Sign-up for the CIBC student offer for a chance to win $5,000;
Tweet #CIBCHUMANFOOSBALL for a chance to win a 2014 FIFA World
Cup-branded foosball table
TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX; NYSE) invites post-secondary students at Waterloo University to buckle up and play a little Human
Foosball to kick off the school year and for a chance to win one of
five prizes of $5,000 when you sign up for a CIBC student account.
As the Official Canadian Bank of the 2014 FIFA World CupTM in Association with Visa, CIBC is challenging post-secondary students
at select colleges and universities in Ontario to show their foosball
skills while proudly displaying the flag colours of their FIFA World
CIBC will host six-on-six human-foosball and regular table foosball
events at Waterloo University (Bert Matthews Hall green) in Waterloo, Ont. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT.
"Inspired by the upcoming 2014 FIFA World CupTM, CIBC Human Foosball is a unique opportunity for students to show their
soccer skills and engage in the spirit of such a popular and exciting
game with their peers," said Veni Iozzo, Senior Vice-President,
Marketing and Strategy, CIBC. "These events are a fun way to kick-start
another school year, while reminding students that it's important to
think about managing your education costs and to be smart about your
Students will also have the chance to engage with talented freestyle
soccer players and win great prizes, including:
Five prizes of $5,000 to help with tuition costs when signing up for a
CIBC student account; and
One of three foosball tables by using the hashtag #CIBCHUMANFOOSBALL on
Twitter or Instagram.
Look for CIBC Human Foosball Ambassadors on campus prior to the event,
and for more information on CIBC student offers and the contest, visit cibc.com/studentcontest or Facebook.com/CIBC. View CIBC student contest rules. See CIBC Human Foosball contest rules.
CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with nearly 11
million personal banking and business clients. CIBC is committed to
supporting causes that matter to our clients, our employees and our
communities. We aim to make a difference in communities through
corporate donations, sponsorships and the volunteer spirit of
employees. In 2012, CIBC contributed more than $38 million to
charitable and non-profit initiatives in Canada to support national,
regional and local organizations. You can find other news releases and
information about CIBC in our Press Centre on our corporate website at www.cibc.com.
Visa is an Official FIFA Partner with global rights in the financial
services product category for all FIFA competitions. As a FIFA Partner,
Visa receives worldwide exclusive access to the FIFA World Cup™ and
more than 40 other FIFA competitions, providing opportunities to tap
into the passions and reach of the "world's favorite sport." For more
information on Visa's FIFA sponsorship, visit www.visa.com/fifamediakit.
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