Friday, March 17, 2017 — TORONTO – On Tuesday, March 21st and Wednesday, March 22nd nearly 60 top CFL players will be made available to the media at Evraz Place (Queensbury Convention Centre, Ballroom A) in Regina, Saskatchewan.
Parking is free at Evraz Place all week, and media can use the Queensbury Convention Centre entrance Tuesday and Wednesday, and the EventPlex entrance Thursday through Sunday.
The CFL will host a welcome breakfast for media on Tuesday morning. Below are the details for both media days. All times are local and subject to change.
If media would like to attend these media days and have not applied for accreditation, please click here.
For media who have received accreditation, you will be able to pick up your credentials on Tuesday inside Ballroom A at Evraz Place.
Media Day – Tuesday, March 21st
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Media Welcome Breakfast (provided by the CFL) and booth setup (if applicable)
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Player Group #1
Emmanuel Arceneaux, DaVaris Daniels, Taylor Loffler, Chad Owens, and Almondo Sewell
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Player Group #2
Rob Bagg, Simoni Lawrence, Shawn Lemon, Brad Sinopoli, Diontae Spencer, Terrence Toliver and Winston Venable
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Jerome Messam, Bo Levi Mitchell and Mike Reilly
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Luke Tasker
11:00 a.m. – Noon Player Group #3
Sam Giguère, Andrew Harris, Willie Jefferson, Henoc Muamba, Matt Nichols and John White
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (provided by the CFL)
12:30 p.m. Media Availability: Kavis Reed, Montreal Alouettes General Manager
1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Player Group #4
Bryan Burnham, Solomon Elimimian, Chris Rainey and Chris Williams
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Player Group #5
Adarius Bowman and Kevin Glenn
Media Day – Wednesday, March 22nd
9:00 a.m. Light Breakfast and booth setup (if applicable)
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Player Group #1
Derek Dennis, Weston Dressler, Ernest Jackson, Naaman Roosevelt and Jamaal Westerman
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Greg Ellingson, Antoine Pruneau
10:30 a.m. Media Availability: Glen Johnson, CFL Senior Vice President, Football
11:00 a.m. – Noon Player Group #2
Anthony Coombs, Charleston Hughes, Marquay McDaniel, Ricky Ray and J.C. Sherritt
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Tyrell Sutton
Noon – 12:45 p.m. Lunch (provided by the CFL)
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Media Tour of Marketing Content Capture Stations
CFL Communications staff will provide media an opportunity to tour the marketing video/photo shoot the players are going through.
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Player Group #3
Zach Collaros, Jeff Fuller, Brian Jones, Ted Laurent, Drew Willy and Bear Woods.
2:30 p.m. Media Availability: Kyle Walters, Winnipeg Blue Bombers General Manager
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Player Group #4
Trevor Harris, Jonathon Jennings, Kenny Shaw and Odell Willis
3:30 p.m. Media Availability: Marcel Desjardins, Ottawa REDBLACKS General Manager
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Player Group #5
Darian Durant, S.J. Green, Nik Lewis and Stefan Logan
5:00 p.m. Canadian Football Hall of Fame Class of 2017 Announcement
Media embargo room: Ballroom A, Queensbury Convention Centre
VIP Event: AGT Lounge at Mosaic Stadium
Dinner will be provided by the CFL inside the media room. Paper copies of the announcement will be given to media under a strict embargo. Please confirm attendance in advance with Lucas Barrett (firstname.lastname@example.org).
6:30 p.m. Media travel to Mosaic Stadium for one-on-ones with 2017 inductees
Approx. 7:40 p.m. Inductees announced on stage; embargo lifted
Approx. 8 p.m. Inductees to do on-camera interviews/scrum with reporters in attendance at the even