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Gameday Playbook: Thursday, June 13 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders at 7 p.m.

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WHAT’S HAPPENING AT THE GAME

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.

HALFTIME PERFORMANCE BY THE TREWS – Be sure to stay in your seats! Juno Award winning band, The Trews, will be taking over the field at halftime for a special Home Opener performance.

150th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE COIN GIVEAWAY –  To celebrate our Home Opener, FirstOntario Credit Union and the Ticats will be giving away a limited number of 150th anniversary commemorative coins at the game! Arrive early as coins will be available starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Stipley pregame party inside Pioneer Gate (Gate 1) and FirstOntario Gate (Gate 2) only, while quantities remain!

GAMEDAY SPECIAL – This week’s gameday Special is the Tiger-Cats 150th Commemorative Pennant for $15 (taxes included) with $5 from each pennant sold going to Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Available in-store, online and in all kiosks throughout the Stadium. Make sure you visit the Level 6 kiosk outside of section 205 for greater savings on clearance items that are already marked down. Lastly, stop by and visit the flagship store, located at the corner of Balsam Ave. and Cannon St., anytime from 10 a.m. until 30 minutes after the final whistle. 

ONLINE 50/50 – Starting today, June 11, 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 Thursday’s game, click here. For a complete list of rules and regulations, click here.

PUROLATOR TACKLE HUNGER – Every season we run our Purolator Tackle Hunger food drive on Labour Day with great success, thanks to all of you. This year, to kick off the season we will be doing an additional food drive! Football fans attending the Tiger-Cats game on June 13th are asked to bring food donations for a Purolator Tackle Hunger food drive; all donations will go to Hamilton Food Share to help families in our community. A collection location will be stationed between Gates 1 & 2 for food donations and cash donations will also be accepted at all gates. For every $1 donated, $5 in food is provided for Hamilton Food Share.

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WATCHING THE RAPTORS GAME AT TIM HORTONS FIELD

  • NBA Finals game will play on all concourse TVs around Tim Hortons Field when Game 6 tips off at 9 p.m. ET (including Suite Level & Club Level).
  • TSN’s live broadcast of the NBA Finals will play on our 3,400 sq. ft. videoboard after the final whistle.
  • After the final whistle, the Ticats will open RedTag.ca Gate (Gate 4) and TELUS Gate (Gate 5) to the public to watch the remainder of Game 6, free of charge.
  • Food & beverage will remain available for purchase at permanent concession stands located in the lower bowl.
  • Fans sitting in Sections 202-208 and 212-218 will be asked to relocate to the lower bowl or field level to watch the game.
  • All fans are permitted to watch the game from the turf, but please note that no food and drink are allowed on field level.
  • HSR Ticket To Ride program: Regularly scheduled HSR shuttles to the three park & ride locations will depart as normal, approximately 15 minutes after the Ticats game has ended; additional shuttles to the three park & ride locations will be provided and depart at the end of the Raptors game.

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GAMEDAY TIMELINE – THURSDAY, JUNE 13

5:30 PM | PREGAME PARTY IN THE STIPLEY – Making pregame plans? The Pioneer Gate (Gate 1) and FirstOntario Credit Union Gate (Gate 2) open early for a pregame party at The Stipley Bar!

5:30 PM – 7 PM | $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.

6 PM | 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 7 p.m. kick off!

7 PM | KICKOFF

HALF | AN ELECTRIC HALFTIME SHOW BY THE TREWS – Don’t miss the Juno Award Winning band The Trews as they take over Tim Hortons Field at halftime!

POSTGAME – Stick around after the game for the NBA Finals viewing party at Tim Hortons Field.


GAMEDAY DETAILS

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 www.ticats.ca/mytix to manage your season seats now. Need additional help? Visit www.ticats.ca/digital for a complete digital ticketing tutorial, or call one of our ticket representatives at 905-547-2287.

PARKING – Gameday parking lots A, B, D and K are open for prepaid pass holders on Thursday starting at 10 a.m. Parking lot E is open at 1 p.m. and lot F is open at 3 p.m. for prepaid holders. Don’t have parking yet? Lot E has spots available for purchase on the day of the game, starting at 3:30 p.m. 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 10 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.

GAMEDAY SPECIAL – This week’s gameday Special is the Tiger-Cats 150th Commemorative Pennant for $15 (taxes included) with $5 from each pennant sold going to Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Available in-store, online and in all kiosks throughout the Stadium. Make sure you visit the Level 6 kiosk outside of section 205 for greater savings on clearance items that are already marked down. Lastly, stop by and visit the flagship store, located at the corner of Balsam Ave. and Cannon St., anytime from 10 a.m. until 30 minutes after the final whistle. 

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 @Facedrivez for updates and other exclusive offers.

ELECTRONIC 50/50 –This week’s 50/50 draw proceeds go to benefit the Hamilton Hurricanes! 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 RedTag.ca 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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