Winter Blast returns to Civic ComplexJanuary 17, 2020
The Cornwall Civic Complex will be full of cheer on Saturday, February 8th as the Ontario Cheerleading Federation hosts its Winter Blast Competition.
The day-long event will feature several dozen teams and hundreds of competitors from across Ontario and Quebec.
This will mark the third straight year that the event is held in Cornwall following a successful first edition in 2018.
The arena floor inside the Civic Complex will be split in half with the action taking place on a spring competition floor before a panel of judges.
“It’s another example of just how versatile the Civic Complex is for special events. It also builds on Cornwall’s growing status as a premier location for hosting sporting events and conferences,” said Janice Robinson, Facility Rental Coordinator.
Catch the action!
Interested residents can take in the sights and sounds of the competition. The event will run from 10 am to 5 pm.
Tickets are now on sale at a price of $19 for adults and $11.60 for seniors and children (ages 6-12).
Tickets can be purchased online at TicketPro or in person at the Civic Complex Box Office (open Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm).
About the Ontario Cheerleading Federation
The Ontario Cheerleading Federation promotes, fosters and regulates cheerleading in the province of Ontario thus furthering the character and development of young athletes. The federation’s industry-leading competitions provide high-quality, cost-effective events for Ontario’s athletes to perform and showcase their skills.
For more information, please visit www.OCFCheer.com.
About the Cornwall Civic Complex
Situated in scenic Lamoureux Park along the banks of the St. Lawrence River, the Cornwall Civic Complex is a versatile facility that plays host to hockey games, conventions, concerts, marriages and other special events throughout the year.
The heart of the Civic Complex is the Ed Lumley Arena, a modern ice rink that boasts state of the art rink boards, an electronic scoreboard and seating for up to 5,800 people.
For more information, please visit www.Cornwall.ca.
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Looking for other fun things to do in Cornwall? Make sure to check out our Events page for info on upcoming events in the area!
Planning a visit to Cornwall? Cornwall Tourism can help. Email us at email@example.com to request a copy of our Visitor Guide or contact us at (613) 933-0074. You can also stop by the Cornwall Tourism office inside the Cornwall Civic Complex at 100 Water Street East. The office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
Article by Kevin Lajoie
Photos by Bobby Lefebvre