RONA is the proud presenting partner for the Grey Cup 100 Tour. The RONA Home-Field Advantage Program is their flagship activation to which RONA will invest $30,000 in materials to help restore football fields in the eight CFL communities that our teams are based. In addition, they are providing their expertise and know-how, coupled with a $60,000 investment of materials to build the train. The CFL is proud to be partners with this great Canadian company and is excited to share in the Grey Cup 100 Tour presented by RONA.
Via Rail Canada is proud to be a part of the history being made this year by celebrating with the CFL the 100th of the Grey Cup. The history of Canada is intimately tied to the railway lines that connect Canadians to their communities. Historically, and right up to this very day, the passenger train has been a vital link that just like sports plays an essential role in the country’s growth and fulfillment. The Grey Cup has created a strong bond and a sense of pride around our Canadian football. VIA is proud to participate in this great event by doing what it does best, connecting communities across the country to celebrate the centenary of the Grey Cup.
Canadian Pacific (CP) is proud to be a Premier Partner of the Grey Cup 100 Train Tour. These two iconic Canadian organizations have teamed up to celebrate the 100 year history of the CFL and the legendary Grey Cup. As part of the sponsorship CP will be providing two of their heritage coach cars that will be transformed into CFL-themed cars, one being a locker room with CFL teams and memorabilia and the second will house the infamous Grey Cup. Canadian Pacific will also be providing rail logistic expertise and track use during the cross country train tour, making 15 stops between Edmonton and Winnipeg.
As the official technology partner of the Grey Cup 100 Tour, Cisco will enable the ultimate fan experience by providing the train’s core network and collaboration technology. Cisco Stadium Vision High Density Wi-Fi solution will allow fans to connect and share content on any device, and HD Video will enable dynamic video content delivery. In accordance with Cisco’s commitment to supporting Canadian communities, Cisco will donate some of the technology used to local children’s hospitals to facilitate continued collaboration. Cisco and the CFL - together, we’re changing the way the world works, lives, plays, and learns.
The Fan Cup Presented by TELUS was commissioned to honour Canadian football fans. Fans will create The Fan Cup trophy during The Grey Cup 100 Tour by using a custom-built TELUS Penny Press to make their own 100 Grey Cup Game collectable out of a real Canadian penny. And best of all, The Fan Cup will be engraved with the names of thousands of CFL fans from across Canada and live inside The Canadian Football Hall of Fame as a symbol of appreciation for a century of loyal fan support.
Canada Post is proud to team with the CFL to commemorate the 100th Grey Cup® Game. With a vast stamp program dedicated to commemorating both the Cup and the teams, we are encouraging Canadians across the country to show their colours, cheer on their team and celebrate this proud moment in Canadian sport history. In addition to issuing 17 stamps and a spectacular array of CFL collectibles including hand-signed framed stamp enlargements and an ultimate fan collection, we will be “wrapping” the museum car that will be part of a cross-country whistle-stop tour to increase awareness of this important milestone.
Dow AgroSciences, a proud sponsor of the CFL, is celebrating the 100th Grey Cup with farmers across the country. At select farming community CFL train stop locations Dow AgroSciences will be hosting Make Your Best Pass. It’s a football throw contest where accuracy earns a chance at $100 of CFL merchandise or – if the winner farms – a chance at 160 Acres of PrePass™ herbicide for fall application. Everyone who plays gets a bag of Frito Lays potato chips along with a request to thank the Dow AgroSciences’ customers who grew the Nexera™ canola that made the Omega-9 oil for healthier chips.
As the official supplier of tractors and utility vehicles to the CFL, Kubota Canada Ltd. is proud to partner in the Grey Cup 100 Train Tour through our attendance at all Tier 1 and selected Tier 2 stops on the Tour with the Kubota On Tour special events vehicle (KOT). The KOT has been themed "Then & Now" to reflect the historical significance of football in Canada and it will include fun, interactive football related activities. With over 140 Kubota dealerships across the country, Kubota Canada and our dealers are thrilled and honored to be part of the Grey Cup 100 Train Tour.
MBNA is a proud partner of the Grey Cup 100 Tour. MBNA is the exclusive issuer of the CFL mbna rewards MasterCard credit card. CFL mbna rewards gives fans an opportunity to earn points that can be redeemed for exclusive CFL experiences, memorabilia and merchandise, along with cash back, travel, brand-name merchandise and gift cards. MBNA will be at various stops on the Grey Cup 100 Tour, giving fans the opportunity to learn more about the CFL mbna rewards MasterCard and earning CFL mbna rewards. MBNA is excited to be a part of the Grey Cup 100 Tour.
Nissan is proud to be a fan and sponsor of the CFL, and the Grey Cup 100 Train Tour. Come celebrate with us as we look back at some of the most influential and iconic moments of the CFL and Grey Cup games of past with Nissan Innovation Sessions. Nissan will feature intimate and interactive interview sessions with CFL Alumni, current CFL players, CIS athletes, as well as other key individuals and teams that brought innovation to the game. While at the Nissan Innovation Session, be sure to enter our Grey Cup Challenge Contest to win an All-New 2013 Nissan Pathfinder!
As the Authentic Outfitter of the CFL, Reebok has not only outfitted all Tour staff and volunteers, but also provided official CFL uniforms for all teams in the exciting CFL Locker Room Car. In addition, fans can also participate in the ‘Get Your Head In The Game’ presented by Reebok – an interactive off-train activity at designated stops, where fans will have the chance to enter for the chance to win 2013 CFL season tickets.
The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to help tell the story of the 100th Grey Cup Championship through the launch of a limited edition Grey Cup commemorative circulation coin. Look for the coin at participating Canada Post outlets, or in your change. The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to celebrate this milestone in Canadian sporting history, and the contribution of the Canadian Football League (CFL) to Canada’s heritage.
The Canadian Football League Alumni Association unites former CFL players in support of sport- and youth-related charitable causes, to offer support to former players experiencing financial or medical hardship, and the promotion of football in the community. The CFLAA's vision is to support the League in fostering a lifelong relationship between the Canadian Football League and its alumni, providing support to its community and the larger community it serves. Unfortunately our playing days are over but as Alumni we continue to support our great country and our great League. The celebration of the 100th Grey Cup and the Grey Cup Train Tour will be an uniting force as it travels from coast to coast. We look forward to joining our fans in this great celebration!
The Canadian Football Hall of Fame (CFHOF) is located in Hamilton, Ontario. The CFHOF has graciously provided all of the historical artifacts located within the Grey Cup 100 Train. If you would like more information about the Hall, please visit cfhof.ca or click on the Hall of Fame logo on the left. Donations are gladly accepted!