Feb 16, 2017

ATLANTIC CITY’S BOARDWALK HALL TO WELCOME OVER 12,500 ATTENDEES FOR CHEER EVENT

Spectra by Comcast Spectacor, which provides Venue Management and Food Services & Hospitality to Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall and the Convention Center, is pleased to welcome over 12,500 attendees to this weekend’s ‘Battle at the Boardwalk Nationals’.

 

The event, produced by Spirit Unlimited, will have over 275 competing teams, each fighting to qualify for the US Finals.  Battle at the Boardwalk awards 2 Full Paid and 4 at Large Bids to the Cheerleading Worlds. For more information on Worlds Bids, visit here.  In addition, Future 5 returns to the Boardwalk for another epic showdown of our Future World Champions. Future 5 High Score winners will receive a special Future 5 award and a highlight in a national cheer magazine.

 

Locally, the event is estimated to make over a $3 million economic impact on Atlantic City during the two-day event with 3,000 hotel room nights contracted.

 

The event features performances from All Dance, Schools, Exhibition, Special Needs Competitive, All-Star Prep, All-Star Levels 1,2,5R, Junior 5, 5/6 Non Worlds Teams,  1st Performance Worlds Teams, Recreation, All-Star Levels 3, 4, 4.2 and 2nd Performance WORLD Teams.

 

Spectator tickets are available at the door.  For more information, visit: http://spiritunlimited.com/event/battle-boardwalk-nationals/.

 

Boardwalk Hall and the Atlantic City Convention Center are owned and funded by the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA). Spectra by Comcast Spectacor provides both Venue Management and Food Services & Hospitality to Boardwalk Hall and the AC Convention Center.

 

About Spectra

Spectra by Comcast Spectacor is the expert in hosting and entertainment, partnering with over 300 clients at 400 global properties to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s expertise is embodied within three divisions: Venue Management (formerly Global Spectrum), Food Services & Hospitality (formerly Ovations Food Services) and Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan). Learn more at SpectraExperiences.com.

 

About Comcast Spectacor

Comcast Spectacor is part of Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company that operates Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., Comcast Spectacor’s three core businesses are the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers, the Wells Fargo Center venue, and Spectra, the expert in hosting and entertainment through its Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Ticketing & Fan Engagement divisions. Visit us at ComcastSpectacor.com for more information.

 

About the Atlantic City Sports Commission

The Atlantic City Sports Commission was officially formed on January 13, 2015 as a 501 (c)(3) organization with the support of Meet AC and the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) to attract sporting events, conventions and competitions to Atlantic City.

 

About the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA)www.njcrda.com and www.twitter.com/njcrda

The only agency of its kind nationwide, the CRDA has used Atlantic City casino reinvestments as a catalyst for meaningful, positive improvement in the lives of New Jersey residents. Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, CRDA’s mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state’s key economic development agency for Atlantic City, resulting in nearly $1 billion in economic development and non-gaming attractions. In total, CRDA has invested nearly $2 billion in more than 400 projects statewide since 1984. CRDA responsibilities include land use regulation, clean and safe initiatives, tourism marketing, and ownership and oversight of the Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall.

 

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