Amateur Boxing at the Ontario Winter Games

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March 1, 2008

For Immediate Release:

MEDIA ADVISORY

The Ontario Cadet Championships will take place at the Ontario Winter Games in the Township of Collingwood.The best amateur Cadet boxers from Ontario will be there participating. Entries from boxing clubs across Ontario will assemble at the Stayner Collegiate Institute looking to become Cadet A and B Provincial Champions.

Boxing Ontario will be well represented with 69 of its best Cadets attending the Ontario Winter Games. The Cadet age group ranges from 11 to 17. Participating in the event include Cadet C National Champions Heather McIsaac from BigTyme Boxing Club in Orangeville and Justin Hocko from the East Windsor Boxing Club. Also there will be athletes representing boxing clubs from Hamilton, Oshawa, Pickering, Mississauga, Waterloo, Sarnia, Kitchener, Lindsay, & Brampton.

The uniform worn this year by Boxing Ontario Cadet athletes is sponsored by Beam Reach Communications. Clarke Perry states “Beam Reach Communications is pleased to support our Amateur Boxing Athletes as they compete in the Ontario Winter Games.  This is truly an exciting time and Beam Reach Communications are pleased to play a small role.”

The Ontario Winter Games are a celebration of youth sport in this province and are held every two years. It is a four day competition of athletes between the ages of 10 & 22. Over 3,500 participants, including athletes, coaches and officials will take part in a total of 23 different sports. Over 1,000 volunteers are helping make this event a success.

Event: Ontario Cadet Championships at the Ontario Winter Games

When: Friday, March 7 from 1pm & 7pm
            Saturday, March 8 from 12pm

Venue: Stayner Collegiate Institute, Stayner, ON

For more information on the tournament or to view all entries visit our website www.boxingontario.com or the Ontario Winter Games website www.owg2008.ca.

For further information contact:

Deide Konney
Marketing & Communications Director
Boxing Ontario
(416) 426-7057
dkonney@boxingontario.com

To contact Beam Reach Communications

Clarke Perry
Beam Reach Communications
53 St. Andrew Street
Paris, Ontario  N3L 2X2
Phone: 519.302.4817
Fax:     519.302.0338

 

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