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"Raise the Flag" Community Initiative

Edmonton, Alberta is preparing to host the Americas.

RYF-400.pngIn July 2015, the world’s finest athletes under 20 will gather in Edmonton for the 18th Panamerican Juniors Track & Field Championships.

For the first time ever in Western North America, the Panamerican Junior Track & Field Championships are held every two years for the world’s greatest athletes ages 19 and under, many of who will compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Edmonton is known globally for being the home of Canadian track and field athletics and the sport of community of choice in hosting major international championships.

We are inviting you to help us welcome the World to Alberta.

The Panamerican Junior Athletics Championships "Raise the Flag" initiative is a new community investment program that allows us to showcase our community to the World. Your contribution provides an opportunity to buy into a worldclass event that resonates within the local community and empowers youth to reach their full potential.


The package is $500 to purchase a flag and symbolically represent a country of your choice.

You have the option of choosing from any one of the participating countries including Canada (2015 is the 50th Anniversary of our national flag) the United States, countries from Central & South America and the Caribbean.

The package also includes 2 All-Session tickets to the Panamerican Junior Athletics Championships plus an additional 2 All-Session tickets that can be used as promotional items or customer/employee appreciation gifts. We will also include 2 VIP Passes to an exclusive athlete’s farewell party at the conclusion of the event where you have the opportunity to meet the athletes up close and personal, this event is not open to the public.