Successful Nationwide Contest Celebrates Children in Sport, 8 Winners Named and 2 More to be Announced
Dec 20, 2007
"Mazda Legends in the Making" TORONTO, Dec. 20 /CNW/ - Mazda and Rogers Media are celebrating the success of the Mazda Legends in the Making contest launched earlier this fall. This grassroots contest has been able to help eight children from across the country reach for their athletic goals with $2,500 weekly prizes. The 2 last weekly prizes are still up for grabs!Week 1 - Cayden from Bridgewater, NS Week 2 - Nicholas from Otterville, ON Week 3 - Becky from Sherwood Park, AB Week 4 - Stephanie from Keswick, ON Week 5 - Jack from Halifax, NS Week 6 - Nerissa from Vancouver, BC Week 7 - Wade Jr. from Mount Hope, ON Week 8 - Christy from Vancouver, BC"There are a lot of Canadian children with big sports dreams," says Peter Whaley, Senior Director, Sales and Marketing for Mazda Canada. "If we can give them some recognition at a young age it will encourage them to strive to be the best they can be." Here's how you enter: Parents can log on to the Legendsinthemaking.ca website to nominate their child(ren) with:(1) A 30-second video OR photo of their rising star playing their favorite sport, and (2) Submit 100 words or less, telling everyone why their child is a legend in the making.Here's how you win: It's easy - start spreading the word and get voting! Nominators can send tell-a-friends encouraging friends and family to vote for their child. Fans are also part of the experience. Visitors to the site can view nominees and vote for their faves. Vote as much as once daily for your very own Legend in the Making! Each week, the child with the most votes will win a $2,500 cash award! To date, there are over 500 entries that have collectively garnered over 200,000 votes. The contest runs until December 31, 2007. Full contest details are available at www.legendsinthemaking.ca. About Mazda: Mazda Canada Inc. is responsible for the sales and marketing, customer service and parts support of Mazda vehicles in Canada. Headquartered in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Mazda Canada has a nationwide network of 164 dealerships.
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