Complete schedule for TELUS Vanier Cup week

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November 18, 2013, OTTAWA (ISN) – Below is a complete schedule for the week of the TELUS Vanier Cup, which will see the University of Calgary Dinos face the Laval University Rouge et Or on Saturday, Nov. 23 at TELUS-UL Stadium in Quebec City.

Kickoff for the 49th CIS football final is set for 1 p.m. EST, live on Sportsnet, Sportsnet 360 and Radio-Canada. The game will also be streamed live on the web at www.cis-sic.tv

Please note the traditional Meet the Teams media conference is scheduled for Wednesday at 10:30 a.m., and members of the media are also invited to attend the Sun Life All-Canadian Banquet, presented by Mallette, Thursday at 6 p.m. Both events are being held at the Hilton Quebec Hotel.

All practices during TELUS Vanier Cup week are open to media. Players and coaches are available for interviews AFTER each practice (with the exception of the second practice on Thursday, when Laval players will be available for interviews at the All-Canadian Banquet due to the tight schedule).

To book an interview outside of the time periods listed below, please contact the teams’ sports information directors (see contact information below).

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18

10:00 am         TELUS Vanier Cup organizing committee media conference (PEPS – Room 2878)

6:00-7:30 pm   Calgary practice (McMahon Stadium, Calgary)

Note 1: Calgary media availability after practice

Note 2: No Laval practice on Monday

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19

7:30-9:30 am   Calgary practice (McMahon Stadium, Calgary)

12:25 pm         Calgary departure for Quebec City (WestJet 258)

4:30-6:30 pm   Laval practice (TELUS-UL Stadium)

9:34 pm           Calgary arrival in Quebec City (WestJet 684)

Note 1: Calgary media availability 10:45-11:00 am at Calgary International Airport 

Note 2: Laval media availability after practice

Note 3: Laval practice at 4 pm if moved to TELUS-UL indoor stadium

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20

10:30 am         Meet the Teams media conference (Hilton Quebec – Villeray Room)

2:30-4:30 pm   Calgary practice (TELUS-UL Stadium)

4:30-6:30 pm   Laval practice (TELUS-UL Stadium)

Note 1: Media availability after practices

Note 2: Practices at 2 pm and 4 pm if moved to TELUS-UL indoor stadium

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21

1:00-3:00 pm   Calgary practice (TELUS-UL Stadium)

3:00-5:00 pm   Laval practice (TELUS-UL Stadium)

6:00 pm           Sun Life All-Canadian Banquet, presented by Mallette (Hilton Quebec – Ballroom)

Note 1: Media availability after practice for Calgary and at banquet for Laval

Note 2: Practice times do NOT change if moved to TELUS-UL indoor stadium

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22

1:30-3:30 pm   Calgary practice (TELUS-UL Stadium)

4:30-6:30 pm   Laval practice (TELUS-UL Stadium)

Note 1: Media availability after practices

Note 2: Calgary practice time does NOT change if moved to TELUS-UL indoor stadium

Note 3: Laval practice at 4 pm if moved to TELUS-UL indoor stadium

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23

1:00 pm           TELUS Vanier Cup (TELUS-UL Stadium)

IMPORTANT – TV & WEB CAMERAS AT PRACTICES:

Please note that while all practices are open to media, only the first 15 minutes (once drills start) can be filmed. After that 15-minute period, all cameras must be turned off. It is, however, possible to do live hits after the 15-minute period as long as the camera doesn’t focus specifically on drills.

MEDIA ACCREDITATION PICK-UP:

Media accreditation can be picked up – with proper photo ID – at Laval University’s PEPS athletics centre (Room 1627) Wednesday to Friday from 1 pm to 7:30 pm, and on game day from 9 am to noon.

It will also be possible to pick up media accreditation at the Meet the Teams media conference Wednesday at 10:30 am at the Hilton Quebec Hotel (Villeray Room).

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