Under Armour and AVCA to Host 2nd Annual All-America Volleyball Match & Skills Competition
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Under Armour® and the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) will present the 2009 Under Armour All-America Volleyball Match & Skills Competition at the St. Pete Times Forum in downtown Tampa, Fla. Tickets for the second-annual event are now available.
The 2009 Under Armour All-America Volleyball Match & Skills Competition will be played Sunday, December 20 at 1 p.m. EST, as part of the AVCA Annual Convention in Tampa. The match will feature 24 Under Armour Girls High School All-Americans as selected by the AVCA, competing in a three-set match, in addition to a series of individual competitions that will showcase the athletes' superlative skills.
"We are honored to present this premier event for the country's elite female high school volleyball players," said Adrienne Lofton, Senior Director- Women's Marketing. "We look forward to elevating the sport of volleyball by continuing to provide athletes with proven innovation and a platform for female athletes to showcase their skills through hard work and dedication."
"Under Armour is a great company and has been a wonderful partner to the AVCA," said Kathy DeBoer, AVCA Executive Director. "Their All-America competitions have quickly become the industry standard and their support allows the AVCA to host a first-class volleyball event."
The St. Pete Times Forum, home to the National Hockey League's Tampa Bay Lightning, hosts more than 150 events annually, including concerts, family events, ice shows, the circus and other indoor sports. It will also host the 2009 NCAA Division I Volleyball Championships December 17-19.
Tickets to the 2009 Under Armour All-America Volleyball Match & Skills Competition are $7.25 each, and are available exclusively through Ticketmaster and the St. Pete Times Forum box office.
Note that AVCA Convention attendees can purchase tickets through Convention registration, beginning mid-August.
About Under Armour, Inc.
Under Armour® (NYSE: UA) is a leading developer, marketer, and distributor of branded performance apparel, footwear, and accessories. The brand's moisture-wicking synthetic fabrications are engineered in many different designs and styles for wear in nearly every climate. The Company's products are sold worldwide and worn by athletes at all levels, from youth to professional, on playing fields around the globe. The Under Armour global headquarters is in Baltimore, Maryland, with European headquarters in Amsterdam's Olympic Stadium, and additional offices in Denver, Hong Kong, Toronto, and Guangzhou, China. For further information, please visit the Company's website at www.underarmour.com.