FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 2nd, 2022
CFLPA ANNOUNCES SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNIC AS THE OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF THE 2022 CFLPA PLAYERS HQ DURING GREY CUP WEEK
CFLPA Players HQ, powered by Saskatchewan Polytechnic will run from Thursday, November 17th to Saturday, November 19th at The Fat Badger pub in Regina, SK.
Mississauga, ON- The Canadian Football League Players’ Association (CFLPA) and Saskatchewan Polytechnic announced today a partnership agreement that makes Saskatchewan Polytechnic the official sponsor of the 2022 CFLPA Players’ HQ during 109th Grey Cup week in Regina, SK.
The 2022 CFLPA Players’ HQ, powered by Saskatchewan Polytechnic, will be a great opportunity for Canadian football fans to meet and interact with both current and former CFLPA members. The annual CFLPA Grey Cup week party is free to attend and invites fans to enjoy live music outside the venue, as well as a chance to watch Jamie Nye broadcast “The Green Zone” live on location to 980 CJME Regina and 650 CKOM Saskatoon.
“We are excited to deliver the 2022 CFLPA Players Headquarters in partnership with Saskatchewan Polytechnic,” said CFLPA Executive Director Brian Ramsay. “The CFLPA has enjoyed a long-standing relationship with Saskatchewan Polytechnic through the CFLPA Academy, and we are grateful for their ongoing commitment to our membership. We look forward to working collaboratively to produce a memorable event for all CFL fans to enjoy during the Grey Cup Festivities.”
The 2022 CFLPA Players’ HQ, powered by Saskatchewan Polytechnic, will be free of charge and open to everyone on a first come, first serve basis.
The event will be held at The Fat Badger pub, 1852 Scarth Street, on:
- Thursday, November 17th, 3:00-7:00 PM
- Friday, November 18th, 3:00-7:00 PM
- Saturday, November 19th, 1:00-5:00 PM
More details about each day will be released in the days and weeks leading up the 109th Grey Cup Festival!
“We are thrilled to be the official sponsor of the 2022 CFLPA Players’ HQ during Grey Cup week in Regina,” said Dr. Larry Rosia, Saskatchewan Polytechnic President and CEO. “Saskatchewan is known worldwide as Rider Nation and as a province that is passionate about the Canadian Football League. For the past two years Sask Polytech has been a proud educational partner with the CFLPA helping members and their families meet their educational and career goals outside of football.”
Through the relationship that the CFLPA Academy has long-established with Saskatchewan Polytechnic, CFL players and their spouses can advance their educations through Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s School of Continuing Education, which offers diplomas, certificates, degrees, and micro-credential offerings. CFLPA members also have access to proactive career counseling and preparedness to prepare them for their careers after football.
About the CFLPA: The Canadian Football League Players’ Association (CFLPA) is the union for professional football players in the Canadian Football League (CFL). Since 1965, the Association has worked to establish fair and reasonable working conditions while protecting the rights of all CFL players. In addition to negotiating and enforcing the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), the CFLPA provides a variety of member services, builds corporate and community partnerships, and works diligently for the betterment of its membership. For the latest news regarding the CFLPA, please visit www.cflpa.com or follow us on social media @CFLPA.
About Saskatchewan Polytechnic: Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves students through applied learning opportunities on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 Territories and the homeland of the Métis. Learning takes place at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve every economic and public service sector. As a polytechnic, the organization provides the depth of learning appropriate to employer and student need, including certificate, diploma and degree programs, and apprenticeship training. Saskatchewan Polytechnic engages in applied research, drawing on faculty expertise to support innovation by employers, and providing students the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills.
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CFLPA Media Contact:
Brendan Heisler, CFLPA Office | [email protected] | 1-800-616-6865
Saskatchewan Polytechnic Media Contact:
Brianna Bergeron, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Communications | [email protected] | 306-250-3978
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