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Surrey in running for sports upgrades

The City of Surrey is in the running to win $25,000 for sports facility upgrades.

The prize is part of $250,000 that's at stake in the Kraft Celebration Tour, a cross-country tour that will broadcast live from 10 communities over 10 days in August. It includes the chance to host an episode of TSN's SportsCentre.

Communities can be nominated online at and Entries must include an essay of 4,000 characters or less and up to five photos describing why the community deserves to be a part of the Kraft Celebration Tour.

The nomination deadline is June 10.

Twenty finalists will be announced July 1. Then, it’s up to citizens to decide the 10 winning tour stops via 10 weekdays of head-to-head online voting beginning July 11.

Last year's tour received more than 460 nominations; 4.1 million votes were cast to determine the winners.


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