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Title: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: ModAdmin on May 29, 2022, 03:59:16 PM
Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings

WINNIPEG, MB., May 29, 2022 - The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are proud to unveil the 2021 Grey Cup championship rings made by Canadian jeweller Baron Championship Rings.

The club's iconic 'W' logo sits atop the Grey Cup on the top of the ring surrounded by a 10K yellow gold halo engraved with "Grey Cup Champions". The bottom section of the Grey Cup includes 33 diamonds to represent the points scored by the club in the 33-25 overtime victory over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Placed above the wrapping on both edges of the Grey Cup are "108" to signify the 108th Grey Cup and "Winnipeg".

The outer edge of the face is lined with a total  of 12 sapphire stones representing the organization's total championship wins and is complemented by the title of 'Blue Bombers' and 'Back-to-back'.

Both shoulders of the ring feature intricate details, with one shoulder displaying the player's name, position and number in diamonds over a field background, while the opposite side features the most unique and detailed etching of a real photo of fans taken during the 2021 season, framed by the IG Field arches, as a salute to the CFL?s loudest fans.

The 2021 season record is etched on the outer shank of the ring. Finally, the ring is finished with an engraved personalized message unique to each player on the inside of the ring and with the final score of the 108th Grey Cup etched above "FIFO" and "For The W".

Baron Championship Rings - the same company that helped design and make the 2019 Grey Cup rings for the club - created the rings with the help of a design committee that included linebacker Adam Bighill, receiver Nic Demski, defensive end Willie Jefferson and Rheanne Marcoux, the Blue Bombers Director of Creative & Content.

An extensive collection of ring-inspired merchandise is available for purchase including replica rings, pendants and more at www.bluebombersring.com. Season ticket members pick up their replica rings today from 2-6 pm during Fan Fest at IG Field or anytime during regular Bomber Store hours.



Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: blue_gold_84 on May 29, 2022, 04:31:00 PM
Stunning. Absolutely stunning.
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: wpg#1 on May 29, 2022, 05:33:43 PM
So nice !
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: Lincoln Locomotive on May 29, 2022, 05:44:03 PM
Very very impressive and special for those players....
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: Pigskin on May 29, 2022, 05:48:37 PM
The pendants and the fan renown ring will do very well. The ring was something I had asked the bombers front office about. The replica rings are very nice, but far to big to wear everyday.

I think the bomber and Baron have done an excellent job.
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: TecnoGenius on May 29, 2022, 07:41:02 PM
Wow, I didn't think it would be possible to outdo the '19 rings, but these ones are incredible.  I really like the yellow gold.  And the laser-etch details are stunning.

The players are going to love this.

And for some reason it never clicked for me that the '21 was won with 33 points (again).  What strange luck.  Another reason they should have kept 33.  Should have made a big deal about this.
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: TecnoGenius on May 29, 2022, 07:52:11 PM
For the threepeat I want the blue W made up of dozens of small blue sapphires, even if it makes the W oversized and slightly off-colored.

;D ;D :D :D
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: theaardvark on May 29, 2022, 08:24:43 PM
Got my replica, pretty nice, thought it would be a lot chintzier.. but it has heft...  and they had the 90 seasons / 107th grey cup medallions & pins...
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: GOLDMEMBER on May 29, 2022, 08:40:16 PM
Very sweet. The fan one is identically stunning
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: Rouge2019 on May 29, 2022, 10:22:28 PM
The replica ring is awesome! Thanks to the team for this very nice and classy gesture of recognition for the STH's.  I have attached a picture what it looks like with my other replica BB GC rings.

Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: Rouge2019 on May 29, 2022, 10:33:42 PM
I can't seem to make this work so the picture in my Avatar will have to do.
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: GOLDMEMBER on May 29, 2022, 11:06:42 PM
You need more fingers!
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: gordo on May 29, 2022, 11:54:54 PM
Quote from: Rouge2019 on May 29, 2022, 10:22:28 PM
The replica ring is awesome! Thanks to the team for this very nice and classy gesture of recognition for the STH's.  I have attached a picture what it looks like with my other replica BB GC rings.



Yes the replica ring is actually quite impressive. Sure the diamonds don?t sparkle the same as the real thing but I am very impressed. A really nice replica. Another nice touch by the Bombers for the fans.

And the whole fan fest was very well done for the kids. Hats off to the Bombers.
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: theaardvark on May 30, 2022, 01:12:44 AM
Quote from: Rouge2019 on May 29, 2022, 10:33:42 PM
I can't seem to make this work so the picture in my Avatar will have to do.
Quote from: GOLDMEMBER on May 29, 2022, 11:06:42 PM
You need more fingers!

Lucky Riders, have the right number of fingers for their rings... 
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: Ducky on May 30, 2022, 01:45:32 AM
I guess I am in the minority but I have always found these championship rings to be tacky, gaudy awful.
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: theaardvark on May 30, 2022, 02:15:34 AM
Quote from: Ducky on May 30, 2022, 01:45:32 AM
I guess I am in the minority but I have always found these championship rings to be tacky, gaudy awful.

No, you are exactly right.. which makes them perfect...


Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: ModAdmin on May 30, 2022, 02:57:44 AM
Quote from: theaardvark on May 30, 2022, 02:15:34 AM
No, you are exactly right.. which makes them perfect...

Not to mention the rings have been awarded for more than 60 years...which also makes them tradition.
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: TecnoGenius on May 30, 2022, 03:15:05 AM
Quote from: Ducky on May 30, 2022, 01:45:32 AM
I guess I am in the minority but I have always found these championship rings to be tacky, gaudy awful.

Tacky, gaudy AWESOME!

They are supposed to be larger than life and outrageous.  They are supposed to be something you really wouldn't / couldn't wear all the time.

Don't compare it to a ring you'd buy at People's: compare it to the other GC rings over the years from other teams.  I think WFC has been nailing these designs.
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: Jesse on May 30, 2022, 11:34:55 AM
The 2019 ring didn't have much to it.

This one looks pretty incredible, imo.
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: wpg#1 on May 30, 2022, 01:00:44 PM
SO awesome that the Blue Bomber organization decided to give the season ticket holders a replica rings !!
I was like a child at Christmas on Saturday when I picked up mine. You couldn't get the smile off my face.

Sorry ... I mean SUNDAY !!
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: theaardvark on May 30, 2022, 10:40:59 PM
Someone posted a picture of the display case they put thier ring in... they used the Milt Stegal display we got after IGF opened with the old turf in it, saying

Tatum Lee@TatumLee19
So instead of ordering a case I will utilize one instead and let @MiltStegallTSN
keep an eye on it for me


To which I replied:

Jeff BlueBomber Fan, boosted & following protocols@aardvarkpets
Replying to @TatumLee19 and @MiltStegallTSN

Ummm... that's just cruel... poor Milt never got a ring... and now you're going to make him "keep an eye on" yours?
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: gobombersgo on May 31, 2022, 12:12:55 AM
Fans can purchase an authentic display case here:


https://bluebombersring.com/
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: GOLDMEMBER on May 31, 2022, 01:11:50 AM
They are outstanding quality! You?d never know it isn?t a real one.
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: theaardvark on May 31, 2022, 01:23:25 AM
Quote from: theaardvark on May 30, 2022, 10:40:59 PM
Someone posted a picture of the display case they put thier ring in... they used the Milt Stegal display we got after IGF opened with the old turf in it, saying

Tatum Lee@TatumLee19
So instead of ordering a case I will utilize one instead and let @MiltStegallTSN
keep an eye on it for me


To which I replied:

Jeff BlueBomber Fan, boosted & following protocols@aardvarkpets
Replying to @TatumLee19 and @MiltStegallTSN

Ummm... that's just cruel... poor Milt never got a ring... and now you're going to make him "keep an eye on" yours?

Lol... just got this....



Milt Stegall  liked your reply

Ummm... that's just cruel... poor Milt never got a ring... and now you're going to make him "keep an eye on" yours?
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: Sir Blue and Gold on May 31, 2022, 02:02:36 AM
Aardvark -- read the room, man.
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: bluengold204 on May 31, 2022, 03:13:42 AM
Quote from: GOLDMEMBER on May 31, 2022, 01:11:50 AM
They are outstanding quality! You?d never know it isn?t a real one.

Lol I like them and all but there?s quite the difference between them
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: theaardvark on May 31, 2022, 03:00:20 PM
Quote from: Sir Blue and Gold on May 31, 2022, 02:02:36 AM
Aardvark -- read the room, man.

I have no idea what you mean....

I posted a humourous tweet that I made about the irony of making "Milt" watch over a GC ring (which he never had the opportunity to win), and then I was shocked/amused when the actual Milt Stegall "liked" the tweet.

Why do I need to "read the room, man"?

Pretend that I'm not that smart and explain it to me... (you seem to be able to do the former every post I make)
Title: Re: Winnipeg Blue Bombers Unveil 108th Grey Cup Championship Rings
Post by: Pigskin on June 02, 2022, 09:34:39 PM
Went to get my rings this afternoon. Got home with my package and opened it up and there was 4 rings, and a deluxe fan ring top pendant. Are they also handing out pendants?