Your Guide to Investors Group Field

June 2013

A guide to the new home of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Investors Group Field

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6 Your Guide to Investors Group Field BRAG POINTS • 33,500 seats expandable to 40,000 for major events • About 50% more leg room and a cupholder, too • Two NFL-sized giant video boards • 29' sunken bowl effect with great sightlines • Largest clear span canopy in Canada • Canopy designed to keep 13th player noise on field • Overhead coverage for 80% of fans • 50% more washrooms to improve wait times • 50% more concessions with wide range of choices • Over 250 TV monitors • Expanded Bud Zone and Rum Hut • Enhanced game-day experience with entertainment planned both inside and outside • Accessible washrooms • Six elevators • Huge, year-round Bomber Store • Wi-Fi access in private suites and Pinnacle Club • Boosted cellphone coverage throughout • Closed captioning FUN FACTS • 9,000 tons of steel • 28,000 cubic metres of concrete • 88,000 bolts, some as heavy as 90 pounds each • Arch trusses support four acres of roof • Trusses largest and highest in Canada spanning 190 metres about 200 feet up • Many sections of the arch truss weigh over 200 tons and required two 300-ton cranes pushed to 98% of their capacity to lift into place DID YOU KNOW • The field uses about 27,000 recycled tires which make up the performance infill layer for the FieldTurf Revolution playing surface • The east side plaza features Grey Cup commemorative markers • Half the stadium is a basement containing football operations, locker rooms for Blue Bombers, Bisons, visiting teams, and amateur athletes plus a commissary kitchen

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