Toronto, ON – The Toronto Rush will be hosting RUSH (the Band) Day on May 9th, 2015 at Varsity Stadium. Game time is 7:00pm, but doors open at 6:00pm and you’ll want to be there early. The crowd is expected to be big, well into the thousands.
Of the few thousand people in attendance will be a group of almost 300 elementary students and their parents and teachers from Chester Elementary and Diefenbaker Elementary. Students from the schools’ choirs will be singing the national anthems prior to the game along with William Burgess, Cosburn, Clairlea and Wilkinson who are part of a join community choir. They will have a bucket drumming performance of the Rush’s Tom Sawyer as the Toronto Rush take the field, and they will have ultimate teams playing at the halftime. All the schools are part of the East York Region of the TDSB.
The team’s gameday activities will also include Rush karaoke challenge among fans, an air drum off, and much more! Not to mention the highest level of ultimate in North America.
About the Toronto Rush
The Toronto Rush are a professional ultimate team entering their third season in the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL). In their inaugural season the Rush went 18 wins and 0 loses to win the championship. The Rush also drew the highest number of fans in the league averaging over 1,000 fans per game for their 8 home games, including 2,300 fans at their Home Opener. The Rush are co-owned by brothers Rob and Jim Lloyd and Rob’s son Mark, who is the General Manger and team captain.