Yates Cup Semifinals, presented by Pizza Pizza, kickoff on Saturday

Yates Cup Semifinals, presented by Pizza Pizza, kickoff on Saturday

BURLINGTON, Ont. – As the Quest for the Cup continues on Saturday, Ontario University Athletics (OUA) is excited to announce that longtime supporter Pizza Pizza will be the presenting sponsor of the Yates Cup semifinals and the "Official Pizza of the Yates Cup."

The Yates Cup Semifinals, presented by Pizza Pizza, kickoff on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 1 p.m. 

"Ontario University Athletics has a longstanding history with Pizza Pizza and we're thrilled to be partnering with them to help bring OUA football into thousands of homes across the country on Saturday afternoon," said Gord Grace, chief executive officer of OUA.

In Guelph, Ont. the No. 10 nationally ranked Carleton Ravens, coming off their first playoff win since 1986, soar into Alumni Stadium where they will take on the No. 5 Guelph Gryphons, live on CHCH. The game will also be streamed live on OUA.tv.

Coming off arguably their biggest playoff win in recent memory, the No. 9 ranked Laurier Golden Hawks will look to spread their wings once again as try to slow down the stampeding No. 2 Western Mustangs.  Fans can watch this game streaming live on OUA.tv or locally in London, Ont. on Rogers Cable 13.

"Pizza Pizza and the Ontario University Athletics have had a very rewarding partnership throughout the last decade and we are excited to build on that partnership with being the presenting sponsor of the Yates Cup Semifinals," said Paulo Carvalho, Sponsorship Manager, Pizza Pizza Limited.

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With more than 730 locations across Canada, Pizza Pizza Limited is Canada´s pizza pioneer and a quick-service restaurant leader. The company operates two banners, Pizza Pizza and Pizza 73, that together with its network of operators and franchise partners, deliver quality food choices, diverse menus and exciting promotions for all tastes, lifestyles and budgets. Since 1967, Pizza Pizza Limited has been guided by a vision to provide the "best food, made especially for you" with a focus on quality ingredients, customer service, continuous innovation and community involvement. Visit www.pizzapizza.ca and www.pizza73.com for more information.


Ontario University Athletics (OUA) and its 20 member institutions are developing Champions For Life. Giving 9,000 student-athletes the opportunity to excel academically and on the playing field, while preparing for life after university. For more information, visit OUA.ca.

For additional information, please contact:
Matthew Walker
Communications Coordinator
Ontario University Athletics
(905) 635-5510 x 207

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