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It's Almost 100 Days to the 100th Grey Cup Festival!


A full day of events on Wednesday, August 8th at David Pecaut Square to launch what we have in store for November 15th-25th!

Please join us at David Pecaut Square, 55 John St. (at King St. W) on Wednesday, August 8 beginning at 7:00 AM for a full day of events and activities to celebrate the 100 Day Countdown to the 100th Grey Cup Festival.  In partnership with the Toronto Entertainment District BIA and the Ritz-Carlton Toronto, the day will start with Yoga in the Park, paired with a Pancake Breakfast served up by some notable celebrities.  It then continues with Pick-Up Football Games and Clinics with professional football players, the official Kick Off event with Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and Honorary Chair of the 100th Grey Cup Festival, lunch service by Marc Angelo, Argos Players and Cheerleaders, live activations, 100th Grey Cup Festival swag and more!

Wdnesday, August 8
Where: David Pecaut Square, 55 John St. at King St..
What:  100 Days Out to the 100TH Grey Cup Festival – A full day celebration to highlight the many components of what the festival will have to offer in November.  Interviews and photo opportunities available with Chris Rudge, Chairman and CEO of the 100TH Grey Cup Festival, Lou Ragagnin, COO and President of the 100TH Grey Cup Festival, Janice Solomon, Executive Director Entertainment District BIA, Argos current and alumni players, Argos Cheerleaders and other special guests
Time:   7:00 AM – 3:00 PM

We look forward to celebrating with you! Visit our website at www.100thgreycupfestival.ca, like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/100thGreyCup and follow on Twitter @100thGreyCup!

7:00 am – 8:00 am      Yoga in the Park with TED BIA & Ritz-Carlton Toronto
Toronto Argonaut Players and Cheerleaders will be partaking in the downward dogs!

8:00 am – 9:00 am      Pancake Breakfast served by local celebrities and sports figures, prepared by Ritz-Carlton Toronto

9:00 am – 11:30 am    Pick-up Football and Clinics
Come play football with CFL Alumni, current and alumni CIS players and learn valuable football skills on the field while being cheered on by Argos Cheerleaders!  100th Grey Cup Festival swag to be given away!

11:30 am – 1:30pm    Marc Angelo serves up sausages along with some celebrity friends
Have lunch in the park, listen to the DJ spinning tunes and watch the action take place!

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Official Kick-off
Come see dignitaries along with Chris Rudge, CEO and Chairman of the 100th Grey Cup Festival and Executive Chairman of the Toronto Argonauts officially kick off the festival announcements with the kicking of a football!  CFL Grey Cup Champion alumni to be present.

1:00 pm – 3:00pm      Pickup Football and Clinics
Let the fun continue with CIS players, Alumni, Toronto Argonauts players, all while being cheered on by the Argos Cheerleaders

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