Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

July 14, 2010 12:00 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Forces Members Host and Compete in International Military Taekwondo Championship

SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - July 14, 2010) - Media are invited to attend the opening ceremonies of the 19th Conseil international du sport militaire (CISM) World Military Taekwondo Championship at Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. The Championship will feature participants from more than 20 nations who will join participants from the Canadian Forces (CF) in friendly competition from July 14 to 21.

When: Thursday, July 15, 2010, at 7 p.m.
Where: Royal Military College Saint-Jean, Parade Square,
  15 Rue Jacques-Cartier Nord, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que.
What: CISM World Military Taekwondo Championship opening ceremonies featuring participants from 25 nations.

Notes to editor / news director: Members of the media planning to attend these opening ceremonies should RSVP to Sandra Campbell no later than noon on Thursday, July 15, and should arrive no later than 6:15 p.m. Media may also contact Sandra Campbell to coordinate attendance at various competitions throughout the week.

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