FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 10, 2016
BOSTON PIZZA TO BE OFFICIAL VENUE OF THE 2016 PLAYERS’ HQ
(Stoney Creek, ON) The CFL Players’ Association is pleased to announce that Boston Pizza will once again be our host for the 2016 CFLPA Players’ HQ. Players will be available from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. from November 24-26 at Boston Pizza, 250 Front Street West, Toronto, to sign autographs and answer questions.
“The CFLPA Players’ HQ has been a fan favourite because it is a unique opportunity for fans to interact with some of their favourite CFL Players.” said Jeff Keeping, President of the CFLPA. “Boston Pizza, Front Street location is the perfect venue for fans to enjoy this extraordinary experience, and as 2012 was such an outstanding experience we are excited to have Boston Pizza partner with us once again.”
The CFLPA Players’ HQ will feature scheduled CFL Player appearances daily from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Thursday through Saturday of Grey Cup Week. There will also be spontaneous unscheduled CFL Player and Alumni appearances, and all CFL teams – excluding the two Grey Cup finalists – will be represented throughout the week. Fans will have the opportunity to mix and mingle with CFL Players, get autographs and pictures, or just talk football.
Fans and media alike are also invited to attend the announcement of the CFLPA All-Star Team, which is voted on by the CFL Players themselves, and which will take place at the Boston Pizza during a media event at 2:00 PM on Thursday, November 24th. This promises to be one of the largest CFL Player appearances of the week.
“Boston Pizza staff and management are looking forward to being the CFLPA Players’ HQ for the 104th Grey Cup.”, said General Manager, Brad Lacey. “We look forward to meeting the Players and fans from across the CFL and making this an event to remember.”
Entrance to the Players’ HQ and the All Star Team media event will be free of charge. The schedule of CFL Player appearances for the CFLPA Players’ HQ will be made public as soon as the Grey Cup finalists are confirmed and will be published at www.cflpa.com
For more information on the CFLPA, please visit www.cflpa.com
Office Manager/Executive Assistant to Jeff Keeping – CFLPA
Phone: 1.800.616.6865 Ext 204