Frequently Asked Questions
Seat Selection FAQ’s
The Toronto Argonauts are pleased to present the 2016 seating plan and season ticket pricing details for our inaugural season at BMO Field. These are based on what you told us you wanted: lots of affordable seating options, the ability to sit with your larger group of friends, an all-in-one ticket price that includes taxes and fees, a true fan zone for the loud and proud, and a family zone that’s fun and safe for both parents and kids. We have designed the seat selection process to ensure the transition to our new home is handled in both a fair and timely manner for all current and new Season Ticket Holders.
When will I be able to select my new seats?
The 2016 seat selection process will take place beginning Thursday, February 4th. Existing Season Ticket Holders, who have placed a $50 deposit, will have priority access based on the number of years they have been a Season Ticket Holder, followed by new deposit holders in the order we received their deposits.
Season Ticket Purchase Windows:
February 4-Feb 11: Current Season Ticket holder Renewals (based on seniority)
Feb 19: Deposit deadline (4pm ET)
February 12-18: New Deposit holders
February 22-26: Exclusive pre-sale
March 1: Public Sale
What are the 2016 Toronto Argonauts Season Ticket Prices?
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What is the deposit deadline to secure my seats before the public sale date?
The Deposit Deadline is Friday, February 19th at 4PM ET. Those interested in becoming Season Ticket Holders are encouraged to make a deposit at argosatbmofield.ca before this date to secure the earliest possible seat selection window.
How do I select my 2016 Season Seat?
- BY PHONE:The Toronto Argonauts will be assigning everyone who has made a deposit a specific date and two hour time window during which they can select their seats. During your Exclusive window, a Toronto Argonauts Ticket Sales & Service Account Executive will call to assist you with the selection of your seats. If you are not available via phone, you can contact an Account Executive via e-mail at email@example.com . If we are unable to connect during your 2-hour window, you are welcome to contact us anytime after your assigned time. We encourage everyone to select during or as soon after their assigned window in order to secure the best seats available.
- IN PERSON:If you would like to select your season seats in-person, an Argonauts Ticket Sales & Service Account Executive will be happy to assist you in person at the Toronto Argonauts head office at 212 King St. West. We will be able to accommodate during your assigned window.We strongly suggest you familiarize yourself with the seating map and pricing in advance, to ensure a timely processing of your seat selection.
IMPORTANT NOTE: We would kindly request that you do not call before your assigned selection window, as we will not be able to select or hold any seats for you before your assigned window.
What happens if I miss my seat selection date?
If we are unable to connect with you during your assigned 2-hour selection period, you will still be able to select your seats at your next earliest opportunity. Please call us at your earliest convenience after your assigned time window to select your seats.
If you know in advance that you will not be available to select your season seat(s) on the assigned selection date, you should contact a Toronto Argonauts Account Executive to arrange alternate plans.
Can I upgrade/downgrade my seats when it is my turn to purchase?
Yes. Season Ticket Holders looking to renew their season seat(s) for the 2016 season will have the opportunity to upgrade or downgrade their seats on the assigned season selection date. If you want to change your seat location at a later date, you will have the opportunity to select any seat(s) within the remaining inventory available at that time.
Can I purchase additional seats in the new stadium?
Yes. Season Ticket Holders are able to purchase additional seats on or after their seat selection date. You are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to create your own mini-section to surround yourself with family and friends.
Why can’t the Toronto Argonauts simply assign me — and everyone else — the same seat locations we had at Rogers Centre?
As a result of the differences between Rogers Centre and our new home, BMO Field, there are no “equivalent” or “comparable” seats. The Toronto Argonauts are committed to putting you in great seats that meet your needs, and we’re confident that once you experience your first game at BMO Field in your selected seat(s), you will appreciate the intimacy and energy our new stadium has to offer.
Can I reserve a seat beside me for a friend?
The Toronto Argonauts want every fan that cheers for the Double Blue to enhance their game-day experience, by sitting and enjoying the game with their friends and family. We will do our best to accommodate your group by placing them in adjacent seats on temporary reserve however, deposit holders with seniority will have the option to select any such open or temporary reserved seat(s) if other options presented to them do not meet their needs.
What Games are included in the 2016 Season Ticket Package?
Your season ticket package includes 11 games including: One (1) pre-season game, Nine (9) regular season games, and One (1) post-season home playoff game. If the Argonauts do not qualify for a post-season home playoff game, the ticket price for that game will be credited to your account and can be applied towards your 2017 season ticket renewal, or a refund will be available upon request.
What are my payment options?
You will be required to pay in full on your selection date, or take advantage of our payment plan and make a minimum payment of 50% of the sum total of your season seat(s) once they have been selected. Outstanding balances will be automatically charged on March 31, 2016.
What are the age restrictions for children?
Fans who have celebrated their second birthday are required to have a ticket to gain entry to the stadium for Toronto Argonauts games. Prior to their second birthday, children may enter for free as long as they do not require a seat and remain on the lap of an accompanying adult and provided they can do you safely and do not obstruct the view of those around them.
What seating options do you offer?
The Toronto Argonauts and BMO Field offer a variety of seating options including VIP Sideline Action seats, Luxury Suites, Club Seats, an electric Fan Zone and a Family Zone. Please click here to view our seating map for more details.
BMO Field seating map details
A wide variety of price levels oriented to the field of play have been created. Please click here to view our seating map for more details.
FIELD SIDE SEATS:
Enjoy live fast-paced Argos action up close and personal. The Field Side Seats offer a luxury club seating option that borders the natural grass surface at BMO Field. In conjunction with these on-field seats, Field Side Seat holders are able to enjoy the incredible “Chef’s Table” food station in the East Club for all four quarters of Argonauts football. These seats will bring you as close to the action as possible without wearing a football helmet.
- All-inclusive food stations & non-alcoholic beverage in the East Club
- Private cash bar in the East Club
- Private restrooms
Located in section 123, The Club enhances your game day experience offering a premium seat at mid-field with access to an exclusive lounge.
- Private food concessions
- Private bar
- Private restrooms
For more information on luxury suites call 416-341-ARGO. Details will be finalized shortly.
DOUBLE BLUE FAN ZONE – SOUTH ENDZONE
If you really want to show your support for the team and drive the atmosphere in BMO Field then the Fan Zone is for you. Located in the south endzone of BMO Field, this section is home to the most rabid Argonauts fans. Offering a north view of the stadium from the lower south endzone, this section will be the driver of Argonauts energy throughout the entire stadium.
Looking for a family-friendly environment to capture the excitement on game day? Located in section 127 and just north of the Toronto Argonauts bench, this designated section offers families the opportunity to enjoy the game in a safe family setting. A policy of no standing during play, no foul language and no unruly behaviour will be enforced in this section. Families in this section will be treated to regular mascot and cheerleader visits throughout the game, and many more surprises for parents and kids.
Where is BMO Field?
BMO Field, is located on the grounds of Exhibition Place, just minutes west of Toronto’s downtown core, bordered by the Gardiner Expressway to the North, Lake Shore Blvd to the South, Dufferin St to the West and Strachan Avenue to the East.
How many seats will the BMO Field hold?
The newly renovated BMO offers a capacity of approximately 26,000 fans.
Is there parking?
While there are more than 5,000 parking spaces on the Exhibition Place grounds, occasionally a number of large events block off an allotment of these spots making parking limited (i.e. CNE, The Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival and the Molson Indy). It is recommended that fans traveling to BMO Field on game day use public transportation (Go Transit or TTC). For more information, please contact ExPlace Parking at 416-263-3646 or online at www.explace.on.ca.
Are there accessible seating options?
Yes. The Toronto Argonauts will continue to offer accessible seating options at BMO Field. Barrier-free sections for will be located throughout the stadium. These sections are designated with an “A” following the section number (i.e.106A). The design of BMO Field exceeds the accessibility specifications outlined in the Ontario Disabilities Act (ODA) and the Toronto Disabilities Act (HDA) for both seating and washrooms. There will be ample accessible seating provided throughout. Prices for season tickets range from $299 to $899. Also, Exhibition Place provides 88 designated accessible parking spaces throughout the grounds.
Where are accessible seats located?
Accessible seating options will be located throughout BMO Field at different price points. To view the accessible seating options at BMO Field, click here. Accessible options are available in section 105, 106, 109, 110, 212-218 & 206-208.
Will there be elevator access?
Yes. BMO Field has a total of six elevators available to be used by fans that are unable to us the stairs. Elevators are located on the west side of the both the North Plaza and south concourse and will assist fans to and from the upper west concourse. A third elevator is also located inside Gate 5 and available only to fans needs access to the Club Seats, West Suite level or 300 Level seating.
Three additional elevators are located on the East side of BMO Field for fans needing access to the upper concourse, East Suite Level, or the 500 upper concourse level. Two elevators can found at Gate 2 with another located towards the southeast corner of the building.
What direction does the stadium face?
The field of play is located on a North-South axis. A North-South field of play orientation is considered best practice for outdoor stadiums. Majority of the seats are on the East and West side of the Stadium. The video board is on the North side of the field.
Is there endzone seating?
Yes. The south side end zone of BMO field will be the new home for our most rabid Argonauts fans. Offering a north view of the stadium from the lower south endzone, this section will be the driver of Argonauts energy and excitement throughout the entire stadium. A limited number of seats may be offered in the north endzone at a future date.
What side of the stadium will the sun face?
During late afternoon and evening home games the sun will be facing the east side of the field. BMO Field features a canopy-style roof that covers all stadium-seating areas that will shade fans from the sun whether it is positioned directly over or to the west.
Is there a roof or any covering?
BMO Field features a full-size canopy covering all seats in the stadium with the exception of the north end zone.
Where are the player’s benches located?
At BMO Field both the Toronto Argonauts and the visiting team share the West sideline. The home bench is located towards the North end of the stadium between, the 40 & 10 yard lines, in front of Sections 124-126, while the visitor’s bench is on the south end between the 40 & 10 yard lines, in front of Sections 120-122.
To see a full illustration of the configuration of BMO Field for a Toronto Argonauts home game, click here.
What items are prohibited in the stadium?
For the safety and security of our fans, BMO Field has restricted the possession of items or objects that may endanger the safety of others (as determined by building staff in their reasonable discretion), will, in addition to any other remedies contemplated under the stadium Code of Conduct, result in immediate ejection from the stadium.
For a full list of prohibited items at BMO Field, click here.
Other BMO Field questions
Please click here for the BMO Field A-Z fan guide.
104th Grey Cup & Festival FAQ’s
When will the Grey Cup Game be played?
The 104th Grey Cup will take place on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at BMO Field in Toronto, Ontario.
How do I guarantee a seat for the 2016 Grey Cup?
All 2016 Toronto Argonauts Season Ticket Holders will have a chance to secure seats for the 104th Grey Cup.
How many Grey Cup Tickets can I purchase?
Each Toronto Argonauts Season Ticket Holder will have the opportunity to purchase at least one (1) 104th Grey Cup ticket for every one (1) Argonauts season seat they own. Additional Grey Cup tickets may be made available to Season Ticket Holders based on availability.
What are the prices for the Grey Cup Game tickets?
We will notify all 2016 Season Ticket Holders once pricing becomes available.
Can I purchase different seats for the Grey Cup than what I have for the season?
Toronto Argonauts Season Ticket Holders will have the opportunity to change their seat location for the 104th Grey Cup upon availability.
104th Grey Cup Festival FAQ’s:
When does the Festival take place?
The 104th Grey Cup Festival will take place from Thursday, November 24th right up until our Grey Cup game kick-off on Sunday, November 27th.
Where is the Grey Cup Festival being held?
The 104th Grey Cup Festival will be hosted in downtown Toronto in partnership with local landmarks and attractions, including the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Festival activities and team parties, including our own Double Blue Bash, will be held on the days leading up to game-day, Sunday November 27th
On game-day, pre-game events and parties will be held outside of BMO Field on the Exhibition Place grounds. Tailgate parties will kick-start your Game Day experience, so make sure you plan to come down to the game early. There will be lots to do before heading to your seats!
Are there discounts for children or seniors?
The 104th Grey Cup Festival will include both free and ticketed events. Some ticketed events will be restricted to guests of a minimum of 19 years of age. There are many free events for all ages during Grey Cup Festival week.