52nd ARCELORMITTAL DOFASCO VANIER CUP, MEET THE TEAMS MEDIA CONFERENCE
U Sports – TORONTO (U Sports) – Two teams that, since 1999, have combined to make 12 appearances in U Sports football’s championship game will meet in the 52nd ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup on Saturday, November 26 at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton.
Representatives of the Uteck Bowl champion Laval Rouge et Or and the Mitchell Bowl champion University of Calgary Dinos will be available to the media at a news conference on Thursday, November 24 inside Tim Hortons Field at 10 a.m. ET.
The Rouge et Or are seeking their ninth ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup title since 1999, while the Dinos are looking to lift the prestigious trophy for the first time since 1995.
Media planning to attend are asked to RSVP by contacting Alan Hudes via telephone (905-508-3000, ext. 242) or email (email@example.com), or by calling Steve McAllister at 647-881-6338, unless already accredited for the 52nd ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup.
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WHAT: U Sports ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup Meet The Teams media conference
WHEN: Thursday, November 24, 10 a.m. Eastern
WHERE: Tim Hortons Field, 64 Melrose Ave. N., Hamilton, Ont., L8L 8C1 (Access via Gate 3 – news conference will take place on the 2nd floor in the Business Alliance Room)
- Graham Brown – Chief Executive Officer, U Sports
- Glen Grunwald – Athletic Director, McMaster University & Chair of the 52nd ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup Local Organizing Committee
- Tony Valeri – Vice President Corporate Affairs, ArcelorMittal Dofasco
- Glen Constantin – Head Coach, Laval Rouge et Or, winner of the Uteck Bowl, and one Laval player (TBC)
- Wayne Harris – Head Coach of the Calgary Dinos, winner of the Mitchell Bowl, and one Calgary player (TBC)
Visit www.vaniercup.com for further details about all Vanier Cup events, Horizon Fan Festival, accommodation, ticket sales, etc.
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