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Super-Spike Surpasses $1M Fundraising Mark

Super-Spike Surpasses $1M Fundraising Mark

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MTS Super-Spike raised $100,000 this year, enabling organizers to surpass $1 million over the past 10 years. (HANDOUT)

A volleyball tournament earlier this summer on Winnipeg’s outskirts raised $100,000 to push its funding efforts beyond $1 million.

MTS Super-Spike attracted 7,000 people and 470 teams July 15-16 at Maple Grove Rugby Park.

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The Sheepdogs Headlining ‘Super-Spike’ This Summer

The Sheepdogs Headlining ‘Super-Spike’ This Summer

The Sheepdogs are just one of many acts performing at this year's Ex. The band will play Tuesday, June 19 at 8 p.m. (HANDOUT)
The Sheepdogs (HANDOUT)

MTS Super-SpikeCanadian rockers The Sheepdogs are headlining this year’s MTS Super-Spike volleyball tournament.

The weekend long concert series enters its 15th year and also acts as a fundraiser for the Winnipeg-based national women’s volleyball team.

The Sheepdogs have had six top 10 hits on Canadian rock charts over the past five years. They join several other acts, including Poor Young Things, The Proud Sons, The JD Edwards Band, and Kenaston.

Those interested in registering a volleyball team for this year’s Super-Spike can do so at SuperSpike.ca. Early bird registration is open through June 15 for $49.

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Record 500 Teams Heading For MTS Super-Spike

Record 500 Teams Heading For MTS Super-Spike

MTS Super-Spike 2015A record 500 volleyball teams have signed up for MTS Super-Spike this weekend.

Last year’s event saw 441 teams sign up for the volleyball tournament/concert series. This year, the festival is headlined by The Trews on the Club Regent Casino & Event Centre Main Stage on Saturday, and Moses Mayes and The Family Funk Orchestra on Friday.

While registration is now closed for volleyball teams, tickets and passes are still available at superspike.ca for $35.

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Super-Spike Team Registration Deadline Approaching

Super-Spike Team Registration Deadline Approaching

MTS Super-Spike 2015Five days remain to register a team for this year’s MTS Super-Spike at Maple Grove Rugby Park.

The annual outdoor fundraiser for the Winnipeg-based national women’s volleyball team is July 17-18, featuring headlining band The Trews.

Nearly 400 teams are registered so far, putting registration at a record pace.

Weekend passes for non-tournament participants are also on sale for $35 through SuperSpike.ca.

Other performing acts include Moses Mayes & The Family Funk Orchestra, The New Meanies, The Treble, The Revival, The F-Holes, The Reverend Rambler, Leanne Pearson, Mise en Scene, and Papa Mambo.

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CONTEST: Win Gate Passes to MTS Super-Spike

CONTEST: Win Gate Passes to MTS Super-Spike

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MTS Super-Spike 2015ChrisD.ca is a proud media partner of this year’s MTS Super-Spike and we want to send you to this summer’s event.

Besides the two-day volleyball tournament, Super-Spike will feature headlining band The Trews, along with Moses Mayes & the Family Funk Orchestra, The Treble, The New Meanies, The Revival, The F-Holes, Mise en Scene and others.

We have 20 event passes and two VIP access passes up for grabs.

How do I win?

Simply fill out the entry form below. Good luck!

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The Trews to Headline MTS ‘Super-Spike’ in July

The Trews to Headline MTS ‘Super-Spike’ in July

John Angus MacDonald - The Trews
John Angus MacDonald of The Trews performs at the 2014 Juno Fan Fare in Winnipeg. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

MTS Super-Spike 2015WINNIPEG — Canadian rockers The Trews have been tapped to headline this summer’s MTS Super-Spike volleyball tournament.

The weekend-long event is July 17-18 at Maple Grove Rugby Park in south Winnipeg and will mark its 14th year.

Along with The Trews, MTS Super-Spike will feature a dozen live bands at the festival including Moses Mayes & the Family Funk Orchestra, The Treble, The New Meanies, The Revival, The F-Holes, Mise en Scene and others.

Besides fun in the sand with great live music, the event is also a fundraiser for the Winnipeg-based National Women’s Volleyball Team and has raised more than $800,000 to date.

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Going to Super-Spike? Use the Park & Ride

Going to Super-Spike? Use the Park & Ride

MTS Super-SpikeOrganizers of this weekend’s MTS Super-Spike volleyball tournament are asking the public to make use of the free park and ride shuttle system to get to Maple Grove Rugby Park.

Due to limited parking, no vehicles will be allowed to park on site. A free shuttle will take players, and those just wanting to take in the festival, from the University of Manitoba’s U lot (across from Investors Group Field) to the park.

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Super-Spike Team Registration Deadline Approaching

Super-Spike Team Registration Deadline Approaching

By Brian Schultz

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The deadline to register a team in MTS Super-Spike is Friday, July 11 at midnight. (HANDOUT)

The deadline to register a team to compete in this year’s MTS Super-Spike is fast approaching.

The annual two-day volleyball tournament and festival is July 18-19 at Maple Grove Rugby Park.

Teams have until midnight this Friday, July 11 to register a team. Over 350 are already registered for what is Western Canada’s biggest annual volleyball tournament.

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