The top-ranked team in the nation, Laval Rouge et Or, meet the No. 6 University of Calgary Dinos in the ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup Saturday at Tim Hortons Field.
The game will mark the fifth time the two teams have met in less than a decade.
So far, Laval have had the upper hand, winning all previous head-to-head matchups, including 25-14 in 2013 (Vanier Cup in Quebec City), 41-10 in 2011 (Mitchell Bowl in Calgary), 29-2 in 2010 (Vanier Cup in Quebec City) and 59-10 in 2008 (Uteck Bowl in Quebec City).
Laval comes in with an overall record of 10-1. They were 7-1 in the regular season and 3-0 in the playoffs.
Laval’s Vanier Cup record is 7-1.
Calgary’s record this season is 9-2, stemming from a 6-2 regular season and 3-0 in the playoffs. Calgary is 4-5 in the championship game.
Hamilton is hosting the Vanier Cup for a fourth time.
The three previous games were in 2004, when Laval beat Saskatchewan 7-1, in 2005 when Laurier edged Saskatchewan 24-23 and in 2008, when Laval beat Western 44-21.
Attendance figures for the previous three Vanier Cup finals held in Hamilton, at Ivor Wynne Stadium, were 14,227 in 2004, 16,827 in 2005 and 13,873 in 2008.
Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.