October 20, 2016 Vancouver, British Columbia.  Blackrock Gold Corp. (the “Company”) announces that it has granted 200,000 incentive stock options to a consultant of the Company. The options, which are subject to the terms and conditions of the Company’s stock option plan and the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange, may be exercised at a price of $0.12 per share for a term of 5 years.

For further information, please contact:

David R. Robinson, President & CEO

Blackrock Gold Corp.

Phone: 1.403.399.9047

Email: drrhorizon@gmail.com