I attended the game last night.
Just me and my 4 year old.
Probably the 10th game he has attended.
Brought a back-pack as always.
Noticed that some people with bags and back-packs were being filtired to the side.
I got through the ticket gate, was not told to have my pack check, but walked over and willingly stopped to be checked.
I had 2 zip bags in the back-pack. One with 4 jelly beans, 1 with some kids cereal, and a small package of Scooby-Doo treats (parents know what they are)to keep my 4 year old happy for the game. I also had a sippy-cup with OJ.
I was told that there was "0" food and drink allowed to be brought in and that if I wanted I could take my 3 little bags of candy back to the car, and be allowed back in or I would have to throw everything in the garbage including the drink. Well walking another 1/2 mile back to the car, and back again was not an option. I told the guy/dope that my son needed a pill at 8:00 and needed the drink.
I was not granted that option.
I thought "should I seek a higher authority" but didn't.
Come on now, show a little P.R. skill. I have been coming to games for years, and this made me madder than a loss to the Argos.
Blue Jays don't allow food to their contests, but I have always brought little grab bags for my son with no issue.
I ended up waiting in a line 35 deep to get a water for my sons pill for over 30 minutes.
Boy is that a joke.
I am not waiting in line for 1/2 hour to by a couple of pieces of candy to keep my son amused.
Oh well I guess I will bring him back when he is 12, or maybe take him to a game in Argo-land. But I will make sure he wears his black-and-gold.