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A competitor holds the muddy ball during one of two Mudbowl games played at SATEC @ WA Porter C.I. in Toronto on Nov. 19, 2012. The 100th Grey Cup Festival partnered with the TDSB to recreate the infamous 1950 Mud Bowl game between Toronto and Winnipeg and give the school a new football field in the process. Next spring the field will be re-sodded and outfitted as a football field courtesy of the Toronto Argonauts and RONA.

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Nick Volpe, who played in the original Mudbowl, holds the ball from that game before the Mudbowl game at SATEC @ WA Porter C.I. in Toronto.

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Toronto firefighters Dina Imbrogno, left, and Peter Kuhn, right, and their colleagues, spray water to ensure the field is suitably muddy before the Mud Bowl game.

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Steve Hayman, the Musical Dictator of the Argonotes, plays during the festivities before the Mudbowl game at SATEC @ WA Porter C.I. in Toronto.

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A competitor celebrates a touchdown during the Mudbowl game at SATEC @ WA Porter C.I. in Toronto.

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The mud flies as teams compete during one of two short Mudbowl games played at SATEC @ WA Porter C.I. in Toronto.

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The mud flies as teams compete during one of two short Mudbowl games played at SATEC @ WA Porter C.I. in Toronto.

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Members of the media wear leather helmets during their Mudbowl game at SATEC @ WA Porter C.I. in Toronto.

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The Globe and Mail's Rachel Brady smiles following her participation in the first of two Mudbowl games played at SATEC @ WA Porter C.I. in Toronto.

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Teams compete in the mud during the first of two shortened Mudbowl game played at SATEC @ WA Porter C.I. in Toronto.

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Teams compete in the mud during the first of two shortened Mudbowl game played at SATEC @ WA Porter C.I. in Toronto.

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The ball sits in the mud during a Mudbowl game played at SATEC @ WA Porter C.I. in Toronto.

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Teacher Donnie Hilliard, left, tries to catch Solomon Woldemichael, of the student and alumni team during the second of two Mudbowl games played at SATEC @ WA Porter C.I. in Toronto.

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Student, Jamal Nassy fights to keep his footing while trying to run with the ball during the second of two shortened Mudbowl games played at SATEC @ WA Porter C.I. in Toronto.

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Shoes sunk easily into the muddy field during the two Mudbowl games played at SATEC @ WA Porter C.I. in Toronto.

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A teacher and student participate in a mud slide competition to determine the winner after a tie game in the second of two Mudbowl game at SATEC @ WA Porter C.I. in Toronto.

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A referee, with a muddy whistle, prepares to toss a penalty flag after getting dunked in the mud during a Mudbowl game at SATEC @ WA Porter C.I. in Toronto.

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A referee hits the mud hard with some help from a member of the teachers' team during a Mudbowl game at SATEC @ WA Porter C.I. in Toronto.

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Muddy faced school football coach, Kyle Franchetto, left, helps to take down some students at the end of the Mudbowl game at SATEC @ WA Porter C.I. in Toronto.

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Muddy faced school football coach, Kyle Franchetto, has plenty to smile about after participating in Mudbowl game at SATEC @ WA Porter C.I. in Toronto.

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