Winnipeg Blue Bombers
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are a professional Canadian football team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Blue Bombers compete in the Canadian Football League (CFL) as a member club of the league's West division. They play their home games at IG Field.
|Based in||Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada|
|Home field||Osborne Stadium (1935–1952)|
Canad Inns Stadium (1953–2012)
IG Field (2013–present)
|Head coach||Mike O'Shea|
|General manager||Kyle Walters|
|Team president||Wade Miller|
|Owner(s)||Winnipeg Football Club |
(a non-profit corporation)
|League||Canadian Football League|
|Colours||Royal blue, gold, white|
|Nickname(s)||Bombers, Blue and Gold, Big Blue, True Blue|
|Mascot(s)||Buzz and Boomer|
|Grey Cup wins||12 (1935, 1939, 1941, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1984, 1988, 1990, 2019, 2021)|
The Blue Bombers were founded in 1930 as the Winnipeg Rugby Football Club, later changed to the Winnipeg Football Club, which is the organization's legal name. The Blue Bombers are one of three community owned teams, without shareholders, in the CFL.
Since their establishment, the Blue Bombers have won the league's Grey Cup championship 12 times, most recently in 2021 CFL season when they defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 33–25 in the 108th Grey Cup. The team holds the record for most Grey Cup appearances of any team (26) and were the first club in Western Canada to win a championship.