Individuals covering certain teams or awaiting travel approval must adhere to the deadline

TORONTO (October 28, 2019) – The Canadian Football League (CFL) will be closing media accreditation for the 107th Grey Cup presented by Shaw, as well as, the 2019 Grey Cup Festival presented by Shaw, on Monday, November 4 at 5 p.m. ET.

This year’s championship game will be played at McMahon Stadium in Calgary on Sunday, November 24 with kickoff slated for 6 p.m. ET. The 2019 Grey Cup Festival presented by Shaw will take place November 20-24.


  • All Grey Cup media applications must be submitted by a media outlet’s Sports editor/director via the Grey Cup Accreditation portal.
  • Individuals awaiting formal internal approval regarding travel must adhere to the deadline and apply regardless.
  • Individuals only covering certain teams must adhere to the deadline and apply regardless. Should your specified team not reach the Grey Cup, your application can be disregarded.

Any questions or concerns should be directed to Olivier Poulin at 514-970-7211 or

Click here to access the Grey Cup Accreditation portal.

Click here to view the CFL’s official media credential policy for the Grey Cup.

Click here for more information about the 2019 Grey Cup Festival presented by Shaw, including event details, dates and more.


Some members of the media encountered an error when attempting to book a hotel room at the Homewood Suites Calgary Downtown. Please note that the issue has been resolved and a number of rooms is still available. Booking information can be found in the application process for media accreditation.

The FRC breakfast will be held on Sunday, November 24 beginning at 9 a.m. MT, and will be followed by the Annual General Meeting. Both events will take place in the St. Louis Room of Homewood Suites Calgary Downtown.

For additional information, please contact Darrell Davis of the FRC at (306) 596-4505 at

Lucas Barrett

Manager, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League

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