Journal Content

Support KidSport BC and register for the Corporate Kids Challenge

Get your early snow bird discount, eh! Sign up now for 2017 KidSport/Ritchie Bros. CORPORATE KiDS CHALLENGE!

Like a flock of Canadian geese, you can help your team soar above the competition at the 2017 KidSport/Ritchie Bros. CORPORATE KiDS CHALLENGE on Saturday, September 9th! Get bonus points and the early snow bird discount by registering a team before March 30th! Six teams have already jumped at this skookum offer!

This year's Canadiana KidSport experience includes:

  • Meeting, greeting & competing with OLYMPIC ATHLETES & LOCAL CELEBRITIES
  • Playing fun sports day activities, rockin' to some great Canadian tunes and more in this amazing charitable team building event
  • Participating in an exciting Ritchie Bros. LIVE CHARITY AUCTION
  • Enjoying complementary lunch, dinner, refreshments and humble Canadian bragging rights
  • Acting like a KID again

An early snow bird discount gives your team the extra edge:

  • Be first to sign up another team and get a suite for a Vancouver Whitecaps 2018 regular-season game and 100 points! (no deadline)
  • Registration fee of $5000, plus:
    • 50 points if you sign up between January 1 and March 31
    • 25 points if you sign up between April 1 and August 7

Get ready in 3 easy steps:

  1. Download the form and email the attachment to register a corporate team of 10 people (minimum three women and all must be 19+).
  2. KidSport will contact you to collect the above registration fee – ALL PROCEEDS go to KidSport BC, giving children in our community the chance to play a season of organized sport
  3. Head down to Ritchie Bros.' head office in Burnaby on Saturday, September 9th for some fun!

Questions? Need help filling up a team? Contact Megumi Mizuno:
778.331.5252 /

Check out what is in store for the 2017 event

Check out some photos and video from the event below. And don't forget to follow @RBKidsChallenge and post your photos on Instagram and Twitter with the hashtag #CKC2016.

On behalf of KidSport BC, thanks again from Ritchie Bros. for your support and participation.

instagram twitter fb youtube

About the Corporate Kids Challenge

The Corporate Kids Challenge is an annual fundraising event presented by Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers at the company's headquarters in Burnaby, BC, Canada. All proceeds go to support KidSport BC. Corporate teams from the Greater Vancouver area team up with Olympians, professional athletes and local celebrities, and then face off in a series of fun sports day challenges (think tug-of-war). The day concludes with a live and silent charity auction featuring auction items donated by local companies and members of the business community. The first Corporate Kids Challenge was held in 2009.

About KidSport

All kids should be given the opportunity to develop healthy lifestyles, no matter the financial barriers that may exist. Staying physically active helps encourage children to maintain healthy habits throughout their whole lives. The challenges that come with playing sports also teach children valuable life lessons and skills including leadership, hard work, dedication and self-confidence.

KidSport was established in 1993 by Sport BC. KidSport is a community based sport-funding program that provides grants for children 18 and under to participate in a sport season of their choice. There are 40 community chapters in BC and over 175 chapters across Canada. With the help from dedicated corporate partners, KidSport works to fulfill its mission of eliminating the financial barriers to sport participation, ‘So ALL Kids Can Play!' Learn more at