tuesday, August 9, 2016

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ARMY WEST POINT ATHLETICS, TICKET GALAXY
LAUNCH MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP

Football, Hockey, Basketball Among Areas of Engagement

WEST POINT, N.Y. (Aug. 9, 2016) – Army West Point Athletics and its multimedia rights holder, Learfield's Army West Point Sports Properties, announced today a multi-year partnership with secondary market leader Ticket Galaxy, the premier online marketplace for buying and selling tickets for live events. 
    Concurrent with the 2016-17 football season, then moving into basketball and hockey, Ticket Galaxy will receive significant visibility among the passionate Army West Point fan base. As a proud partner of Army West Point Athletics, Ticket Galaxy will be aligned with the esteemed institution, its fans, alumni and campus community through extensive digital assets, in-venue signage, branding and video board features, as well as opportunities for on-site engagement.In addition to prominent signage inside Michie Stadium, Ticket Galaxy will have additional exposure throughout football season with its entitlement of the Tailgate Suite before every home game. Ticket Galaxy will leverage its relationship with Army fans through on-location branded banners and auxiliary flag banners, complemented by a deeper integration for the October 15 game against Lafayette in which Ticket Galaxy will create an exclusive fan football package.  
“With a history and tradition that is unsurpassed, Army West Point is a one-of-a-kind experience in collegiate athletics,” states Steve Kobelski, President of Ticket Galaxy. “We’re proud to partner with Army and provide their fans with a wide selection of game tickets to cheer on the Black Knights.”
    “We welcome Ticket Galaxy to our corporate partner family here at Army West Point and look forward to growing the relationship, while making sure their first year of activation exceeds their expectations,” said Steve Tucker, general manager for Army West Point Sports Properties, Learfield’s local team solely dedicated to overseeing all rights components and corporate partnerships.    
    Ticket Galaxy is the sports and entertainment industry’s leading marketplace to buy and sell tickets to sport, concert, theater, and family events. In addition to this new partnership with Army West Point, Ticket Galaxy holds collegiate partnerships with UConn, University of Houston and Xavier. Providing consumers with hard-to-get, sold-out, and discount tickets to live entertainment in the United States and abroad, Ticket Galaxy partners with some of the world’s most identifiable brands. Its retail website, www.TicketGalaxy.com, grants fans access to unmatched inventory, premiere customer service and secure ticket transactions in an easy-to-navigate environment, all with a 200% money-back guarantee. For more information on Ticket Galaxy, visit TicketGalaxy.com, Facebook.com/TicketGalaxyUSA, or Twitter.com/TicketGalaxy.
    An industry leader for more than four decades, Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. In addition to Army West Point, it manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for 120 collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors’ Cup. Learfield also provides its collegiate partners access to professional concessions and ticket sales; licensing and trademark consulting; digital platform expertise; and venue and technology systems through its affiliated companies. For more about Learfield’s history, businesses and career opportunities, visit www.learfieldsports.com.

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MEDIA CONTACT:                                                                   

Kyle Osolin                               Jennifer Duncan                                                           

Ticket Galaxy                            Learfield

KyleO@ticketgalaxy.com           jduncan@learfield.com

(860) 533-4090                           (469) 767-8324