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Media Kit

viaSport is building an amateur sport news hub for British Columbia. Looking for a news tip on what’s happening in your community? Need some b-roll coverage of an event live-streamed by viaSport Media ? We have you covered!
 

ABOUT VIASPORT BRITISH COLUMBIA

viaSport British Columbia is a not-for-profit organization established in 2011, responsible for providing strategic leadership to sport in BC with the goal of increasing levels of physical activity at every stage of life, in every community. Formed in partnership with the provincial sport sector and the Province of BC, viaSport – along with our BC sport partners – is shaping a new, more effective model for sport delivery and fund administration which drives increased participation, powers sport excellence and better unifies all sport throughout the province.

Read our year end report and more about viaSport on our About Us page. 

 

ABOUT VIASPORT MEDIA

viaSport Media is the catalyst behind increasing the exposure, recognition and power of amateur-level sport in British Columbia. As the broadcast and production arm of viaSport, our goal is to be at as many sport events as possible to share live-streamed and feature coverage with families, friends and fans across BC and the world.

Visit the About viaSport Media page to learn more.

 

FAST FACTS FOR VIASPORT 

  • viaSport directly supports:
    • more than 70 provincial and multi-sport organizations and approximately 650,000 registered participants
    • more than 900 coach education and training courses offered to approximately 13,000 participants in 100 communities annually
  • viaSport grants approximately $16 million annually to support more than 500 sport organizations, community groups, local sport groups, Aboriginal communities and schools to support projects, events and other operational costs (eg. training and development)

 

FAST FACTS FOR VIASPORT MEDIA in 2015/2016

Cumulative viewership stats:      
  • 11 live-stream events
  • 309,066 total views
  • 153,318 live views
  • 155,748 on-demand views
  • 64% of viewers from Canada
  • Viewers from 88+ countries
25 sports featured through live-streams, event features & grant features:
  • Alpine Skiing
  • Adaptive Sailing
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Biathlon
  • Bobsleigh
  • Climbing
  • Court Sports
  • Diving
  • Fencing
  • Field hockey
  • Multi-sport
  • Parkour
  • Racquetball
  • Rhythmic Gymnastics
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Speed Skating
  • Swimming
  • Synchronized Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Wheelchair Curling
  • Wheelchair Tennis
Event scope:
  • 4 International Championships
  • 8 National Championships
  • 3 Provincial Championships
  • 11 local events
Highest viewership live-streams: 

For more information about viaSport or to inquire about a feature story, please contact the viaSport Communications department at: media@viasport.ca or general line 1-800-335-7549.  Please note that our office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm PT.

viaSport Press Releases

viaSport press releases cover a variety of important amateur sport announcements. From live-streaming to new partnerships, catch up on the latest news here.