See the Grey Cup® in Canada’s Capital!
A symbol of Canadian sporting excellence, this iconic football trophy will be on display at Rideau Hall in Ottawa from October 21 to 24.
Celebrate 100 Years of Canadian Football Championships
His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will welcome the Grey Cup to Rideau Hall on Sunday, October 21, 2012. The four-day visit marks a homecoming for the Canadian Football LeagueTM’s (CFL®) Grey Cup, which was donated by governor general Earl Grey in 1909.
The opportunity to see the Grey Cup is part of the lead up to the CFL’s 100th Grey Cup Championship Game in November 2012.
Grey Cup Viewing Schedule at Rideau Hall
- Sunday, October 21: 11 am to 8 pm
- Monday, October 22: 11 am to 8 pm
- Tuesday, October 23: 11 am to 8 pm
- Wednesday, October 24: 9 am to noon
While at Rideau Hall, you can also tour the governor general’s residence. Highlights for football fans include the portraits of Earl Grey and Major-General the Right Honourable Georges-Philias Vanier, who established the Vanier Cup in 1965.
For more information, see the Governor General of Canada website.
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