FESTIVAL MEDIA RELEASE
June 22nd, 2009
ROGERS TELEVISION TO BROADCAST SIX NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES FROM FESTIVAL
TORONTO, Ontario – The Ontario Lacrosse Association(OLA) today announced Rogers Television will broadcast the national championship games of the Pee Wee, Bantam and Girls Bantam Lacrosse Championships of Canada.
The Rogers Television broadcast team of Gary Mark (play-by-play) and Ron Messer (commentary and analysis) will call the action.
The broadcast schedule will feature six games live on Saturday, August 8th on the Rogers Ontario network:
. The finals of the Bantam Girls Lacrosse Championship of Canada at 9:45 AM (bronze medal game) and 11:00 AM (gold medal game)
. The finals of the Warrior/Pee Wee Lacrosse Championship of Canada at 1:30 PM (bronze medal game) and 3:05 PM (gold medal game)
. The finals of the STX/Bantam Lacrosse Championship of Canada at 6:30 PM (bronze medal game) and 8:05 PM (gold medal game)
Repeat broadcasts in Ontario will be aired on future Rogers Television dates.
“We are very pleased to partner with Rogers Television to deliver the full flavour of one of the largest community-based youth sport events in Canada and the minor lacrosse national championships. The increased awareness of Canada’s national summer sport is a direct result of a growing television audience for lacrosse” said Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) Convenor, Marion Ladouceur.
“If the finals are anything similar to the games in the past, we’re looking forward to some very exciting lacrosse for all fans to enjoy.”
2009 Presenting Sponsors of the Festival are Gait Lacrosse, Harrow Sports, STX Lacrosse, Toronto Rock Lacrosse Club, Under Armour and Warrior Sports.
For complete Festival schedules and results, visit
For more Festival information, please contact:
Ontario Lacrosse Festival
3 Concorde Gate, Suite 306
Toronto, Ontario, M3C 3N7.
Telephone: (416) 426-7068
Fax: (416) 426-7382
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