Vancouver is the home of the 102nd Grey Cup Festival later this month and this town is no stranger to football greatness and good times. The 1955 Grey Cup game in Vancouver was the first to be held outside of Ontario and Vancouver has also hosted the Grey Cup Championship in 1958, 1960, 1963, 1966, […]
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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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 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 […]