THUNDER BAY – The excitement is starting for the Fountain Tire Summer Classic. The most exciting and epic game of road hockey to be played this summer.
What: TeamStaal Fundraising Contest. Winners will play in the Fountain Tire Summer Classic – an epic road hockey game during the Staal Foundation Open, presented by Tbaytel, out at Whitewater Golf Course on July 9, 2018. Join the Staal brothers, among other celebrities, including past and present NHL stars, hall-of-famers, Mackenzie Tour–PGA TOUR Canada players and TSN personalities.
The contest encourages kids to fundraise for the Northern Cancer Fund. The Top 3 fundraisers will be guaranteed a spot on the team, with the other 2 players to be drawn randomly from ballots accumulated in the contest. Kids must raise a minimum of $20 to be eligible for the draw.
Who: Kids aged 7-12 who live in Northwestern Ontario are eligible to sign up for the contest and play on TeamStaal2018. A love of hockey is encouraged!
When: The fundraising contest starts Monday, May 14 and runs until Monday, June 4 at 9 am sharp. The winners of the contest will play in the Fountain Tire Summer Classic on Monday, July 9, following the opening ceremonies of the PGA TOUR Canada Staal Foundation Open, presented by Tbaytel.
Where: All fundraising is tracked online through a personal fundraising page. Contestants are encouraged to be creative in their fundraising. There are no limits on how much fun you can have or where you can fundraise.
How: All contestants must sign up for a fundraising page at www.healthsciencesfoundation.ca/teamstaal. Kids are encouraged to sign up by May 14 to take advantage of the full three weeks of the contest and raise as much money as possible. Previous winners have raised over $6,000 for a Top 3 spot!
Winners will be announced in June. 100% of funds raised support the Northern Cancer Fund to bring exceptional cancer care to Northwestern Ontario.