SOURCE: Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Canadian Football Hall of Fame

September 17, 2014 13:30 ET

Canadian Football Hall of Fame Hosts 2nd Annual Hall of Fame Weekend During the 102nd Grey Cup

Tickets and Packages Now Available for Immersive Canadian Football Experience

HAMILTON, ON--(Marketwired - September 17, 2014) - The Canadian Football Hall of Fame (CFHOF) invites passionate Canadian football fans to attend the 2nd annual Hall of Fame Weekend at the 2014 Grey Cup in Vancouver. Attendees can watch live from among the legends as the Class of 2015 is inducted into the Hall.

The Hall of Fame Weekend from Friday, November 28th to Monday, December 1st, 2014 features a full schedule of events dedicated to celebrating the best players and builders in Canadian football.

"The Canadian Football Hall of Fame event at Grey Cup is an event that you can't miss, thanks to the people in attendance who built the game of Canadian football," said Mark DeNobile, Executive Director of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum. "The Hall of Fame gets to take its place on the biggest weekend of the football calendar in an intimate setting only the Hall can provide. It's special for the Hall and all attendees and we'd like you to be there when we unveil the Class of 2015 for the first time."

The CFHOF has partnered with full-service marketing agency TrojanOne Ltd. to create a unique weekend experience that cannot be found anywhere else. Attendees can choose between packages that include three nights accommodations at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver, Hall of Fame merchandise, and pre-game festivities at the hotel. Hall of Fame Weekend ticket holders will also have access to the Hall of Fame Party. An enhanced package even includes your tickets to the big game.

Hall of Fame weekend packages will be available starting Friday via Flight Centre. Please visit http://bit.ly/1kcVA6o for more information on purchasing these weekend packages.

"Bringing an amazing Canadian football experience to fans of the game was a great success and we're excited to do it again this year," said TrojanOne Ltd. President and CEO Mark Harrison. "The important place that football holds in Canada is never clearer than at the Canadian Football Hall of Fame Weekend. Join us this year as the roots of the Canadian game are revived and living legends join the greats."

The Hall of Fame Weekend is packed with exclusive opportunities for guests, including the 2nd annual Hall of Fame Party on Friday, November 28th that kicks off the Canadian Football Hall of Fame Weekend, and is an Official Grey Cup Festival event. Fans will have the opportunity to mix and mingle with legendary Hall of Famers including Don Narcisse and Damon Allen, and pay tribute to the rich history of Canadian football that will showcase artifacts and memorabilia for guests to explore.

The event will be held on Friday, November 28th at 7:00 pm at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver. Tickets are $100 + tax and include hors d'oeuvres and beverages, and must be ordered in advance by visiting www.cfhof.ca or contacting info@cfhof.ca.

The Hall of Fame Weekend is a fundraising initiative for the CFHOF aimed to raise awareness for Canadian football and the museum's work. Ticket proceeds from the Hall of Fame Weekend will contribute to the CFHOF's continued efforts to profile accomplishments in Canadian football.

About Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum

There are currently 271 members enshrined in the Hall's Zone of Champions, which features busts of each member of the Hall. The Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum operates as a non-profit registered charity. Located in Hamilton, Ontario since 1963, and in its current location next to Hamilton City Hall since 1972, the Hall is home to more than 50,000 Canadian football artifacts, ranging from equipment and trophies to photos and videos. It's open to the public year round; see our website for further information www.cfhof.ca

About TrojanOne Ltd.

TrojanOne Ltd. is a full-service agency with services in marketing, sponsorship consulting, promotional and retail activation, creative and digital development, event management, public relations, social media management and experiential marketing. Through the development of properties and execution of one-of-a-kind events, TrojanOne Ltd. is respected as an industry leader in helping clients build brand communities. For more information, visit www.TrojanOne.com

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Carli Atherton
    Specialist, Communications
    TrojanOne Ltd.
    P: (416) 920-7044 ext. 344
    E: carli.atherton@TrojanOne.com

    Mark DeNobile
    Executive Director
    Canadian Football Hall of Fame
    P: 905-528-7566
    C: 905-407-3880
    E: mark@cfhof.ca