OTTAWA (Thursday, November 23, 2017) – The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today the officiating crew that will work the 105th Grey Cup presented by Shaw on Sunday, November 26th at TD Place.

This group of officials were the highest rated officials at their respective positions during the 2017 season.

2017 Grey Cup Officials:

Referee                       #30      Dave Foxcroft

Umpire                       #61       Patrick MacArthur

Head Linesman          #25       Ron Barss

Line Judge                  #67      Justin McInnes

Side Judge                  #23      Dave Hawkshaw

Back Judge                 #75       Dave Gatza

Field Judge                 #22       Murray Clarke

Backup Referee          #72      Al Bradbury

Backup Official            #34      Ritchie Miller

Backup Official            #19      Christopher Shapka

Backup Official            #21      Don Carmichael

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

Director, Officiating Darren Hackwood

Supervisor, Officiating Don Cousens

Replay Official, Jeff Harbin

Video Official, Jake Ireland

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

Dave Foxcroft – Referee

18th Season | 273 Games | 5th Grey Cup Game                                                       

Patrick MacArthur – Umpire

8th Season | 129 Games | 3rd Grey Cup Game                                                        

Ron Barss – Head Linesman

13th Season | 209 Games | 3rd Grey Cup Game   

Justin McInnes – Line Judge

8th Season | 125 Games | 4th Grey Cup Game

Dave Hawkshaw – Side Judge

13th Season | 174 Games | 3rd Grey Cup Game 

Dave Gatza   – Back Judge

9th Season | 156 Games | 2nd Grey Cup Game       

Murray Clarke – Field Judge

26th Season | 483 Games | 9th Grey Cup Game       

Al Bradbury – Backup Referee

18th Season | 293 Games | 5th Grey Cup Game                                                       

Ritchie Miller – Backup Official

9th Season | 143 Games | 4th Grey Cup Game                                                         

Christopher Shapka – Backup Official

4th Season | 66 Games | 1st Grey Cup Game

Don Carmichael – Backup Official

23rd Season | 371 Games | 7th Grey Cup Game       

Lucas Barrett

Coordinator, Communications, Canadian Football League

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