Rapid tests available at Sept. 18 Elks game

Club partnering with Canada Labs to provide rapid COVID-19 testing

EDMONTON – Edmonton Elks fans looking to attend the club's September 18 game against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers will be able to be tested on-site prior to entering the game.

COVID-19 rapid antigen tests will be available at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium, as the club has partnered with Canada Research Laboratories to offer the rapid tests at their mobile testing unit.

A reminder that a negative COVID-19 test result from within 72 hours of kickoff is required for those who cannot show proof of at least one vaccine dose.

For more details on the rapid testing process being offered on game day, please see the following:

  • LOCATION: Outside Gate 9 at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium
  • TIME: 10:00 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. (kickoff)
  • COST: $50 (debit and credit accepted)
  • PROCESS: The rapid antigen test is a nasal swab. Results take a maximum of 15 minutes.
  • DOCUMENTATION: Following the test, the recipient will be provided with a wristband, which will serve as proof of testing at the gate as part of entrance to the game.

NOTE: Anyone requiring a rapid test is encouraged to come early to receive their test. Vaccination or test result requirements apply to those 12 and older.

Evan Daum

Evan Daum

VP, Marketing and Fan Engagement, Edmonton Elks Football Club


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About The Edmonton Elks Football Club

The Edmonton Elks are proud members of the Canadian Football League, playing their home games at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta. 

The club has a tradition of excellence with 14 Grey Cup championships (1954-56, 1975, 1978-82, 1987, 1993, 2003, 2005, 2015) and 52 members of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Since its founding, the club has been community-owned and remains focused on providing outstanding football memories for Edmonton and all of Northern Alberta.


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