NVL partners with The Campus Agency for Spring Break tournament in Panama City Beach, FL, March 18-20
Panama City Beach, Fla. (January 30, 2015) – The National Volleyball League (NVL) will kick off the 2015 pro tour at The Boardwalk Beach Resort in Panama City Beach, FL from March 18 – 20, 2015 during Spring Break. The three-day event will feature a 16-team draw per gender with teams competing for a $50,000 prize purse. NVL has partnered with The Campus Agency, a nontraditional media and marketing agency specializing in the student market, to create a unique experience for students attending the tournament during Spring Break.
“We’re excited to bring NVL volleyball to Panama City Beach for the first time and do it against the backdrop and energy of Spring Break,” said NVL Founder & CEO Albert Hannemann. “The Campus Agency will be a critical asset in helping us make the tournament a highlight for Spring Breakers and increase our visibility in the growing collegiate market.”
“We’re looking forward to creating an unforgettable experience for college students that may not be familiar with the NVL or the beach volleyball lifestyle,” commented Chris Nyland, VP, Strategic Partnerships with The Campus Agency. “Spring Break is an ideal time for the NVL to be in Panama City Beach with an expected 75,000 – 100,000 students passing through that week.”
Panama City Beach Event Highlights:
Wednesday, March 18
NVL Pro Qualifier
Thursday, March 19
Main Draw Matches
Friday, March 20
Saturday, March 21
Saturday NVL Junior Clinic with the Pro’s at the Panama City Beach Pier Courts
The tournament will be live streamed for fans on the NVL Network.
The Panama City Beach tournament is one of eight professional events on the NVL calendar in 2015. Remaining 2015 pro tour schedule details to follow.
About National Volleyball League
Established in 2010, the NVL is a professional beach volleyball league built by players for all players, united in one mission: to create a sustainable future for pro beach volleyball in the U.S. Home to eight professional events in 2015, a grassroots series, and the NVL Club Med Beach Volleyball Academy, the NVL is the only national platform for current professionals and players of all levels to showcase their talents and pursue their aspirations in the sport. With sand volleyball now a sanctioned high school sport, the NCAA’s fastest-growing emerging sport in history with 50 schools sponsoring it as of January 2015 and a Division 1 approved championship, the NVL is building the infrastructure for young players to achieve their dreams.
About The Campus Agency
The Campus Agency is a nontraditional media and marketing agency specializing in the student market. The Campus team not only has a deep understanding of the college market and broad connections with companies in the college space, but extensive experience in student deals and building partner relationships. Their services include: partnership marketing, on campus marketing initiatives, spring break marketing, and on campus brand ambassador programs. Paul Tedeschi, CEO of Campus, is a veteran youth marketer having worked in the field for over 25 years. Paul started his first agency, Collegiate Advantage, during his junior year at Boston University. He then went on to become co-founder and CEO of Mr. Youth (now MRY).