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Media Advisory - 42nd Royal Canadian Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships: Aug. 10-12, Brandon MB

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Media Advisory - 42nd Royal Canadian Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships: Aug. 10-12, Brandon MB

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Under 16 and under 18 categories

OTTAWA, Aug. 9, 2018 /CNW/ -

Legion Nationals - Future Olympians Start Here (CNW Group/The Royal Canadian Legion Dominion Command)

 

WHAT:

The Royal Canadian Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships and Opening Ceremonies



WHEN:

August 10-12 - Competition begins August 10 -  9:00 a.m.




August 10 - Opening Ceremonies begin  - 6:45 p.m.



WHERE:

City of Brandon Sportsplex, 30 Knowlton Dr., Brandon, Manitoba



WHO:

Over 650 track and field athletes from across Canada in under 16 and under 18 categories




Opening Ceremonies - special guests include:




Mr. Angus Stanfield, Royal Canadian Legion Dominion Vice President and Sports Committee Chair; Ronn Anderson, Royal Canadian Legion MB/NW ON President; Larry Maguire, MP Brandon-Souris; Reg Helwer, MLA Brandon West; His Worship Rick Chrest, Mayor City of Brandon; Major Howard (Howie) Nelson, Acting Base Commander CFB Shilo; Master Warrant Officer Sean David, Acting Base Chief Warrant Officer CFB Shilo

 

Competition results:
Follow daily: http://athleticsmanitoba.com/events/RealTimeResults/Legions2018/

Watch on Facebook live: http://www.athleticscanada.tv/

Learn more:
www.legionnationals.ca

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LegionNationals/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/legionnationals/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/LegionNationals

About The Royal Canadian Legion

Founded in 1925, the Legion is Canada's largest Veteran support and community service organization. We are a non-profit organization with a national reach across Canada as well as branches in the U.S., Europe and Mexico. With more than 275,000 members, many of whom volunteer an extraordinary amount of time to their branches, our strength is in our numbers.

Legion.ca
Facebook.com/CanadianLegion
Twitter.com/RoyalCdnLegion
Instagram.com/royalcanadianlegion
youtube.com/user/RCLDominionCommand

 

Logo: The Royal Canadian Legion Dominion (CNW Group/The Royal Canadian Legion Dominion Command)

SOURCE The Royal Canadian Legion Dominion Command

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