Round Rock, TX, May 08, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- For the second time in the past three seasons, the CenturyTel Center, home to arenafootball2’s Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings will host the af2’s league championship game. ArenaCup8, presented by Horseshoe Casino and Hotel, will be played on Saturday, Aug. 25 in Bossier City, La.
Sportexe, a global leader in the synthetic turf industry, is proud to announce its involvement as the official playing surface of ArenaCup8. The CenturyTel Center, an SMG managed facility and former host of ArenaCup6 in 2005, is a 270,000 square-foot facility featuring a Sportexe synthetic turf system and accommodates up to 14,000 patrons for a variety of entertainment experiences.
“Sportexe and af2 have enjoyed a special relationship since the league’s inception eight years ago,” said national football-coaching insider and Sportexe spokesperson Aaron S. Lee. “To see this league grow to 30 teams and continue to offer one of the best professional sporting experiences in the U.S. is a true testament to the fine people that represent af2.”
Sportexe continues to solidify its status as the top professional indoor synthetic turf provider in North America as the official and exclusive synthetic turf supplier and game system provider for the af2 and its big brother the Arena Football League, as well as the Major Indoor Soccer League and National Lacrosse League. Sportexe synthetic turf system clients also include the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens, New Orleans Saints, S.F. 49ers, Buffalo Bills, along with the NCAA’s Cal-Berkeley, LSU, Alabama and Southern Miss.
“We’re fortunate to be playing our 2007 championship event again on the top-level Sportexe synthetic turf field at the CenturyTel Center in Bossier-Shreveport, La.,” af2 President Jerry Kurz said. “I feel confident that the field will be in immaculate shape for our season-ending, showcase event.”
This year Sportexe takes its relationship with af2 one step further as it proudly serves as the league’s official coach of the year award. Sportexe will recognize the top head coach for the 2007 season at the af2 championship game.
“Sportexe is proud to be underfoot of the league’s two best teams at ArenaCup8,” said Lee. “And equally excited to acknowledge the league’s top coach with the Sportexe af2 Coach of the Year award.”
This will be the third straight season the af2 has held a neutral-site ArenaCup championship game and tickets for the 2007 ArenaCup can be purchased by calling 888-277-5526.
• Sportexe •
With offices in Ontario, Texas, and Georgia, Sportexe is dedicated to delivering top notch synthetic turf solutions to each and every client. As an acknowledged leader in the industry, the U.S Company prides itself on delivering products that feature the latest in innovation and superior engineering with an emphasis on research and development. Currently Sportexe is the exclusive or official turf system supplier for The Arena Football League, (AFL/AF2), National Lacrosse League (NLL), Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL), U.S. Indoor Soccer Association, and the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA). Additionally, Sportexe partners with the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA). Sportexe has also made tremendous progress in the international scene by securing relationships with both the International Hockey Fédération (FIH), and the Federation International de Football Association (FIFA).
For additional information and an inside look at their cutting-edge products, please visit www.sportexe.com