TSN to highlight participants in season-long family football
TORONTO, June 30 /CNW/ - Scotiabank today announced the official launch
of a once-in-a-lifetime CFL experience for kids between the ages of 7 -
14. The Scotiabank Kid Captain experience allows young football
enthusiasts the chance to participate in pre-game and on-field
festivities including the coin toss, to help kick-off the game with
their CFL home team throughout the season.
"This year, football fans across Canada can expect a season full of
unique opportunities to make their football experience more engaging,"
said Rick White, Scotiabank Vice-President, Marketing. "Scotiabank Kid
Captain will give kids the opportunity to feel the excitement of
participating in their favourite teams' home game and playoffs,
Scotiabank Touchdown Atlantic and even the Grey Cup."
Highlights of the Scotiabank Kid Captain experience include:
Four (4) tickets to a selected home game;
Being on-field for the Coin Toss at mid-field prior to the start of
Official Team Jersey with the Scotiabank Kid Captain patch;
Merchandise Prize Pack;
TSN will also feature Scotiabank Kid Captain participants during in-game
coverage in select games throughout the season as part of a media
agreement that will also showcase football families as part of a "Show
Your Colours" segment during regular season Friday broadcasts.
"Much like the CFL, Scotiabank is truly committed to the communities in
which it lives, works and plays," said CFL Commissioner Mark Cohon.
"It's great to see that through this partnership Scotiabank and the CFL
are continuing to give back to our communities, specifically our younger
generation of fans."
In September, two Scotiabank Kid Captains will be selected to
participate in Scotiabank Touchdown Atlantic in Moncton, NB at the first
regular season CFL game to be played on the East Coast. Two additional
Captains will be selected to participate in the 2010 Grey Cup in
Edmonton, AB. These winners will also receive:
Four (4) game tickets, transportation and accommodation to the event;
A pre-paid Scotiabank Payment Card (valued at $300);
An official Team Jersey with the Scotiabank Kid Captain patch; and
A Merchandise Prize Pack
To enter for a chance to be the Scotiabank Kid Captain, visit:
Scotiabank is a proud supporter of the
Canadian Football League and is the Official Bank of the CFL and the
Grey Cup. Recognized as a leader internationally and among Canadian
corporations for its charitable donations and philanthropic activities,
in 2009 the Bank provided about $39 million in sponsorships and
donations to a variety of projects and initiatives, primarily in the
areas of healthcare, social services, sports and arts and culture. Visit
us at www.scotiabank.com.
About the Canadian Football League
The Canadian Football
League is our league. It's built on a tradition as proud, staged on a
field as broad, and played at a pace as exciting as the country we are
proud to call home. The 2010 season gets underway with RONA Canada Day
Kickoff on July 1. Our championship game, the Grey Cup, is the biggest
single annual sporting event in Canada. The 98th edition will be played
on November 28, 2010 in Edmonton, Alberta.
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