Percival Molson Memorial Stadium | Montreal, Que. | November 29 @ 1 PM ET live on Sportsnet & Radio-Canada

50th TELUS Vanier Cup

Vanier Cup History

The Vanier Cup trophy was created in 1965 when General Georges P. Vanier, then Governor General of Canada, graciously granted permission to the Canadian Save the Children Fund to name the trophy awarded to the winners of Canada's university football championship, then called the Canadian College Bowl.

For the first two years, in 1965 and 1966, the Canadian College Bowl was an invitational event featuring two teams selected by a national panel. The first winners of the Vanier Cup trophy in 1965 were the University of Toronto Varsity Blues, and General Vanier personally presented them with the Vanier Cup at Varsity's athletic banquet in the Spring of 1966.

The Canadian College Bowl and the Vanier Cup trophy took on a new dimension in 1967 when the Bowl was officially declared the CIAU (now CIS) National Football Championship, with semi-final playoffs to determine the two teams that would meet in the Final.

In 1982, the name of the championship game was changed from Canadian College Bowl to Vanier Cup.

Year Champion       Location Stats
2013 Laval 25 Calgary 14 TELUS-Université Laval Stadium Boxscore
2012 Laval 37 McMaster 14 Rogers Centre Boxscore
2011 McMaster 41 Laval 38  B.C. Place Stadium Boxscore
2010 Laval 29 Calgary 2 PEPS Stadium Boxscore
2009 Queen's 33 Calgary 31 PEPS Stadium Boxscore
2008 Laval 44 Western 21 Ivor Wynne Stadium Boxscore 
2007 Manitoba 28 Saint Mary's 14 Rogers Centre Boxscore 
2006 Laval 13 Saskatchewan 8 Griffiths Stadium Boxscore 
2005 Laurier 24 Saskatchewan 23 Ivor Wynne Stadium Boxscore 
2004 Laval 7 Saskatchewan 1 Ivor Wynne Stadium Boxscore 
2003 Laval 14 Saint Mary's 7 SkyDome  
2002 Saint Mary's 33 Saskatchewan 21 SkyDome  
2001 Saint Mary's 42 Manitoba 16 SkyDome  
2000 Ottawa 42 Regina 39 SkyDome  
1999 Laval 14 Saint Mary's 10 SkyDome  
1998 Saskatchewan 24 Concordia 17 SkyDome  
1997 UBC 39 Ottawa 23 SkyDome  
1996 Saskatchewan 31 StFX 12 SkyDome  
1995 Calgary 54 Western 24 SkyDome  
1994 Western 50* Saskatchewan 40 SkyDome  
1993 Toronto 37 Calgary 34 SkyDome  
1992 Queen's 31 Saint Mary's 0 SkyDome  
1991 Wilfrid Laurier 25 Mt. Allison 18 SkyDome  
1990 Saskatchewan 24 St. Mary's 21 SkyDome  
1989 Western 35 Saskatchewan 10 SkyDome  
1988 Calgary 52 St. Mary's 23 Varsity Stadium  
1987 McGill 47 UBC 11 Varsity Stadium  
1986 UBC 25 Western 23 Varsity Stadium  
1985 Calgary 25 Western 6 Varsity Stadium  
1984 Guelph 22 Mt. Allison 13 Varsity Stadium  
1983 Calgary 31 Queen's 21 Varsity Stadium  
1982 UBC 39 Western 14 Varsity Stadium  
1981 Acadia 18 Alberta 12 Varsity Stadium  
1980 Alberta 40 Ottawa 21 Varsity Stadium  
1979 Acadia 34 Western 12 Varsity Stadium  
1978 Queen's 16 UBC 3 Varsity Stadium  
1977 Western 48 Acadia 15 Varsity Stadium  
1976 Western 29 Acadia 13 Varsity Stadium  
1975 Ottawa 14 Calgary 9 CNE Stadium  
1974 Western 19 Toronto 15 CNE Stadium  
1973 Saint Mary's 14 McGill 6 CNE Stadium  
1972 Alberta 20 Waterloo Lut. 7 Varsity Stadium  
1971 Western 15 Alberta 14 Varsity Stadium  
1970 Manitoba 38 Ottawa 11 Varsity Stadium  
1969 Manitoba 24 McGill 15 Varsity Stadium  
1968 Queen's 42 Waterloo Lut. 14 Varsity Stadium  
1967 Alberta 10 McMaster 9 Varsity Stadium  

 

INVITATIONAL

1966 StFX 40 Waterloo Lut. 14 Varsity Stadium
1965 Toronto 14 Alberta 7 Varsity Stadium

 

* : Overtime / Prolongation
The SkyDome, Varsity Stadium & CNE Stadium are located in Toronto.

VANIER CUP AWARDS

TED MORRIS MEMORIAL TROPHY

In 1965, the year the Canadian College Bowl was organized, football lost one of its most formidable members with the passing of Ted Morris. A former Toronto Argonaut player and coach, he championed the cause of the development of young Canadians to further their football careers. The Canadian College Bowl was honoured when Mrs. Morris granted permission to create the Ted Morris Memorial Trophy to be awarded to the outstanding player in the Vanier Cup.

2013 Pascal Lochard Laval
2012 Maxime Boutin Laval
2011 Kyle Quinlan McMaster
2010 Sébastien Lévesque Laval
2009 Danny Brannagan Queen's
2008 Julian Feoli-Gudino Laval
2007 Mike Howard Manitoba
2006 Éric Maranda Laval
2005 Ryan Pyear Laurier
2004 Matthew Leblanc Laval
2003 Jeronimo Huerta Flores Laval
2002 Steve Panella Saint Mary's
2001 Ryan Jones Saint Mary's
2000 Phill Côté Ottawa
1999 Stéphane Lefebvre Laval
1998 Trevor Ludtke Saskatchewan
1997 Stewart Scherck UBC
1996 Brent Schneider Saskatchewan
1995 Don Blair Calgary
1994 Brent Schneider Saskatchewan
1993 Glenn McCausland Toronto
1992 Brad Elberg Queen's
1991 Andy Cecchini Wilfrid Laurier
1990 David Earl Saskatchewan
1989 Tyrone Williams Western
1988 Sean Furlong Calgary
1987 Michael Soles McGill
1986 Eric Putoto UBC
1985 Lew Lawrick Calgary
1984 Parri Ceci Guelph
1983 Tim Petros Calgary
1982 Glenn Steele UBC
1981 Steve Repic Acadia
1980 Forrest Kennerd Alberta
1979 Don Ross Acadia
1978 Ed Andrew Queen's
1977 Bill Rozalowsky Western
1976 Bill Rozalowsky Western
1975 Neil Lumsden Ottawa
1974 Ian Bryans Western
1973 Ken Clark Saint Mary's
1972 Roger Comartin*
Andy MacLeod*
Alberta
1971 Bob McGregor Alberta
1970 Mike Shylo Manitoba
1969 Bob Kraemer Manitoba
1968 Don Bayne Queen's
1967 Val Schneider Alberta
1966 Terry Gorman StFX
1965 Gerry Sternberg Toronto

 

*co-winners

 

BRUCE COULTER AWARD

Presented to either an outstanding offensive or defensive player in the Vanier Cup Game, the selection is dependent on the selection of the Ted Morris Trophy, winner of the game MVP. This award, is named after Bruce Coulter, Head Football Coach at both McGill and Bishop's Universities and Director of Athletics at Bishop's for 30 years. The award is appropriately designated since Coulter was both a Defensive Back and Quarterback with the Montréal Alouettes in the 1950s.

2013 Vincent Desloges Laval
2012 Arnaud Gascon-Nadon Laval
2011 Aram Eisho McMaster
2010 Marc-Antoine Beaudoin-Cloutier Laval
2009 Chris Smith Queen's
2008 Marc-Antoine Fortin Laval
2007 John Makie Manitoba
2006 Samuel Grégoire-Champagne Laval
2005 David Montoya Laurier
2004 Matthieu Proulx Laval
2003 Philippe Audet Laval
2002 Joe Bonaventura Saint Mary's
2001 Kyl Morrison Saint Mary's
2000 Scott Gordon Ottawa
1999 Francesco Pepe Esposito Laval
1998 Doug Rozon Saskatchewan
1997 Mark Nohra UBC
1996 Warren Muzika Saskatchewan
1995 Rob Richards Calgary
1994 Xavier Lafont Western
1993 Rob Schrauth Calgary
1992 Eric Dell Queen's

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