To Do: Celebs and Soccer on a Sunday

Local pub staff and media face-off on the pitch to raise funds for local charities

GOALMTL Media VIP team 2014 Photo courtesy of GOALMTL GOALMTL Media VIP team 2014 Photo courtesy of GOALMTL

In it’s 6th incarnation, the Burgundy Lion Pub’s GOALMTL Lions Cup Soccer Tournament will see 24 teams battle it out to raise funds for two Montreal charities. This year’s beneficiaries are the Tyndale St-Georges Community Centre in Griffintown and Montreal Community Cares.

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Come out and see your favourite bar and restaurant staff play, as well as a team made up entirely of Montreal celebrities and media stars. The teams pay to participate and vie for the coveted Lion’s Cup Trophy. You can help them raise more by purchasing a raffle ticket at the tournament or at Burgundy Lion Pub, Bishop & Bragg, Brit & Chips and Newland & Jump. They’ve raised $127 000 so far! Prizes for the raffle are amazing: one month’s use of a Silver Star Mercedes, 50,000 Aeroplan Miles; Canadiens, New York Red Bulls & Impact signed jerseys; Dinner with Montreal Alouettes’ Defensive End #7 John Bowman & other members of the team; a signed guitar from rock singer Jonas; and Osheaga, Heavy Montreal & IleSoniq weekend passes.

Jason Rockman (CHOM) will be back at GOALMTL this year. Photo courtesy of GOALMTL

Jason Rockman (CHOM) will be back at GOALMTL this year. Photo courtesy of GOALMTL

This promises to be an afternoon of fun for all ages! Play a game of pick-up, nosh on some great street food, groove to live music and help a great cause.

Unable to make it out, but wanna help? Click here for their GoFundMe page.

Lions Cup Soccer Tournament at Percival Molson Stadium (475 Av des Pins West). July 26, 2015. 12-6:30pm. Free. Raffle 1x $10; 5 x $40; 12x $100.

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