Group comprises this season's highest-rated officials

HAMILTON – The Canadian Football League (CFL) has announced the officiating crew that will work the 108th Grey Cup on Sunday, December 12 at Tim Hortons Field.




Andre Proulx



Patrick MacArthur

Down Judge


Tom Cesari

Line Judge


Andrew Wakefield

Side Judge


Blair Brown

Back Judge


Rob Skaggs

Field Judge


Jason Maggio

Backup Referee


Tim Kroeker

Backup Umpire


Brian Chrupalo

Backup Official


Rob Hand

Backup Official


Rob Hill

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

  • Associate Vice-President, Officiating Darren Hackwood
  • Manager, Officiating Jeff Harbin
  • Supervisor, Officiating Al McColman
  • Replay Official, Tom Vallesi

Background information on this year's Grey Cup officials:

Andre Proulx – Referee
23rd Season | 390 Games | 9th Grey Cup Game   

Patrick MacArthur – Umpire
11th Season | 183 Games | 5th Grey Cup Game   

Thomas Cesari – Down Judge
9th Season | 155 Games | 3rd Grey Cup Game   

Andrew Wakefield – Line Judge
7th Season | 100 Games | 2nd Grey Cup Game

Blair Brown – Side Judge
8th Season | 134 Games | 4th Grey Cup Game

Rob Skaggs – Back Judge
21st Season | 316 Games | 6th Grey Cup Game

Jason Maggio – Field Judge
19th Season | 316 Games | 5th Grey Cup Game

Tim Kroeker – Backup Referee
15th Season | 235 Games | 4th Grey Cup Game

Brian Chrupalo – Backup Official
16th Season | 259 Games | 4th Grey Cup Game

Rob Hand – Backup Official
10th Season | 174 Games | 1st Grey Cup Game

Rob Hill – Backup Official
16th Season | 245 Games | 4th Grey Cup Game

Lucas Barrett

Lucas Barrett

Director, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League

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