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Empire Communities has partnered with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats to give homebuyers and football fans behind-the-scenes access and exclusive football experiences throughout the 2018 CFL season. As one of Ontario’s leading homebuilders, Empire has built over 12,000 new homes and condos throughout Toronto, Southwestern Ontario and the southern United States since its inception in 1993. With many of its master-planned communities located in and around the Hamilton area, the Tiger-Cats have always been its local team.

“Empire has been long-time supporters of community events and local sports teams in the communities we build in, so we are very excited to be working with the Tiger-Cats to bring our homeowners unprecedented access through the 2018 season,” says Sue MacKay, VP of Marketing at Empire Communities. “Local sports have a positive impact on community togetherness, overall wellness and local pride, which is why a partnership that brings our homeowners and their local team closer together was such an amazing opportunity for us to be
part of.”

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The partnership will bring Empire homeowners and Hamilton’s local team closer together through game day giveaways, tickets and online content, including the Beyond the Stripes vlog series. Every Tuesday, fans will get an inside look at the Hamilton Tiger-Cats with player interviews and video footage showing how the team prepares for game day both on and off the field. Check out the video below for a sneak peek of what viewers can expect!

To kick things off, the #EmpireTouchdown campaign gives fans the chance to win gameday tickets all month long. Visit any Empire Presentation Centre in Southwestern Ontario in July to submit a ballot to win tickets to the Tiger-Cats game on August 23. Plus, those who purchase a new home will receive up to 10 bonus ballots.

Are you the biggest Tiger-Cats fan? Empire is on the prowl for the most passionate fan in Tiger Town. Declare yourself the biggest fan on social media using the #EmpireTouchdown hashtag to win the ultimate fan experience and a chance to be featured and interviewed on the big screen during the game on August 23.

“We’re extremely proud to welcome Empire Communities, one of Canada’s largest integrated master-planned community homebuilders, to the Tiger-Cats corporate partner family,” said Mat Afinec, Executive Vice President, Business Operations for the Tiger-Cats. “We share a passion for the people in our community and we’re excited to join forces with an organization that provides families and individuals with a place they can call home in our own backyard.”

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To learn more about Empire Communities visit empirecommunities.com and stay tuned to the Empire blog for the latest updates.

For more information visit empirecommunities.com or ticats.ca.

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