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    On September 29-30th, 2017 join former teammates and friends as we celebrate 50 years of Huskies sport history at the George Brown College 50th Athletics Homecoming.

    Event schedule includes Friday night social with Canadian sports industry personalities, Saturday game day and alumni games, and Saturday evening Homecoming Dinner with Hall of Fame Inductions. Click HERE for info flyer.

    EARLY-BIRD SPECIAL! Purchase your tickets before July  31st and get an exclusive early-bird Huskies gift! Regular registration deadline is September 22, 2017.

    FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 29, 2017  

    Friday Night Social: Beyond the Bench
    7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Casa Loma Campus Athletic Centre
    $15 + HST*

     

    * Plus online service fees.

    SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 2017

    Game Day!
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Casa Loma/St James Campus Athletic Centres, Outdoor Sports Fields
    Donations to Athletics Alumni Endowment are Welcomed!

    SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 2017

    Homecoming Dinner
    6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
    Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard St West, Toronto
    $65 + HST^

     

    ^Listed price includes online service fees.

     

    WEEKEND PACKAGE

    September 29th & 30th
    Access to all activities and events on Friday and Saturday at a discount!
    $70 + HST^

    PURCHASE TICKETS HERE  

     

    EVENT DETAILS

    Friday September 29th - Beyond the Bench

    Kick off Athletics Homecoming Weekend and reconnect with Huskies teammates during our Friday night social: Beyond the Bencha special 50th Athletics Anniversary Edition of #GBConnect.

    Taking place at the newly renovated Casa Loma Athletic Centre, this casual evening to mix and mingle will also feature spotlight interviews with Canadian sports industry personalities including Olympic gold medalist and TSN sportscaster Tessa Bonhomme, GBC graduate and Vice President & Managing Director at NBA Canada Dan Mackenzie, and other George Brown alumni.

    Ticket includes appetizers and one complimentary alcoholic beverage; dress code: smart casual.

     

    Saturday September 30th - GAME DAY!

    Game Day! is a chance to hit the playing field again with former Huskies teammates in recreational games, or the opportunity to play in a competitive game against members of the 2017-18 Huskies Varsity Teams.

    Recreational drop-in sports offered include Badminton, Men’s Baseball, Men's/Women's Basketball, Cross Country, Rugby 7’s, Men's/Women's Soccer, Table Tennis, Touch Football and Men's/Women's Volleyball.

    Varsity games include Badminton, Men’s Baseball, Women’s Basketball, Men’s Basketball, Men's Volleyball.

    Click HERE for full sport schedule.

    Please note that final sports offered and accompanying schedule will be confirmed at a later date based on number of interested participants.  

     

    Saturday September 30th - Homecoming Dinner

    Join your fellow Athletic Alumni in a dinner reception at the Chelsea Hotel Toronto. The evening’s events include full buffet dinner, Hall of Fame inductions, live DJ & dancing, and more!

    With over 20 years’ experience in the OCAA and CCAA, Sport Commentator Dana McKiel (Rogers Media, NCAA) will keep the evening flowing as we celebrate 50 years of Huskies sport history on this special night.

    Ticket also includes complimentary bottle of red and white wine per table; dress code: cocktail.

     

    ACCOMMODATIONS

    Should you require overnight accommodations for Friday and/or Saturday, we are pleased to provide two partner group rate options:

    Chelsea Hotel (Host Hotel)
    33 Gerrard St W, Toronto, ON M5G 1Z4
    Room rates starting at $249 per night*
    Book by August 31, 2017
    Group booking code: 50th George Brown Athletics Homecoming
    Telephone: 1-800-CHELSEA (243-5732)
    Email: cstor.reservation@chelseatoronto.com
    Web link: 50th Athletics Homecoming

    * Plus applicable taxes and fees.

    Holiday Inn - Toronto Bloor Yorkville
    280 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1V8
    Room rates starting at $180 per night*
    Book by September 4, 2017
    Group booking code: GBC
    Telephone: 1-877-859-5897
    Email: cn312res@whg.com

    SPONSOR-A-HUSKY

    Can’t attend the event but still want to stay involved? Attending, but want to do a little more?

    Give back in celebration of the 50th Athletics Homecoming! Donations from this event will go towards the creation of a new endowment fund, the Athletics Alumni Endowment. This special fund will allow Huskies Alumni to support annual scholarships for student-athletes in perpetuity.

    You can make an impact in student-athletes’ lives! A donation of:

    • $50 – allows a student athlete to pay for their Varsity Fee
    • $100 – helps a student athlete purchase their sport shoes
    • $500 – helps a student athlete get their textbooks for a semester
    • $1,000 – allows a student athlete to travel to and from school for the season
    • $5,000 – allows a student athlete to pay a full year’s tuition

    Please help us reach our 50th Athletics Homecoming fundraising goal of $25,000 by Sponsoring A Husky and making a donation today.

    Click “Donate Now” and be redirected to an online giving page, or add a “Donation” when you purchase your ticket(s) at check-out. 100% of your donation will directly support student-athletes in financial need and you will receive a charitable tax receipt for any donation over $20.

     

    For further inquiries, contact us by email at Athletics50@georgebrown.ca or telephone at 416-415-5000 x3335.