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The Old Four is a soccer conference comprised of four public institutions of higher education in Central Canada. The name is a traditional appellation for the four universities as a group, but this usage is less common today. The Old Four holds an annual exhibition tournament over the Labour Day weekend, although the teams do not accumulate points toward the regular season of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport competition. Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... Central Canada, defined politically. ... An exhibition game is the North American term for a sporting event in which there is no gain or loss from whether the competitors are victorious or not in the competition. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Labor Day (United States). ... CIS Logo Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) is the national governing body of university sport in Canada. ...


As the name suggests, the Old Four schools are among Canada's most venerable universities. Except for the University of Western Ontario, all were founded by Royal Charter during the British colonial era before Canadian Confederation. Historically, these schools have held intense rivalries in athletics. Today, the Old Four are all research universities and members of Canada's Group of Thirteen. They are also four of the wealthiest universities in Canada. The University of Western Ontario (popularly known as Western or UWO) is a coeducational, non-denominational, research-intensive university located in London, Ontario, Canada. ... A Royal Charter is a charter given by a monarch to legitimize an incorporated body, such as a city, company, university or such. ... // Main article: Province of Quebec (1763-1791) In North America, Seven Years War officially ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris on February 10, 1763. ... We dont have an article called Canadian-confederation Start this article Search for Canadian-confederation in. ... The Group of Thirteen, more commonly referred to as the G13 (or G-13), is a group of leading research-intensive universities in Canada. ... This list of the most well-endowed Canadian universities contains the universities in the Canada that have an endowment of at least 100 million dollars (at fiscal year-end 2005). ...

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The Old Four schools are all public institutions unaffiliated with any religion. Although three were originally founded as religious schools, they have all since become secular institutions. Secularity is the state of being without religious or spiritual qualities. ...

Institution Location Team name Founding religious affiliation Full-time enrollment Founded
McGill University Montreal, Quebec Martlets, Redmen Nonsectarian 30,925 1821 as McGill College
Queen's University Kingston, Ontario Golden Gaels Presbyterian 16,400 1841 as Queen's College
University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario Varsity Blues Anglican 62,800 1827 as King's College
University of Western Ontario London, Ontario Mustangs Anglican 30,000 1878 as The Western University of London Ontario

McGill University is a publicly funded, non-denominational, co-educational research university located in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... This article needs cleanup. ... The McGill Martlets are the womens athletic teams that represent McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... The McGill Redmen are the mens athletic teams that represent McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Queens University, generally referred to simply as Queens, is a coeducational, non-sectarian, research-intensive university located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. ... Murney Tower, Kingston The Fort Henry Guard performing an historical demonstration The Prince George Hotel. ... Queens Golden Gaels Logo The Queens Golden Gaels are the athletic teams that represent Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. ... Presbyterianism is part of the Reformed churches family of denominations of Christian Protestantism based on the teachings of John Calvin which traces its institutional roots to the Scottish Reformation, especially as led by John Knox. ... The University of Toronto (U of T) is a coeducational public research university in Toronto, Ontario. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Image:Toronto, Ontario Location. ... The Varsity Blues are the sports teams at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... The term Anglican (from Medieval Latin ecclesia anglicana, meaning the English Church) is used to describe the people, institutions and churches as well as the liturgical traditions and theological concepts developed by the established Church of England, the Anglican Communion and the Continuing Anglican Churches (a loosely affiliated group of... The University of Western Ontario (popularly known as Western or UWO) is a coeducational, non-denominational, research-intensive university located in London, Ontario, Canada. ... Nickname: The Forest City Location of London in relation to Middlesex County and the Province of Ontario Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario County Middlesex County Settled 1826 as a village Incorporated 1855 as a city  - City Mayor Anne Marie DeCicco-Best  - Governing Body London City Council  - MPs Sue Barnes (LPC... -1... The term Anglican (from Medieval Latin ecclesia anglicana, meaning the English Church) is used to describe the people, institutions and churches as well as the liturgical traditions and theological concepts developed by the established Church of England, the Anglican Communion and the Continuing Anglican Churches (a loosely affiliated group of...

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Summary of tournament finals

Year Location Men's winner Men's runner-up Score Women's winner Women's runner-up Score
2003 London Western McGill 1-0 Western McGill 4-3 (2-1 on penalties)
2004 Kingston Western McGill 2-1 McGill Western 2-1
2005 Montreal Toronto Queen's 2-1 McGill Queen's 1-0
2006 Toronto Western Queen's 3-0 McGill Western 6-2

2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: The Forest City Location of London in relation to Middlesex County and the Province of Ontario Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario County Middlesex County Settled 1826 as a village Incorporated 1855 as a city  - City Mayor Anne Marie DeCicco-Best  - Governing Body London City Council  - MPs Sue Barnes (LPC... The University of Western Ontario (popularly known as Western or UWO) is a coeducational, non-denominational, research-intensive university located in London, Ontario, Canada. ... McGill University is a publicly funded, non-denominational, co-educational research university located in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... The University of Western Ontario (popularly known as Western or UWO) is a coeducational, non-denominational, research-intensive university located in London, Ontario, Canada. ... McGill University is a publicly funded, non-denominational, co-educational research university located in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Murney Tower, Kingston The Fort Henry Guard performing an historical demonstration The Prince George Hotel. ... The University of Western Ontario (popularly known as Western or UWO) is a coeducational, non-denominational, research-intensive university located in London, Ontario, Canada. ... McGill University is a publicly funded, non-denominational, co-educational research university located in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... McGill University is a publicly funded, non-denominational, co-educational research university located in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... The University of Western Ontario (popularly known as Western or UWO) is a coeducational, non-denominational, research-intensive university located in London, Ontario, Canada. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: City of Mary Motto: Concordia Salus Coordinates: Country Canada Province Québec Founded 1642 Established 1832  - Mayor Gérald Tremblay Area [1] [2]    - City 185. ... The University of Toronto (U of T) is a coeducational public research university in Toronto, Ontario. ... Queens University, generally referred to simply as Queens, is a coeducational, non-sectarian, research-intensive university located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. ... McGill University is a publicly funded, non-denominational, co-educational research university located in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... Queens University, generally referred to simply as Queens, is a coeducational, non-sectarian, research-intensive university located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The University of Western Ontario (popularly known as Western or UWO) is a coeducational, non-denominational, research-intensive university located in London, Ontario, Canada. ... Queens University, generally referred to simply as Queens, is a coeducational, non-sectarian, research-intensive university located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. ... McGill University is a publicly funded, non-denominational, co-educational research university located in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... The University of Western Ontario (popularly known as Western or UWO) is a coeducational, non-denominational, research-intensive university located in London, Ontario, Canada. ...

See also

  • Queen's-McGill rivalry—a rivalry between the two Old Four universities
  • Silver Seven

Grant Hall, the iconic symbol of Queens The McGill Arts Building, the oldest and most recognizable building at McGill. ... It is proposed that this article be deleted, because of the following concern: This organization is mentioned in what seems to be a mere 3 documents online. ...

External links

  • McGill Athletics
  • Queen's Golden Gaels
  • Toronto Varsity Blues
  • Western Mustangs

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