Round up your posse for the 2015 Corporate Kids Challenge.
Get ready for a high-noon-style showdown at Ritchie Bros.' 2015 Corporate Kids Challenge (Sep 12, 2015).
There are three ways to support this incredible event!
1. Enter a team in the event
Enter a corporate team of 10–15 (mixed) employees in the Corporate Kids Challenge and enjoy a day of fun activities that will take you back to your elementary school days.
Entry fee: $5000 per team. All proceeds go to KidSport BC, giving children in our community the chance to play organized sport.
Sign up early and get a head start against the competition!
Teams compete in fun events for points on the day, but you can give your team the competitive edge by getting:
- 50 points if you sign up before May 31
- 25 points if you sign up before June 30
- 100 points if you sign up another team!
Don't miss your chance to:
- Dust off and throw on your Western duds – good guy, bad guy, good girl… you get the drift
- Meet, greet & compete with OLYMPIC ATHLETES & LOCAL CELEBRITIES
- Play fun sports day activities, two-step to great tunes and more
- Participate in an exciting Ritchie Bros. LIVE CHARITY AUCTION
- Includes complimentary lunch & refreshments during the event, and dinner with beer & wine to cap off the day
- Get the chance to act like a KID again—for a great cause!
2. Bid on unique auction items and experiences
Don't miss the Corporate Kids Challenge unreserved auction! No minimum bids or reserve prices on everything from trips to sporting gear and much more. You can bid in person at the event or online in real time. No deposit required for online bidders.
3. Sponsor or donate goods and services
Can't make it to the event? DONATE – Support the kids by donating goods and services for the event or for our exciting ‘anything goes' auction. The sooner you donate the longer we have to promote the prizes. You can also SPONSOR one of our challenges.
On behalf of KidSport BC, thanks again from Ritchie Bros. for your support and participation.
Questions? Contact Megumi Mizuno
Manager Corporate Administration, Ritchie Bros.
778.331.5252 | email@example.com
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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.
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 KidSportCanada.ca.