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Hammer's Heroes

What is it?

Do you know a young British Columbian who has made a difference in his or her community? Do you have ties to a downright awesome kid who is making the world a better place? If you do, we want to hear from you! Canucks defenceman Dan Hamhuis wants to reward young, local heroes who have demonstrated outstanding leadership abilities and made exemplary contributions to their community.

Thanks to Hammer's generous donation, 41 local heroes will receive a pair of complimentary tickets to a Canucks home game, be recognized in-game and may even be featured on This program is brought to you by Dan Hamhuis in cooperation with Canucks Sports & Entertainment and the Canucks for Kids Fund (CFKF). Nominate someone today!

Who is eligible?

A nominated hero:

-must be 18 years of age or younger;
-must be a resident of BC;
-must be willing and able to be interviewed by the selection committee and/or writer(s);
-must be nominated by someone willing to provide a reference letter
-must be able to arrange his or her own transportation/lodging in Vancouver for the selected game; and
-must not be (and no member of his/her immediately family shall be) an employee of Vancouver Canucks Limited Partnerships (VCLP) or any of its affiliates.

Selection Process and Criteria:

The selection committee (consisting of representatives of VCLP and CFKF) will review each nomination application and will select those eligible nominees who the committee (in its sole discretion) considers to best meet the selection criteria of having demonstrated an exceptional commitment to serve their community and/or having exemplified leadership with a focus on enhancing their local and/or global community.

A total of 41 pairs of tickets will be given to these selected local heroes. Efforts will be made to select and honour eligible nominees from across all regions of British Columbia. We appreciate all nominations but will only be contacting those who have been selected as one of Hammer's Heroes.

To complete the application process, you'll need to include:

-completed application/questionnaire
-attached letter of reference describing the impact of the nominee's efforts
-uploaded relevant photos/video capturing involvement and subsequent impact (nominees may be asked for more photos/video upon selection)

Application Deadlines:

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 (for home games Oct. 11-Dec. 22, 2014)*;
Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 (for home games Jan. 1-Feb. 16, 2015)*;
Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 (for home games Mar. 1-Apr. 11, 2015)*

*Applications received prior to the first or second deadlines may be considered for future award periods as well.


More information:

-no purchase necessary
-all prizes must be accepted as awarded. No substitutions and no cash value
-odds of the award depend on number of qualified nominations
-CSE/CFKF/Dan Hamhuis are not responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever relating to an applicant or nominee's participation process or, if successful, their attendance at a game
-winners will be required to sign CSE's form of declaration and release to claim prize