HAMILTON (November 16, 2023) – The 2024 Grey Cup Festival and BC Lions Football Club invite members of the media to join us on Friday, November 17, 2024, at the Lions Den Team Room in the Hamilton Convention Centre for the official launch of the highly anticipated 2024 Grey Cup Festival and 111th Grey Cup logos and a toast to mark the official one-year countdown to the 111th Grey Cup game.
- Date: Friday, November 17, 2024
- Time: 6:15 PM to 6:35 PM (Photo opportunities at 6:05PM and 6:30PM)
- Location: Lions Den Team Room, Hamilton Convention Centre, 3rd Floor – Webster Room A,B and C.
- Randy Ambrosie, Commissioner, Canadian Football League
- Duane Vienneau, President, BC Lions Football Club
- Riley Wiwchar, Executive Director, 2024 Grey Cup Festival
- Hosted by Matt Baker, Manager of Media and Content, BC Lions Football Club
- 6:05 PM: Photo Opportunity – Duane Vienneau, Riley Wiwchar, Randy Ambrosie
- 6:15 PM: Official program begins featuring remarks from Randy Ambrosie, Duane Vienneau, Riley Wiwchar
- 6:35 PM: Duane Vienneau and Riley Wiwchar to be available for comment for 10 minutes after the event. Commissioner Ambrosie will not be available.
- Kindly confirm your attendance by November 17 at 4:00PM to Caitlin Buckell at [email protected].
About the BC Lions Football Club
The BC Lions Football Club is Vancouver’s and British Columbia’s most successful professional sports organization with six Grey Cup titles: 1964, 1985, 1994, 2000, 2006 and 2011. Drawing on pride, decades of tradition, passion and a spirit of excellence, the BC Lions Football Club seeks to touch the lives of our community in a positive way and is dedicated to serving partners, sponsors and fans.
About the 2024 Grey Cup Festival
After nearly a decade, Canada’s most iconic annual sporting event returns to the West Coast for the 111th edition of the Canadian Football League’s championship game, the Grey Cup. Preceded by five action-packed days, the 2024 Grey Cup Festival will feature 50+ events that promise to leave fans reminiscing for years to come. With breathtaking panoramic views of the North Shore Mountains as the backdrop, attendees will party by the Pacific Ocean at both the outdoor street festival and indoors at the Vancouver Convention Center; featuring a thrilling line-up of concerts, ziplines, immersive entertainment experiences, e-sports demonstrations, and a chance to experience a taste of Vancouver's diverse culture at the International Village. Game tickets to the 111th Grey Cup go on sale June 4th, 2024.
About the Canadian Football League
Built on a foundation of more than 110 years of football tradition and history, the Canadian Football League features nine teams, millions of fans and a commitment to service to the community, as well as elite sport. To stay up to date with CFL news, visit CFL.ca.