2010Sep 14

SPAD Celebrates Sports Day in Canada

This week the first ever Sports Day in Canada and SPAD is planning to celebrate! This national day of celebration of Sport happens this coming Saturday – September 18. The link below provides further information on the National Event. Link to Sports Day in Canada Release

As the release states, “to rally support for Sports Day in Canada, national Jersey Day will be held on Friday September 17.  Across the country, Canadians can show their love and support for sport by wearing a jersey, team or club uniform to school, work or play.  People of all ages are being encouraged to join the movement and proudly wear their hearts on their sleeves”. SPAD Faculty will be wearing their jerseys to work that day and encourages all students and alumni to do the same. So wear your jersey to work/school – take a picture and send it along to us and we can upload to the SPAD Pictures feed. Do you support the Leafs, the Canadiens or Team Canada? Let us see your colours and your passion for sport!!! email pictures to apegoraro@laurentian.ca

On Sports Day in Canada, SPAD will host the 4th Annual SPAD Flag Football Tournament sponsored by Gatorade. The Tournament will commence on Friday, September 17th and will be held in conjunction with Sport Day in Canada on September 18th. This year’s tournament aims to be the best yet and gives participants the opportunity to win many fantastic prizes. The grand prize features Buffalo Bills tickets for the entire championship team. Teams can also win tickets for the entire team to a Sudbury Wolves game, and the SGA Frosh concert. In addition, there are many other great prizes to be won! SPAD would like to thank  all the sponsors of this event:

The Sudbury Wolves
Independent Grocery Store
Studio Hair on Regent Street
Holiday Inn Sudbury
New Orleans Pizza

Sign up in the bowling alley Monday to Thursday or email rd_scott@laurentian.ca  for a registration form. Team’s can consist of 10-12 players and the cost is $15 per player.  Furthermore, each team must have a minimum of 2 women. Students may also register individually, and will be placed on a team by the organizing committee.  All proceeds will go to the 2010 SPAD Field Trip. Come register your team early as this tournament always fills up fast.  See you on the field! And see you all in your Jerseys on Friday!!!

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