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2017 U SPORTS Fall Championships kick off Nov. 2

U SPORTS Staff

With the 2017-18 season in full swing, the countdown is on to this year’s U SPORTS Fall Championships

Kicking off this year’s national events, the U SPORTS Women’s Field Hockey Championship will feature a new format in 2017. Previously a four-team tournament, the Canada West champion will host the OUA champion in a Best-of-3 series, Nov. 2-5. On the same weekend, the 2017 U SPORTS Women’s Rugby Championship will be hosted by the University of Lethbridge, with the final eight qualified teams in the country taking part as in past. 

The following weekend features both the Soccer and Cross Country Championships, Nov. 9-12. The 2017 U SPORTS Men’s Soccer Championship will be hosted by Thompson Rivers University, while the 2017 U SPORTS Women’s Soccer Championship will be held at the University of Manitoba. The 2017 U SPORTS Cross Country Championships head to the University of Victoria on Sunday, Nov. 12. 

Sportsnet and TVA Sports are once again the official broadcasters of the U SPORTS football semifinals and final in 2017. The Mitchell Bowl (RSEQ at Canada West) and Uteck Bowl (OUA at AUS) are set for Saturday, Nov. 18, while the 53rd ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup follows on Saturday, Nov. 25 at 1 p.m. ET at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton. For all the information on the 2017 Vanier Cup (including tickets) visit vaniercup.com and for all other U SPORTS championships visit USPORTS.ca.

2017 U SPORTS Fall Championship Hosts

2017 U SPORTS Women’s Field Hockey Championship

  • Dates: November 2-5, 2017
  • Host: Canada West Champion 

20th U SPORTS Women’s Rugby Championship

  • Dates: November 2-5, 2017
  • Host: University of Lethbridge
  • Venue: Community Sports Stadium
  • Years Previously Hosted: 2008
  • Championships: 2007-09

2017 U SPORTS Men’s Soccer Championship

  • Dates: November 9-12, 2017
  • Host: Thompson Rivers University
  • Venue: Hillside Stadium
  • Years Previously Hosted: None
  • Championships: None 

2017 U SPORTS Women’s Soccer Championship 

  • Dates: November 9-12, 2017
  • Host: University of Manitoba
  • Venue: Ralph Cantafio Soccer Complex
  • Years Previously Hosted: None
  • Championships: None

2017 U SPORTS Cross Country Championships 

  • Date: November 12, 2017
  • Host: University of Victoria
  • Venue: Beacon Hill Park
  • Years Previously Hosted: 1975 (men only), 1987, 1991, 2007
  • Men’s Championships: 1994-97, 2015
  • Women’s Championships: 1980, 1985-87, 1994, 1998-2001 

2017 U SPORTS Mitchell Bowl 

  • Date: November 18, 2017
  • Matchup: RSEQ champion at Canada West champion 

2017 U SPORTS Uteck Bowl 

  • Date: November 18, 2017
  • Matchup: OUA champion at AUS champion 

53rd ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup

  • Date: November 25, 2017
  • Host: Hamilton, Ont.
  • Venue: Tim Hortons Field
  • Years Previously Hosted: 2004-05, 2008, 2016