Gameday Playbook: Labour Day Classic v. Argos


GUARANTEED $75,000 50/50 PRIZE –  In partnership with the Hamilton Bulldogs Foundation, we’re setting a 50/50 prize record this Labour Day! Don’t want to wait until game day to get in on the action. Visit to purchase your 50/50 tickets now.

HALFTIME PERFORMANCE BY TEENAGE HEAD pres. by WEATHER TECH – Be sure to stay in your seats! Hamilton punk rock legends, Teenage Head, will be taking over the field at halftime for a special Labour Day Classic performance, presented by WeatherTech.

TEENAGE HEAD POST-GAME AUTOGRAPH SESSION – Just another reason to stick around after the game for Families on the Field! Starting 15 minutes after the final whistle, Teenage Head will be signing autographs on the field for fans.

PUROLATOR TACKLE HUNGER – The Purolator Tackle Hunger team will be back for their annual food drive at the Labour Day Classic game! Arrive before kick-off to donate food or funds and enjoy all of the fun activities the Ticats and Purolator have planned! Fans who donate can have their photo taken with the Grey Cup and enter to win a signed Ticats jersey! Donate anytime at

PREGAME PATIO PARTY – From 12 p.m. until kick off, DJ Cam B. will be spinning a live set on the Coors Light Patio underneath the videoboard. Get to the game early, grab a drink and enjoy some live music!

COORS LIGHT MOBILE MOUNTAIN – The Mountain called, Tim Hortons Field answered. The Coors Light Mobile Mountain is the ultimate peak retreat, providing refreshment to Ticats fans by bringing the mountains into the Stipley for the Labour Day Classic. Come down and enjoy! Tag @CoorsLightCanada and use hashtag #TheMountainsAreCalling on social media with your best pics.

PREGAME $5 DRAUGHT BEER SPECIAL – Enjoy $5 beers (12 oz. domestic draught, Molson Canadian and Coors Light), available from when gates open until kickoff, only. Please note that draught beer is only available at permanent concession stands.

TIGER-CATS SHOP SPECIAL – Celebrate Labour Day in style! Stop by the Tiger-Cats Shop to purchase the official limited edition New Era X CFL Turf Traditions collection & the Limited Edition Ticats X Teenage Head T-Shirt (34.99). The New Era X CFL Turf Traditions collection consists of the 2019 Turf Traditions Tee ($39.99) & 2019 Turf Traditions 950 Snapback ($39.99). Get yours at the Tiger-Cats Shop while supplies last!

FOOD AND BEVERAGE GAMEDAY SPECIAL | The Pigskin Pete Pierogi Poutine Supreme – Loaded pierogies with cheddar curds, gravy, sour cream, BBQ sauce, crispy fried onions, and scallions. Stop by Pinty’s Pub & Grill or the Lower North East Concession (behind section 112) to get yours on gameday!

ONLINE 50/50 – At every Tiger-Cats home game, the Bulldogs Foundation will be offering online 50/50 sales to Ontario residents. To purchase 50/50 tickets ahead of Monday’s game, click here. For a complete list of rules and regulations, click here.



11:30 AM | PREGAME PARTY IN THE STIPLEY – Making pregame plans? The Pioneer Gate (Gate 1) and FirstOntario Credit Union Gate (Gate 2) open early (11:30 a.m.) for a pregame party at The Stipley Bar! Enjoy $5 beers (12 oz. domestic draught, Molson Canadian and Coors Light), available from when gates open until kickoff, only.

12 PM | ALL GATES OPEN – Per Tim Hortons Field security protocol, security wanding will be in effect at all stadium gates. Please remember to remove the contents of your pockets, including your phone, and have your tickets ready for presentation to reduce wait times to enter. Get to the game early to avoid potential lines closer to the 1:00 p.m. kick off!

12 PM | DJ Cam B. will be spinning a live set on the Coors Light Patio underneath the videoboard. Get to the game early, grab a drink and enjoy some live music until kick off!


HALF | TEENAGE HEAD – Don’t miss the Hamilton punk rock legends Teenage Head as they take over Tim Hortons Field at halftime!

FAMILIES ON THE FIELD – Families on the Field will start 15 minutes after the final whistle. Families on the Field, presented by The Brick, provides children with an exclusive and memorable opportunity, whether its tossing around a football with mom or taking photos at the 55-yard line with dad.

TEENAGE HEAD AUTOGRAPH SESSION We have a special addition to our Labour Day Families on the Field! Starting 15 minutes after the final whistle, Teenage Head will be signing autographs for fans on the field. 



PRINT YOUR TICKETS OR ADD TO YOUR PHONE – Season seat holders, remember to print your tickets at home, or download your seats to your mobile device, before arriving at Tim Hortons Field on gameday. Visit to manage your season seats now. Need additional help? Visit for a complete digital ticketing tutorial, or call one of our ticket representatives at 905-547-2287.

PARKING – Gameday parking lots A, B, D, E, F and K are open on Saturday starting at 7:00 a.m. Don’t have parking yet? Lot E has spots available for purchase on the day of the game. To support responsible travel, all lots will open at 8 a.m. the following day for guests who choose to leave their vehicle overnight. For details on specific parking lot locations and prices, click here.

HSR TICKET TO RIDE – Hamilton Street Railway offers free transportation for game day ticket holders up to two (2) hours prior to game time. A valid gameday ticket must be shown upon boarding for free transportation. Many HSR routes offer drop off locations at or near Tim Hortons Field. For more information, click here.

TICKET OFFICE – The Ticket Office and Will Call windows (located at the corner of Balsam Ave. and Cannon St.) will be open at 9 a.m. on gameday. Whether you’re picking up tickets or looking to purchase seats for future home games at Tim Hortons Field, our service team in the Ticket Office will be able to assist you with all of your ticketing needs.

GETTING TO YOUR SEATS – Please enter the gate identified on your ticket. Click here to see the different gate locations around the stadium. Regardless of what gate you enter, enjoy 360 degree access around the stadium, crossing from west to east or east to west through the Pioneer Energy Zone or Coors Light Patio.

ACCESSIBILITY ELEVATORS – Elevators 1A and 4A will be reserved for guests with mobility devices for the first 15 minutes following each game.

FACEDRIVE RIDE SHARE SERVICE – Fans looking for an eco-friendly and convenient transportation alternative can try Facedrive, the new ride share partner of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Ambassadors will be present in the new Facedrive Ride Zone located on Balsam Ave. N. to help fans catch their ride immediately following the game. Use promo code TICATS01 to receive $10 off your ride, download the Facedrive app and follow @facedrivecanada for updates and other exclusive offers.

ELECTRONIC 50/50 –This week’s 50/50 draw proceeds go to benefit the Hamilton Football Association! Receive a print out of your ticket numbers and watch the jackpot total increase in real time. Have to leave the game before the 50/50 draw takes place? No worries! Click here to see the winning number from the game, with up to six months for the lucky winner to claim their prize. For more details on electronic 50/50, click here.

CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE (C.A.T. Team) – Need help locating the washrooms or concessions? Can’t find your seat location? Need assistance getting up the stairs? Our C.A.T. Team is here to help you! Look for our C.A.T. Team staff in red Tim Hortons Field polos. Guests can also text questions or concerns at any time to Guest Assist at 905-581-9989.

WATER BOTTLE FILL STATIONS – Guests are permitted to bring their own empty water bottle (up to 1L in size) into Tim Hortons Field and refill them at any one of the water bottle fill stations located on each concourse. Please speak with a C.A.T. Team member if you require assistance locating the fill station closest to you.

PROHIBITED ITEMS – For a list of prohibited items, click here.

SMOKING POLICY – Smoking is NOT permitted within Tim Hortons Field or on City of Hamilton property. This includes cannabis and the use of e-cigarettes. Guests may exit the facility after the 1st quarter through the Gate (Gate 4) or TELUS Gate (Gate 5) located at the north corners of the stadium. Guests must have their ticket for re-entry. With the recent legalization of cannabis in Canada, take a moment to review our updated guest experience policy. Click here to read the rest of our Guest Experience Rules.

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