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95th Grey Cup

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23  19
Winnipeg Blue Bombers  3
Location  Toronto
Champion  Saskatchewan Roughriders
Date  25 November 2007
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4  7
Most Valuable Player  James Johnson
Halftime show  Lenny Kravitz
Stadium  Rogers Centre
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Similar  89th Grey Cup, 93rd Grey Cup, 101st Grey Cup, 91st Grey Cup, 90th Grey Cup

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The 95th Grey Cup was held in Toronto at the Rogers Centre on November 25, 2007. The Grey Cup, first awarded in 1909, is the championship game of the Canadian Football League. It was played between the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, with the Roughriders winning 23-19. It was the first Grey Cup meeting between the two teams, and was also the first time any Labour Day Classic matchup has been played in the Grey Cup.

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The 95th Grey Cup was the 46th Grey Cup hosted by Toronto since the championship's inception in 1909 and the first it has hosted since 1992. SkyDome/Rogers Centre previously hosted the 77th Grey Cup in 1989 and the 80th Grey Cup in 1992. The game was announced as a sellout on November 19, 2007. Ticket prices ranged from $94 to $560

The game was viewed by approximately 3.337 million viewers on CBC television, up from 3.202 million the previous year. This was the last Grey Cup game broadcast by CBC, as TSN became the exclusive TV home for the CFL the following season.

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Grey Cup Festivities

The Grey Cup festivities began with a four-day festival that had over 50 events at several venues in downtown Toronto including the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, and the CN Tower. The festival area was bounded by Spadina Avenue east to Bay Street and from Nathan Phillips Square south to Lake Ontario.

On the weekend of the Grey Cup, there was a "Celebration of Football" with games hosted at the Rogers Centre at amateur, high school, and university level, including the 43rd Vanier Cup, the CIS football championship. The Vanier Cup game was held on November 23, 2007 at Rogers Centre with the Manitoba Bisons versus the Saint Mary's Huskies. This marked the first time the Vanier Cup has been held in conjunction with the Grey Cup.

Confirmed festival events include:

  • Annual team parties (e.g. Riderville, MontreALS Huddle, Double Blue Bash, Tigertown, Lions' Den, including the nonexistent Atlantic Schooners)
  • Grey Cup Chopper raffle
  • Street festivals on Front Street and Bremner Street
  • BMX Bike Park presented by the Argonauts' Stop The Violence foundation
  • Grey Cup House built by CFL players and fans for Habitat for Humanity
  • CFL Player Awards at Roy Thomson Hall
  • Includes a tribute to John Candy hosted by Dan Aykroyd
  • Grey Cup Gala at Liberty Grand hosted by Brent Butt
  • CN Tower party hosted by Trish Stratus
  • Grey Cup Party Series hosted by Trailer Park Boys Ricky, Julian and Bubbles
  • Musical acts
  • Lenny Kravitz
  • Great Big Sea
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • Spirit of the West
  • The Lowest of the Low
  • Hinder
  • Sloan
  • Kim Mitchell
  • The Trews
  • References

    95th Grey Cup Wikipedia


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