It appears that Toronto will soon have the highest attendance in the Eastern Division(The Big Four) Montreal has reduced their seating capacity to about 24K(not sure how many standing room patrons will be allowed in) Ottawa will have 24000 seats as well. The Cats will have 22500 and the Argos will have about 25000 (possibly more depending on how many seats are retractable.
I guess the real story here is how the Als overbuilt and are now scrambling to create demand for their tickets again. The als can't raise ticket prices more then inflation until they start to sell out again. In this reguard I believe that with all of the problems with the Bombers stadium has had, that the biggest problem is yet to come. It is 25% too large. The Bombers have always averaged about 25K (whether the Jets have been around or not) Why they built a stadium larger then that does not make much sense. I tryed to go to a Whitecaps game the other day and could not get a ticket. The scalpers were actually trying to buy tickets. The ticket prices are waaaaay overpriced for the 49th ranked soccer league in the world, but the Caps have made a false demand by. only selling 19000 tickets.
I believe by next season you will see tarped off upper deck seats at IGF.
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