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January 2, 2019

2019 Season Schedule Breakdown

The Edmonton Eskimos 71st CFL season of play begins when they take to The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium to host the BC Lions in the first of two pre-season games on Sunday, May 26, at 2 P.M. The Eskimos second, and final, pre-season game is in Winnipeg on Friday, May 31 at 6:30 P.M.

2019 Season Opener:

The Edmonton Eskimos kickoff their CFL regular season on Friday, June 14 at 7 P.M. against the Montreal Alouettes at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium.

The Battle of Alberta:

The Green and Gold travel to Calgary on Friday, August 2 to face the 2018 Grey Cup champions for the first of three regular-season matches. The Eskimos return to McMahon Stadium for the annual Labour Day Classic on Monday, September 2 at 2:30 P.M.

The Labour Day Rematch takes place at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday, September 7 at 5 P.M.

Bye Weeks:

Week 4
Week 14
Week 19

Other Highlights:

  • The Eskimos 2019 home schedule includes one Thursday game, five Friday games, and three Saturday games, and one Sunday pre-season game.
  • The final regular season home game is against Saskatchewan on Saturday, October 26 at 5 P.M.

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 (2 home, 1 away)
November – 1 (0 home, 1 away)

Regular Season Games by Day
Monday – 1 (0 home, 1 away)
Thursday – 3 (1 home, 2 away)
Friday – 8 (5 home, 3 away)
Saturday – 6 (3 home, 3 away)

Regular Season West Division Match-Ups
BC – 3 (2 home, 1 away)
Calgary – 3 (1 home, 2 away)
Saskatchewan – 2 (1 home, 1 away)
Winnipeg – 2 (1 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
Calgary – Weeks 12 and 13
Saskatchewan – Weeks 20 and 21

Post Season
West Semi-Final – Sunday, November 10

West Final – Sunday, November 17

107th Grey Cup in Calgary- Sunday, November 24 at 4 P.M.

*All times listed as Mountain Time