XYZ