Andre Proulx to serve as head official for 108th Grey Cup

Photo courtesy: Dominick Gravel/Montreal Alouettes

The Canadian Football League has announced the officiating crew that will work the 108th Grey Cup on Sunday, Dec. 12 at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton. The crew is comprised of the highest-rated officials from the 2021 CFL season.


Referee #28 Andre Proulx
Umpire #61 Patrick MacArthur
Down Judge #36 Tom Cesari
Line Judge #27 Andrew Wakefield
Side Judge #44 Blair Brown
Back Judge #46 Rob Skaggs
Field Judge #37 Jason Maggio
Backup Referee #74 Tim Kroeker
Backup Umpire #73 Brian Chrupalo
Backup Official #68 Rob Hand
Backup Official #63 Rob Hill


The crew will be supported by an off-field officiating staff, including:

  • Associate Vice-President, Officiating Darren Hackwood
  • Manager, Officiating Jeff Harbin
  • Supervisor, Officiating Al McColman
  • Replay Official, Tom Vallesi

Background information on this year’s Grey Cup officials:

Andre Proulx – Referee
23rd Season | 390 Games | 9th Grey Cup Game

Patrick MacArthur – Umpire
11th Season | 183 Games | 5th Grey Cup Game

Thomas Cesari – Down Judge
9th Season | 155 Games | 3rd Grey Cup Game

Andrew Wakefield – Line Judge
7th Season | 100 Games | 2nd Grey Cup Game

Blair Brown – Side Judge
8th Season | 134 Games | 4th Grey Cup Game

Rob Skaggs – Back Judge
21st Season | 316 Games | 6th Grey Cup Game

Jason Maggio – Field Judge
19th Season | 316 Games | 5th Grey Cup Game

Tim Kroeker – Backup Referee
15th Season | 235 Games | 4th Grey Cup Game

Brian Chrupalo – Backup Official
16th Season | 259 Games | 4th Grey Cup Game

Rob Hand – Backup Official
10th Season | 174 Games | 1st Grey Cup Game

Rob Hill – Backup Official
16th Season | 245 Games | 4th Grey Cup Game

The 108th Grey Cup is slated to get underway on Sunday at 6:00 p.m. ET with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats hosting the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The two team’s met in the 2019 Grey Cup at McMahon Stadium in Calgary with Winnipeg coming out on top by a score of 33-12.