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Archive of posts tagged "football"

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: […]

Super Bowl Party Vancouver 2013

January 17th, 2013 @ 11:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year over 3,400 Canadian NFL fans packed into Official Super Bowl parties north of the border to have an ultimate fan experience. Returning for 2013, football festivities will one again take over the Commodore in Vancouver on game day. Vancouver’s Official Super Bowl XLVII Party presented by Bud Light takes place at the Commodore […]

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 […]

Vancouver’s Official Super Bowl Party

January 30th, 2012 @ 1:23pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Next weekend the NFL and Bud Light are hosting Vancouver’s Official Super Bowl XLVI Party, showing the big game live from Indianapolis. The event at the Commodore will kick off with a welcome from the Seattle Seahawks Cheerleaders and after the game there will be a live performance from The Sheepdogs. What Vancouver’s Official Super […]

History Tidbits: Grey Cup in Vancouver

November 22nd, 2011 @ 11:01am by Rebecca Bollwitt

They 99th Grey Cup Championship is coming to Vancouver at the end of this week with a parade, festival, and final game in which our BC Lions are participating. The Lions had a bumpy start to their season at Empire Field but moved into their renovated home at BC Place and stormed up the ranks […]