Monday, June 22, 2009

Getting That Retro Look

The Saskatchewan Roughriders will be celebrating the ‘60s as their new retro jerseys will be unveiled on Wednesday afternoon in a fashion show at Northgate Mall.

Current Rider players and alumni will be sporting the new look jerseys during Wednesday’s fashion show which is set to begin at 2 pm at Northgate Mall centre court.

Fans will have the opportunity to purchase their own 1960’s jersey from the Rider Store kiosk which will be set up in conjuction with Wednesday’s fashion show, as well as the limited edition retro merchandise.

After Wednesday, the ‘60s retro gear will be available from both Rider Store locations – Mosaic Stadium and Northgate Mall. However quantities are limited.

The league wide initiative will have all eight teams wearing the throwback 1960s jerseys designed by Reebok. The Riders will debut their retro look at home on July 18th when they will play host to the Montreal Alouettes. The Green and White will also be sporting the flashback jerseys on August 21st in Montreal and at home for the Labour Day Classic on September 6th.

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