DEKALB $10,000 Shoot to Win Contest returns for second WHL season
Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today the renewal of its corporate partnership agreement with Bayer, and the return of the DEKALB® Shoot to Win contest.
DEKALB seed offers Western Canadian farmers high performing canola, corn and soybean seed with premium characteristics today’s farmers are looking for: powerful performance, excellent genetics and innovative trait packages, all backed by Bayer.
“The team behind DEKALB is thrilled to continue our relationship with the WHL,” says Komie Hossini, Brand and Advertising Manager for DEKALB West. “The WHL is an establishment that can be considered pivotal to surrounding farming communities, with a valuable sport and entertainment offering for Western Canadian families. This year we’re expanding our presence to more markets and upping the ante of the Shoot to Win contest, making this exciting event easier to win than ever before — similar to how DEKALB canola offers customers more chances to succeed, through an easier and faster harvest.”
The 2023-24 WHL season will represent the second campaign in which DEKALB and the WHL will join forces to bring fans the DEKALB Shoot to Win contest across eight WHL markets in Western Canada. Fans in Brandon, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Red Deer, Regina and Swift Current can all look forward to opportunities to compete for a grand prize of $10,000 in each market through the DEKALB Shoot to Win contest.
In addition to a $10,000 grand prize in each market, fans will have the opportunity to compete for WHL Club prize packs valued at $200 as well as other cash prizes valued at $500. With the DEKALB Shoot to Win contest taking place from the near blueline, three competitors are well positioned for an opportunity to walk away with great prizes.
“The WHL is pleased to welcome DEKALB for a second season as a valued corporate partner,” commented WHL Commissioner Ron Robison. “With the support of DEKALB, the WHL is excited to build upon its commitment to offer a leading fan engagement experience by delivering quality entertainment through the addition of the DEKALB Shoot to Win competition. We look forward to seeing fans compete for great prizes in markets across Western Canada this season.”
Fans can enter for a chance to compete in the DEKALB Shoot to Win contest by visiting the CHL App and following their WHL Club’s social media channels. Contest entries will open in each market later this season.
DEKALB® Shoot to Win Schedule
Tuesday, October 3 – Prince Albert (Contest open September 16)
Friday, October 6 – Swift Current (Contest open September 19)
Wednesday, October 18 – Lethbridge (Contest opens October 1)
Wednesday, November 1 – Regina (Contest opens October 15)
Friday, November 3 – Medicine Hat (Contest opens October 17)
Friday, November 10 – Moose Jaw (Contest opens October 24)
Tuesday, November 28 – Red Deer (Contest opens November 11)
Tuesday, December 5 – Brandon (Contest opens November 18)
Complete DEKALB Shoot to Win contest details are available online with contest entries.
The 2023-24 WHL Regular Season begins Friday, September 22 with nine games on the schedule.
About Bayer Crop Science Canada
In Canada, Bayer Crop Science offers growers a wide choice of tailored solutions with an integrated product portfolio of DEKALB canola, corn and soybean seeds, crop protection products, seed treatment technologies, and digital farming solutions. As a top employer in Canada, the Crop Science division employs over 550 people, spanning 22 research, breeding, production, and office sites across the country. For more information, visit www.cropscience.bayer.ca.
About the Western Hockey League
Regarded as the world’s finest development league for junior hockey players, the Western Hockey League (WHL) head office is based in Calgary, Alberta. The WHL offers a world-class player experience featuring three key cornerstones: hockey development, education, and a safe and positive environment for all participants. A diverse and inclusive organization, the WHL consists of 22 member Clubs with 16 located in Western Canada and six in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. A member of the Canadian Hockey League, the WHL has been a leading supplier of talent for the National Hockey League for close to 60 years. The WHL is also a leading provider of hockey scholarships with over 375 graduates each year receiving WHL Scholarships to pursue a post-secondary education of their choice. Each season, WHL players also form the nucleus of Canada’s National Junior Hockey Team.