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2007 RBC Canadian Track and Field Championships


Athletics Canada announced today that RBC has signed on as title sponsor of the 2007 Canadian Track and Field Championships. The RBC Canadian Championships will take place in Windsor, Ontario July 12 - 15 at the University of Windsor Stadium.

“The event will be the first fully integrated Canadian track and field championship to feature both Olympic and Paralympic athletes competing in the same competition,” said Joanne Mortimore, Athletics Canada Chief Executive Officer. “We are proud to have RBC committed to this historic event.”

The championships also serve as the selection trials for the 2007 IAAF World Championships, which will be held in Osaka, Japan, August 25 - September 2. The RBC Canadian Championships will be broadcast on CBC on Saturday July 21. See your local listings for times.

“Through our long-standing partnership with Athletics Canada, we are proud to support the athletes competing in the RBC Canadian Track and Field Championships,” said Alan Depencier, Director, Sponsorship Marketing, RBC. “We applaud their achievements and wish them great success in Windsor and beyond.”

RBC sponsors amateur sport, from grassroots events in local communities to national sport associations that support the development of amateur athletes who compete at home and abroad. RBC has sponsored the Canadian Olympic Team since 1947, making it Canada’s longest-standing supporter of the Canadian Olympic Team. RBC continues this sponsorship to include the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. RBC is also a Premier Sponsor of Hockey Canada, the Canadian Snowboard Team, the Canadian Freestyle Ski Team, Athletics Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee.


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