*Manitoba Public Health officials are actively monitoring the status of COVID-19 in our community and retain the authority to change or modify rules and regulations associated with large gatherings

FanSafe is our commitment to the health & safety of our guests, athletes, and team members. These are our key priorities as we welcome you back to IG Field. We are working closely with Manitoba Public Health officials to implement strict protocols for both staff and fans to make your game day experience both enjoyable and safe.

From purchasing tickets and entering the stadium to buying food and finding your seat, please read below to understand the new pre-game prep and game day protocols.

Check back to this page regularly for updates

 

6 STEPS TO GET READY FOR GAME DAY: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

 

Immunization

MANITOBA IMMUNIZATION
QR CODE:

As per Manitoba Public Health orders, all attendees must present their Manitoba Immunization Card and matching photo ID to enter IG Field. QR codes can be scanned from a digital QR code, your Manitoba Immunization Card or a printed copy of the QR code.

Mobile Ticketing

MOBILE TICKETS:

Only mobile tickets will be used for entry into IG Field. Add your tickets to your Apple Wallet or Google Pay ahead of time. You can view your tickets through the Winnipeg Blue Bombers App.

Cashless Venue

CASHLESS VENUE:

We are now a cashless venue. Payments can be made by credit, debit and/or digital methods. Cash payments will still be accepted for parking and Winnipeg Blue Bombers Park & Ride.

Fan Health Promise

FAN HEALTH PROMISE:

When purchasing your tickets, you will be required to read and accept the Fan Health Promise. In doing so, you are committing to conducting a self-assessment for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 prior to coming to the stadium.

Face Coverings

FACE COVERINGS:

Masks are not required while outdoors. Masks will be required for everyone in all indoor common areas, Winnipeg Transit Park & Ride buses, and Winnipeg Transit buses (applies to all attendees aged six and older). Mask are recommended and encouraged on Winnipeg Blue Bomber Park & Ride services.

Parking and Transportation

PARKING AND TRANSPORTATION:

On-campus parking and Winnipeg Blue Bombers Park & Rides will be accepting cash payments as well as credit, debit and/or digital methods such as Apple Pay or Google Pay. Parking passes may also be pre-purchased online prior to arrival. Bike valet and normal Winnipeg Transit routes will be running for game days.

The process to enter IG Field has changed this year. In addition to scanning your mobile ticket and clearing security, we will now have to scan and validate your Manitoba Immunization Card (physical or digital card) or valid proof of immunization and verify photo ID to enter the facility. Please arrive early to give yourself time to enter the stadium and take advantage of the pre-game party and special food and drink pricing before the game.

 


Immunization Required

As per Manitoba Public Health orders, all attendees must present proof of immunization and photo ID to enter the facility. Details on the Manitoba Immunization Card can be found here: https://immunizationcard.manitoba.ca

Photo ID and the following documents are considered valid proof of immunization in Manitoba:

• Manitoba Immunization Card
• National Defence Canada COVID-19 Vaccine Record / Card
• Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) Travel Vaccination Record
• An official document issued by a Canadian province or territory containing information of a person’s COVID-19 vaccination history

Staff at IG Field are required by Manitoba Public Health to scan the QR code, or verify valid proof of immunization and will only allow entry following a valid result that matches the photo ID provided. Staff at IG Field do not have access to your medical records and will be unable to resolve any disputes. We suggest downloading the Manitoba Immunization Card Verifier App (available in your device’s app store) and practice scanning your own card prior to attending. For further assistance with your Immunization Card, please contact Manitoba Health and Seniors Care at ImmunizationCardSupport@gov.mb.ca.

In all cases photo ID is required to be validated against the valid proof of immunization provided.

The Province of Manitoba has provided a list of documents and samples that are considered valid forms of immunization issued by the provinces and territories which can be found at Provincial Immunization Record Samples.

Children aged 11 and under are able to attend with an adult that has presented valid proof of immunization that matches their photo ID provided. Children aged 11 and under are not required to provide photo ID. There is a limit of two children aged 11 and under per adult if the children are not with their legal guardian.

Children aged 12 and older are required to present valid proof of immunization as indicated above. Photo ID is encouraged but is not required.


Mobile Tickets

Only mobile tickets will be used for entry to IG Field. The recommended way to access your tickets is with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers app (available for iOS and Android) Depending on how your tickets were purchased, you can also use the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Account Manager or ticketmaster.ca via the browser on your mobile device, or the Ticketmaster app.

Holding tickets for others? Select the “Transfer” button and send them their tickets directly so you can enter separately and meet at your seats.

For the best experience when you arrive at IG Field, add your tickets to Apple Wallet or Google Pay ahead of time!

Issues logging in? Be sure to use the email address associated with your ticket purchase. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers app is the only way to access tickets purchased both from ticketmaster.ca and direct from the Blue Bombers. If you are still experiencing issues, please contact our fan services team by calling or texting 204-784-7448.

Click here to view our mobile ticketing step-by-step guide »


Cashless Venue

IG Field is now a cashless venue once you enter the stadium to reduce touch points and to provide a faster payment experience. Cash payments will still be accepted for parking in the parking lots and upon arrival at IG Field for Winnipeg Blue Bombers Park & Ride. Payments can be made by credit, debit and/or digital methods such as Apple Pay or Google Pay inside the stadium. This applies for all points of sale inside the stadium at IG Field; concessions, tickets, merchandise. 50/50 in-stadium sales accept Visa, MasterCard or Debit. No cash payments will be accepted once inside the stadium.


Fan Health Promise

Through the ticket purchasing process, all fans will be required to read and accept the Fan Health Promise. In doing so, guests are committing to conducting a self-assessment of signs and symptoms of COVID-19 on the day of the event for all members of their group who will be in attendance. Should any fan show signs or symptoms, they are to remain at home.


Face Coverings

Masks are not required while outdoors. Masks will be required for everyone in all indoor common areas, Winnipeg Transit Park & Ride buses, and Winnipeg Transit buses (applies to all attendees aged six and older). Mask are recommended and encouraged on Winnipeg Blue Bomber Park & Ride services.


Directional Signage

Please keep to your right while on the concourse and stairs. Signage and floor markings will be easily visible to help direct you on the concourse, ramps and stairwells.


Enhanced Cleaning

Cleaning and disinfecting has been increased for everyone’s health and safety. On game days, high touch points throughout the venue will be continuously cleaned. Touchless hand sanitizer stations with an alcohol-based solution will be available throughout the stadium. Please ensure you wash your hands frequently for 20 seconds with soap and water or use hand sanitizer.


Parking and Transportation

On-campus parking and Winnipeg Blue Bombers Park & Rides will be accepting cash payments as well as credit, debit and/or digital methods such as Apple Pay or Google Pay. Parking passes may also be pre-purchased online prior to arrival. Bike valet and normal Winnipeg Transit routes will be running for game days. We encourage everyone to purchase a parking pass for the upcoming season.

Face masks are recommended on all Winnipeg Blue Bombers Park & Ride buses. The City of Winnipeg requires all individuals to wear a non-medical face mask while using Winnipeg Transit, including Winnipeg Transit Park & Ride buses.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Park and Ride
service commences 2 hours prior to kickoff from the following locations:
Route 1 – McPhillips Station – 484 McPhillips Street
Route 2 – Club Regent – 1425 Regent Ave West
Route 3 – St. Vital Centre – 86-1225 St. Mary’s Road
Route 4 – St. Norbert Hotel – 3540 Pembina Hwy
Route 5 – Assiniboia Downs – 3975 Portage Ave
$5 payment when you arrive at IG Field covers your return trip home after the game.


Winnipeg Transit Park & Ride:
Seel Station – 1550 Seel Ave
Clarence Station – 1240 Clarence Ave

Winnipeg Transit Fare $3.05 applies, pay when you get on the bus and when you leave after the game.

For further information on parking and transportation, please click here.

Additional IG Field game day information:
– The Bomber Store will be open with limited capacity. All game day kiosks around the stadium will be open.
– Please leave bags at home and due to COVID-19 restrictions, tailgating will not be permitted.
– Elevators will be reserved for accessibility needs only and will be restricted to the person with accessibility needs, a caregiver, or fan attending the game with the person. Please use the ramp or stairs to access the suites or 200 level.


 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


  • Can we bring bags with us to the game?

    Yes, but was ask that you try and leave your bags at home to ensure convenient, quick entry on game days.


  • Are we able to arrive early?

    Gates will open 90 minutes prior to game time. Please arrive early to give yourself time to enter the stadium and take advantage of the pre-game party and special food and drink pricing before the game.


  • Will tailgating be allowed?

    No tailgating will be permitted for 2021.


  • Can we attend the game if we haven’t been vaccinated or have only received one dose?

    Unfortunately, no. As we strictly follow the Manitoba Public Health orders, you must have a digital or physical Manitoba Immunization Card ready to be scanned at the gates.


  • Can we bring reusable water bottles?

    Yes. There are safe filling stations available throughout the stadium.