Archive of posts tagged "bc lions"

Grey Cup Festival in Vancouver

September 17th, 2014 @ 12:50pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 102nd Grey Cup will play out at BC Place in Vancouver this November, and with the championship football game comes a world class city-wide festival where fans from across the country can meet to celebrate. Hosted by our very own BC Lions, the Grey Cup Festival announced its plans for entertainment and activities this […]

Public Tours of BC Place

July 29th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

BC Place is one of the easiest landmarks to spot on a map of Vancouver aside from Stanley Park. It’s an icon of our fair city, opening in June of 1983 and again in 2011 following $150 million in major renovations, it has hosted everything from the CFL, MLS, and the NHL Heritage Classic to […]

102nd Grey Cup Festival in Vancouver

February 17th, 2014 @ 8:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last week the logo was revealed for the 102nd Grey Cup Festival in Vancouver where the best of the CFL will face off for the season’s top prize on November 30, 2014. The logo — designed by the BC Lions’ own Keron Williams — features BC Place, the North Shore mountains, and this year’s slogan: […]

BC Lions Tailgate Empire

November 13th, 2012 @ 4:33pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Although it’s prevalent in America, you don’t see much pre-sport game tailgating in Vancouver — that is unless you find the right group on BC Lions game day. “The point is to get together with friends before the game to celebrate and partake in the long time football tradition of the tailgate party, which includes […]

Purolator Tackle Hunger Food Drive 2012

July 11th, 2012 @ 11:09am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 10th Annual Purolator Tackle Hunger Food Drive is coming to BC Place on Friday, July 20th as the BC Lions take on the Edmonton Eskimos. This massive food drive (in and outside of the stadium) will be accepting your donations for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and the Surrey Food Bank Society. Since […]

Geroy Simon New CFL Record Holder For Receiving Yards

June 29th, 2012 @ 10:26pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Geroy Simon of the BC Lions broke the CFL’s record for receiving yards tonight at BC Place. Photo credit: John Bollwitt Simon caught a 56 yard pass from Travis Lulay to knock his total up to 940 receptions, 15,192 yards — beating Milt Stegall’s previous record. From TSN: “Simon achieved the feat in the same […]

BC Place Tidbits & BC Lions Giveaway

June 18th, 2012 @ 4:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

BC Place has been an icon in Vancouver since it first opened in June of 1983. It’s featured on post cards, posters, banners, and almost every image that depicts our city. Photo credit: Basedigital Images on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Home to the 2011 Grey Cup Champion BC Lions and Vancouver’s […]

New BC Lions Jersey Launch

May 1st, 2012 @ 4:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Fans are encouraged to come down to BC Place on Wednesday morning for the unveiling of the new BC Lions jerseys. Our Grey Cup champions will be on hand to model the new looks and sign autographs for fans who purchase their own on the spot. When: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 8:00am Where: Enter […]