#MARKSCFLWEEK BUZZ: FAN FEST BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER

#MARKSCFLWEEK BUZZ: FAN FEST BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER

Thursday, March 22, 2018 (WINNIPEG) -- The Mark's CFL Week Fan Fest is off and running, bringing together fans of all ages to meet their heroes and share in the fun. The CFL NFL Girls Flag Football workshop is underway on the Football Frenzy Field at the RBC Convention Centre, with participants learning the ropes from CFL stars alongside members of the Canadian women's national tackle football team.

The Mark's CFL Week Live show, hosted by Brodie Lawson and Davis Sanchez with quarterback guests Matt Nichols and Ricky Ray, just wrapped up in the Twisted Tea Fan Cave. A fantastic conversation - Moving Beyond: Athletes in the Community, presented by Athabasca University - is getting underway, as Matt Dunigan, Milt Stegall, Greg Ellingson and Brad Sinopoli discuss the role of our players and their ability to create change. And top players Manny Arceneaux, Mike Reilly, Ricky Ray and Matt Nichols are signing autographs for eager fans.

Later this evening, You Make the Call with Darren Hackwood presented by PwC (8:00pm - 9:30pm CT) will put fans in the hotseat as the CFL's Director of Officiating walks fans through the challenges and excitement of being a CFL referee. The RBC Convention Centre is lined with engaging activations, fun exhibits, and opportunities to get close to the stars through to Sunday, March 25.

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Clare Hutchinson Communications Assistant, Canadian Football League
Clare Hutchinson Communications Assistant, Canadian Football League
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