June 1, 2023

Elks Tracks June

The CFL Draft. Rookie camp. Training camp. Two preseason games. It’s been a busy May for the Green and Gold, but it will all be worthwhile when they take the field for their season opener, June 11 against the Saskatchewan Roughriders at Commonwealth Stadium.

With All-Star additions like Eugene Lewis, Steven Dunbar Jr. and Loucheiz Purifoy joining a roster that includes veteran leaders Jake Ceresna and Taylor Cornelius, and promising second-year players Kevin Brown and Dillon Mitchell, there is excitement throughout Edmonton to kick off 2023.

Plot lines

  • Elks loaded at receiver.
  • Emergence of Brooks gives Elks dual threat at running back.
  • Elks top picks, Brodrique and Taylor impress in preseason.

The month ahead

  • June 10: Fan Day 2023
  • June 11: Home Opener vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders
  • June 17: Road game at B.C. Lions
  • June 25: 90’s Night vs. Toronto Argonauts

Elks in the Community:

  • June 4: Super Sports Day 2023
  • June 4: Kidney Walk 2023
  • June 5-10: Tim Hortons Season Kickoff Community Tour
  • June 8: Joey Moss School Grand Opening
  • June 9: Uncas Elementary Sports Day
  • June 14: Mascot Mania
  • June 17: Ardrossan 76th Annual Parade and Picnic
  • June 23: Norwood Child & Family Resource Centre Community Event & 60th Anniversary
  • June 28: Elks Blood Drive

For all Elks community inquiries contact Ryan Bird at (ryan.bird@goelks.com)

May Moves

It was a busy May for the Green and Gold, view all transactions.


The 2023 CFL season is rapidly approaching. Be there Sunday, June 11 at Commonwealth Stadium when the Edmonton Elks open the season against the Saskatchewan Roughriders. It’s the start of a summer full of family, fun and football. Being part of the action has never been more affordable, with tickets starting at just $15. Click here to get your tickets to the Home Opener and be part of the tradition.

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