AJAX, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 10, 2013) - Volkswagen Canada is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Ringette Canada for its upcoming 50th anniversary roadshow. Volkswagen has provided Ringette Canada with a Touareg SUV, which will be used primarily for a 30-day, 15 city roadshow which begins on October 16th in Charlottetown, PEI.
The Ringette Roadshow Powered by Volkswagen will travel across the country hosting a variety of events. All tour stops will include appearances by mascots Samantha Belle and Junior Jacks; a skills event; a Come Try Ringette session; a Ringette Activation Festival (including target shooting, trivia and prizes) and a locally tailored ringette event that the rest of the country can tune in and watch via webcast. Locations where a National Ringette League team exists will also feature a regular season home game.
"We are extremely pleased to be partnering with Volkswagen on our 50th anniversary roadshow," said Frances Losier, sport development director, Ringette Canada. "The Touareg that Volkswagen has provided is completely decked out with ringette decals and when we roll into town, everyone will know that the ringette roadshow has arrived."
The following is a detailed list of roadshow stops. Details about each tour stop can be found by visiting the 50th anniversary website at www.ringette50.ca and clicking on the roadshow link.
October 16th: Charlottetown, PEI
October 18th: Halifax Regional Municipality/Bedford, NS
October 19th: Moncton, NB
October 20th: Québec, QC
October 21st: Beaconsfield-Kirkland, QC
October 22nd: Ottawa/Metcalfe, ON
October 23rd: Kingston, ON
October 24th: Pickering, ON
October 26th: Mississauga, ON
November 2nd: Vancouver/Burnaby, BC
November 3rd: Kelowna, BC
November 5th: Beaumont, AB
November 6th: Medicine Hat, AB
November 7th: Saskatoon, SK
November 9th: Winnipeg, MB
About Volkswagen Canada:
Founded in 1952 and celebrating its 60th year in the country, Volkswagen Canada is headquartered in Ajax, Ontario. It is the largest volume European automotive nameplate in Canada, and sells the Golf, Golf Wagon, Golf GTI, Beetle, Jetta, Eos, Passat, CC, Tiguan, and Touareg through 136 independent Canadian Dealers. It is the leader in affordable TDI Clean Diesel vehicle sales in Canada, and forms part of Volkswagen Group Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany.
Volkswagen is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars and is Europe's largest automaker.
Visit Volkswagen Canada online at Volkswagen.ca.