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December 14, 2017

2018 Edmonton Eskimos Season Schedule Released

Eskimos fans, the moment we’ve all been waiting for, the CFL has announced the 2018 Edmonton Eskimos season schedule.

 

With ten home dates scheduled, including a pre-season matchup, we anticipate another terrific year at the Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium for our 70th season of play, culminating in the 106thGrey Cup in Edmonton.

Pre-season Matchups

The Edmonton Eskimos pre-season begins when they take to The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium to host the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the first of two pre-season games on Sunday, May 27, at 3 PM. The Eskimos second, and final, pre-season game is in Winnipeg on Friday, June 1 at 6:30 PM.


2018 Season Opener

The Edmonton Eskimos kickoff the CFL regular season on Thursday, June 14 in Winnipeg at 6:30 PM against the Blue Bombers.

 Regular Season Home Opener

The Edmonton Eskimos regular season home opener is Friday, June 22 against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at 8 PM.

The Battle of Alberta

The first of two installments in the annual Battle of Alberta starts with the Labour Day Classic in Calgary on Monday, September 3 at 1 PM, with the rematch returning to The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday, September 8 at 5 PM.

Other Highlights

  • The Eskimos 2018 home schedule includes one Thursday game, three Friday games, and five Saturday games, and a Sunday pre-season game.
  • We welcome the 2017 Grey Cup champion Toronto Argonauts on Friday, July 13 at 7 PM.
  • The final regular season home game is against Winnipeg on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 2 PM.

 

Regular Season Games by Month

June – 3 (2 home, 1 away)

July – 3 (1 home, 2 away)

August – 4 (2 home, 2 away)

September – 4 (2 home, 2 away)

October – 3 (1 home, 2 away)

November – 1 (1 home, 0 away)

 

Regular Season West Division Match-Ups

BC – 3 (1 home, 2 away)

Calgary – 2 (1 home, 1 away)

Saskatchewan – 2 (1 home, 1 away)

Winnipeg – 3 (2 home, 1 away)

 

Regular Season East Division Match-Ups

Toronto – 2 (1 home, 1 away)

Montreal – 2 (1 home, 1 away)

Hamilton – 2 (1 home, 1 away)

Ottawa – 2 (1 home, 1 away)

 

Regular Season Back-to-Back Match-Ups

Toronto – Weeks 4 and 5

Calgary – Weeks 12 and 13

 

Post Season

East Semi-Final – Sunday, November 11

West Semi-Final – Sunday, November 11 

East Final – Sunday, November 18 

West Final – Sunday, November 18 

 

106th Grey Cup in Edmonton – Sunday, November 25 at 4 PM

 

*All times listed as Mountain Time

 

*All times listed as Mountain Time