The 106th Grey Cup is coming up very quickly this year and it looks like it is going to be a very exciting competition. The Calgary Stampeders are the team to beat this year and it looks like they will have the best chance of taking home the Grey Cup. But, anything can happen on the game day and your favorite CFL team has a great shot at taking home the championship if they make it to the big game.
The Grey Cup festival is a great part of the Grey Cup and it is held by the host city every single year, which happens to be Edmonton this year. The festival helps get everyone excited about the big game and there are plenty of incredible events for fans of all ages. The Grey Cup brings Canada together and is something that you can watch with all of your family and friends. The Grey Cup is full of incredible history and is one of the oldest championships in Canada. This is one event you do not want to miss out on so mark your calendars for November 25th and tune into this amazing event.
The Grey Cup dates back to 1906 when amateur Canadian football teams would play for the title. The Grey Cup reached a peak in its popularity in 2009 when over 14 million people watched the game all around the world. Since then the viewership has dropped to about 12 million people a year. About 33% of all Canadians watch the Grey Cup and it has turned into a 5-day long festival that begins the Wednesday before the big game. The Toronto Argonauts have won the most Grey Cups with 17 and an American team, the Baltimore CFLers, are the only non-Canadian team to win the Grey Cup.
There are several different ways to watch the 2018 Grey Cup online streaming wherever you are located in the world. You can watch it on your television, one of the many apps provided by content producers such as ESPN or you can stream the match on any compatible device. Most of the world will either be watching through ESPN or the official streaming site of the CFL.
|Event||106th Grey Cup|
|Head-to-Head||Redblacks vs Stampeders|
|Date||25th November 2018|
|Time||6:00 PM EST|
|Live Stream||Watch Here|
- 1 106th Grey Cup Live Streaming
- 2 Ottawa Redblacks vs Calgary Stampeders
- 3 Grey Cup 2018 Official Broadcast
- 4 Grey Cup 2018 Live Online Channels
- 5 How to watch 106th Grey Cup Live Stream Outside Canada
- 6 Radio Broadcast
- 7 Important things to know about Grey Cup
- 8 Trophy
- 9 Grey Cup festival
- 10 CFL Teams
- 11 Where will be the 2018 Grey Cup
- 12 When the Grey Cup start
- 13 Grey Cup Preview
- 14 Tickets
- 15 Final Words
106th Grey Cup Live Streaming
In order to access the official stream, you have to purchase a season pass or a single game pass PPV Packages. The price is extremely reasonable for a season pass as it only costs $57 USD. A single game pass is only $3 USD so it is a great deal no matter where you live in the world. The streaming service is blacked out in Canada, United States and its territories, United Kingdom, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, the Caribbean, the South Pacific, and Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa). So, if you live in one of those countries you will have to use the app on which the live stream is showing or you can connect to a VPN and then use the official website to stream the game.
Ottawa Redblacks vs Calgary Stampeders
The 2018 Grey Cup is on November 25th and is being played between the Calgary Stampeders and the Ottawa Redblacks. Many people are moving away from cable and are cutting the cord to opt into streaming services. Where can you stream the 2018 Grey Cup final? We have exactly where you can watch Ottawa vs Calgary live online depending on where you live.
The Stampeders have absolutely dominated the Western Division for the third straight year in a row clinching a spot in the 2018 Grey Cup final. Calgary had a regular season record of 13-5 and earned a first round bye in the playoffs when they defeated the BC Lions in the final game of the regular season. That win meant a lot to Calgary as they would not enter into the playoffs on a losing streak and it certainly paid off when they were able to defeat the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 22-14 in the Western Division Final on November 18th. Calgary is looking to stop their Grey Cup Final losing streak and take home the Grey Cup.
The Redblacks finished in first place in the East Division and returned to the playoffs for a fourth straight year. Ottawa claimed the top place by defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in week 17 of the regular season. One of the most impressive accomplishments Ottawa accomplished this season was that their kicker, Lewis Ward, broke the professional record for consecutive field goals made with 46 in a row. Ottawa had to face the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the Eastern Division Final to advance to the Grey Cup Final. Ottawa had a very impressive performance against the Tiger-Cats as they defeated them 46-27 and threw for six touchdowns setting a CFL playoff record. Ottawa is playing their third Grey Cup Final in four years.
Calgary and Ottawa played twice in the regular season with Calgary taking home the win. Calgary won convincingly in both games defeating them in week 3, 24-14 and again in week 5, 27-3. Ottawa won the last Grey Cup matchup that the two teams two years ago. Calgary will be looking to avenge their loss and take home the Grey Cup.
Grey Cup 2018 Official Broadcast
If you want to watch the official broadcast of the Grey Cup you can do so in many countries. ESPN will have its own broadcast in many different countries, there is a map below where you can see exactly which network will be showing the game in which country. In most of the world you will have to use the official live stream to watch the broadcast.
The official Canadian broadcast will be shown on TSN in Canada. Chris Cuthbert will be the play by play commentator, Glen Suitor will be the color commentator, Sara Orlesky and Matthew Scianitti will be the sideline reporters during the game. This is a seasoned cast that know the ins and outs of the CFL and will provide a great atmosphere for the game. Check your local listings to figure out how to watch the Grey Cup in your hometown but as long as you have cable TSN should be easy to find.
RDS will be broadcasting the game in French for all of the French-speaking Canadians in Montreal and other parts of Canada. French Canadians are not known to be huge fans of the CFL but there is a large enough crowd to attract a national broadcast in French which is great for all French-speaking Canadians. Check your local listings to find which channel RDS is on in your area.
ESPN and ESPN+
ESPN has exclusive rights to broadcast CFL games internationally to more than 47 million households and 74 countries. All ESPN networks are available to stream live on WatchESPN and the ESPN app. The commentators and production team are being provided by TSN so you will have the highest quality broadcast if you are in a country with ESPN.
Grey Cup 2018 Live Online Channels
The prestigious event also will be available to watch via online TV services. One can easily catch the Grey Cup online on various services like DirecTV, Sling TV, PS Vou, BT Sports and more. But if you are outside of the United States then you have to use VPN service to stream the game.
If you have AT&T unlimited you should check out this option for watching the Grey Cup. DirectTV Now is just $20 a month for AT&T unlimited customers which makes it extremely affordable to anyone that wants to watch the Grey Cup as well as other CFL games.
You can get ESPN and ESPN2 on Sling TV for just $20 a month so it is a great way to watch the Grey Cup for a cheap price. Sling TV is available on a wide variety of devices so simply download the app or channel and purchase the channel so you can access the Grey Cup.
You can watch the Grey Cup through your Playstation Vue subscription if you are paying for the core plan which is $45 a month and includes access to the ESPN app and then you can watch the Grey Cup through the app.
BT Sports (UK AND Ireland)
The Grey Cup will be broadcast to more than 5 million homes across the United Kingdom and Ireland. Check your local listings to see what channel BT Sports comes on in your area and if you do not have access to the channel head down to your favorite pub and watch the game with some of your buddies and knock back a few pints.
How to watch 106th Grey Cup Live Stream Outside Canada
If you live in North or South America, Australia, New Zealand, or the Philippines you can watch the Grey Cup on ESPN. In the UK the Grey Cup is going to be shown on BT Sports. Anywhere else in the world you will have to watch the Grey Cup on the official live stream from Vare Media. The match is currently not available in Germany or China so you will have to use a VPN if you want to watch the match.
You can check out the local radio broadcasts of the Grey Cup on these channels:
Edmonton Eskimos – 630 CHED or 103.9 CISN
Toronto Argonauts – TSN 1050
Calgary Stampeders – News Talk 770
Ottawa REDBLACKS – TSN 1200
Saskatchewan Roughriders – 620 CKRM
Winnipeg Blue Bombers – 680 CJOB
You can also listen to the game on SiriusXM Canada Talks which is channel 167 and the game is being also broadcast in French on Franco which is channel 174.
Important things to know about Grey Cup
Where will the 106th Grey Cup be held?
The 106th Grey Cup will be held at Edmonton.
How can I watch the Grey Cup from the stadium?
You can collect the ticket from online and be the part of the roar.
Can I watch Grey Cup online?
Yes of course. There has plenty of ways to watch Grey Cup online.
What channel broadcast the Grey Cup?
TSN will broadcast the 106th Gray Cup.
Who won the first Grey Cup
The 1st Grey Cup winner was University of Toronto Varsity Blues
Who won the 100th Grey Cup
The Grey Cup trophy is produced by Birks Jewellers and has been around since 1909 when the teams that competed for the Grey Cup were amateur. The cup was commissioned by Earl Grey as a trophy and it cost $48 to create. The cup was almost destroyed in 1947 when the Toronto Argonauts rowing clubhouse burned down but thankfully the Grey Cup was held up by a nail in the wall sparing it from the fire. The Grey Cup has comparisons to the Stanley Cup as players are able to take the trophy home after they win and celebrate with it.
Grey Cup festival
Ever since the disaster of the 2016 Grey Cup where high ticket prices chased away many fans, the CFL and team owners have been collaborating to make the Grey Cup festival about the fans and to make sure that fans are not getting ripped off by the Grey Cup. This year the Grey Cup festival is hosted by Edmonton and it will host many different events that are focused on the fans. There will be an eSports tournament, a breakfast and lunch with former CFL players, a concert, and several other amazing events that all CFL will appreciate.
There are nine CFL teams located across Canada. In the East Division, there is the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Montreal Alouettes, Toronto Argonauts, and the Ottawa Redblacks. While in the West Division there is the BC Lions, Calgary Stampeders, Edmonton Eskimos, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, and Saskatchewan Roughriders. The number of teams have changed throughout the years and in 1993 they tried to expand into the United States. There were five teams located in the US, they were the Las Vegas Posse, Baltimore Stallions, Shreveport Pirates, Birmingham Barracudas and Memphis Mad Dogs. All of these teams folded after the 1995 season and the CFL concentrated on its Canadian teams.
|BC Lions||Hamilton Tiger-Cats|
|Calgary Stampeders||Toronto Argonauts|
|Edmonton Eskimos||Ottawa Redblacks|
|Saskatchewan Roughriders||Montreal Alouettes|
|Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
Where will be the 2018 Grey Cup
The 2018 Grey Cup will be held at the Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Canada. The stadium has a capacity of 56,302, which make it the largest open-air stadium in Canada.
When the Grey Cup start
The Grey Cup festival starts Wednesday, November 21st and runs through the game time on Sunday, November 25th. The Grey Cup game itself starts 6 PM EST and is expected to go for four hours.
Grey Cup Preview
The Grey Cup is still up for grabs by anyone in the CFL but at this point in the season it looks obvious to most experts as to who will be playing for the Grey Cup on November 25th. The Calgary Stampeders are the most complete and dominant team in the league and they look like they are going to win the West Division while the Ottawa REDBLACKS will most likely win the East Division. The Stampeders have a clear path to the Grey Cup and it is their championship to lose.
You can buy tickets for the Grey Cup here or you can call Ticketmaster at 1-855-985-5000 OR 780-448-ESKS (3757). Most of the tickets have already been purchased but there are a few hundred left so get them while you can! The ticket prices range from $200 Canadian to $350 Canadian and many CFL fans are happy they can afford this amazing event once again.
The Grey Cup will be an amazing game that you do not want to miss. So, make sure that you figure out a way that you can watch the great event on November 25th. Any team has a great shot at winning this year’s Grey Cup. Who do you think will take home the cup? Let us know in the comments!