Fox40 whistles getting a major workout in the Grey Cup game - family in the stands, son on the field

By Pepper Parr

November 18th, 2022

BURLINGTON, ON

 

Grey Cup for the Foxcroft Family is an all hands on deck event.

This year the family will gather in Regina, sit outside on classic cold Canadian winter day and take in the game.

CFL referee Dave Foxcroft call a football game

Ron Foxcroft who made fame and fortune on the basketball court and still does Replays and Coaches Challenges at NBA games. He worked the Miami Heat game before flying to Regina to take part in the presentation of Grey Cup Rings to the Grey Cup Game Referees.

Foxcroft said: “This is the 25th season I will present the Grey Cup Game Referees with their Grey Cup Rings.

It all started with Ron and the whistle he invented

Son Dave will be the Referee for the 109th Grey Cup game. This is his 21st season as a refer; his 343rd game and his 6th Grey Cup.

Son Steve is working the Chain Crew at the Bills Sunday

Burlington Residents Jason Maggio, and Dave Gatza are on the officiating crew. Jason 6th Grey Cup, Dave Gatza his 3rd Grey Cup.
The entire crew has refereed 174 CFL season games, worked 3,104 games, and 49 Grey Cup Games.

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