Obsidian Energy to team up with KidSport Calgary & Area So ALL Kids Can Play!

Calgary, AB- KidSport Calgary & Area is proud to introduce Obsidian Energy as the newest member of their team of supporters that is working with them to invest in the livesand development of local kids through sport.

The team at Obsidian Energy will join KidSport Calgary & Area as a 2018 Heart and Soul partner. 

 “We are proud and excited to be the newest member of the KidSport family,” commented David French, President & CEO of Obsidian Energy. “Their goal of enriching young lives through organized sport is an admirable one, and underscores our company’s passionate commitment to the communities we work in. On behalf of all our employees, I look forward to building a strong relationship with KidSport and supporting the dreams of local kids.”

The Obsidian Energy relationship will be supporting KidSport Calgary & Area across some of their cornerstone event partnerships including involvement at the Brian Burke’s Targets for Kids, The PepsiCo Foundation West Golf Tournament, the 1st Friday VIP Stampede Party and the Eric Francis Pizza Pigout.  Combined these exceptional events are looking to raise over $100,000 for KidSport Calgary & Area in 2018!

 “We are honoured to have Obsidian Energy join our team as we work to get more local kids off the sidelines and into the game in 2018” noted Kevin Webster, Executive Director, KidSport Calgary & Area.  “We look forward to engaging Obsidian Energy employees and their clients in helping us build on the success of these major events.  Our KidSport family is committed to bringing the dream of sport participation to life for local kids and their families that need our help.  Every child deserves this opportunity and through these events and new partners like Obsidian Energy we know we are one step closer to making that a reality.”

KidSport believes that no kid should be left on the sidelines and all should be given the opportunity to experience the positive benefits of organized sports.  They provide sport registration fee assistance in order to remove the financial barriers that prevent them from playing organized sport. 

KidSport Calgary & Area is the local chapter providing service to Calgary, Airdrie, Cochrane, Strathmore, Chestermere, Rocky View County, High River, Turner Valley and Black Diamond.  In 2018 they will see a demand from 5500 local kids, so they can participate in the sport of their choice this year.  This level of support will require a financial distribution of over $1.5 million, locally raised, dollars.  Obsidian Energy is a great addition to the team of supporters that will help make this happen.

For more information about KidSport or this great new partnership please contact

Kevin Webster - Executive Director - KidSport Calgary & Area