Calling all Canadian amateur athletes: apply to the Schick Xtreme Team for a chance to win one of two $10,000 training funds

Schick releases limited edition Xtreme3 Sport razors in support of amateur athletes

TORONTO, June 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Staying sharp is key to a great performance:  in sports and in shaving. Schick Xtreme3® Sport today announced they are awarding two $10,000 Athlete Training Funds to Canadian amateur athletes to help them stay sharp, in shape and perform their best. The contest invites Canadian amateur and non-professional athletes to submit an essay describing how, just like Schick Xtreme3®, they push the boundaries and challenge the norms as they strive to excel in their chosen sport.

"Xtreme3® recognizes that most high-performance athletes need financial support to achieve excellence in their sport," says Alison Jacobs, Brand Manager, Schick Canada. "The Xtreme3 brand is all about adventure, performance and living an active lifestyle. We encourage all Canadian amateur athletes to race over to www.SchickXtremeTeam.ca and enter to be a part of the Xtreme Team for a chance to get a leg up on the competition and win the $10,000 prize.

Canadians 13 years of age or older currently training in a sport at the provincial level or higher can enter for a chance to win by submitting their essay on www.SchickXtremeTeam.ca by 11:59 PM (ET) on September 30, 2012. The winners will be chosen based on a set of judging criteria which are outlined in the rules and regulations found on the contest website, along with full eligibility requirements and details.

Showing (and shaving) your support!

The limited edition red and white packaging include disposable razors that have all the performance men and women love: three blades that flex and pivot to adapt to the contours of your face or body, pre and post conditioning strips, and a splash of colour for Canada Day. By purchasing Schick Xtreme3® Sport packs, Canadians can support amateur athletes as a portion of sales from each razor, up to $20,000, will be donated to the winning amateur athletes of the Schick Xtreme Team Contest. Schick Xtreme3® Sport packs are available in major retail locations across Canada for approximately $7.99. Visit www.SchickXtremeTeam.ca to download the contest entry form and for more information.

About Schick:

Schick, a division of Energizer Canada, is a leading manufacturer of high performance razors for men and women. Committed to the development of shaving technology and innovation, Schick has launched some of the most successful razors on the market including Xtreme3®, the first three-bladed disposable that flexes and pivots, Intuition Plus®, the first razor that lathers and shaves in one easy step, Quattro®, the first four-bladed system and disposable razor for men and women, and Hydro®, a men's razor with a never-before-seen flip trimmer, that hydrates throughout each shave and also has revolutionary Skin Guards - innovative skin protectors. For more information visit www.schick.ca. FREE YOUR SKIN™

SOURCE Schick Canada




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