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Bombers victory celebration set for Wednesday at IG Field

There will be no victory parade for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, but the team still plans to celebrate with fans. The CFL club announced that it will hold a Grey Cup celebration at IG Field on Wednesday. Gates will open at 5 p.m., with the party starting at 6 p.m.

All fans will require proof of double vaccination to attend

Winnipeg Blue Bombers offensive lineman Stanley Bryant hoists the trophy in celebration with defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat, left, after the Bombers secured back-to-back CFL championships with a 33-25 victory over the host Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Sunday. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press)

There will be no victory parade for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers but the team will still celebrate with fans.

The CFL club announced that it will hold a Grey Cup celebration at IG Field on Wednesday. Gates will open at 5 p.m., with the party starting at 6 p.m.

The Bombers secured a second consecutive Grey Cup championship with a dramatic 33-25 overtime victory over the host Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Sunday evening. 

Linebacker Kyrie Wilson cemented the victory by intercepting Hamilton quarterback Jeremiah Masoli, whose pass deflected off two Bombers defenders before it got to Wilson.

Limited concession stands will be open.

All attendees will require a QR code denoting proof of double vaccination against COVID-19 in order to take in the celebration.

Blue Bombers win back-to-back Grey Cup titles

7 months ago
Duration 2:33
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are now back-to-back Grey Cup champions, the third time in team history, after consecutive wins over the Tiger-Cats in the Canadian Football League championship game.

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