MEDIA ADVISORY: CANADIAN FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME VIP RECEPTION

Media will be provided with embargo, access, photos

WINNIPEG –  Media are invited to attend a VIP reception to announce the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum’s Class of 2018, held at the Pinnacle Club at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg. The event will honour legendary CFL players, as well as builders and those who have contributed to the growth of the game.

A media room will open in the Chairman’s Lounge at 4:30 CST and media will be provided with an embargoed copy of the press release, as well as a media availability with each inductee and photos in advance of the announcement.

Doors open to the event at 7:00pm CST and the Class of 2018 will be announced at approximately 7:40pm CST, at which time media will be permitted to publicize information. A light dinner will be served.

The event will be hosted by TSN on CFL’s Rod Smith, and media will be permitted to film b-roll and conduct photography throughout the event.

The announcement will be streamed live on TSN from 7:30pm – 8:15pm CST for fans who want to tune in across the country.

A limited number of tickets remain for the VIP Reception.

Lucas Barrett

Manager, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League

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