WEEK 17 OVERALL LEAGUE AVERAGE @28,065 (28,038 in 05)

With three weeks to go we are neck and neck in a fight for 05. Being a slight increase so far by an average of 27. Currently three teams are ahead of last year, Winnipeg, Saskatchewan and Toronto. The Riders have pulled ahead nicely after a slow start. Of the remaining teams only Montreal can surpass last year with the Olympic stadium crowd in the last home game and which has to exceed last years of 51,269. As for Calgary even if they sellout they will fall slightly below last year.

WEEK 17

current game(year ave. to date)--- 05 game (year ave after same time)

7/8 HOME DATES, FROM HIGHEST TO LOWEST

  1. Edmonton 36,406 8HD Ave.(38,078) ---
    2005: 53,216 (41,446) Difference: -3,368
  2. BC 32,232 7HD Ave.(30,547) ---
    2005: 34,711 (32,128) Difference: -1,581
  3. Calgary 31,539 8HD Ave.(30,425) ---
    2005: 29,490 (31,301) Difference: - 876
  4. Toronto 26,891 7 HD Ave.(28,379) ---
    2005: 24,886 (28,223) Difference: + 156
  5. Hamilton 24,163 8HD Ave.(27,010) ---
    2005: 26,912 (28,113) Difference: -1,103
  6. Winnipeg 28,028 8HD Ave.(26,600) ---
    2005: 22,323 (24,425) Difference: +2,175
  7. Sask 27,894 8HD Ave.(25,288) ---
    2005: 26,900 (25,036) Difference: + 252
  8. Montreal 20,202 8HD Ave.(20,202) ---
    2005: 20,202 (20,202) Difference: Unchanged

LEAGUE AVE. 06/ 62 games 28,065
05/ 69 games 28,038 Difference: + 27

TOP 5 CROWDS:
Edmonton(Cal) 47,965
Edmonton(Cal) 40,491
Edmonton(Sas) 39,599
Edmonton(Win) 37,611
Edmonton(Ham) 36,406

WORST 5 CROWDS:
Note, excluding Montreal due to continuous sellout and small stadium.

Sask (BC) 21,082
Sask (Ham) 22,820
Sask (Cal) 23,107
Winn (Edm) 23,521
Sask (Cal) 23,942

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