Start your clocks: the world's premier women's soccer event is just one year away. To mark the milestone, the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™ unveiled One Year To A Greater Goal™ countdown clocks in Official Host Cities across Canada.
The clocks were unveiled at One Year To A Greater Goal™ countdown events throughout the day on Friday 6 June, engaging local media, fans and communities on the road to next year's FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. At each unique event, fans were encouraged to get their photo taken with the branded Canada 2015 clock.
"Momentum is building towards next year's FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, incredibly now just a year away," said Victor Montagliani, Chairman of the National Organising Committee. "These countdown clocks give fans an opportunity to get engaged in this once-in-a-lifetime event for Canada."
Also announced on Friday 6 June, the National Organising Committee confirmed the on-sale date for FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 tickets. In the first phase starting 10 September 2014, tickets will be sold via Stadium Passports and Stadium Half Passes.
"We are hearing from fans coast to coast that want to get their tickets early, so we are pleased to announce the pricing for Stadium Passports in all six Official Host Cities for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015," said Peter Montopoli, Chief Executive Officer for the National Organising Committee.
Each One Year To A Greater Goal countdown clock stands more than three metres tall and 1.2 metres wide (approximately 10" x 4"). Along with the competition logo, each countdown clock features the Official Slogan, "To a greater goal" (as well as French, Vers le grand but). As countdown clocks will be positioned in public places, fans will have 365 days to get their photo taken with the Canada 2015 structure.
After celebrations on Friday 6 June, the countdown clocks will have their own place in the city where fans can visit them at almost any time. The six locations are BC Place in Vancouver, City Hall in Edmonton, The Forks in Winnipeg, City Hall in Ottawa, Stade Olympique in Montreal, and Champlain Place mall in Moncton.