The Forzani Group Ltd./Le Groupe Forzani Ltee
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The Forzani Group Ltd./Le Groupe Forzani Ltee

August 09, 2008 13:20 ET

Sport Chek Launches the You Vs. the Clock Contest

Win Up To a $5000 Shopping Spree at Sport Chek

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 9, 2008) - Sport Chek, a corporate banner of The Forzani Group Ltd. (TSX:FGL), Canada's largest retailer of sporting goods announced the launch of their Back to School contest, the "You vs. the Clock Contest" at www.sportchek.ca/bts.

This integrated contest from Sport Chek designed by Nurun gives consumers the chance to win a shopping spree valued at up to $5000. The winning contestant will have 5 minutes to fill a hockey bag full of Sport Chek merchandise and cross a designated finish line in order to win the contents of the hockey bag. Customers simply visit www.sportchek.ca/bts to enter between August 11 and September 14, 2008.

The contest is supported through print advertising, digital media, in-store and flyers. Sport Chek has teamed up with valuable partners such as AIR MILES and Verve Girl to promote the contest.

The Back to School Contest is a great example of how Sport Chek highlights its great brands and prices for that perfect back to school look.

About The Forzani Group Ltd.

The Forzani Group Ltd. is Canada's largest national retailer of sporting goods, offering a comprehensive assortment of brand-name and private-brand products, operating stores from coast to coast, under the following corporate and franchise banners: Sport Chek, Coast Mountain Sports, Sport Mart, National Sports, Sports Experts, Intersport, Econosports, Atmosphere, Tech Shop, Pegasus, Nevada Bob's Golf, Hockey Experts, The Fitness Source and Athletes World. The Company also has websites for several of its corporate and franchise banners which can be accessed through its main website at www.forzanigroup.com.

About Nurun Inc.

Nurun Inc. a subsidiary of Quebecor Media Inc., is a global company which strategizes, executes and measures interactive programs that use technologies. From building awareness to acquiring and retaining customers, Nurun's solutions provide exceptional user experiences that enable e-commerce transactions while leveraging the lifetime value of client relationships. Since it was founded in 1985, Nurun has worked with a wide variety of companies and organizations including: L'Oreal, Groupe Danone, AT&T, Louis Vuitton, Thales, Home Depot, Pleasant Holidays, Renault, Europcar, Microsoft (MSN), Equifax, Telecom Italia and the government of Quebec. Nurun's centers of expertise employ more than 800 professionals in Canada, the United States, Europe and China. For more information, please visit www.nurun.com

You vs. the Clock Contest Legal

No purchase necessary. Contest starts August 11, 2008 at 12:01 PT and closes September 14, 2008 at 11:59 PT. Contest is open to all residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) aged 14 or older at the commencement of the contest (if under 18 parental consent is required to enter). Enter online at www.sportchek.ca/bts for a random draw. The winner will receive a five minute shopping spree at the Sport Chek in the City closest to the winner's residence (location of store at the discretion of the contest sponsors). Maximum retail value of $5,000. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Skill testing question and release required. Complete rules and contest details available at www.sportchek.ca/bts.

The foregoing information may contain forward-looking statements relating to the future performance of The Forzani Group Ltd. Forward-looking statements, specifically those concerning future performance, are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially. The Company, in compliance with the reporting requirements of the various securities commissions, details these risks and uncertainties from time to time.

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