Championships Vanier Cup

Media

MEDIA CONFERENCE

  • Date: Thursday, December 2, 2021                       
  • Time: 10:00 am
  • Site: Hôtel le Concorde Québec     
  • Room: Restaurant le Ciel

The annual meet the teams media event will occur on Thursday at 10 am in the Restaurant Ciel inside the l’Hôtel Le Concorde-Québec.

The head coach of each team as well as a select number of student-athletes will be present.

Due to public health mandates, masks must be worn at all times during the event.

Media wishing to attend the event must pre-register by sending an emailing frederic.bherer@sas.ulaval.ca.

ALL-CANADIAN AWARDS 

  • Date: Thursday, December 2, 2021                       
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Site: Hôtel le Concorde Québec     
  • Room: Ballroom

Media wishing to attend Thursday night’s All-Canada Awards banquet must confirm their presence by emailing frederic.bherer@sas.ulaval.ca.

The awards will be held in the Ballroom, but a free meal will be offered as of 5 pm in the work room (Salle Pivot) situated next to the Ballroom. Media will be permitted in the awards room for the ceremony but interviews will be conducted in the media work room.

The wearing of an approved mask is required at all times except when eating a meal.

Media not attending in person can participate in a Zoom video conference with award winners. Please request access by emailing jbower@usports.ca

 

MEDIA AVAILABILITY

(updated daily at 9:00 am EST)

Wednesday December 1

15 h 15 – 16 h 20 : Western Mustangs practice – Stade Telus-UL/Stade intérieur
15 h 30 – 16 h 15 : Saskatchewan Huskies outdoor practice – Stade Telus-UL
16 h 25 – 17 h 45 : Saskatchewan Huskies indoor practice – Stade Telus-UL

Thursday December 2

10h: Media Event (Meet the teams) – Ciel Restaurant – Hôtel le Concorde Québec

19h: U SPORTS All-Canadian Awards Banquet – Ballroom – Hôtel le Concorde Québec

Practice & availability to be announced on Thursday morning

Friday December 3

Practice & availability to be announced on Friday morning

 

Saturday, December 4

13h – 2021 Scotiabank Vanier Cup presented by Levio – Stade Telus-UL

University of Saskatchewan Huskies at Western University Mustangs

Media Access - Practices

Media will have access to practices, but video will be limited to the first 10 minutes of practice. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, no interviews will be permitted on the field.  All post-practice interviews will occur inside PEPS.

Media Access – Game Day

With the exception of the live television broadcasts, there will be no on-field interviews on game day. All post-game interviews will be conducted near the media workroom inside PEPS.

Sports Information Contacts

The following departments and individuals are available to assist media in their needs during Vanier Cup week:

U SPORTS Communications

Main contact (EN & FR): John Bower (780) 667-5646 (jbower@usports.ca)

Sports information: Tyler Mulligan (tmulligan@usports.ca)

Video, image, logo requests: Mohamed Hassan (mhassan@usports.ca)

Statistics & Records: John Edwards (stats@usports.ca)  

  • Awards announcements
  • Daily practice updates
  • Game previews / Vanier Cup history
  • Game roster release
  • National media requests
  • National television broadcast liaison
  • Video or photo image bank access
  • Game recaps

Host Communications (Université Laval)

Main contact: Frédéric Bherer (438) 275-2173 (Frederic.bherer@sas.ulaval.ca)

  • Local media requests
  • Game day operations & game statistics
  • Accreditation
  • Host committee communications
  • Vanier Cup week event information

Saskatchewan Huskies Sports Information

Main contact: Raúl García (306) 996-1024 (raul.garcia@usask.ca)

  • Team specific media requests

Western Mustangs Sports Information

Main contact: Ryan Robinson (519) 709-1858 (rrobin68@uwo.ca)

  • Team specific media requests