FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 9, 2022
25th Anniversary KidSport Golf Tournament Coming Up!
Vancouver, BC The 25th Anniversary KidSport BC Golf Tournament powered by Sport BC is coming up on Monday, June 20, 2022 at Morgan Creek Golf and Country Club in South Surrey.
The KidSport BC Golf Tournament brings golfers together for an important community cause, reducing financial barriers for kids to participate in sport. This is a key fundraiser for the charity with proceeds from the tournament directly benefiting KidSport BC to provide critical funds for the charity. Over the past three years, KidSport Chapters and our Provincial Fund have distributed more than $4.55M to help close to 15,000 kids participate in 52 different sports in 150 communities.
We know the need for this support is even greater this year and the KidSport BC tournament golfers, sponsors, and donors will help us support even more deserving kids and families.
We are excited to share the following special guests who have committed to support the KidSport BC Golf Tournament:
Dan Riccio – host of Sportsnet 650’s afternoon drive show, ‘Canucks Central’ will be our emcee for the dinner/banquet portion of the event;
Tommy Europe – Professional Trainer and former CFL player will be getting our golfers warmed up before they head out to their starting holes;
Evan Dunfee, Olympic and World Medallist Race Walker will be sharing his experience from the Olympics and the impact sport has had on his life; and
Katelynn Ramage, Former KidSport recipient will be sharing the impact that receiving a KidSport grant has had in her life.
“Sport BC believes in the transformative power of sport, and the 25th Anniversary KidSport BC Golf Tournament is critical for us to help more kids and families struggling financially, says Sport BC’s President & CEO, Rob Newman. “Cost shouldn’t be a barrier that prevents kids from experiencing the positive benefits of sport participation and we are proud that KidSport reduces the financial challenges throughout the province. Thank you to all the committed golfers, sponsors, and donors – we are looking forward to a great tournament, So ALL Kids Can Play!”
If you are interested in registering for the tournament or would like to learn more contact Angela Crowther, KidSport BC Fundraising Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-839-3551.
Register through KidSport BC Golf Tournament – British Columbia (kidsportcanada.ca)
For more information:
KidSport BC Fundraising Manager
About KidSport BC
The KidSport program aims to remove financial barriers to sport participation that many under-resourced families in BC face. Operated as a program of Sport BC, the KidSport program provides grants for individuals to help cover the cost of registration fees. With 40 chapters across the province, funding for KidSport directly shapes sport in each of those communities. For communities that don’t have a chapter, grant requests are supported through our Provincial Fund. Keep up to date @KidSportBC
About Sport BC
Sport BC believes in the power of sport and is committed to building stronger communities through positive sport experiences. Our goal is to enhance and support sport participation in British Columbia ensuring everyone has the opportunity to thrive. Through our KidSport BC, BC Amateur Sport Fund, and ProMOTION Plus along with our services Sport BC Insurance, and Payroll and Group Benefits; Sport BC supports our seventy plus member organizations. Keep up to date @SportBC