EDMONTON – For the first time ever, Global Television will be the official home of the Canada West Hardy Cup Playoffs.
In a statement, Phil Piazza, vice president of Global TV’s marketing and content acquisitions for said the company is proud to partner with the Canada West, Shaw and the N8 Group.
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Global TV catches Canada West’s 79th Hardy Cup
McMahon Stadium hosts the 78th Hardy Cup
“Canada is home to outstanding university-level sports and we’re proud to showcase that nationally through our broadcast of this season’s Hardy Cup playoffs on Global.”
Under the agreement, Global will broadcast one of two Hardy Cup Semi Finals and the 79th Hardy Cup Final on Saturday, November 14.
David Dube, the founding partner of the N8 Group, sees this partnership as a way to grow the sport.
“We are fortunate to have three willing and progressive partners in Shaw, Global Television, and Canada West who embrace the vision of enhancing the exposure to Canadians for CIS football.”
Shaw TV will once again broadcast weekly games throughout the season including this weekend’s season opener between the University of Alberta Golden Bears and Regina Rams (7 p.m. on Shaw TV, Shaw HD, Shaw Direct 299).
2015 Canada West Football Television Broadcast Schedule:
Friday, September 4 / Manitoba vs. Saskatchewan / 7:00PM CTFriday, September 4 / Alberta vs. Regina / 7:00PM CT (Edmonton only)Friday, September 11 / Calgary vs. Manitoba / 7:00PM CTThursday, September 17 / Alberta vs. Calgary / 8:00PM CTFriday, September 18 / Regina vs. Saskatchewan / 7:00PM CTSaturday, September 26 / Calgary vs. Regina / 4:00PM CT (Regina only)Saturday, October 3 / UBC vs. Alberta / 2:00PM CTFriday, October 16 / Calgary vs. Saskatchewan / 7:00PM CTSaturday, October 17 / Manitoba vs. Regina / 4:00PM CT (Regina only)Saturday, October 24 / Regina vs. Calgary / 2:00PM CTFriday, October 30 / Saskatchewan vs. Regina / 7:00PM CTSaturday, October 31 / Calgary vs. Alberta / 2:00PM CTSaturday, November 7 / Hardy Cup Semi-Final / TBD / Global TVSaturday, November 14 / 79th Hardy Cup / TBD / Global TV