The 48th Vanier Cup will be held during the historic 100th Grey Cup Festival in a joint partnership between Canadian Interuniversity Sport, MRX and the 100th Grey Cup Festival. The best teams in Canadian university football will go head-to-head on Friday, November 23, 2012 at Rogers Centre in
"We are excited to include the time-honoured tradition of the Vanier Cup in the 100th Grey Cup Festival," said Lou Ragagnin, President and COO of the 100th Grey Cup Festival. "The celebration of Canadian football is part of what the Festival is all about and the inclusion of the Vanier Cup enhances this celebration as fans can watch the best in Canadian amateur football on the Friday and the best in the CFL on Sunday."
Leo MacPherson, president of CIS added: "We are thrilled to once again partner with the Grey Cup Festival and MRX, and to be integrated into this outstanding celebration of Canadian history and the sport of football. 25,000 football fans witnessed one of the greatest Vanier Cup finals in history last year in
After the recent announcement of the Grey Cup sellout, the Vanier Cup will provide an exciting opportunity for fans to witness future CFL prospects battle it out in front of an electric crowd at Rogers Centre for the right to hoist the 48th Vanier Cup. In 2007, the Vanier Cup was a part of the Grey Cup Festival in
"With the national spotlight shining on the 100th Grey Cup this November in
"This is great news for fans across