Archive for the ‘Sport’ Category

Never miss a game with LEAFS MOBILE from Toronto’s AM640Home of the Leafs. Simply text 640LEAFS to 212223 to set your mobile up for Toronto Maple Leafs alerts.  Get all the goals and final scores live on your mobile. To chill or quit: simply text STOP to 212223. Mobile registration costs $0.50 – standard rates may apply to receive alerts.

Calgary’s Health, Fitness & Sport Expo is using the mobile medium to send admission vouchers for their event on January 15, 2011.

By text messaging the word FITNESS to 78910, consumers can obtain an SMS voucher that awards  free admission to the Expo event.

TEAM radio is giving away tickets to see the Vancouver Canucks take on the Toronto Maple Leafs live at Rogers Arena, Vancouver. Simply text the word PUCK to 10-40-40 to instantly qualify for the chance to win.  Winners will be given exclusive access to see the Canucks battle the Toronto Maple Leafs on Hockey Night In Canada, live on Saturday, December 18th at Rogers Arena. Your mobile network will charge $0.50 per SMS entry.  The contest is available to Canadian mobile users only and the competition closes on Dec 15th, 2010.

In 1972, BC Lions legends like Jim Young and Ray Nettles rock & rolled the opposition at Empire Stadium while Mick, Keith and the lads rock & rolled the planet with one of music’s seminal albums: Exile On Main Street.

This summer The Lions return to the hallowed grounds at the new Empire Field and The Stones have just released a deluxe edition of Exile.

TEAM Radio wants you to enjoy it all. Text EXILE to 104040 for your chance to win a 4-pack of tickets to the BC Lions 2010 season home-opener on Saturday July 10th vs. the Riders, outdoors at Empire Field plus a copy of the reissued Exile double disc featuring 10 previously unreleased Stones Tracks, available now.

From Universal Music and the home of BC Lions Football in Vancouver TEAM Radio. $0.50 network fee applies per contest entry.

Golf Kamloops is giving you the chance to win a luxurious golf getaway for four! Just text to win a chance to play two of the finest golf courses Kamloops has to offer, plus 2 night’s accommodation courtesy of Four Points by Sheraton Kamloops

This week’s featured golf courses are The Dunes at Kamloops and Rivershore Estate and Golf Links!

Just text DUNES to 104040 to win your way in! You can also enter to win below for an additional chance to win! $0.50 network fee applies for each text sent.

Enjoy a relaxing golf getaway courtesy of Golf Kamloops!
Presented in part by the TEAM Radio.

Ottawa’s TEAM 1200 is giving its listeners a chance to win a 4-some golf pass to eQuinelle Golf Club, the National Capital Region’s newest championship golfing experience.

To enter listeners are promoted to text GOLF to 54321 during the TGOR and Healthy Scratches shows. You can enter as many times as you wish. A $0.50 network fee applies per entry.

TEAM 1040 and Okanagan Spring Brewery is giving listeners the chance to win a place on the bench with the NHL’s past heroes at the 2010 Hockey Greats Fantasy Camp!

The  camp brings the avid hockey fan together with some of the NHL’s past heroes in a relaxed week of on ice competition and social events.

This years camp includes Brian Trottier, Cliff Ronning, Billy Smith, Dale Hawerchuk and many many more heroes!

To enter just text OSB to 104040 to win your way in! $0.50 per text entry.

Edmonton’s CHED 630 has teamed up with Goodlife Fitness centers to run an SMS sports trivia game.

The contest, called Inside Sports at the Movies, is promoted in movie theatres. A trivia question is shown on the big screen at the start of each Cineplex Odeon movie.

To enter players text message the word SPORT and their answer to the on screen trivia question to 21 22 23.

Each text entry is $0.50 CDN. Game winners will receive a one year fitness plus membership at GoodLife Fitness on Calgary Trail, Edmonton.

The 2010 Vancouver Olympics are just weeks away and Vancouver station, 99.3 The FOX, has launched its own Olympic news alert service.

Listeners are able to text GOLD to 843369 to receive breaking Olympic news and updates via SMS.

To text in and join costs $0.25. All texts alerts are free but your normal network SMS rates may apply.

The service is available on all mobile networks in Canada and is promoted online, on air and via iPhone streaming applications.

Go Leafs!

The Toronto Maple Leafs have launched a new weekly text vote service. Leaf fans can simply text message the word VOTE to 22255 to receive an NHL poll on their mobile device.

The text poll service is promoted on Leafs TV and online via leafspace.com, Twitter and Facebook.

MLSE mobile services are available on any Canadian mobile device and there is a network fee of $0.50 per text.


Can’t get to that Leafs game? Not a problem. AM640 Toronto is now running a live Leafs alert service. You can get all the game news, plus instant goal flashes, sent to your mobile device.

The service is available on all Canadian mobile phone networks. To join just text 640LEAFS to 212223. To quit or chill from alerts simply send the word STOP.

A $0.50 fee applies to sign up and for each text you send in. All texts you receive, including score alerts, are free but your standard network rates will apply. Check with your network provider for details.

Canada’s largest owner and operator of professional golf courses, ClubLink Enterprises Limited [TSX:CLK], has recently worked with Magnet Mobile to  produce a detailed BlackBerry® golf guide  that covers all  33 ClubLink golf course resorts.

The ClubLink golf guide  is jam packed with a number of features including a course finder, course guides, a golf rules directory, a hole by hole expert guide and a digital scorecard.

Once downloaded, the mobile guide resides on your mobile desktop. By clicking the desktop icon the application opens up and magazine content automatically updates.

You can then conveniently read content without relying on a  wireless internet connection.

This week Magnet Mobile launched a new turnkey platform that enables organizations to create their own guides and magazines. The guides will work on any BlackBerry®, iPod/iPhone, Windows or Android device.

Using Magnet Mobile’s ad serving platform, MAGAD, mobile adverts can also be placed within any produced mobile guide. Adverts update each time the user opens up their guide.

Smart app customers have included TELUS, the Weather Network, Puretracks, Rogers and the Ottawa Bluesfest.

TEAM 1040TEAM 1040,  Vancouver’s sports radio station, is now allowing sports fans to ‘tune in and text out’. You can now text message the station with each text going straight to the jocks. Great – no more call queues.

Text it all out with your trash talk, grumbles and rants by sending your message to the number 104040. $0.50 network fee per text.

TEAM 1040Vancouver’s sports radio station

FAN960-2Rogers Communications, (TSX: RCI), sports station –  the FAN 960, has launched Flames Hockey Trivia. Listeners are prompted to text in the word FLAMES to 288288 to receive back a text messaged hockey trivia question. Answer the head scratching Q correctly and your mobile number is then auto entered into a prize draw. Weekly winners win VIP tickets to the next Calgary Flames home game. To play is free but your agreed standard network provider rates apply.

CHGCHED 630, Edmonton’s news, talk and sports station, has launched live Edmonton Oilers hockey alerts.

Oiler fans can get all the scores on their mobile by texting OILERS to 212223. Ideal for those fans who find themselves trapped in a supermarket and can’t get to the game.

To join costs $0.50 and alerts are sent at your standard text message rate. The service is sponsored by Hudsons Canadian Tap House.

MLSE

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment [MLSE]and Magnet Mobile Media have teamed up to launch premium mobile services. Services will commercialize all the MLSE franchise brands including the Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL), Toronto FC (MLS) and Toronto Raptors (NBA). Services will be promoted to fans via MLSE websites, GolTV, Leafs TV and Raptors NBA TV. Interactive services will be on offer as well at BMO Field and the Air Canada Centre.  Crowds at home games will be able to text in to the jumbotron and enter sweepstakes to win  instant prizes.