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UNB Saint John will be diggin it

Author: Communications

Posted on Jan 25, 2011

Category: myUNB , UNB Saint John

University of New Brunswick Saint John is home of the 2011 CCAA Women’s Volleyball National Championships March 10-12

January 25, 2011, SAINT JOHN NB: Some of Canada’s top women’s volleyball teams will battle for the UNB Associated Alumni Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA) Women’s Volleyball National Championship title at UNB Saint John March 10-12, 2011. “Every year this championship showcases first-class volleyball athletes from across the country,” said David Munro, UNB Saint John Athletics Director. “We are honoured to be this year’s host and to have our athletes participate in this exciting event.” Hosting this highly competitive three-day event will give teams, fans and media from across the country a front row seat to enjoy Saint John’s unique spirit, hospitality and commitment to local athletes. Based on Tourism Saint John’s economic impact formula, the championship will generate an estimated $124,700.00 for the local economy. Teams from across the country are in the final phases of qualification, with top teams from each conference advancing to the nationals in Saint John. The games are open to the public and tickets are now available for purchase at UNB Saint John Athletics Department or at the off-campus bookstore, Inprint.

Ticket prices:

Tournament Pass: Non-Medal Round Day Pass Medals Round Day Pass
Adult - $25 Adult - $10 Adult - $15
Senior - $20 Senior - $7 Senior - $12
Student - $10
Children Under 12 - Free

Event Sponsors

  • Title Sponsor: UNB Associated Alumni
  • National Sponsors: Baden, Jostens, Sport Canada & Big Kahuna
  • Presenting Sponsor: UNB Saint John Student Representative Council and Mizuno
  • Banquet Presenting Sponsor: UNB
  • Major Sponsor: Delta Hotel, Tim Hortons, Volleyball New Brunswick and Moosehead
  • Associate Sponsor: Volleyball New Brunswick, 97.3 the Wave and Country 94.
  • Host restaurants: Grannan’s Seafood, Mexicali Rosa’s, Churchill’s Bar & Pub, Scores Grill, Big Tide Brewing Co., Rocky’s Sports Bar, Saint John Ale House, Lemongrass/Peppers, Cora's Restaurant.

About UNB

Established in 1785, UNB is one of the oldest public universities in North America.  More than 11,000 full- and part-time students from more than 100 countries are studying on campuses in Fredericton and Saint John and several thousand more are taking UNB courses online and at partner institutions around the world. As the largest research institution in New Brunswick, UNB conducts more than 75 per cent of the province’s university research. The university has an annual operating budget of more than $165 million and annually employs more than 3,500 faculty, staff and students. For more information or to request an interview with coach Keith Raynes or Seawolves athletes, please contact: Chantale Carpenter