Panda Game - Carleton Ravens vs Ottawa GeeGees

Sports

The most anticipated university football game on the U SPORTS calendar kicks off at TD Place one month from today as cross-town rivals – the Carleton University Ravens and the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees – meet in the annual Panda Game on September 30. Tickets for the 2017 Panda Game go on sale September 1 at 10:00 a.m. at TDPlace.ca, by calling 613.232.6767 X1 or in person at The Box Office at TD Place. Pricing: $35, $25 and $20 Plus applicable fees

A modern-day record crowd of 23,329 packed TD Place in 2016 for another Panda Game thriller as the Ravens claimed victory for a third straight season. The Gee-Gees have bested the all-time series 32-16, but Carleton is 3-1 since returning in 2013.

“This isn’t just the most anticipated event for students and alumni, but for all of us at TD Place – it is always circled on the calendar,” said Mike Cerha, VP Venues and Entertainment at TD Place. “Every year the crowds get bigger and the games get more intense. The atmosphere is electric, not just inside TD Place, but through Lansdowne.”

The first Panda Game was played at Lansdowne Park in 1955 and continued annually until the 1998 season. The Ravens returned to the gridiron in 2013 with the Panda Game returning to Lansdowne in 2014. Since then the rivalry has lived up to its lore treating students, alumni and fans to a ‘Hail Mary’ game-winning catch giving Carleton their first Panda Game win since 1994 and a double-overtime thriller (48-45) when Carleton edged uOttawa in the highest scoring result in Panda Game history.

Over 54,000 students, alumni and fans have experienced the Panda Game over the last three years at TD Place.

Details

Date & Time
Start:
September 30, 2017 at 1:00 pm
End:
September 30, 2017 at 3:00 pm
Cost
$20-35
Organizers
TD Place

613-232-6767 x1
info@TDPlace.ca