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Molly Quinn Named First CEO of Blind Athletes Association

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA) today announced that sports marketing professional Molly Quinn has been appointed chief executive officer of the 44-year-old organization that provides sports opportunities for blind and visually impaired individuals of all ages and abilities, including at the international Paralympic level.

Pennsylvania Becomes Home to Brand New ‘COVID-Friendly’ Physical and Spiritual Adventure

BOILING SPRINGS, Pa., July 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Co-owners Cody Meassick and Chris Paradysz present the opening of Adventure Explorations, a multi-disciplined, concierge adventure company using top-notch gear and guides to create custom experiences. With discovery at its heart, adventure creates extraordinary moments of clarity, truth and connection.

Robot Helps with Social Distancing at Space Golf in Illinois

OLAND PARK, Ill., June 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As Illinois prepares to move to Phase Four of its re-opening plan, one small business, Space Golf, has employed a robot to help serve customers and reduce direct person-to-person contact, during the days of COVID-19.

Harlem Wizards Committed to Driving Equality, Fairness and Justice for All

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Harlem Wizards' players, staff and support personnel want to express their deep sympathy to the families of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. As an organization, it's saddened to see the images of such heinous murders. This is very personal for the group as 90 percent of the players are people of color.

Two Local Altitude H2O Recreation Facilities To Re-Open Under The WhoaZone Brand

MADISON, Wis., May 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Empire Recreation Management (ERM), the managing partner responsible for the WhoaZone brand, is pleased to announce that (2) of Altitude H2O's (AH2O) Texas facilities - Grapevine & Rosharon - are going to open in 2020 under the WhoaZone brand.

Wonderland Water Park at ACE Adventure Resort Announces Reopening Date

OAK HILL, W.Va., May 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NESWSWIRE) -- ACE Adventure Resort, an adventure resort based in The New River Gorge, began rafting, ziplining, and rock climbing trips last weekend, after guidance provided by the state of West Virginia was released. The resort, which encompasses 1,500 acres bordering the New River Gorge National River, announced today their plans to open their most popular attraction, Wonderland Waterpark.

TeamSnap Raises $5.5 Million in Funding as Sports Activities Begin to Resume

BOULDER, Colo., May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, the leader in sport management technology, announced today a $5.5 million convertible notes financing led by Foundry Group and Bolt Ventures. The funding comes as TeamSnap prepares for sports activities to return after the global shutdown.

Kidventure to Open Texas Summer Programs

AUSTIN, Texas, May 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After much consultation with our health professionals including infectious disease doctors and pediatricians, with newly released Guidelines for Summer Camps from the Governor's Task Force, representatives from the CDC, and many families, Kidventure, has made the decision to open camp programs beginning June 1, 2020.

Epix Gear Launches Made in the USA Custom-Designed Sports Apparel

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. and TEMPE, Ariz., May 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Colorado-based sports apparel company, Epix Gear, has announced the re-shoring of their apparel production with the opening of a made in the USA facility in Tempe, Arizona.

TeamSnap Appoints Tech Leaders to Executive Team

BOULDER, Colo., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap CEO and co-founder Dave DuPont announced today new additions to its executive team. Global tech leader Woody Hartman joins TeamSnap as President and Head of Product, overseeing business operations for the industry-leading sports platform. Partnership executive Alex Underwood has been named General Manager of Advertising and Commerce.

Whitewater Rafting Season Begins in West Virginia

OAK HILL, W.Va., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New River Gorge, whitewater rafting outfitters are excited to begin their 2020 season following guidelines set in place by West Virginia Governor Jim Justice to modify operational procedures in order to provide COVID-19 safety precautions for outfitter guests and staff. ACE Adventure Resort in Oak Hill, West Virginia is excited to get back out on the river.
Tournament MVP Jerron Wilbut with Coach Michael Miller

University of L.A. College of Divinity Captures The First National Championship of 2020 ‘March Madness’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In only its third season of fielding a men's basketball team the University of Los Angeles College of Divinity (ULACD) overcomes all odds to win the ACCA national championship in Joplin, Missouri.

Brazilians want to make an impact during FlatOutFriday

MILWAUKEE, Wis., March 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It was only six years ago when the first official Flat Track competition took place in Brazil, with only ten to fifteen riders. Now, there are over fourteen teams around the country, and the Brazilian Flat Track League will have nine riders racing during FlatOutFriday (FOF) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 13. The group is looking forward to making a good impression during FOF 2020.

The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia Leaders and Achievers Gala – Keynote by Doug Pederson, Head Coach of the Philadelphia Eagles

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., March 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia hosted its fourth annual Leaders & Achievers Gala at the Philadelphia Country Club on March 4. This event provides critical resources for TFT of Greater Philadelphia to positively impact the lives of over 30,000 young people in the region, and to forward their mission of teaching life skills and core values through the game of golf.

Louisiana Soccer Association Adds TeamSnap As New Technology Partner

BATON ROUGE, La. and BOULDER, Colo., March 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Louisiana Soccer Association, a state association of the United States Soccer Federation, announced today it has signed a new technology partnership with TeamSnap, the leader in integrated sports management.
ULACD team after victory at Occidental College

ULACD and Coach Mike Miller Notch Nation’s Second Best Two-Year Record of 56-4 Among All Four-Year Colleges from 2018-19 to 2019-20

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Association of Christian College Athletics announce 2020 Championship Tournament Bracket. Despite a wonderful record of 27-1 the University of Los Angeles College of Divinity (ULACD) has a very tough road ahead as the fourth seed.
Brazilian entrepreneur, Bruna Wladyka

First female Brazilian pilot to race FlatOutFriday

MILWAUKEE, Wis., March 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brazilian entrepreneur, Bruna Wladyka, is scheduled to be Royal Enfield's substitute racer in its "Built Train Race" (BTR) program, during the team's first race at FlatOutFriday in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 13.

Team Rio National and Sports U announce merger to create Team Rio University

COLTS NECK, N.J., Feb. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Team Rio National and Sports U are proud to announce a collaboration and combination of NJ's most successful grassroots basketball programs over the last decade with the creation of Team Rio University (Rio U).

Morrison Outdoors Wins GearJunkie Best in Show Award at Outdoor + Snow Show

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Feb. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just over one year since the Kickstarter campaign that launched their new company, Morrison Outdoors capped off a successful appearance at the 2020 Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show by taking home GearJunkie's "Best in Show" award for their Little Mo 20° Baby Sleeping Bag.

Officials welcome Lucas Oil Products to family of sponsors at Rock Maple Racing

HAMPSTEAD, N.H., Jan. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rock Maple Racing, New England's premier sanctioned cross-country racing series, announces the sponsorship signing of Lucas Oil Products, Inc., headquartered in Corona, California.
Rivalry On Ice - from Craig Shelly Beverly Hills

Craig Shelly Beverly Hills Announces ‘Rivalry On Ice’ Harvard vs Yale – Commemorative Legacy Time Piece Collection

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Beverly Hills California is known for bringing you the absolute best in sports entertainment such as Cricket All Stars and PGA Golf Tournaments. On January 11, the teams of Harvard and Yale hit the ice at Madison Square Garden with "Rivalry On Ice" and Craig Shelly Beverly Hills is the first to bring you the Commemorative Time Pieces commemorating this event.

National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association Inks Partnership Deal with Oscar Mike Foundation

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) today announced the signing of a partnership agreement with the Oscar Mike Foundation (OMF) establishing NMEDA as the Official Vehicle Sponsor for OMF's signature event, the United States Quad Rugby Association National Championships.

TeamSnap Scores a New Partnership with Chicago Fire Juniors

BOULDER, Colo. and CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap announced today a new partnership with Chicago Fire Juniors (CFJ), the official youth club affiliate program of Chicago Fire Football Club. As part of the partnership, TeamSnap has been named the official team and club management platform for CFJ and all affiliate clubs.
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LPGA Hall of Famer Patty Sheehan Joins Designer Golf Apparel Firm KINONA’s Advisory Board

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- KINONA, a collection of flattering, modern women's golf apparel designed to bring feminine sensibility to women's golf, announced today that LPGA legend Patty Sheehan has joined its Board of Advisors.

Whataburger Announces $100,000 Partnership with Drive Nation Sports to Increase Access to Youth Sports

DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To provide support to young athletes in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Whataburger announced a three-year, $100,000 partnership with Drive Nation Sports. The partnership kicked off with a check presentation on Wednesday, Dec. 11.

The Nation’s Largest Track Series For Girls Produces World-Class Athletes and Exceptional Young Women

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Dec. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dec. 14-16, 2019 -- This weekend's opening preliminary meet of the Colgate Women's Games was the first event since the passing of its founder, Fred Thompson. Thompson's contribution to the sport extended well beyond mentoring and coaching dozens of Olympians and world-class athletes.

TeamSnap Named One of the Nation’s Fastest-Growing Inner City Businesses for Second Year in a Row

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) announced that Boulder's TeamSnap was named to the 2019 Inner City 100 list of the fastest-growing inner city businesses in America. This marks the second year in a row that TeamSnap has been named to the prestigious list.

The Chris Kyle Frog Foundation and Dirty South Bats Have Joined Forces to Produce the American Sniper Composite Baseball Bat

WINDER, Ga., Nov. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dirty South Bats today announced that it has joined forces with the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation (CKFF) to produce a limited-edition tribute bat honoring American Sniper Chris Kyle that is cutting-edge both in its looks and performance. The 2 5/8-inch composite baseball bat certified for USSSA and BBCOR will be available for players from ages 8 to College with $100 from each bat sale being donated to the CKFF.
Dorsey Academy of Entrepreneurs

Celebrity Chris Spencer Partners with Dorsey Academy of Entrepreneurs on 2019 Golfing for Families Charity Event in Sun Valley

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In an historic move, on Monday November 11, 2019 Veterans Day, Golfing for Families and Dorsey Academy of Entrepreneurs will hold its fourth annual charity event in Sun Valley at Angeles National Golf course. This year's event will be hosted by Celebrity Comedian / Producer Chris Spencer and friends.

FinTech Firm FormFree Sponsors PGA Tour Golfer Matt NeSmith

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced a two-year agreement to sponsor 25-year-old pro golfer Matt NeSmith. Currently playing in his first season on the PGA TOUR, NeSmith will wear the fintech firm's logo on the left sleeve of his apparel.

Posh Cycling and Fitness Named College Park 2019 Business of the Year

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The City of College Park, Md. has named Posh Cycling and Fitness as the city's 2019 Business of the Year. A special award ceremony will be held at the Posh First Birthday Celebration on Nov. 2nd at noon.

First 20-degree Baby Sleeping Bags Hit Store Shelves in REI Exclusive

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Morrison Outdoors, just 7 months removed from their launch campaign on Kickstarter, have brought their line of Little Mo Baby Sleeping Bags to over 60 REI locations across the U.S.

TeamSnap Strikes a New Partnership with Top Canadian Baseball Association

BOULDER, Colo. and TORONTO, Ontario, Sept. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management announced today it has launched a new partnership with Toronto Baseball Association, one of the largest minor baseball associations in Canada.

FOBA’s Building Champions Benefit

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FOBA's Building Champions Benefit will showcase its programs within the historically sophisticated, and classically new vibe of Row Twenty Four. Celebrating its kick-off benefit in 2019, the Row Twenty Four event venue exudes the warmth of contemporary design and modern accents, blended with a rich history, makes you feel part of Chicago at the height of the 1920's.
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INDE Serves Out-of-the-box Augmented Reality Experiences to Disrupt the Sports Industry

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The application of Augmented Reality techniques, immersing fans in multiple elements of their favorite sports, has taken fan engagement to new levels, says AR innovator, INDE. The passive consumption of a matches or games is fading into the past. Today it's possible to involve spectators in ways that were previously unheard of, and that's where out-of-the-box marketing tools come into the picture.

HER NEXT PLAY Announces Sports Summit for Teen Girls

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fresh off a competitive community contest win, a team of young Edina women are investing their prize earnings in an event designed for teen girl athletes. The Her Next Play Edina Girls' Sports Summit will take place September 30, 2019 at Life Time Sport in Eagan, Minn.

Brent Grablachoff Appoints 3 New Coaches to Kicking World Staff

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kicking World expanded its reach today by deploying three new coaches who will service the football enthused states of New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Owner Brent Grablachoff made the announcement. (VIDEO)

Introducing HOOPLANDIA – Largest 3-on-3 Basketball Competition and Festival on East Coast Planned for Greater Springfield June 26-28, 2020

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Greater Springfield, Massachusetts is the birthplace of basketball. And now, the birthplace of an extraordinary new event to celebrate one of the great games on Planet Earth. Introducing HOOPLANDIA, the largest 3-on-3 basketball competition and celebration on the East Coast - planned for June 26-28, 2020 and hosted by Eastern States Exposition and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

HS Football Preview: The Top Kickers in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The largest instructional kicking camp in the country, Kicking World, announced its 2019 list of the top kickers in Texas. "The best HS kickers and punters are in the great state of Texas. This year's list not only encompasses the best prep specialists in Texas, but some of the top kickers in the country," said Brent Grablachoff, owner of Kicking World.

My Sports Vote Launches New App and Website

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since yelling at the TV just doesn't cut it, My Sports Vote has launched a new app for enthusiastic sports fans. It allows users to have their voices heard through votes and opinions, which are shared with teams and league offices. (VIDEO)

Oklahoma Soccer Association Scores New Technology Partnership with TeamSnap

BOULDER, Colo. and TULSA, Okla., Aug. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oklahoma Soccer Association, a national state association of the United States Soccer Federation, announced today it has launched a new technology partnership with TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management.
BBA Bubbleball League

BBA Bubbleball League announces Bubbleball Sport is Coming to Southern California

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 5 years ago Bubbleball Inc. introduced the bubbleball to the world. Focus now turns to teaching players how to play the more challenging sport of BBA bubbleball, which combines elements of soccer, rugby, and football into one sport.

Fun for Everyone at The Main Line Bike Race in Ardmore on August 11 2019

ARDMORE, Pa., July 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Sunday, August 11, thousands of spectators will come to Ardmore to cheer on amateur and professional cyclists at the third annual Main Line Bike Race from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. announced Narberth Ambulance. Cycling fanatics from across the region will descend upon downtown Ardmore to watch as some of the sport's top athletes race through town.

Peter Grandich and Company Teams with Major CPA Firm

SPRING LAKE, N.J., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Trinity Financial, Sports & Entertainment Management Company, a division of Peter Grandich and Company, announced today that it has teamed with the Sports & Entertainment Division of one of the largest CPA firms in the Tri-State Region, WithumSmith+Brown, PC ("Withum").

MMA Organization Tuff-N-Uff gives back to the Las Vegas community by offering a FREE MMA event

LAS VEGAS, Nev., June 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the average prices of event tickets to popular mixed martial arts events often topping hundreds of dollars, seeing such an event live is out of reach for many of the sport's most ardent fans. Tuff-N-Uff, the nation's largest and longest running amateur MMA organization, has decided to help do something about that by offering a packed roster of fights at a FREE event that will be held June 29, 2019 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

SimpleNexus Helps Raise $17,500 for Families of Hospitalized Children as Sponsor of 9th Annual Security National Charity Golf Classic

LEHI, Utah, June 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading digital mortgage platform for loan officers, borrowers and real estate agents, helped raise more than $17,500 to support the families of hospitalized children as a Birdie-level sponsor of Security National Mortgage Company's ninth annual SN Charity Golf Classic.

TeamSnap and TeamGenius Partner to Deliver Industry Leading Athlete Evaluation Tools

BOULDER, Colo., and MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., June 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, announced today it has partnered with TeamGenius, one of the leading athlete evaluation apps for tryouts, feedback and player development.

Ontario Volleyball Signs New Partnership with TeamSnap

BOULDER, Colo. and TORONTO, Canada, June 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, announced today it has partnered with the Ontario Volleyball Association, the governing body for the sport in Ontario. With this new partnership, TeamSnap becomes the official club and team management application for Canada's largest provincial volleyball association.

Jim Rooney from Pittsburgh Steelers and Jon Kolb, 4x Super Bowl Champion to Keynote Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Passing of...

PITTSBURGH, Pa., May 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs cordially invites the public to attend our 2019 Pittsburgh Passing of the Leash Ceremony. This heart-warming event showcases the incredible difference Service Dogs have made in the lives of their recipients in Pennsylvania communities. Meet some of these life-saving dogs and teams, and enjoy lunch with us.
ActivityHero summer camp

1,000 Summer Camp Scholarships Available to California Children Through ActivityHero Camp & Class Marketplace

PALO ALTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- or the first time, families who struggle to make ends meet can apply for multiple summer camp scholarships with ActivityHero's simple online registration. Over 1,000 scholarships are available at 50 summer camps for as little as $20.

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