SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN -- (Marketwired) -- 05/01/13 -- On Saturday, May 4th, Saskatoon's Hollandia Gremio U12 boys will celebrate with their community after being named this year's first BMO Team of the Week finalist for 2013. The award puts them in the running to be named the 2013 BMO Team of the Week Champion and win a grand prize of $125,000 towards a field refurbishment.
As part of the win, BMO hosts a community celebration in the team's honour at a local BMO branch. The team also receives $500, a $500 donation to a charity of their choice and BMO Team of the Week tracksuits.
"Congratulations to Hollandia Gremio, this year's first BMO Team of the Week winner for 2013!" said John MacAulay, Senior Vice-President, Prairies & Central Canada, BMO Bank of Montreal. "As the program continues, I look forward to seeing more inspiring teams such as this, whose determination and positivity is prevalent both on the field and within the community."
What: Community celebration and prize distributionWhen: Saturday, May 4, 2013 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Where: BMO Bank of Montreal University Heights, 409 Ludlow St. Saskatoon, SK
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 BMO Team of the Week 2013 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 FC, or Canadian National Team home game. Former BMO Team of the Week Champions include Glen Shields Sun Devils 2000 (2011) and Ladner Storm (2012).
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