Guest MC: former Olympian Carolyn Waldo
OTTAWA, Feb. 23 /CNW Telbec/ -
WHO: Canadian amateur athletes, coaches, sport leaders, volunteers
and media are invited to attend the 36th Canadian Sport Awards
WHAT: The 36th Canadian Sport Awards
The Canadian Sport Awards is a recognition event for
achievement in Canadian sport. Program highlights will include:
Male/Female Athlete of the Year, Junior Athlete of the Year,
Team of the Year, Partners of the Year, Corporate Excellence
Award, Coach of the Year, Leadership in Sport and Spirit of
Sport Story of the Year.
RESULTS WILL BE RELEASED UNDER MEDIA EMBARGO on February 24
at 2 p.m. EST; PLEASE DO NOT PUBLISH UNTIL AFTER AWARDS
PRESENTATION at 7:30 p.m. EST!!
WHEN: AWARDS GALA - Tuesday, February 24, 2009
6:00 - 6:30 p.m. - Reception
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Awards presentation
7:30 - 9:30 p.m. - Sit down dinner
WHERE: The Water Court Gallery, National Gallery of Canada
Ground Floor, 380 Sussex Drive
TICKETS: A limited number of tickets to the awards ceremony/dinner are
available for $120. Passes available for accredited media.
WHY: Canadians love sport and are extremely proud of their national
and local sport heroes! The Canadian Sport Awards are the best
opportunity to honour our Canadian athletes. This annual event
promotes sporting excellence across Canada and reminds
Canadians how sport lifts the human spirit. It is a tribute to
the hard work, the dedication and the victories of our
country's finest athletes.
ROADTRIP: On Feb. 25, CSA finalists and winners will visit South Carleton
The True Sport Road Trip is a new community outreach effort
designed to engage and inspire school children in sport. Media
are welcome to join the athletes; transportation will be
provided from the Westin Ottawa at 8:45 a.m.
VISIT - Wednesday, February 25, 2009
9:30 a.m. South Carleton High School
3673 McBean St / Richmond, Ontario
For further information:
For further information: Christine Mulkins, Publicist, (416) 652-2544,
Cell: (647) 242-3686; Robin Turnbull, Program Director, CSA, (416) 604-0310,
Cell: (416) 805-4221