Single-game Edmonton Elks tickets now available, team unveils season promotions

Members of the Edmonton Elks on the Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium for training camp. Dave Campbell/630 CHED

Edmonton will hit the field at Commonwealth Stadium for the first time since 2019 when the Elks host the Ottawa Redblacks Aug. 7.

On Monday, the team released single-game tickets for the season, and gave fans a preview of what to expect.

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On Aug. 7, the team will debut the new antler helmets and will have a celebration of the team’s legacy, builders and the “dawning of a new era of football excellence,” the team announced Monday.

There will also be free T-shirts for 35,000 ticket holders and post-game fireworks.

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For the Labour Day rematch game against the Calgary Stampeders, all kids 17 and under get in for free. That game goes Sept. 11 at 5 p.m.

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The team also announced a number of recurring promotions for the entire season.

All kids 12 and under can get one free pop and popcorn, the 50/50 draws will be bigger than ever before with tickets now available for purchase online across the entire province and prior to kickoff at every game, and the team will host the Coors Light Happy Hour with drink specials for fans.

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Two major charity games are back for the 2021 season as well: the Purolator Tackle Hunger game is Oct. 29 against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the 630 CHED Santas Anonymous game is Nov. 13 against the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

The team store at Commonwealth Stadium is also open again with temporary hours from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

COVID-19 precautions

Since Alberta is in Stage 3 of the province’s Open for Summer COVID-19 plan, there are no mandatory public health restrictions in place when attending an Elks game.

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But the organization said it will be taking several steps to try and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Fans will see hand sanitizer stations around the stadium and the use of masks will be encouraged, but not mandatory. The stadium will also have disposable masks on hand for anyone who may want one but not have one.

The organization will also be asking fans to be aware of distancing while in the stadium and to stay home if they have any COVID-19 symptoms.

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