U SPORTS FOOTBALL: Vanier Cup week schedule
Television coverage of the 52nd U Sports football championship game on Sportsnet / Sportsnet 360 and TVA Sports gets underway with pre-game shows at 12:30 p.m. EST. The broadcast is also available online through Sportsnet NOW and TVASports.ca.
Please note the traditional Meet-the-Teams media conference is scheduled for Thursday at 10 a.m. at Tim Hortons Field (Business Alliance Room). Members of the media are also invited to attend the All-Canadian Awards Gala presented by Sun Life Financial on Thursday evening at the Hamilton Convention Centre (reception at 5:30 p.m. / dinner & awards starting at 6:30 p.m.).
NOTE (media availability): All practices during Vanier Cup week are open to the media. Coaches and players are available for interviews after each practice (see note below regarding Laval’s practice on Wednesday). To schedule an interview outside of those periods and Thursday’s media conference, please contact the teams’ sports information directors (see contact information below).
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21 (all times local)
17:45-19:30 Calgary practice (McMahon Stadium, Calgary)
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22 (all times local)
16:30-18:30 Laval practice (TELUS-UL Stadium, Quebec City)
17:30-20:00 Calgary practice (McMahon Stadium, Calgary)
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23 (all times local)
07:45-09:00 Calgary practice (McMahon Stadium, Calgary)
08:30-11:00 Laval practice (TELUS-UL Stadium, Quebec City)
12:00 Laval departure for Hamilton (by bus)
12:25 Calgary departure for Hamilton
Note: Due to their departure for Hamilton at noon, Laval coaches and players will not be available for interviews immediately after practice on Wednesday.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24
10:00-11:00 Media conference (Tim Hortons Field – Business Alliance Room)
11:30-13:30 Laval practice (Tim Hortons Field)
14:00-16:00 Calgary practice (Tim Hortons Field)
17:30 Reception (Hamilton Convention Centre)
18:30 Awards Gala presented by Sun Life Financial (Hamilton Convention Centre)
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25
10:30-12:30 Calgary practice (Tim Hortons Field)
13:00-15:00 Laval practice (Tim Hortons Field)
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26 (Sportsnet / Sportsnet 360 & TVA Sports)
13:00 ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup (Tim Hortons Field)
IMPORTANT – TV & WEB CAMERAS AT PRACTICES:
Please note that while all practices are open to the media, television – or web – cameras will only be allowed to shoot during warmups and individual drills. Cameras must be turned off during team drills.
MEDIA ACCREDITATION PICK-UP:
Media passes can be picked up during the time periods listed below at Tim Hortons Field – Gate 3. Please note a proper photo ID will be needed to claim credentials.
Off: 905-508-3000 ext. 242
Laval Rouge et Or
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