Fox 40 takes over Ontario Prospect Challenge naming rights, tournament expands to West Coast

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November 8th, 2016

Fox 40 takes over Ontario Prospect Challenge naming rights, expansion to West Coast announced

  • Fox 40 takes over ONTARIO PROSPECT CHALLENGE (OPC) football tournament naming rights
  • Fox 40 Prospect Challenge expands to West Coast, tryouts begin in December
  • Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (FPC) tournament in Central Canada and West Coast

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Cambridge, ON (April 13, 2016) – Fox 40 and Canadafootballchat.com (CFC), today announced that they have agreed to terms to the naming rights for the Ontario Prospect Challenge effective immediately.

West Coast launch – PRESS RELEASE

“To have the Fox 40 name associated with CFC and the Prospect Challenge is an honour.  Our brands not only share a home country, but we share a long history in promoting amateur football,” said Dave Foxcroft, President & CEO, Fox 40.  “We are thrilled to kick off another chapter in amateur football history and make a statement to the country what football means to the development of youth in our communities.”

“It was important to CFC and the prospect challenge (OPC) committee that the naming rights agreement made sense.  In joining Fox 40 for this landmark announcement, we have a partner that makes sense on so many levels,” said Lee Barette, President, Canadafootballchat.com.  “Fox 40 is a company recognized for its integrity and quality across the world.  At the same time, they are an organization that never forgets their roots and always promotes amateur football.  We feel that this agreement showcases two of the most recognized brands in the amateur football community.”

Under the deal, Fox 40 and Canadafootballchat.com will work together to deliver top quality programming throughout the three phases of the prospect challenge and will launch a prospect challenge on the West Coast of Canada.  For more information on the west coast expansion, visit Canadafootballchat.com.

Fans can expect to see the signage transformation to the Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (FPC) be completed over the next 6 months.  Fox 40 and CFC have been partners for over five years.  The naming rights deal expands upon the previous sponsorship agreement.

CLICK HERE for Central Canada information and registration page

CLICK HERE for West Coast information and registration page

 

About Fox 40

Over twenty-five years ago the Fox 40 International Inc. team developed the best whistle in the world. Fox 40 developed an innovative and reliable product that revolutionized the requirements of the whistle and changed the industry forever. Over the past quarter of a century, Fox 40 International Inc. has continued to innovate and revolutionize the industry with their product offerings and through their corporate objective; Fox 40 shall continuously improve to meet or exceed our customers’ expectations on time, every time. Fox 40 International Inc. is proud of the Fox 40 brand,

 

About the Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (FPC)

The tournament formerly known as the Ontario Prospect Challenge (OPC) is a series of elite showcase games that feature the best tackle football players across most of Canada, aged 10-19 years.  The three phased event, which includes a multitude of competitive evaluations, concludes with a game tournament in early May each year and is now the largest football tournament in Canada.  The Central Canadian tournament will be played in Ontario and the West Coast tournament will be played in British Columbia.

 

Canadafootballchat.com by the numbers

  • #1 Amateur football news & recruiting site (source: Comscore.com)
  • +500k unique visitors annually
  • #1 Amateur football tournament – Fox 40 Prospect Challenge (FPC) – Central Canada & West Coast
  • #1 Amateur football social media network

Facebook 23k / Twitter 11k

 

About Canadafootballchat.com

Canadafootballchat.com (CFC) is the number one national amateur football website (source: ComScore.com) and most respected source for high school and recruiting news in Canada.  CFCs mission is to promote players, coaches, administrators, teams, & leagues from coast to coast. Powered by 40+ local reporters, CFCs content driven network covers Canadian NCAA & CIS recruiting, and high school players & teams like no one else.

About CFC Insider

The ‘CFC Insider’ section is for the fan, player, coach, parent, looking for MORE. The mission of this exclusive membership section is to give more recruiting news, exclusive rankings and multi-series stories as well as coach-player instructional videos.

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