Supreme Ventures, through its sports betting brand JustBet, today announced its title sponsorship of $1,000,000 for the JustBet/TVJSN Beach Volleyball League, at a press briefing held in the ARENA sports bar at the Acropolis Gaming and Entertainment Centre in Barbican. JustBet is joined as title sponsors by TVJ Sports Network, who will also serve as the exclusive television media partner for the League.
The JustBet/TVJSN Beach Volleyball League, organized by the Jamaica Volleyball Association (JaVA), will run from October 6 to November 3 at the JustBet sponsored Barbican Beach Sports Complex in Kingston, with competition taking place on Saturdays and Sundays. The League will take a break on October 27 and 28 to accommodate players who are members of the National Senior Men’s Volleyball team, competing in their first round of the 2014 World Volleyball Championship (Men) qualifiers in Curacao.
Competition will take place in two categories, male and female, with cash prizes being awarded for first through to sixth placed finishers in each category. The League will be used as a primary means of selecting teams to represent Jamaica in upcoming international volleyball competitions.
Supreme Ventures expressed their delight at the sponsorship and spoke of their eagerness to see beach volleyball taken to another level.
“We are very excited to be on board with what certainly will become one of the top sports entertainment properties in Jamaica,” said Andrei Roper, Senior Marketing Officer for JustBet. “During the London Olympics we again saw how entertaining, engaging and exciting beach volleyball can be and our goal is to create a similar experience for fans who come to the JustBet Barbican Beach venue to enjoy the action this season.”
Major Warrenton Dixon, President of the Jamaica Volleyball Association, expressed his gratitude at the support from the sponsors, and his excitement at what lies ahead for this season of the League.
“I want to publicly thank these partners for empowering JaVA to start the realization of our dream to qualify teams to the 2016 Rio Olympics in beach volleyball,” Major Dixon said. “Through the JustBet/TVJSN Beach Volleyball League, we will provide our athletes with the well needed opportunity to develop and exercise their skills and wits in beach volleyball, while providing quality live and televised sports entertainment for the Jamaican public.”
TVJ Sports Network will provide delayed coverage of the matches, and Patrick Anderson, Group Head of Sports - RJR Communications Group expressed his delight at being able to partner with the Jamaica Volleyball Association and the other sponsors, in bringing the excitement of the sport to Jamaica audiences.
“The RJR Communications Group, through the TVJ Sports Network platform, is very pleased and excited to be able to bring the excitement of the JustBet/TVJSN Beach Volleyball League into Jamaican homes this season, and we also intend to utilize our radio platforms to bring even more coverage of the League. We look forward to helping to build this product as we move into the future.”
Associate Sponsors of the League are Red Stripe, Jamaica Blue Spring Water, Locker Room Sports through their Velle brand, Juici Patties, Yummy Bakery, Hi-Lyte Sports Drink and Red Bull.
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