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BMO Team of the Week

May 29, 2013 13:00 ET

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: Cambridge United U11 Girls Celebrate Being Named BMO Team of the Week

- Win brings team one step closer to the grand prize, which includes $125,000 towards the refurbishment of a soccer field in Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 29, 2013) - BMO invites members of the media and the city of Cambridge to the BMO Bank of Montreal Hespeler Road branch on Friday, May 31st to celebrate the Cambridge United U11 Girls' selection as BMO Team of the Week.

The team is now eligible to vie for the title of 2013 BMO Team of the Week Champion and a grand prize of $125,000 from BMO, which would be used by the team to refurbish their soccer field in Cambridge.

At the celebration on Thursday, BMO will award the Cambridge United U11 Girls with BMO Team of the Week tracksuits and a $500 prize. The celebration will also include the presentation of a $500 donation to Kids Can Play, the team's chosen charity. The community celebration will also serve as a rallying point for fans, residents, family and friends to vote for Cambridge United when Canadians are asked to choose the most deserving team from amongst the BMO Team of the Week finalists.

Each week - over the past eight weeks and for the next seven weeks- BMO will select a Team of the Week winner, fifteen in all, to represent their cities and towns and vie for the national title of 2013 BMO Team of the Week Champion. The 2013 BMO Team of the Week Champion will be chosen by the Canadian public, who will vote between August 5-19 online at BMOsoccer.com to decide which team they feel most exemplified the spirit of the award by exhibiting team pride, team spirit, community commitment and passion for the game.

The 2013 BMO Team of the Week Champion will claim the grand prize of $125,000 towards team facility refurbishments, a trip to see an MLS or Canadian National team home match of their choice, and an additional $5,000 for the charity of its choice.

What: BMO Team of the Week community celebration and prize distribution
When: Friday, May 31st, 2013
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Where: BMO Bank of Montreal Hespeler Rd. Branch
600 Hespeler Road
Cambridge, ON, N1R 8H2
Who: Cambridge United U11 Girls, plus their families and friends
BMO Branch Manager, Terri Bramley and BMO employees
Kids Can Play representative, Anne duVernet
BMO Team of the Week representative, Taylor Prichard

About BMO Team of the Week

BMO Team of the Week is Canada's premier sport celebration at the grassroots level, engaging a nation and inspiring communities by recognizing youth soccer teams who demonstrate team pride, team spirit, community commitment and passion for the game. Fifteen weekly winners will be named BMO Team of the Week starting April 17, and entered for a chance to be voted by Canadians as BMO Team of the Week 2013 Champion. The grand prize includes a $125,000 refurbishment of their community soccer field and a road trip to a Toronto FC, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Montreal Impact FC, or Canadian National Team home game. Former BMO Team of the Week Champions include Glen Shields Sun Devils 2000 (2011) and Ladner Storm (2012).

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