Heads up Parents!

Under Armour + Sport Chek Launch Search for 2018 Youth Ambassadors!


If, over coffee with your best friend, these are the words that come to mind when talking about your child athlete, here’s some news that you should know about.

The 2nd annual Team UA NEXT Canada Powered by Sport Chek campaign kicks off to find the NEXT generation of Under Armour athletes. Seven to 12-year-old hard-working athletes are eligible to compete to become the face of Under Armour in a brand campaign at Sport Chek stores across Canada.

The 2 winners, 1 boy and 1  girl will join the elite roster of Under Armour athletes and serve as a youth ambassador for the brand. In addition to being featured in the brand campaign, winners will receive exclusive access to Under Armour gear!

Time to grab your smart phone and video camera! Parents, guardians, mentors and coaches have until August 31, 2017 to nominate a young athlete online at Entrants must submit videos throughout the summer showing their passion and athleticism to make a compelling case for why they should the next Under Armour athlete.

The current Team UA NEXT Canada Powered by Sport Chek campaign features twelve-year-old Brenden McLeod and eleven-year-old Maya Rajhans. Brenden is a hockey and lacrosse player and Maya is a basketball and soccer player.

They were chosen because they had the right mix of determination, passion, teamwork, and will. Videos of Brenden and Maya can be found here.

You have absolutely nothing to lose by nominating someone in your life that you think would be the perfect fit for this role. In fact, your young athlete has everything to gain, including the fact that being nominated in the first place means someone in their life has noticed their achievements and drive, and wants to recognize it. That alone is a great reason to visit and get started!

For more information on TEAM UA NEXT Canada powered by Sport Chek, or to submit a nomination, visit Also check out @sportchek on Twitter and Instagram using #TAKEYOURSPOT and #UANEXTCANADA.



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