A Busy Fall Season for Sports Lovers

"It’s that time of year again!

It’s time to sit in the crisp air and cheer on your favourite team while having a snack, or two (or seven). This fall’s lineup at TD Place will give even the most diehard of sports goers a run for their money. Whether your sport of choice is football, hockey, or soccer – they’ve got you covered.

 The Ottawa REDBLACKS have four more home games before finishing out their season on November 19."

If you’re looking to catch a game, look no further:

Home Games:

September 28 @ 7:30pm vs. Edmonton Elks

October 16 @ 4:00pm vs. Montreal Alouettes

October 29 @ 7:00pm vs. Calgary Stampeders

November 6 @ 4:00pm vs. Toronto Argonauts

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Next up, is Atletico Ottawa with four home games left for you to cheer them on.

Home Games:

September 25 @ 4:30pm vs. Cavalry FC

October 3 @ 3:30pm vs. Forge FC

October 20 @ 7:00pm vs. Valour FC

October 24 @ 2:00pm vs. York United

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"And finally, the Ottawa 67’s are going strong right into the spring. To catch a game right up until the end of the year, here are your (plentiful) options:

Home Games:

October 10 @ 2:00pm vs. Kingston Frontenacs

October 11 @ 2:00pm vs. Oshawa Generals

October 15 @ 7:00pm vs. Oshawa Generals

October 17 @ 2:00pm vs. Sudbury Wolves

October 30 @ 2:00pm vs. Kingston Frontenacs

November 5 @ 7:00pm vs. Peterborough Petes

November 7 @ 2:00pm vs. North Bay Battalion

November 9 @ 7:00pm vs. Kingston Frontenacs

November 12 @ 7:00pm vs. Mississauga Steelheads

November 21 @ 2:00pm vs. Peterborough Petes

November 27 @ 2:00pm vs. North Bay Battalion

December 8 @ 7:00pm vs. Peterborough Petes

December 10 @ 7:00pm vs. Oshawa Generals

December 11 @ 2:00pm vs. Hamilton Bulldogs

December 17 @ 7:00pm Oshawa Generals

December 18 @ 2:00pm vs. Barrie Colts

December 30 @ 2:00pm vs. Kingston Frontenacs

For tickets, click right here.

Bundle up, bring a friend, and come experience the undeniable energy of professional sports and the fans that go along with them. Remember your mask, and your vaccine passport! Social distancing protocols are in effect. Stay safe and stay warm!

REDBLACKS set to open season with fresh faces, questions at QB

"There is no doubt that the Ottawa REDBLACKS will look like a bit of a different team this year after losing four offensive starters during CFL free agency.

The REDBLACKS offence was gutted in early February, with starting quarterback Trevor Harris, offensive lineman SirVincent Rogers and star receiver Greg Ellingson all heading to Edmonton to suit up for the Eskimos next season. Two-time East Division all-star running back William Powell also packed his bag for Saskatchewan this winter.

Aside from losing four significant pieces in the off-season, the REDBLACKS are excited for another CFL Season, which kicks off Saturday night with a pre-season tile vs. Hamilton at TD Place. The team still has important starters in receiver and Ottawa favourite Brad Sinopoli, defensive back Antoine Pruneau and record-breaking kicker Lewis Ward. Sinopoli isn’t worried about his new, and old teammates filling the void.

“We have a couple young guys who have been around though, so they are familiar with the offence,” Sinopoli said during REDBLACKS training camp last week.

“Some new guys that we added have been in this offense in a different capacity on another team, so I feel like everyone is on the same page. Everyone is a good guy, which I think is key to our group. We are just trying to get better one play at a time.”

The big question mark for the team this year will be at the pivot position – who will win the starting quarterback position this year? Will it be newly acquired Jonathon Jennings, who threw for 1,628 yards with the BC Lions or Harris’ back up last year in Dominic Davis?

Both will get opportunities to impress the coaching staff this year – starting Saturday night in Ottawa.

“It’s an open competition between Dominic and Jonathan,” said REDBLACKS head coach Rick Campbell. “We are going to flip flop all the quarterbacks around. The only rule we are following is what gives us the best chance to win.”

Jennings put his best foot forward this past weekend at the REDBLACKS Fan Fest during an offence vs. defence scrimmage. Jennings led the offense to a touchdown on his first drive and led his offence to a 30-27 win.

The REDBLACKS have yet to announce who will start Saturday’s preseason game against Hamilton. But you can be sure that if one of them struggles, the other will be handed the ball.

Saturday’s preseason game is the only home game before the REDBLACKS open the season on the road in Calgary June 15. The team then heads back home for their home opener Thursday, June 20. This Saturday’s game kicks off at 7 p.m. Click here for tickets".