Notre pierre angulaire

À ce jour, près de deux millions de médailles au mérite et près de 10 millions de certificats de participation ont été décernés à de jeunes garçons et filles partout au Canada – certains allant même jusqu'à se joindre à la LNH, alors que beaucoup d'autres contribuent de façon significative au sein de leurs collectivités.

L'Impériale et la marque Esso sont très étroitement liées au sport national du Canada, et ce, depuis les années 1930. Depuis, nous avons élargi notre soutien au hockey par l'entremise de notre participation à l'échelon amateur et de notre engagement envers le hockey mineur.

Servez-vous du calendrier ci-dessous pour découvrir les faits marquants de l'histoire du hockey chez nous.

Imperial Oil, under the brand name Esso, begins sponsorship of national radio broadcasts of professional hockey games.

Esso sponsors overseas transmission of hockey games for Canadian service personnel stationed in Europe and elsewhere.

The radio network across Canada consists of 54 stations, 12 of them French-language stations. Three million people a week listen to every Esso hockey broadcast.

Imperial Oil expands its sponsorship to include the newly arrived medium of television. While the Canadian Broadcasting Network didn't cross the Rockies until 1958, Canadians from coast to coast enjoy hockey on their local stations through kinescope - sent by air from city to city to provide the most up-to-the-minute coverage possible.

The Esso Medals and Certificates of Achievement program is introduced for minor hockey leagues throughout Canada. the medals are awarded to the Most Dedicated, Most Improved and Most Sportsmanlike players on every boys and girls team playing minor hockey.

Imperial Oil, under the Esso brand becomes a premier sponsor of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association's Program of Excellence to identify and train Canada's premier hockey players for international competitions.

The Hockey Hall of Fame opens, and features the Esso Theatre with Imperial Oil as a founding sponsor.

The growth and development of women's hockey takes off with the support of the Esso brand. As title sponsor of the Esso Women's National Hockey Championship, the Esso brand support Canada's elite women's hockey players.

As an official sponsor, Imperial Oil, under the Esso brand is a proud supporter of the Canadian national women's team competing for the first ever women's hockey gold medal at the 1998 games in Nagano, Japan.

The Esso Wall of Champions is launched at the Hockey Hall of Fame, which recognizes past Esso Medals and Certificates of Achievement recipients who have gone on to hockey greatness.

The Toronto Maple Leafs hockey club and the Esso brand begin a sponsor relationship.

The Air Canada Centre, the new home of the Toronto Maple Leafs officially opens and as a sponsor, Imperial Oil commemorates the closing of Maple Leaf Gardens and the grand opening of the Air Canada Centre through a certificate program for fans attending the games.

Imperial Oil becomes a corporate sponsor of Open Ice, an interactive conference examining the issues having an impact on Canadian hockey and its future direction.

The Esso Toronto Maple Leafs Street Buds program is launched at Toronto-area community centres in an effort to encourage youth to get involved in sport through participation in this ball hockey program.

The Ottawa Senators hockey club and the Esso Brand begin a sponsor relationship that includes support of a new minor hockey initiative called T.E.A.M. Hockey Country, as well as The Esso Minor Hockey Festival in the Ottawa area.

The Vancouver Canucks and the Esso brand begins a sponsor relationship that includes title sponsorship of the Esso Minor Hockey Nights program supporting minor hockey in the Vancouver area.

The Esso Legends of Hockey Tour hits the road. This travelling exhibit visits 38 centres, from Ontario to British Columbia, giving local citizens an opportunity to view Hockey Hall of Fame memorabilia and play a host of interactive games.

The Esso brand and the Montreal Canadiens begin a relationship that includes co-title sponsorship of the Learn, Respect and Fun program to support the growth and development of minor hockey in Quebec.

As new sponsor relationships begin with both the Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers, the Esso brand is proud to sponsor all six of Canada's teams.

The Halifax Mooseheads of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and the Esso brand begin a sponsor relationship.

Celebrating 70 years of supporting hockey across Canada and 25 years of supporting the growth and development of minor hockey through the Esso Medals and Certificates of Achievement program, the Esso brand continues its legacy of proudly supporting Canada's game.

Esso continues to play a leading role in supporting women's hockey -- and the results have been tremendous. In 2007, Canada's national women's hockey team continued their domination of the sport by winning an unparalleled 9th World Women's Hockey Championship.

The growth of the women's game in Canada continues with the establishment of the Esso Cup the first national midget women's hockey championship.

The Esso Game Day Skate is a unique opportunity for minor hockey teams to visit the Air Canada Centre and observe a professional pre-game practice.

Imperial Oil and the Esso brand celebrate Team Canada at the 2010 World Jr. championship with the launch of the Esso/Hockey gift card.

Imperial Oil and the Esso brand celebrate its 75th anniversary of supporting hockey in Canada.

Esso helps Hockey Canada celebrate 100 years of support for Canadian Hockey. Founded in 1914, the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association merged with Hockey Canada in 1968.

Esso and Hockey Canada celebrate a Gold Medal victory at the IIHF World Junior Championship.

Esso customers used their Hockey Canada-branded Esso PRICE PRIVILEGES Cards to save on their purchases and give back to the Hockey Canada Foundation, resulting in a $65,000 donation by Esso at the end of the season.

Imperial Oil and the Esso brand celebrate its 80 anniversary of supporting hockey in Canada.

Esso brings innovation to its sponsorship of the 2016 World Cup of Hockey with the first use of Digital Rink Boards.

Esso renewed its premier partnership with Hockey Canada and extended the company's commitment to Canada's game through the 2022-23 season.

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Imperial Oil, under the brand name Esso, begins sponsorship of national radio broadcasts of professional hockey games.

Esso sponsors overseas transmission of hockey games for Canadian service personnel stationed in Europe and elsewhere.

The radio network across Canada consists of 54 stations, 12 of them French-language stations. Three million people a week listen to every Esso hockey broadcast.

Imperial Oil expands its sponsorship to include the newly arrived medium of television. While the Canadian Broadcasting Network didn't cross the Rockies until 1958, Canadians from coast to coast enjoy hockey on their local stations through kinescope - sent by air from city to city to provide the most up-to-the-minute coverage possible.

The Esso Medals and Certificates of Achievement program is introduced for minor hockey leagues throughout Canada. the medals are awarded to the Most Dedicated, Most Improved and Most Sportsmanlike players on every boys and girls team playing minor hockey.

Imperial Oil, under the Esso brand becomes a premier sponsor of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association's Program of Excellence to identify and train Canada's premier hockey players for international competitions.

The Hockey Hall of Fame opens, and features the Esso Theatre with Imperial Oil as a founding sponsor.

The growth and development of women's hockey takes off with the support of the Esso brand. As title sponsor of the Esso Women's National Hockey Championship, the Esso brand support Canada's elite women's hockey players.

As an official sponsor, Imperial Oil, under the Esso brand is a proud supporter of the Canadian national women's team competing for the first ever women's hockey gold medal at the 1998 games in Nagano, Japan.

The Esso Wall of Champions is launched at the Hockey Hall of Fame, which recognizes past Esso Medals and Certificates of Achievement recipients who have gone on to hockey greatness.

The Toronto Maple Leafs hockey club and the Esso brand begin a sponsor relationship.

The Air Canada Centre, the new home of the Toronto Maple Leafs officially opens and as a sponsor, Imperial Oil commemorates the closing of Maple Leaf Gardens and the grand opening of the Air Canada Centre through a certificate program for fans attending the games.

Imperial Oil becomes a corporate sponsor of Open Ice, an interactive conference examining the issues having an impact on Canadian hockey and its future direction.

The Esso Toronto Maple Leafs Street Buds program is launched at Toronto-area community centres in an effort to encourage youth to get involved in sport through participation in this ball hockey program.

The Ottawa Senators hockey club and the Esso Brand begin a sponsor relationship that includes support of a new minor hockey initiative called T.E.A.M. Hockey Country, as well as The Esso Minor Hockey Festival in the Ottawa area.

The Vancouver Canucks and the Esso brand begins a sponsor relationship that includes title sponsorship of the Esso Minor Hockey Nights program supporting minor hockey in the Vancouver area.

The Esso Legends of Hockey Tour hits the road. This travelling exhibit visits 38 centres, from Ontario to British Columbia, giving local citizens an opportunity to view Hockey Hall of Fame memorabilia and play a host of interactive games.

The Esso brand and the Montreal Canadiens begin a relationship that includes co-title sponsorship of the Learn, Respect and Fun program to support the growth and development of minor hockey in Quebec.

As new sponsor relationships begin with both the Calgary Flames and the Edmonton Oilers, the Esso brand is proud to sponsor all six of Canada's teams.

The Halifax Mooseheads of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and the Esso brand begin a sponsor relationship.

Celebrating 70 years of supporting hockey across Canada and 25 years of supporting the growth and development of minor hockey through the Esso Medals and Certificates of Achievement program, the Esso brand continues its legacy of proudly supporting Canada's game.

Esso continues to play a leading role in supporting women's hockey -- and the results have been tremendous. In 2007, Canada's national women's hockey team continued their domination of the sport by winning an unparalleled 9th World Women's Hockey Championship.

The growth of the women's game in Canada continues with the establishment of the Esso Cup the first national midget women's hockey championship.

The Esso Game Day Skate is a unique opportunity for minor hockey teams to visit the Air Canada Centre and observe a professional pre-game practice.

Imperial Oil and the Esso brand celebrate Team Canada at the 2010 World Jr. championship with the launch of the Esso/Hockey gift card.

Imperial Oil and the Esso brand celebrate its 75th anniversary of supporting hockey in Canada.

Esso helps Hockey Canada celebrate 100 years of support for Canadian Hockey. Founded in 1914, the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association merged with Hockey Canada in 1968.

Esso and Hockey Canada celebrate a Gold Medal victory at the IIHF World Junior Championship.

Esso customers used their Hockey Canada-branded Esso PRICE PRIVILEGES Cards to save on their purchases and give back to the Hockey Canada Foundation, resulting in a $65,000 donation by Esso at the end of the season.

Imperial Oil and the Esso brand celebrate its 80 anniversary of supporting hockey in Canada.

Esso brings innovation to its sponsorship of the 2016 World Cup of Hockey with the first use of Digital Rink Boards.

Esso renewed its premier partnership with Hockey Canada and extended the company's commitment to Canada's game through the 2022-23 season.


Les joueurs ne sont pas les seuls gagnants

Bien que les enfants soient les récipiendaires des médailles, les parents et les entraîneurs recevront eux aussi un petit quelque chose. Chaque équipe qui passe une commande pour des médailles ou des certificats recevra en cadeau 20 cartes de rabais sur le carburant PRIX PRIVILEGES pour aider les familles qui participent au hockey mineur à réaliser des économies sur le carburant tout en contribuant à promouvoir le hockey au Canada.

Comment? La valeur des cartes est de 5 cents le litre, et pour chaque litre acheté, 0,5 cent sera remis à la Fondation Hockey Canada.

La Fondation Hockey Canada propose une nouvelle source de financement sûr, viable et pérenne visant à soutenir l'élaboration et l'exécution des futurs programmes, projets et activités Hockey Canada.

Après les deux premières années du programme, ces cartes PRIX PRIVILEGES ont permis de faire un don de plus de 120 000 $ à la Fondation Hockey Canada.


Médaillés du Concours Esso « Marquez le but gagnant »

Inscrivez-vous au programme de médailles Esso au mérite sportif et certificats de participation* pour courir la chance de gagner l'une des six bourses Médaille Esso de 5 000 $ pour votre association de hockey mineur! Chacune des six associations gagnantes recevra en plus une bourse supplémentaire de 1 000 $ pour leur équipe.

Détails S'inscrire

* Aucun achat n'est requis. Consultez les règlements du concours pour plus d'informations. L'inscription au programme des médailles Esso au mérite sportif et certificats de participation est gratuite. Le participant sélectionné devra répondre correctement à une question d'habileté arithmétique pour être déclaré gagnant.


Foire aux questions

1. Combien faut-il pour passer une commande?
L'offre est gratuite, jusqu'à épuisement des stocks, et s'adresse aux équipes de hockey mineur à travers le Canada.

2. Quand recevrai-je ma commande? Quel est le délai de livraison?
Pas de commande urgente. L'envoi des commandes débutera en octobre 2018 et prendra de six à huit semaines.

3. Auparavant, je devais passer par l'intermédiaire d'un détaillant Esso pour commander et recevoir les médailles. Dois-je procéder de la même façon cette année?
Non. Vous devez remplir et soumettre votre demande d'inscription en ligne, et les médailles commandées seront livrées directement à l'adresse que vous aurez indiquée sur votre formulaire d'inscription. Cependant, nous voudrions vous encourager à inviter votre détaillant local à votre cérémonie de fin de saison pour présenter les médailles à votre équipe.

4. Comment les trousses sont-elles livrées?
Elles sont emballées sous format individuel par équipe et livrées par messagerie à l'adresse indiquée sur votre formulaire d'inscription.

5. Puis-je recevoir plus d'un jeu de médailles pour mon équipe?
Non. Chaque équipe recevra un jeu de médailles et 18 certificats.

6. Puis-je présenter une demande pour toute mon association sur un seul formulaire?
Oui. Veuillez préciser le nombre d'équipes au cours du processus d'inscription. Veuillez prendre note que le programme se poursuit jusqu'à épuisement des stocks.

7. Puis-je demander trois médailles identiques?
Non. Les médailles se présentent en jeux de trois : le plus dévoué, le plus amélioré, et le meilleur esprit sportif.

8. Que contient une trousse classique?
Un jeu de 3 médailles au mérite sportif, un ensemble de 18 certificats autographiés et 20 cartes de rabais sur le carburant PRIX PRIVILEGES par équipe.

9. Les médailles Esso au mérite sportif peuvent-elles être offertes en prix dans des tournois?
Non. Les médailles au mérite sportif servent à reconnaître l'accomplissement des joueurs de votre équipe tout au long de la saison.

10. Ma commande ne m'a pas encore été livrée. Pouvez-vous me dire où en est le traitement ou confirmer réception?
Pour les commandes passées avant le 1er janvier 2018 : si vous n'avez pas encore reçu votre commande, veuillez envoyer un courriel à notre coordonnateur national à l'adresse info@essomedals.com en précisant les prénom et nom de famille de la personne ayant passé la commande, ainsi que le nom de l'association ou de l'équipe.
Pour les commandes passées après le 1er janvier 2018 : si vous avez reçu confirmation depuis plus de six semaines, veuillez envoyer un courriel à notre coordonnateur national à l'adresse info@essomedals.com en précisant les prénom et nom de famille de la personne ayant passé la commande, ainsi que le nom de l'association ou de l'équipe.

11. Comment puis-je utiliser la carte PRIX PRIVILEGES?
Les cartes PRIX PRIVILEGES peuvent être échangées à n'importe quelle station-service Esso ou Mobil au Canada. Elles doivent être échangées à l'achat de carburant. La valeur de cette carte est de 5 cents par litre, jusqu'à concurrence de 100 litres de carburant ou jusqu'à son expiration le 30 septembre 2019, selon la première des deux éventualités. Pour chaque litre de carburant acheté, 0,5 cent par litre de carburant sera remis à la Fondation Hockey Canada.
Assurez-vous de distribuer les cartes PRIX PRIVILEGES dès que vous les recevez afin de maximiser leur utilisation. Il y aura de multiples occasions de promouvoir l'avenir du hockey tout au long de la saison.

Vous avez d'autres questions? Envoyez un courriel à  info@essomedals.com