*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
7 STEPS TO GET READY FOR GAME DAY: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
As per Manitoba Public Health orders, all attendees must present a Manitoba Immunization Card (physical or digital card) and photo ID to enter the facility. No entry will be permitted without a valid card.
Only mobile tickets will be used for entry into IG Field. You can view your tickets through the Winnipeg Blue Bombers App.
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 park and ride. Payments can be made by credit, debit and/or digital methods such as Apple Pay or Google Pay.
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.
KNOW YOUR GATE:
Enter IG Field through your assigned gate. Gates will open 90 minutes prior to kickoff for all Winnipeg Blue Bombers games.
No masks are required while outdoors. Masks will be required for everyone in all indoor common areas. (Applies to all attendees over the age of two)
PARKING AND TRANSPORTATION:
On-campus parking 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. Park and ride routes require cash payment upon arrival to IG Field. 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) 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 park and ride. Payments can be made by credit, debit and/or digital methods such as Apple Pay or Google Pay. This applies for all points of sale inside the stadium at IG Field; concessions, tickets, merchandise, 50/50 etc. 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.
No masks are required while outdoors. Masks will be required for everyone in all indoor common areas. (applies to all attendees over the age of two).
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.
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 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. Park and ride routes will require cash payment upon arrival at IG Field. Bike valet and normal Winnipeg Transit routes will be running for game days. Further details will be provided in the coming weeks for the park & ride program. We encourage everyone to purchase a parking pass for the upcoming season.
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 match 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.