With the beginning of the 2012-13 curling season just around the corner, Team Laycock and their new sponsor Crescent Point Energy have teamed up to give back to grassroots sports in Saskatchewan by donating winnings to KidSport Saskatchewan.
Team Laycock and Crescent Point Energy will team up to give 30% of the teams season earnings on the World Curling Tour to KidSport Saskatchewan. 15% will come from Team Laycock and 15% will come from Crescent Point Energy.
"We are so grateful for the help Crescent Point Energy and all our sponsors give us in our quest to represent Canada at the Olympic Games and winning a Brier Championship," says Third Kirk Muyres. "With this partnership we can now give back to what got all of us involved in the game; grassroots sports and that is very exciting for us!"
"KidSport Saskatchewan is very fortunate to be the charity of choice for Team Laycock for their 2012 - 2013 season," says Chris Chepil, Provincial Coordinator of KidSport Saskatchewan. "Thanks to the support from Team Laycock and their platinum sponsor Crescent Point Energy, we are able to provide an opportunity for kids to grow and develop through sport participation. KidSport believes the primary goal of sport is for all kids to play and have fun."
About Crescent Point Energy
Crescent Point is a conventional oil and gas producer with assets strategically focused in properties comprised of high-quality, long-life, operated light and medium oil and natural gas reserves in United States and Canada.
About Team Laycock
Team Laycock is the #1 ranked curling team in Saskatchewan, newly formed for the 2012-2013 season. Striving to reach our goals of winning the Brier Championship for the first time in 33 years for Saskatchewan, and ultimately represent Canada at the Winter Olympics in 2014. The leader of the pack Steve Laycock, has represented Saskatchewan 3 times at the Tim Horton's Brier, and one Olympic Trials. Lead, Dallan Muyres has represented Saskatchewan at the Brier in 2011. Second, Colton Flasch and Third, Kirk Muyres represented Canada at the World Junior Curling Championship in 2011; finishing 4th
KidSport is a children's charity dedicated to assisting children of families facing financial obstacles to participate in community sport programs. The KidSport goal is to provide these children with the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of teamwork, dedication and responsibility through participation in sport. Sport not only builds better athletes, but better people for our communities.