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Elks training camp media update

Elks training camp media update

Information pertaining to entrance, in-person availabilities, and accreditation

EDMONTON – Please see the following updates regarding media attendance during Elks training camp.


Tuesday, July 13 - Sunday, July 18

NOTE: Schedule is subject to change. Availability times are approximate.


Media must enter The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium using GATE 7.

Security will grant access 15 minutes prior to the scheduled practice/scrimmage start time.


As per the CFL's 2021 media policy, media planning to attend in-person availabilities must:

  • Be socially distant from each other as well as coach/player
    • Markers will clearly indicate where media can stand during interviews
  • Masks are mandatory
  • Media must be fully vaccinated
    • Proof of vaccination will be reviewed at field-level prior to the media member participating in their first in-person availability

All in-person media availabilities will be outdoors, at field level. Interviews will occur one at a time at a podium, with media able to plug into a soundboard for audio.

In the event that an availability can't be staged outside, the availability will shift to Zoom.

NOTE: Beginning Saturday, July 17 all training camp media availabilities are planned to be staged in-person.


Media requiring accreditation for the 2021 season are asked to apply for full-season access no later than Friday, July 23 by clicking here.

Single-game accreditation can be submitted weekly using the same link listed above. Please submit single-game requests a minimum of 72 hours prior to game day.

Due to COVID-19 protocols, Elks training camp sessions are closed to the general public. They remain open to media members affiliated with an outlet.

Evan Daum
Evan Daum Manager, Communications & Media Relations, Edmonton Elks Football Club



About The Edmonton Elks Football Club

The Edmonton Elks are proud members of the Canadian Football League, playing their home games at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta. 

The club, officially renamed the Elks in June of 2021, has a tradition of excellence having won 14 Grey Cup championships (1954-56, 1975, 1978-82, 1987, 1993, 2003, 2005, 2015). Since its founding, the club has been community-owned and remains focussed on providing outstanding football memories for Edmonton and all of Northern Alberta.

The Edmonton Elks Football Club
The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium
11000 Stadium Road
Edmonton, AB
T5H 4E2