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Champion Minerals Announces Change to Board of Directors

Friday, February 18, 2011

Champion Minerals Announces Change to Board of Directors15:07 EST Friday, February 18, 2011TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 18, 2011) -CHAMPION MINERALS INC. (TSX:CHM)(FRANKFURT:P02) ("Champion" or the "Company") announces that Mr. Jean Lafleur, P. Geo., has resigned as a director of the Company, in order to focus on other business interests. Mr. Lafleur had been a board member of Champion since 2006. The Company would like to thank Mr. Lafleur for his significant contributions and wish him success in all of his future endeavours. About Champion Minerals Inc. Champion is an exploration and development company focused on discovering and developing significant iron ore resources in eastern Canada, particularly in the provinces of Quebec and Newfoundland & Labrador. The Company's projects include the Fermont Iron Property in Quebec, jointly held by Champion, with an 82.5% interest and Fancamp Exploration Ltd., holding a 17.5% interest, and the Attikamagen Iron Property in Quebec and Labrador, and the Powderhorn / Gullbridge Base Metal Projects in central Newfoundland. Please visit Champion's website at www.championminerals.com.Statements made in this news release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" and readers are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance, and that actual developments or results, may vary materially from those in these "forward-looking" statements. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Thomas G. LarsenChampion Minerals Inc.President and CEO(416) 866-2200ORJorge EstepaChampion Minerals Inc.Vice-President(416) 866-2200www.championminerals.com