Cataraqui Clippers U12 Girls Named BMO Team of the Week

Cataraqui Clippers U12 Girls Named BMO Team of the Week 
Recognition includes a $500 team prize and a $500 donation to the
team's charity of choice  
- Team in running to become 2013 BMO Team of the Week Champion, a
title that comes with $125,000 towards a local field refurbishment 
KINGSTON, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/19/13 -- BMO today announced
that the Cataraqui Clippers U12 Girls from Kingston have been named
BMO Team of the Week. The title comes with a $500 team prize, a $500
donation to a charity of the team's choice, BMO Team of the Week
tracksuits for the team and coaching staff and a community
celebration in the team's honour at a local BMO branch.  
Recognized for their work on and off the field, this extraordinary
group of girls is the 10th team to be named BMO Team of the Week in
2013. A total of 15 weekly winners across Canada will be named over
the course of the summer as part of BMO's national grassroots soccer
program.  
"I cannot think of another group of girls more deserving of this
tremendous honourI am so proud of this team for embodying what it
means to be a team, both on and off the field," said Ken Cross, Head
Coach, Cataraqui Clippers. "Their passion for the sport of soccer is
infectious, and their tireless dedication to each other and to their
community is unparalleled."  
BMO Team of the Week recognizes youth soccer teams (age 7-12) across
Canada that demonstrate team pride, spirit, community commitment and
passion for the game. Fifteen teams will be selected as BMO Team of
the Week. Each of the weekly winners will then vie for the title of
2013 BMO Team of the Week Champion. The Champion will be determined
by the Canadian public through daily online voting at BMOsoccer.com
from August 5-19 for the team they feel is most deserving of the
award. 
"I'm delighted to recognize these young girls who have shown such
passion and dedication to soccer and their community," said Lloyd
Fleming, Vice President, Central and Northern Ontario District, BMO
Bank of Montreal. "This group is truly inspiring. They embody what it
means to be a team by believing in each other and never giving up." 
Cataraqui Clippers U12 Girls' full team profile can be viewed at
www.BMOsoccer.com. 
About BMO and Soccer 
BMO supports soccer across Canada from youth players in local
neighbourhoods and communities all the way up to the professional
level. Our deep commitment to 'The Beautiful Game' is evident from
the beginning of the curve with our grassroots sponsorship of more
than 1,000 youth teams nationally. The relationship continues with
support of Canada's men's and women's national teams, our
professional teams (Toronto FC, Vancouver Whitecaps FC and Montreal
Impact) and our soccer venue title sponsorship (BMO Field).  
About BMO Team of the Week 
BMO Team of the Week is Canada's premier sport celebration at the
grassroots level, engaging a nation and inspiring communities by
recognizing youth soccer teams who demonstrate team pride, team
spirit, community commitment and passion for the game. Fifteen weekly
winners will be named BMO Team of the Week starting April 17, and
entered for a chance to be voted by Canadians as 2013 BMO Team of the
Week Champion. The grand prize includes a $125,000 refurbishment of
their community soccer field and a road trip to a Toronto FC,
Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Montreal Impact, or Canadian National Team
home game. Former BMO Team of the Week Champions include Glen Shields
Sun Devils 2000 (2011) and Ladner Storm (2012). 
Contacts:
Media Contacts:
Beja Rodeck
(416) 867-3996
beja.rodeck@bmo.com 
Laurie Grant, Vancouver
(604) 665-7596
laurie.grant@bmo.com 
Valerie Doucet, Montreal
(514) 877-8224
valerie.doucet@bmo.com 
Internet: www.BMOsoccer.com
Twitter: @BMOSoccer
 
 
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