Alouettes fans are cordially invited to the week-long Grey Cup Unite event presented by BUDWEISER, a free virtual celebration of our beloved championship. From November 16 to 22, the CFL and the Alouettes will be delivering a series of virtual events and exclusive content so we can all come together and celebrate safely.
We may not be able to gather for a traditional Grey Cup week but we will still stand united!
Check out the full schedule (East hour):
Monday November 16:
3 p.m. : CFL Fan State of the League
Commissioner Randy Ambrosie will kick off Grey Cup Unite with a special virtual town hall where he will update fans on the league’s plans for the future. Register now for this event: https://register.greycupunite.ca/index.php
Event organized by the CFL
5 p.m. : 1970 Grey Cup Photo Report
Take a trip down memory lane and flip through our photo album of the 1970 Grey Cup.
Tuesday November 17:
9 a.m. : Historical Alouettes Quizzes – Part 1 : The Grey Cups
Test your knowledge about the Alouettes’ Grey Cups and get the chance to win big prizes! This will be the first of a series of 5 weekly quizzes. There will be one prize to win each week, and a grand prize up for grabs at the end. Every time you complete a quiz, you earn points; The more points you have, the more chances you have to win!
1 p.m. : The 2010 Grey Cup from players’ perspectives
Relive the 2010 Grey Cup from an entirely different perspective.
5 p.m. : Fan State of the Alouettes
Alouettes President Mario Cecchini and General Manager Danny Maciocia will be available for members of the media during a video conference which will be held at 1:00 PM. Later in the day, they will do the same thing with some of the team’s season ticket holders.
Media interested in attending this event can confirm their presence by email to Charles Rooke
Season tickets holders are invited to leave their questions here: bit.ly/2Iq4j7W
Wednesday, November 18
9 a.m. : Fighting against racism
The CFL and the CFL Players’ Association will present a roundtable featuring alumni, coaching personnel and current players as they discuss their personal experiences with prejudice and discrimination. Alouettes Head Coach Khari Jones will be one of the panelists during this roundtable which will air on the CFL and Alouettes’ websites.
The Alouettes will also broadcast on their social media platforms a conference they held for their employees about racism, where Head Coach Khari Jones along with Vernon Adams Jr. and Henoc Muamba volunteered to share some of their personal experiences.
2 p.m. : Head coaches conference
Alouettes’ Head Coach Khari Jones, along with the League’s other eight Head Coaches, in groups of three, will be showcased in three media availabilities.
Event organized by the CFL
5 p.m. : The Alouettes’ Coaches Clinic
Hosted by Marc Shryburt from MS10 Performance, football coaches from the province are invited to attend this virtual coach’s clinic, which will include segments with Alouettes General Manager Danny Maciocia, Assistant Head Coach and Running Backs Coach André Bolduc, Offensive Line Coach Luc Brodeur-Jourdain as well as Pierre-Olivier Breault from the Université de Montréal Carabins. The Alouettes team doctor Vincent Lacroix will also address the participants. The speakers will explain how they continued working during the pandemic and share tricks of the coaching trade, which the participants will be able to apply during and after confinement, and will be answering the attendees’ questions. This clinic will be in French only. Registration is free and can be done online via en.montrealalouettes.com/clinic-help-quebec-coaches-register-now/
Changing the Game presented by AU – Virtual Business Summit
This business summit will examine key issues facing Canadian business at this critical time — Innovation in the New Economy, Preparing for Canada’s Recovery presented by MNP and Embracing Diversity and Inclusion. Participants will include Bruce Croxon, Managing Partner, Round 13; former Dragon’s Den investor & co-founder of Lavalife, Girish Ganesan; Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion, TD Bank Group, and Head of Talent, TD Bank, as well as Trinh Tham, Chief Marketing Officer, SVP Marketing & E-Commerce at Harry Rosen.
Thursday, November 19
9 a.m. : Relive moments of the 2010 Grey Cup
Relive the best moments of the 2010 Grey Cup win in a video where Luc Brodeur-Jourdain, Martin Bédard, Jean-Marc Edme, Matthieu Proulx and Éric Deslauriers will rehash their memories of the memorable game. The video will air on MontrealAlouettes.com as well as on the team’s social media platforms.
TBD : Player media Day
Some of the CFL’s top players will be available to the media in an event, which will be presented in the same formula as the Head Coaches’ conference. Players from each team, including Alouettes’ linebacker Henoc Muamba, will be made available for interviews.
TBD : CFL All-Decade Awards
The CFL will host a special show that reveals the 2010-2020 All-Decade Team presented by Leo Vegas as selected by CFL fans and committees, and will include interviews with players named to the team. The show will also announce the Game of the Decade presented by Dr. Oetker Giuseppe Pizzeria, which will also have been voted on by fans leading up to Grey Cup Unite.
**Members of the media who wish to receive the name of the winners in advance under embargo can contact Lucas Barrett of the CFL at firstname.lastname@example.org**
Event organized by the CFL
Friday, November 20
1 p.m. ; Video report of 1970 Grey Cup
Do not miss the broadcast of a special show on the 1970 Alouettes Grey Cup champion team, which happened in the midst of the October Crisis. Relive the victory through the eyes of some the players by immersing yourself in this important moment of our history. Three players who played important roles in this win, team captain Pierre Desjardins, quarterback Sonny Wade and receiver Peter Dalla Riva, reminisce about this incredible year.
Broadcast on MontrealAlouettes.com and other social media platforms starting at 1:00 PM.
5 p.m. : Your Alouettes cheerleaders
Whether you are a Grey Cup week-regular where the CFL cheerleaders showcase their talents every year or if you just miss our stadium’s atmosphere, you won’t want to miss a montage of a performance from your 2020 Montreal Alouettes cheerleaders, which will air on the MontrealAlouettes.com.
Saturday, November 21
7 p.m : Brodcast of the 2010 Grey Cup
Starting at 7:00 PM, RDS will highlight the tenth anniversary of the Alouettes 2010 Grey Cup during the broadcast of the show D’un autre angle. They will be re-airing the infamous game that allowed Montreal to become the first team in in 13 years to win back-to-back championships, a feat that has still not been repeated since. Former Alouettes Pierre Vercheval, Matthieu Proulx and Danny Desriveaux will host this show.