Can-Am Police-Fire Games Golf Series Provides $200,000 Cheque
The final of four years of golf tournaments fundraising for the upcoming Can-Am Police-Fire Games has ended with a $200,000 cheque presentation.
Goran Todorovic, of Team Goran RE/MAX CARE Realty has been the signature sponsor for each of the tournament fundraisers and along with Games General Manager Jan Wilson proudly presented the cheque to members of the emergency services today.
The actual Can-Am Police-Fire Games golf competitions will be ready to go July 26 through 29, 2022, and there is still room for more entrants. Anyone in the emergency services field interested in competing is asked to register now. Play includes two- and four-person scrambles as well as individual competitions.
Along with a call for first responders to golf, games organizers are also announcing residents can compete in several events. “We have space in the 5K (July 27 at 7 p.m.), 10K (July 28 at 7 p.m.) and 21K half marathon road race (July 30 at 7 a.m.) as well as in the Cross Country 5K (July 27 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.) and 10K (July 28 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.),” said Games General Manager Jan Wilson. “We think this opportunity to run with and in support of our first responders will be a special memory for a lot of people. And there will be other event opportunities announced soon!” Runners can register at raceroster.com.
Also in attendance at today’s announcement was Windsor Fire Chief Stephen Laforet and representatives from Windsor Police, South West Detention Centre, Ministry of the Solicitor General, Ambassador Bridge – Operations Branch, Canada Border Service Agency and Essex Windsor Emergency Medical Services (EMS).
The Can-Am Police-Fire Games is a multi-sport event hosted every two years in either Canada or the United States. The event is held over a 6-day period, and the games range from more traditional sports, such as softball, swimming and track and field, to more participant-specific sports, such as SWAT competitions and the FireFit competition.
Registration for the 2022 Can-Am Police-Fire Games remains open at www.windsor2022.ca online.