Sunday Morning 10th of March 2013
Saigon Cyclo Challenge 2013 – Social – Cyclo – Charity!
Saigon Children’s Charity (SCC) would like to invite everyone to an amazing annual event known as the Saigon Cyclo Challenge.
This unique sporting event will be held at 8:00AM on Sunday 10th March, 2013 at The Crescent, Phu My Hung, District 7 in Ho Chi Minh City for the main purpose of bringing the community together to help disadvantaged children overcome hardship through education. To do so, the Saigon Cyclo Challenge will feature the unique Cyclo Race, a Cyclo Deco Challenge, a Grand Charity Bazaar and many more fun attractions which are all provided free!
With support from Phu My Hung value equivalent to 100,000,000VND, the Saigon Cyclo Challenge continues to bring a colourful day out for everyone, especially for families with children. Similar to last year, the Cyclo Race will pit sponsor against sponsor in a speed-based challenge where only one victor can emerge. Our competitors this year are: HSBC, Hoang Long Hoan Vu, TNK Viet Nam, Crown, Giant, Pizza Hut, YanTV/YanNews and our very own SCC All-Star. This race will test the racers balance, endurance, and determination.
The third place winner will receive a Voucher from Brotzeit Restaurant. The second place winner will get their hands on a Voucher from Hoang Yen Hot Pot restaurant and another to NYDC. The Grand-Prize winner will obtain the coveted Cyclo Challenge trophy as well as a courtesy of Asiana Travel Mate to Sailing Bay Resort at Mui Ne, a voucher from Dae Jang Gum restaurant and tickets to Galaxy Cinema.
While the racers compete, the sponsors will have a chance to face each other in a creative competition called Cyclo Deco Challenge. In this challenge, the contestants must decorate their cyclo and present it to our media sponsors this year who are AsiaLIFE, WebTreTho who will judge the competition. The most creative cyclo will be rewarded with a training course from Radical Coaching as well as two vouchers to Hoang Yen Hot Pot and Dae Jang Gum. Also, cheerleading competitions will double the joys with gift vouchers from Swensen’s.
Aside from cyclo racing and the competition, there will also be plenty of fun to be had including cheerleading teams, kids’ activities, magic shows, lucky drawing, the Grand Charity Bazaar, free food, free drink and much more.
To entertain the grown-ups, SCC and sponsors will set up the Grand Charity Bazaar, which features many goods from hand-made products to home décor to clothes. With over 30 shops, adults can browse and haggle till exhaustion. Once tired, everyone is encouraged to take advantage of the various promotions in restaurants in and around the Crescent in celebration of Saigon Cyclo Challenge. Get charged back up and continue to shop some more at stores nearby because they, too, will have different promotions.
Free food, refreshments, and sweets will be provided throughout the morning. Pizza Hut, Swensen’s, NYDC, Gloria Jean’s Coffees, Bread Talk, Dae Jang Gum will provide soft drinks, coffee, pizzas, ice-cream and cakes for all. In addition, Goodfood will provide interesting refreshments for kids such as Gud fresh milk, Berri juice, Homesoy soymilk, and Sunquick fruit juice. However, supplies are limited, so be sure to be there on time!
SCC’s generous sponsors are not the only ones that will help disadvantaged children, the families and the individuals that attend can help out as well. By purchasing a raffle ticket, that person will contribute towards the work of SCC as well as give themselves the chance to win wonderful prizes. The draw for grand prizes such as an urban bicycle from Jett Cycles, vouchers from Pandanus Resort at Mui Ne, Dae Jang Gum, Swensen’s and Hoang Yen Hot Pot, and many promotional vouchers from Swensen’s as well as Hoang Yen Hot Pot for every buyer. With so many prizes everyone are bound to be happy winners. Also, the event is insured by Marsh, FV hospital provides first aid support.
SCC hopes that the 13th Saigon Cyclo Challenge will give companies and individuals a day to have fun, many hours be entertained, and a chance to demonstrate their support for disadvantaged children. The Saigon Cyclo Challenge will make Sunday, March 10th the ideal day for a family outing and a great environment to escape from HCMC’s busy and hectic life.
- Annual Saigon Cyclo Challenge 2013 – Sponsors
- Annual Saigon Cyclo Challenge 2013 – Event day's photos
- Annual Saigon Cyclo Challenge 2012