Ottawa Rough Riders Labour Day Weekend Games

A list of Labour Day Weekend games involving CFL teams (going back before the CFL). Friday/Saturday games are classified as Labour Day Weekend games, Sunday games as Labour Day Sunday and Monday games as Labour Day. Exhibition games are noted when applicable, otherwise games are Regular Season contests.

Labour Day Weekend Game Results

DateTypeCity/StadiumVisitorHomeAttendance
1996
Fri. Aug. 30 Labour Day Weekend Ottawa, ON
Frank Clair Stadium at Lansdowne Park
Montreal Alouettes – 6 Ottawa Rough Riders – 17 28,451
1995
Fri. Sept. 1 Labour Day Weekend Ottawa, ON
Frank Clair Stadium at Lansdowne Park
Birmingham Barracudas – 56 Ottawa Rough Riders – 46 20,062
1994
Sat. Sept. 3 Labour Day Weekend Ottawa, ON
Frank Clair Stadium at Lansdowne Park
Las Vegas Posse – 50 Ottawa Rough Riders – 54 17,732
1993
Sat. Sept. 4 Labour Day Weekend Ottawa, ON
Frank Clair Stadium at Lansdowne Park
BC Lions – 25 Ottawa Rough Riders – 24 21,567
1990
Mon. Sept. 3 Labour Day Hamilton, ON
Ivor Wynne Stadium
Ottawa Rough Riders – 40 Hamilton Tiger-Cats – 17 20,330
1985
Fri. Aug. 30 Labour Day Weekend Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
BC Lions – 18 Ottawa Rough Riders – 13 23,611
1984
Fri. Aug. 31 Labour Day Weekend Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
Toronto Argonauts – 23 Ottawa Rough Riders – 20 25,708
1983
Fri. Sept. 2 Labour Day Weekend Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
BC Lions – 19 Ottawa Rough Riders – 49 22,234
1982
Fri. Sept. 3 Labour Day Weekend Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
BC Lions – 45 Ottawa Rough Riders – 13 20,609
1981
Fri. Sept. 4 Labour Day Weekend Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
BC Lions – 7 Ottawa Rough Riders – 17 18,393
1979
Mon. Sept. 3 Labour Day Hamilton, ON
Ivor Wynne Stadium
Ottawa Rough Riders – 9 Hamilton Tiger-Cats – 16 19,246
1977
Mon. Sept. 5 Labour Day Hamilton, ON
Ivor Wynne Stadium
Ottawa Rough Riders – 33 Hamilton Tiger-Cats – 18 25,677
1974
Mon. Sept. 2 Labour Day Hamilton, ON
Ivor Wynne Stadium
Ottawa Rough Riders – 10 Hamilton Tiger-Cats – 11 28,050
1972
Mon. Sept. 4 Labour Day Hamilton, ON
Ivor Wynne Stadium
Ottawa Rough Riders – 16 Hamilton Tiger-Cats – 17 34,772
1971
Mon. Sept. 6 Labour Day Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
Montreal Alouettes – 17 Ottawa Rough Riders – 40 24,395
1970
Mon. Sept. 7 Labour Day Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
Toronto Argonauts – 37 Ottawa Rough Riders – 21 26,000
1969
Mon. Sept. 1 Labour Day Hamilton, ON
Civic Stadium
Ottawa Rough Riders – 22 Hamilton Tiger-Cats – 27 30,296
1967
Mon. Sept. 4 Labour Day Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
Montreal Alouettes – 5 Ottawa Rough Riders – 17 24,647
1966
Mon. Sept. 5 Labour Day Hamilton, ON
Civic Stadium
Ottawa Rough Riders – 12 Hamilton Tiger-Cats – 16 29,903
1965
Sun. Sept. 5 Labour Day Sunday Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
Toronto Argonauts – 21 Ottawa Rough Riders – 41 17,303
1964
Fri. Sept. 4 Labour Day Weekend Edmonton, AB
Clarke Stadium
Ottawa Rough Riders – 1 Edmonton Eskimos – 20 12,157
1963
Mon. Sept. 2 Labour Day Montreal, QC
Percival Molson Memorial Stadium
Ottawa Rough Riders – 15 Montreal Alouettes – 37 24,499
1962
Sat. Sept. 1 Labour Day Weekend Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
Toronto Argonauts – 8 Ottawa Rough Riders – 26 15,799
1961
Sat. Sept. 2 Labour Day Weekend Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
Montreal Alouettes – 24 Ottawa Rough Riders – 25 16,009
1960
Mon. Sept. 5 Labour Day Montreal, QC
Percival Molson Memorial Stadium
Ottawa Rough Riders – 22 Montreal Alouettes – 39 23,876
Sat. Sept. 3 Labour Day Weekend Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
Montreal Alouettes – 16 Ottawa Rough Riders – 40 19,343
1959
Sat. Sept. 5 Labour Day Weekend Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
Montreal Alouettes – 22 Ottawa Rough Riders – 7 16,698
1957
Sat. Aug. 31 Labour Day Weekend Montreal, QC
Percival Molson Memorial Stadium
Ottawa Rough Riders – 21 Montreal Alouettes – 22 22,984
1956
Mon. Sept. 3 Labour Day Montreal, QC
Percival Molson Memorial Stadium
Ottawa Rough Riders – 20 Montreal Alouettes – 22 23,014
Fri. Aug. 31 Labour Day Weekend Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
Montreal Alouettes – 42 Ottawa Rough Riders – 10 17,870
1955
Mon. Sept. 5 Labour Day Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
Montreal Alouettes – 18 Ottawa Rough Riders – 19 16,000
Sat. Sept. 3 Labour Day Weekend Montreal, QC
Percival Molson Memorial Stadium
Ottawa Rough Riders – 22 Montreal Alouettes – 34 21,033
1954
Mon. Sept. 6 Labour Day Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
Montreal Alouettes – 20 Ottawa Rough Riders – 11 13,000
Sat. Sept. 4 Labour Day Weekend Montreal, QC
Percival Molson Memorial Stadium
Ottawa Rough Riders – 2 Montreal Alouettes – 21 20,563
1953
Sat. Sept. 5 Labour Day Weekend Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
Montreal Alouettes – 6 Ottawa Rough Riders – 26 12,000
1951
Sat. Sept. 1 Labour Day Weekend Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
Toronto Argonauts – 36 Ottawa Rough Riders – 17 15,000
1950
Sat. Sept. 2 Labour Day Weekend Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
Hamilton Tiger-Cats – 26 Ottawa Rough Riders – 17 14,000
1949
Sat. Sept. 3 Labour Day Weekend Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
Montreal Alouettes – 21 Ottawa Rough Riders – 22 N/A
1948
Sat. Sept. 4 Labour Day Weekend Ottawa, ON
Lansdowne Park
Hamilton Wildcats – 5 Ottawa Rough Riders – 30 9,212
1947
Sat. Aug. 30 Labour Day Weekend Ottawa, ON (Exhibition)
Lansdowne Park
Saskatchewan Roughriders – 0 Ottawa Rough Riders – 54 6,000

Total games: 40