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U Prairie Challenge
Inaugural Season's Kick Off Event

Saturday, September 17, 2022 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Time Zone: America/Regina
Local Time: Saturday, September 17, 2022 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Friends. Rivals. Two Universities. One Title.

The U Prairie Challenge is a celebration of varsity sport in Saskatchewan!

This annual points-based competition between the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan involves 11 different men’s and women’s events, including soccer, football, hockey, volleyball, basketball, track and field, and cross country.

Football Weekend in Saskatchewan

The inaugural season’s official kick-off event takes place during Football Weekend in Saskatchewan (September 16 & 17). The weekend will begin with the Roughriders Lights Out Game on Friday, September 16 against the Edmonton Elks and continue through Saturday when the Saskatoon Hilltops visit the Regina Thunder in the afternoon and the University of Saskatchewan Huskies play the University of Rams Saturday evening.

Fans will be able to buy bundled ticket packages for all three games with special student sections at the Roughrider game set aside for Hilltops and Huskies fans and Thunder and Rams fans to sit among friends and fellow supporters.


September 16:
7:30 p.m. – Saskatchewan Roughriders vs. Edmonton Elks

September 17:
1 p.m. – Regina Thunder vs. Saskatoon Hilltops
4 - 6:45 p.m. – Family-friendly tailgate party in REAL District’s Confederation Park with food & drink, and can’t-miss entertainment!
7 p.m. – U of R Rams vs. U of S Huskies

Location: Mosaic Stadium
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