GAME PLAN SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM
Are you an active athlete finding it difficult to secure sponsors? Or struggling to engage your local business community to help fund your sport? The Game Plan team can help! With athlete marketing expert Kat Bitove, they’ve designed a program that will help you find support. Discover your brand and strategize effective ways to activate with potential sponsors. This five-week webinar series will assist you in designing a practical sense of sponsorship tools and concepts through live webinars at your leisure. The program starts on January 21, 2019 so be sure to get your application in before the January 10 deadline.
LAUSANNE 2020 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES
Don’t forget to cheer on Team Canada in the New Year at the Winter Youth Olympic Games from January 9-22 in Lausanne, Switzerland! Approximately 1880 young athletes aged 15-18 will represent more than 80 countries. Following the example of the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Lausanne 2020 will be a completely gender equal event with the same number of male and female athletes competing. The Opening Ceremony will take place on January 9, followed by 12 days of competition before the Closing Ceremony on January 22. Be sure to keep up with all the action on our website, as well as on the Lausanne 2020 page!
CANADA’S ABUSE-FREE SPORT HELPLINE
The commitment of the Canadian Sport Helpline is to ensure that Canadian sport participants of all levels compete in a safe and welcoming environment. Are you aware of a suspected incident of abuse, harassment, discrimination or bullying? Do you have questions and/or concerns regarding this incident? They are here to provide you with advice, guidance and resources on how to proceed/intervene appropriately in the circumstances. You can access the resources here.