Elks face RedBlacks on Saturday, August 7

EDMONTON – Please see the Edmonton Elks schedule for Week 1 of the CFL regular season.

Edmonton's home opener against the Ottawa RedBlacks is set for 8:00 p.m. MT on Saturday, August 7 at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium.


vs. Ottawa RedBlacks (August 7)

  • Wednesday, August 4 (Day 2)
    • Practice: 11:20 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
      • In-person media availability to follow (field level)
  • Thursday, August 5 (Day 3)
  • Friday, August 6 (Day 4)
    • Walkthrough: 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
      • In-person media availability to follow (field level)
  • Saturday, August 7 (Game day)
    • Edmonton Elks vs. Ottawa RedBlacks
  • Sunday, August 8
    • Off day / no media availability

NOTES: Practice times are approximate and subject to change. Media are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes ahead of scheduled practice end time in preparation for media availabilities.

All Day 3 and post-game media availabilities in 2021 will be conducted virtually.

Evan Daum

Evan Daum

VP, Marketing and Fan Engagement, Edmonton Elks Football Club






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

The club has a tradition of excellence with 14 Grey Cup championships (1954-56, 1975, 1978-82, 1987, 1993, 2003, 2005, 2015) and 52 members of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Since its founding, the club has been community-owned and remains focused on providing outstanding football memories for Edmonton and all of Northern Alberta.


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