With the champion being crowned the CFL is moving on to the 2017 season as every team has work to do if they want to be in Ottawa next November for the 105th Grey Cup.
It was one of the most lopsided match-ups in the history of the CFL but that analysis only gave Ottawa more motivation to take home a Grey Cup in their third season as a franchise and bringing a title back to Ottawa for the first time in 40 years.
The two biggest programs in university sports faced off trying to get back to the top as the dominant part of the sport took over for another year with a familiar team standing at the top of the heap.
Underdog stories are always a favourite in sports and the 104th Grey Cup has one of the biggest but will it end the way that logic tells us it will or will it end with the underdog coming out on top?
It might not involved a surprise team but the 52nd Vanier Cup will be a grudge match with the Dinos having something to prove in a match-up of the two most dominant programs of the last decade.
The Grey Cup opponents have been determined but it wasn’t exactly the dream match-up that some wee hoping for as the crossover once again turned out to be a curse providing a David versus Goliath match-up in Toronto.
CIS Football has been beginning to turn into a league full of parity buy 2016 is turning out to buck the trend as two dominant teams find themselves back in the national championship.
The CFL playoffs began and two stars emerged in the semi-finals as they carried their teams to the finals with two great performances that will make them the focus for the next round.
Conference Final weekend had the potential to produce a lot of familiar teams in the National Playoffs but at least one team took their opportunity to make an impact and move one step closer to the Vanier Cup.
The CFL playoffs are here and it could be a historic run as the crossover is in place with the best opportunity for an all west Grey Cup that there has ever been.