When we flew to Austin for SXSW, we knew that our adventure to the United States wasn’t going to be our last.
Canada Day International takes place in both NYC and London.
We’re heading to New York City.
In partnership with Canada Day International, we are pleased to announce that we will be joining Canada Day New York, a celebration of Canada and all things Canadian on the global stage. Taking place in Central Park on June 29, we will be hosting a ball hockey tournament benefiting the Food Bank for New York City.
This tournament will be like nothing you’ve ever experienced. With games taking place in Central Park throughout the day, we’ll have eight teams battling for the Trafalgar Cup.
Game 1 (10:30AM): The Eager Flying Beavers vs. Five Hole for Food
Game 2 (11:00AM): Anthony Orofice vs Stikeman Elliott
Game 3 (11:30AM): CANY vs. BlackBerry
Game 4 (12:30PM): Canadian Consulate vs. Ice Hockey In Harlem
Games 5 through 10 will continue until after 5:00PM, with the Semi-Finals taking place at 5:15PM.
Looking to participate in drop-in ball hockey? Bring your donation for the Food Bank for NYC and join the action anytime after 11:00AM (no registration required).
Follow online at @fiveholeforfood.
About Canada Day International New York
Canada Day International actively promotes Canada and all things Canadian on the global stage. Its dynamic, engaging festivals and strategic events held in cities around the world create a unique platform to showcase the best of Canadian business, technology, music, art, culture, education, food and tourism.
Over the past eight years more than 350,000 people have experienced Canada Day in London. On Saturday June 29, 2013, the inaugural Canada Day Festival in New York’s Central Park becomes the next location, on the expanding Canada Day International calendar of worldwide events. Four more cities will be added leading to Canada’s 150th Anniversary in 2017. The Sesquicentennial provides a unique and effective platform to raise international awareness of modern Canada and its future promise. Canada Day International benefits from new and longstanding government, community and corporate partnerships to achieve a shared vision.
About Food Bank For New York City
Food Bank For New York City recognizes 30 years as the city’s major hunger-relief organization working to end food poverty throughout the five boroughs. As one of the country’s largest food banks, our mission is to end hunger in New York City by organizing food, information and support for community survival and dignity. As the city’s hub for integrated food poverty assistance, the Food Bank tackles the hunger issue on three fronts — food distribution, income support and nutrition education — all strategically guided by its research.