Family Day is back for the 2019 season in partnership with Family Channel. Each team will host a Family Day where stars from Family Channel’s hit shows ‘The Next Step’ and ‘Backstage,’ including Isaiah Peck, Shelby Bain, Victoria Baldesarra and Josh Bogert, will attend games, tailgates and other activations to meet fans and perform. Select Family Day games will also see a special activation from American Ninja Warrior Junior. Fans will also be able to meet characters Chase and Skye from popular TV show PAW Patrol, as well as Marvel’s Spider-Man and Iron Man will join the stars to create a fun-filled family atmosphere. Dates for each team’s Family is listed below in the release.
“It’s important to find ways to add value to fan experience at our games and engage new audiences,” said Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer Tyler Mazereeuw. “The analytics show that national game day themes brought new fans to the stadium and we want to continue to build and grow by expanding on last year’s themes and the new initiatives we’re bringing this season.”
Details will be unveiled closer to the launch date of each initiative. Below is the CFL national game day theme schedule for 2019:
The 2019 CFL Draft takes place on May 2, followed by training camps which are set to open on May 19. The 2019 season begins on June 13 when the Saskatchewan Roughriders face off against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Fans can stay up to date on all the non-stop action at CFL.ca, follow the 2019 season from around the world, and join us at a game. The 107th Grey Cup presented by Shaw will be played at McMahon Stadium in Calgary on Sunday, November 24.
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