Champion Chats 2019 - Classroom Champions

Champion Chats 2019 - Classroom Champions
Champion Chats 2019
            PRESENTED BY


      F R I D A Y, A P R I L 1 2 , 2 0 1 9
    S H E R AT O N S U I T E S E AU C L A I R E , C A L G A R Y
 VIP RECEPTION - 11:15AM           |   LUNCHEON - 12:00PM
Champion Chats 2019 - Classroom Champions
WHAT IS                                Champion Chats?
Champion Chats is Classroom Champions’ fundraising luncheon event held to support high-need classrooms
across Western Canada. Champion Chats connects business leaders with professional and Olympic/Paralympic
athletes through inspiring discussions about overcoming adversity, achieving excellence, team dynamics and
personal growth. Champion Chats features a lively moderator and a diverse panel of athlete mentors.

All Champion Chats 2019 proceeds will be matched dollar for dollar thanks to the generosity of a Classroom
Champions donor.

PAST      Champion Chats PANELISTS
                                                                              Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir
                                                                              ICE DANCING
Elite athletes practice hard work, dedication, and
                                                                              2018 Two-Time Olympic Gold Medallists, 2018 Opening
perseverance every day. They are helping students to                          Ceremonies Flag Bearers, 2010 Olympic Gold Medallists,
                                                                              2014 Two-Time Olympic Silver Medallists, 2016 Grand Prix
understand and develop the skills necessary to thrive
                                                                              Final Gold Medallists, 2017, 2012 & 2010 World Champions
and succeed.

                   Justin Kripps                                              Kaillie Humphries
                   BOBSLED                                                    BOBLSED
                   2018 Olympic Gold Medallist, 2017-2018 Bobsled World       2010 Olympic Gold Medalist
                   Championship, Crystal Globe Winner 2017, World             2014 Olympic Gold Medalist
                   Championships Silver Medallist, 2012 World Championships
                   Bronze Medallist

                   Cassie Campbell                                            Donovan Bailey
                   HOCKEY                                                     SPRINTER
                   NHL Broadcaster, three-time Olympic Medallist,             Olympic Legend
                   six-time World Champion                                    1996 Olympic Gold Medalist: 100m & 4x100m relay

WHO IS        Classroom Champions?
Based in Calgary since 2011, Classroom Champions has connected 150 elite athletes to more than 35,000
underserved students, supported 1,500+ classrooms, and engaged thousands of families and their surrounding
communities across North America, all so our children can achieve successful futures.

Our year long, in-class mentoring program brings Athletes to students’ classrooms, building:
• Citizenship and leadership skills
• Academic acehievement and enhanced technology skills
• Teachers’ and students’ growth mindset; the belief that basic abilities can be developed through
   dedication and hard work

We help at-risk students learn how to set and reach their goals,
persevere through adversity, and               Dream Big!

Champion Chats 2019 - Classroom Champions
WHY SUPPORT                   Champion Chats?
Everyone needs a champion in their corner. Someone to cheer them on, pick them up when they stumble, and
inspire them to dream big. With Classroom Champions, the best athletes in the world mentor classrooms of kids
who greatly need another encouraging voice in their lives. Athletes can be role models for the, to give the skills
to thrive in AND outside of the classroom.
Kids who never dared to hope before are believing in themselves, and stepping up to do better...
and better and better.

WHAT WILL YOUR                  support DO?
1.   Provide an athlete mentor and role model to kids in underserved classrooms across WESTERN CANADA

2. Students receive monthly video lessons on resilience, persistence, goal-setting, dealing with adversity,
   giving back to the community and healthy living, and have live chats with their athlete mentor

3. Teachers receive Classroom Champions community support and enriched curriculum

4. Your company logo is placed on the sleeves of Classroom Champions t-shirts

5. Technology and school supplies will be given to the classroom, students and teacher

6. You and your team will receive updates about student activities and progress so you can share in the
   awesome impact you are making in the lives of kids!

YOU CAN MAKE A                   Difference!

                          CLASSROOM CHAMPIONS
         63%              REDUCED BULLYING IN
                          CLASSROOMS BY 63%

                          97% OF TEACHERS                                          88% OF STUDENTS
        97%               REPORT THAT
                          CLASSROOM                             83%                SAID THAT CLASSROOM
                                                                                   CHAMPIONS IMPROVED
                          CHAMPIONS IMPROVES                                       THEIR ACADEMIC
                          CLASSROOM CULTURE                                        PERFORMANCE


Champion Chats 2019 - Classroom Champions
Your support of Champion Chats 2019 will directly benefit classrooms in underserved communities. Be a
sponsor at Champion Chats 2019 and support a classroom for a year.

                                                                                                                  An Athlete
                                        **Brand at
                                                       # Guests at    * # Seats at   Speaking at   Mention on    and Teacher       SUPPORT A       Sponsorship
         *                             Event and on
                                                      VIP Reception    Luncheon        Podium        Stage      invited to your   CLASSROOM          Amount

             PRESENTING 1/1                                                                  SOLD                                                   $30,000

                                                                                                                                  ^ 1 classroom
                                                                                      At VIP
        VIP CLASSROOM 1/1                 Logo             10             10                                                      in a region of    $15,000
                                                                                                                                   your choice

                                                                                                                                  ^ 1 classroom
                                                                                     On Main
       FEATURED ATHLETE 1/1               Logo             10             10                                                      in a region of    $12,500
                                                                                                                                   your choice

                                                                                                                                  ^ 1 classroom
         GOLD CLASSROOM                   Logo             4               8                                                      in a region of    $10,000
                                                                                                                                   your choice

                                                                                                                10 teachers/
                                                                                                                                  1 classroom
        TEACHER & ATHLETE                                                                                          athletes
                                         Name              4               8                                                       of greatest       $7,500
          SUPPORTER 3/3                                                                                         attend + your
                                                                                                                table guests

                                                                                                                                  1 classroom
        SILVER CLASSROOM                 Name              2               8                                                       of greatest      $5,000

*All sponsorships include a table of 10 at Champion Chats Luncheon. For sponsorships above Gold, we welcome requests for an Athlete
and Teacher (2 seats) to complete your table. Other tables will have an athlete and teacher assigned to host you and your eight (8)
**Your Company Brand will be profiled pre-event, at venue and on Classroom Champions website.
^ We will work with you to provide for a classroom in a meaningful location to you or your company in Western Canada. Full list of
locations found at

NOTE: For brand inclusion in event, DEADLINE for sponsorships is Friday, March 29, 2019.

                                                         Register NOW:

                       Champion Chats was founded by, and established in 2016 through the vision of Classroom
                         Champions ambassador, passionate sports fan, and gifted community leader, the late
                   George Gosbee. Donations for this event can also be made in his name. Champion Chats is honored
                                         to serve as a legacy of his creativity and generosity.


Champion Chats 2019 - Classroom Champions
BE PART OF THE CHAMPION CHATS 2019                                       conversation!
                Connect with amazing champions - athletes, educators and community leaders –
                       for a lively, inspiring conversation on how champions are made.

     Make a donation and it will be matched DOLLAR for DOLLAR thanks to the generosity of a Classroom
                        Champions donor:

        Champion Chats 2019 sponsorship purchases or questions can be submitted to Katherine at: and 587-899-1815 or through

                 Cheques can be mailed to: 255 - 5th ave SW, 18th floor, Calgary, AB, T2P 3G6

                                                         EVENT         Patrons
                                                         The Honourable Lois E. Mitchell,
                                                         CM, AOE, LLD
                                                         Honourary Event Chair

                                                         Shannon Knutson Werklund Foundation
                                                         Brigid Hogan & Brendan McCracken Encana
                                                         Andy McCreath tinePublic
                                                         James McCreath BMO Nesbitt Burns

                                                        Thank You!

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