106TH GREY CUP PRESENTED BY SHAW
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25 AT 6:00 P.M. ET
OTTAWA REDBLACKS VS. CALGARY STAMPEDERS
TELEVISED ON TSN, RDS, ESPN2
- It will be the 18th appearance in the Grey Cup by an Ottawa club , where they are 10-7 (.588). The last time the REDBLACKS made the Grey Cup was the 104th Grey Cup in 2016 in Toronto, where they defeated Calgary 39-33.
- The Calgary Stampeders are making their 17th Grey Cup appearance, going 7-10 (.412) in those games. This is their third consecutive Grey Cup game; they last won in 2014 against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 20-16.
- Ottawa and Calgary have met three times before in the Grey Cup: 2016 (Ottawa won 39-33), 1968 (Ottawa won 24-21) and 1948 (Calgary won 12-7).
- This season Calgary swept the series versus Ottawa winning 24-14 in Week 3 and 27-3 in Week 5.
- This will be Rick Campbell’s third Grey Cup Game (1-1) as a head coach and Trevor Harris’ first start in the Grey Cup.
- This will be Dave Dickenson’s third Grey Cup game (0-2) as a head coach, this will be the first-time Calgary have made the game three consecutive years. Dickenson becomes the first coach to be in the game three time in a row since Marc Trestman (2008-10).This will be Bo Levi Mitchell’s fourth appearance as a starter (1-2).
- This will be the fifth Grey Cup Edmonton has hosted: 2010, 2002, 1997 and 1984.
The 106th Grey Cup presented by Shaw will be played at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium on November 25th, 2018 – the fifth CFL championship game held in Edmonton. The game is set to kick off at 6 p.m. ET live on TSN and RDS.
The 2018 Grey Cup Festival presented by Shaw will take place in the heart of downtown Edmonton - Jasper Avenue from 99th Street to 96th Street - from November 21-25. Kicking off on the evening of Wednesday, November 21, the four-day Festival will feature free programming for the entire family to enjoy in the week leading up to the 106th Grey Cup Presented by Shaw. Fans can visit http://www.greycupfestival.ca for a full schedule of events listing.