National Bank at the Rogers Cup
National Bank is proud to present Rogers Cup in Montreal for the eighth year in a row, and invites the public to join in the free activities offered as part of the tournament. Don’t miss the performances of the best tennis players in the world, from August 4 to 13, 2012.
Clearfacts.ca kiosk (August 4 and 5)
Alexandre Bilodeau, Canada’s Olympic moguls champion and spokesperson for the Bank’s clearfacts.ca financial literacy website, will be on hand to greet people at our Clearfacts.ca kiosk between 12:00 and 4:00 p.m. Visitors can enjoy a photo opportunity with Alexandre and discover the educational games available on the site.
The National Bank’s team will be offering different activities for youngsters at the kiosk near the Uniprix Stadium teaching them about earning, sharing and investing money.
Tennis Downtown (August 6)
Come meet tennis legends Martina Navratilova and Jim Courier and players from the Women’s Tennis Association at the official launch of the Rogers Cup right in downtown Montreal. A number of activities will take place at Place du Canada (at the corner of Peel and René-Levesque), including music by DJ Take the Night and singer Ariane Moffatt, a BBQ and a live draw to decide the first-round matchups of the 2012 edition of the Rogers Cup presented by National Bank.
On the Ball Program (August 4 to 13)
For a sixth year, fans are invited to donate their used tennis balls at a booth at the Uniprix Stadium. In return, they will have a chance to win various instant prizes and be eligible for the grand prize: an unforgettable day spent with Aleksandra Wozniak, Canadian tennis champion and On the Ball spokesperson. For more information about the ball recovery program, the contest and the stops on the ball recovery tour, or to order used balls for schools or school boards, visit the Program website at www.nbctennis.ca.
Bursaries and other gifts and contests
On Wednesday, August 8, five young tennis professionals, Aleksandra Wozniak, Stéphanie Dubois, Eugénie Bouchard, Françoise Abanda and Marie-Ève Pelletier, will receive bursaries totaling $50,000 as part of the National Bank Tennis Excellence Fund, to help finance their training and development. On National Bank Day on Saturday, August 11, the first 10,000 visitors through the turnstiles at the stadium will receive a souvenir to help them beat the heat.
Lastly, with the Winning Exchange contest, you could win tickets to a Rogers Cup match in Montreal, a $15,000 GIC at National Bank, and more!