The season ticket package includes our four OUA regular season homes games plus an exhibition game versus the Concordia Stingers. At $40 for five games its a bargain.
As I’ve said before I really like our home schedule – Ottawa on Labour Day, McMaster for Homecoming, followed by York and Laurier in October. [See my comments from February when the OUA schedule was announced]
The Gryphons won’t be favoured in most of these games but every one of them is winnable. Even York, in its second season under Warren Craney and with its best recruiting class in a decade, should be more competitive this season.
Ottawa, in the season opener, potentially without it’s Hec Crighton Trophy winning QB Brad Sinopoli, has potential to be a great Gryphon upset. It would send shockwaves throughout the CIS much like the Labour Day opener in Kingston did in 2009. Unfortunately that was a heartbreaking 49-52 loss on a last second field goal to the eventual Vanier Cup champion Golden Gaels but it put every team in the league on notice that the Guelph Gryphons were on the rise.
I also really like the addition of a preseason game (& one more tailgate party) at Alumni Stadium . Does anyone know the last time that happened? And as we saw last August when the Gryphons travelled to Montreal to face Concordia these two teams were very well matched.
Like I said, the season ticket package is a bargain – it works out to just $8 per game. The Homecoming Game ticket alone will sell for $15. Buying tickets at each individual game will set you back $63. Individual game tickets go on sale July 16.
Having already bought a pair of season tickets on-line I can tell you it is easy. The link to purchase season tickets is here.
The Athletic Department’s official news release:
Guelph Gryphon 2011 Season Football Tickets on Sale