TORONTO (November 24, 2016) – The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today the officiating crew that will work the 104th Grey Cup presented by Shaw on Sunday, November 27th at BMO Field.

This group of officials were the highest rated officials at their respective positions during the 2016 season.

2016 Grey Cup Officials:

Referee                       #28 Andre Proulx

Umpire                         #31 Ben Major

Head Linesman            #57 Marty Carreau

Line Judge                   #36 Thomas Cesari

Side Judge                   #47 Jocelyn Paul

Back Judge                  #44 Blair Brown

Field Judge                  #73 Brian Chrupalo                

Backup Referee           #30 Dave Foxcroft

Backup Official             #61 Patrick MacArthur

Backup Official             #25 Ron Barss

Backup Official             #56 Steve Dolyniuk                 

The crew will be supported by an off-field officiating staff, including:

Director, Officiating Darren Hackwood

Supervisor, Officiating Don Cousens

Replay Official, Jake Ireland

Video Official, Jeff Harbin

The following is some background information on this year's Grey Cup officials:                                                 

Andre Proulx – Referee

19th Season | 326 Games | 7th Grey Cup Game                                                       

Ben Major – Umpire

12th Season | 196 Games | 5th Grey Cup Game                                                        

Marty Carreau – Head Linesman

11th Season | 165 Games | 3rd Grey Cup Game   

Thomas Cesari – Line Judge

5th Season | 82 Games | 1st Grey Cup Game                                                 

Jocelyn Paul – Side Judge

9th Season | 137 Games | 2nd Grey Cup Game                                                 

Blair Brown – Back Judge

4th Season | 64 Games | 2nd Grey Cup Game       

Brian Chrupalo – Field Judge

12th Season | 181 Games | 3rd Grey Cup Game       

Dave Foxcroft – Backup Referee

16th Season | 259 Games | 4th Grey Cup Game                                                       

Patrick MacArthur – Backup Official

7th Season | 108 Games | 2nd Grey Cup Game                                                         

Ron Barss – Backup Official

12th Season | 190 Games | 2nd Grey Cup Game

Steve Dolyniuk – Backup Official

16th Season | 249 Games | 3rd Grey Cup Game           

Paulo Senra

Director, Communications, Canadian Football League

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