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Argonauts open additional seating for Eastern Final

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11/13/2013 7:56:13 PM
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Toronto - Due to high ticket demand for this Sunday's Eastern Final playoff game between the Toronto Argonauts and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Toronto, the Argonauts announced Wednesday that additional seating will be made available in the 500 Level of the Rogers Centre.

Commented Argonauts Executive Chairman & CEO, Chris Rudge, "We have been overwhelmed by public demand for tickets to this historic game which has been 27 years in the making. We are pleased to be in a position to accommodate the demand - at an affordable playoff price - by opening this new block of seats and help create a true playoff football atmosphere. We expect an energized and supportive crowd to help cheer our team back to the Grey Cup game."

500 level tickets, on the home sideline, will be located between the 20 yard lines and will start at just $38 each. They will go on sale Thursday, November 14 at 10:00 a.m. ET and can be purchased by visiting ticketmaster.ca.

One of the greatest rivalries in professional sports, this Sunday, November 17 at 1:00 p.m. ET will mark the first time the Argonauts and Tiger-Cats have met in an Eastern Final game since 1986. Fans should plan to arrive to the game early to be part of the Desjardins Insurance Tailgate Party outside Gate 11.
 
Beginning at 11:00 a.m., this all-ages party will feature great games, inflatables and much more. Beer will also be available for purchase.

The winner of this game will move on to represent the East Division in the 101st Grey Cup championship. This is the first time since 2007 the Argonauts have hosted the Eastern Final and the second consecutive season the Double Blue have had a home playoff game (Eastern Semi-Final in 2012). This is also the first time since 2010 Toronto and Hamilton have met in a CFL playoff game (Eastern Semi-Final at Ivor Wynne Stadium), and the first time since 2004 Toronto has hosted Hamilton in a CFL playoff game (Eastern Semi-Final at Rogers Centre). Toronto won both meetings.

2013 Argonauts season ticket holders and new 2014 Argonauts season ticket holders can still take advantage of preferred season ticket holder pricing by calling the Argonauts service team at 416-341-ARGO (2746).

The Eastern Final playoff game can be seen as the first part of the CFL on TSN doubleheader at Noon et/9am pt on TSN.

To buy your tickets online, click here now!

Ricky Ray (Photo: The Canadian Press)

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