Media Advisory: Syncrude and Suncor present the annual President’s Cup Hockey Challenge

Oct 22, 2015

Syncrude and Suncor will once again be lacing up their skates in support of the United Way.

Members of the community are invited to the Casman Centre on Friday, October 23 to cheer on the teams at the annual President’s Cup Hockey Challenge.  

What:  President’s Cup Hockey Challenge in support of the United Way of Fort McMurray

When:  Friday, October 23
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Puck drops at 7 p.m.

Where:  Casman Centre

Who:  Syncrude Bison vs. Suncor Blades

Cost:  $10 general admission  

Free for children three years and under   

“The President’s Cup Hockey Challenge is something we all look forward to every year,” said Bruno Francoeur, senior vice president, oil sands operations, Suncor. “It is an opportunity for employees, families and friends to come together and cheer on their team, all the while supporting a cause that is very important to our community.”

“Syncrude is excited to compete in the President’s Cup again this year. It’s a chance to see two great companies face off in friendly competition to support the United Way,” said Syncrude President and CEO Mark Ward. “By raising funds and awareness, we can ensure that tomorrow’s big winner is the United Way.”

Tickets are on sale at the door with all proceeds going to the United Way of Fort McMurray.

For further information:

Leithan Slade - Syncrude spokesperson: 780-742-5147
Tyran Ault - Suncor spokesperson: 780-793-7952