MONSTER JAM® INVITES CANADIANS
TO MAKE HISTORY
NAME CANADA’S FIRST CANUCK MONSTER TRUCK!
TORONTO, ON – October 3, 2011 Canadians, start your engines! For the first time in the nearly 30-year history of Monster Jam®, Feld Motor Sports® is rolling out a Canuck-branded monster truck and needs your help to select the name. The epic new monster truck will roar across Canada in early 2012, stopping in six cities for the Maple Leaf Monster Jam Tour.
Feld Motor Sports will conduct a national Name the Canuck Monster Truck online contest inviting Canadians to offer up their best homegrown names for this soon-to-be fan favourite monster truck, which will be driven by Calgary-native, Cam McQueen.
The contest runs October 4 – 14, 2011. The winner will receive 10 Gold Circle tickets to the 2012 Toronto Monster Jam show of his or her choice, a one night-hotel stay (double occupancy), Monster Jam programs, and select Monster Jam merchandise. The winner will also get to step inside the new Canuck monster truck, experience a private meet and greet with Monster Jam drivers, take photos with the new monster truck and Cam McQueen, and be recognized at a news conference and monster truck-naming ceremony. The monster truck will be unveiled at a news conference in Toronto in November when the winning name and contest winner will be announced. The prize has an approximate retail value of $950.00 (CAD).
“Canadians love their monster trucks and what better tribute to our loyal Canadian fans then adding a dedicated Canuck branded monster truck and driver to the Maple Leaf Monster Jam tour,” said Amy Dubinsky, VP Event Marketing and Sales, Feld Motor Sports. “With Calgary’s Cam McQueen behind the wheel, Canadians should be prepared for a wild ride this season.”
To enter, visit www.monsterjamcanada.ca, fill out the short entry form, and submit a name. The contest is open to residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence. Contestants may submit as many entries as they like. Entries will be judged on a variety of criteria including originality, creativity, capacity to evoke Canadian pride, and ability to capture and reflect the essence of the Monster Jam Canada brand. No purchase necessary. For official contest rules and regulations, visit www.monsterjamcanada.ca/rules.html. The online contest is being supported by radio, Facebook, and other online promotion.
The 2012 Maple Leaf Monster Jam Tour will stop in the following cities:
About Feld Motor Sports®, Inc.
Feld Motor Sports, Inc. is the world leader in specialized arena and stadium-based motor sports entertainment. Feld Motor Sports, Inc. productions include Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, AMA Arenacross Series, Nuclear Cowboyz®, and IHRA® Nitro Jam®. Feld Motor Sports, Inc. is a division of Feld Entertainment, the world’s largest producer of live family entertainment. For more information on Feld Entertainment, visit www.feldentertainment.com
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