Big Rock Brewery Income Trust

Big Rock Brewery Income Trust

Big Rock Eddies

Big Rock Eddies

February 19, 2009 11:03 ET

2009 Big Rock Eddies Call for Submissions

Ed McNally Offers up $20,000 in prize money to Big Rock Fans who turn great ideas into even better TV commercials and print ads.

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 19, 2009) -

Editors Note: A photo and video are included with this press release.

Big Rock Brewery Income Trust (TSX:BR.UN) invites everyone with a sense of humour, flare for creativity and passion for Big Rock beer to enter submissions for the 16th Annual Big Rock Eddies. This year the awards include an added prize for top student winners; winners in the student category win money for both themselves and their school - and still have the chance to take home top prize.

Over the past 16 years the Eddies have helped launch acting, directing and graphic design careers all across our great country and have created hours and hours of raucous laughter for all of our Eddies judging panels. This year's grand prize winners will be announced at the Calgary Eddies on June 1, 2009 in the EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts at the Jack Singer Concert Hall.

All entrants are encouraged to create a VHS/BETA/DVD television commercial up to 60 seconds in length about Big Rock beer and/or a 7" x 4.5" (horizontal) full colour print ad. Big Rock will be awarding 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for the best Big Rock Beer Television Commercial videos (prize amounts of $10,000, $3,000 and $1,500 respectively; take a minute and check out past winners on youtube). The Best Big Rock Beer Print Ad contest includes prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place (prize amounts are $1,500, $1,000 and $500 respectively). Student winners in the Television Commercial category will take home $2,000 ($1,000 to their school) and $1,000 ($500 to their school) in the Print Ad category.

For detailed information on the event and prizing visit

     Deadline for entries is 4:30 PM (MT) Wednesday, April 1, 2009.

Official contest rules and entry forms available at:

Big Rock Brewery
5555 - 76 Ave SE 
Calgary, AB T2C 4L8
Tel: (403) 720-3239 
Fax: (403) 236-7523 
Online please download forms at:

About Big Rock Brewery

Big Rock Brewery donates all proceeds from the Calgary Eddies to the One Yellow Rabbit Performance Theatre, the Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter and the EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts.

Big Rock Brewery - headquartered in Calgary, Alberta - produces premium, all-natural craft beers. As Canada's leading craft brewer, Big Rock boasts a family of ten exceptional ales and lagers, Rock Creek dry apple cider, as well as an ongoing selection of seasonal beers. Big Rock products are sold in eight provinces and three territories in Canada, and oddly enough, are also available in Korea. For more information on Big Rock Brewery, visit

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