May 8, 2014

Vancouver Canadians invite fans to name its “Next Top Mascot”

(Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium – Vancouver, B.C.) – He is already being touted as one of Minor League Baseball’s most intriguing and fierce new characters, yet the Vancouver Canadians newest addition to the baseball family has no official name.

The Canadians, who return to Scotiabank Field on Wednesday, June 18th at 7:05pm, are calling on fans of all ages to help name their newest, fun-loving character through a ‘tongue-in-cheek’ promotion pegged as ‘Next Top Mascot’.

“We have some really creative and passionate fans that I believe will enjoy this challenge,” said Canadians president Andy Dunn. “They have a real passion for the history of the game here in Vancouver and asking them to help name our latest character is a fun way to tap into their ideas and get us all excited about another season of Canadians Baseball which is now just weeks away.”

The mark, which may look familiar to some, was introduced this past January as a historical tribute to the great baseball history Vancouver has enjoyed out at Scotiabank Field dating back to 1951 when the Capilanos and Mounties took to the field at the base of Queen Elizabeth Park paving the way for the current team’s tremendous success.

The Next Top Mascot’s name could play off this history or come from a completely different direction. No idea is too outlandish!

Fans are invited to submit their name suggestion in one of three ways:

  • Drop off your entry at the Canadians’ box office at Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium (4601 Ontario Street, Vancouver, B.C., now open from 9am to 5pm on weekdays and 10am to 3pm on Saturdays.
  • Enter through Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #NextTopMascot
  • Like the Vancouver Canadians Facebook page, then post your idea with the hashtag
  • Follow @vancanadians on Twitter, then tweet your idea with the hashtag
  • Submit an email to

The grand prize is a family pack of Canadians’ baseball fun, including four (4) Season Tickets to the upcoming 2014 season, four (4) Canadians jerseys featuring the new logo and a chance to throw out the first pitch at an upcoming Canadians’ game!

If more than one entrant submits the same winning name, the prize-winner will be drawn at random from all winning entrants. The winner will be announced June 1st.

The Vancouver Canadians return to Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium on Wednesday, June 18th at 7:05pm as they host the Spokane Indians.  Single Game Tickets to Canadians Baseball go on-sale this Saturday, May 10th starting at 9:30am.

Check out the #NextTopMascot video here: 

About The Vancouver Canadians:

The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club is a proud affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays organization and remains one of Canada's most recognizable sports brands.  Since 1978, the Canadians have played out of historic Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium and are locally owned and operated by Jake Kerr & Jeff Mooney.  The 2013 winner of the John J. Johnson President’s Trophy as MILB’s most “complete” franchise, the Canadians are the three-time defending Northwest League Champions heading into the 2014 season.

For More Information, Please Contact:

Rob Fai

Director, Communications & Broadcaster

Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club


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