Championships Vanier Cup

U SPORTS will provide a daily update on practice schedules and media availability at 9 am every day during Vanier Cup Week.

The following is the official event schedule as of 9:00 am ET on Thursday, December 2, 2021.

Please note that practice times and locations may be changed, moved or cancelled due to weather. U SPORTS and the host committee will provide updates as necessary.


Thursday December 2

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

13 h – 15 h 15 : Western Mustangs indoor practice – Stade intérieur Telus-UL

15 h 20 – 17 h 40 : Saskatchewan Huskies indoor practice – Stade intérieurTelus-UL

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

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.

All-Canada Awards banquet – Media accreditation

Media wishing to attend Thursday night’s All-Canada Awards banquet must confirm their presence by emailing

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

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 (

Sports information: Tyler Mulligan (

Video, image, logo requests: Mohamed Hassan (

Statistics & Records: John Edwards (  

  • 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 (

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

Saskatchewan Huskies Sports Information

Main contact: Raúl García (306) 996-1024 (

  • Team specific media requests

Western Mustangs Sports Information

Main contact: Ryan Robinson (519) 709-1858 (

  • Team specific media requests