New era: Edmonton Football Team unveils 2021 season schedule

After a very long year and a cancelled 2020 season, The EE Football Team has its full schedule for the 2021 season.

The Edmonton Football Team’s 2021 season begins when the green and gold take to The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium to host the Calgary Stampeders in the only home pre-season game on Saturday, May 29, at 2 P.M.

2021 season opener

The EE Football Team kickoff their CFL regular season on Saturday, June 12 at 7:30 P.M. against the Saskatchewan Roughriders at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium.

The Battle of Alberta

The Green and Gold travel to Calgary for the annual Labour Day Classic on Monday, September 6 at 2:30 P.M. to face the Stampeders for the first of three regular season matches. The EE Football Team return to McMahon Stadium on Friday, October 15 at 7:00 P.M before ending out the regular season.

The Labour Day Rematch takes place at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday, September 11 at 5 P.M.

Bye weeks:

  • Week 5
  • Week 10
  • Week 17

Other highlights

  • The EE Team’s 2021 home schedule includes one Thursday game, five Friday games and four Saturday games
  • The final regular season home game is against Toronto on Friday, October 22 at 7:30 P.M.

Regular season games by month

June – 4 (2 home, 2 away)
July – 4 (2 home, 2 away)
August – 3 (2 home, 1 away)
September – 4 (1 home, 3 away)
October – 4 (2 home, 2 away)

Regular season games by day

Monday – 1 (0 home, 1 away)
Thursday – 2 (1 home, 1 away)
Friday – 7 (4 home, 3 away)
Saturday – 8 (4 home, 4 away) 

Regular season West Division match-Ups

BC – 3 (2 home, 1 away)
Calgary – 3 (1 home, 2 away)
Saskatchewan – 3 (2 home, 1 away)
Winnipeg – 3 (1 home, 2 away)

Regular season East Division match-Ups

Toronto – 2 (1 home, 1 away)
Montreal – 1 (1 home, 0 away)
Hamilton – 2 (1 home, 1 away)
Ottawa – 1 (0 home, 1 away)

Regular season back-to-back match-Ups

Winnipeg – Weeks 3 and 4
Saskatchewan – Weeks 6 and 7
Calgary – Weeks 13 and 14 (Labour Classic & Rematch)

Post-season

East Semi-Final – Sunday, November 7
West Semi-Final – Sunday, November 7
East Final – Sunday, November 14
West Final – Sunday, November 14

108th Grey Cup in Hamilton – Sunday, November 21 at 4 P.M.

*All times listed as Mountain Time

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