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Contest: Outpitch the Provost

CONTEST ALERT: Ever dream of throwing out the first pitch of a professional baseball game? Well, here’s your chance! On Monday, August 19, Langara is sponsoring the Vancouver Canadians game vs the Boise Hawks and one lucky person from our community will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. Sign up for your chance to do the honours.

What’s the catch?

If selected, you’ll need to outpitch a fellow contestant as well as our Provost (and Vice-President of Academic and Students), Dr. Ben Cecil.

How do I join?

1. Sign up at;
2. On Monday, August 12, two entrants will be randomly selected;
3. Then on Wednesday, August 14, if you’re one of our two contestants, you’ll compete in a pitch-off against each other and our Provost to select the winner.*

*Our two contestants will receive a pair of tickets to the game on August 19.

Open to students, staff, faculty, alumni, and all other members of the Langara community. Entries close on Sunday, August 11 at 11:59pm. Sign up and good luck!

Interested in buying tickets to the game? See below for details. Groups of 10+ receive a discount and can be booked through our contact below.

Game Day Presented by Langara College
Vancouver Canadians vs. Boise Hawks
Monday, August 19
Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium
Gates: 6:00 pm
First Pitch (by Langara!): 7:05 pm
Tickets: Here
Discounted tickets for groups of 10+ can be purchased by contacting Lori Stankiewicz at 604-872-5232 ex 349 and

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