TEAM ARRIVALS FOR THE 106TH GREY CUP PRESENTED BY SHAW

TEAM ARRIVALS FOR THE 106TH GREY CUP PRESENTED BY SHAW

Media are invited to cover the arrival of the Ottawa REDBLACKS and Calgary Stampeders arriving in Edmonton on Tuesday

Monday, November 19, 2018 — EDMONTON (November 19, 2018) – For the fourth time in Canadian Football history, Ottawa and Calgary will meet in the Grey Cup. The clubs’ previous Grey Cup appearances against each other were in 2016, 1968 and 1948.

Media are welcome to attend the arrival of both teams as they arrive in Edmonton on Tuesday, November 20. For Ottawa’s arrival, there will be a photo opportunity as players walk onto the tarmac, and a media scrum will take place inside the airport lounge with head coach Rick Campbell and select players. For Calgary’s arrival, there will be a photo opportunity as players disembark their bus, and a media scrum will take place inside the lobby of Delta Hotels by Marriott Edmonton South Conference Centre with head coach Dave Dickenson and select players.

ARRIVAL DETAILS:

  • The Ottawa REDBLACKS will arrive at Edmonton Industrial Charter Terminal 1 on Tuesday November 20, on charter flight #9021 at approximately 4:50 p.m. MT.
  • The Calgary Stampeders will arrive at of Delta Hotels by Marriott Edmonton South Conference Centre on Tuesday November 20, on a bus at approximately 7:00 p.m. MT.

Due to security requirements at the airport and space at the hotel, media are required to RSVP their attendance. Please email Lucas Barrett (lbarrett@cfl.cabefore noon MT on Tuesday, November 20 to ensure proper permission is granted by the airport.

What: 106th Grey Cup Team Arrivals

When:
Tuesday, November 20
4:50 MT (approx.) Ottawa REDBLACKS arrive
7:00 MT (approx.)  Calgary Stampeders arrive

Media can park in front of the terminal in the parking spots.

Where:
Ottawa Arrival
Edmonton International Airport Terminal 1
3684 -53 Avenue East
Edmonton, AB
T9E 0V4

Calgary Arrival
Delta Hotels by Marriott Edmonton South Conference Centre
4404 Gateway Blvd NW
Edmonton, AB 
T6H 5C2

The 106th Grey Cup presented by Shaw featuring the Calgary Stampeders versus the Ottawa REDBLACKS will be played on Sunday, November 25 at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton.

The Calgary Stampeders will be the “home” team in the 106th Grey Cup presented by Shaw. They will wear their home uniforms (red helmets, red jerseys, black pants) and will use the Edmonton Eskimos’ locker room at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium. The Ottawa REDBLACKS will be the visitors, wearing their road uniforms (white jerseys, black helmets, white pants); they will use the visiting teams’ locker room at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium.

Lucas Barrett Manager, Communications & Public Affairs at Canadian Football League