Washington, DC — November 21, 2019 — FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content has partnered with Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for Washington, DC and Russ Potts Productions, Inc. to provide live and on-demand content and coverage. Initial content for the partnership will include premier basketball events in the Washington, DC market on FloHoops.com.
Through this partnership, FloHoops will provide viewers with access to multiple college basketball games featuring UNCW, Tulane, Towson, and many more, beginning this November.
“As the District’s official sports authority, we are excited to announce this live broadcast partnership with FloSports in an effort to provide real-time streaming capabilities and to cater to today’s online sports streaming appetite,” said Gregory A. O’Dell, President and CEO of Events DC. “FloSports is an innovative industry leader and we look forward to providing even more unique on-demand content, that is an all-encompassing source for digital sports steaming in Washington, DC. This is truly an innovative partnership that will not only raise the profile of sporting events in DC – but will further engage our passionate fanbase.”
“This partnership continues our strong momentum in the basketball space by adding more premier hoops events for our fans to watch,” FloSports Director of Global Rights Acquisition, Lindsey Ross said. “Washington, DC has always been a great city for hosting sporting events and certainly the community is buzzing after the recent success of their home teams. FloHoops looks forward to shining a spotlight on DC and these collegiate programs.”
“Our team at RPPI is excited to bring 10 high-level men’s college basketball games to our Nation’s Capital as part of over 60 games we’re organizing across the country this season,” RPPI Senior Vice President, Zach Franz said. “We value our continued partnership with Events DC and are excited to once again partner with FloSports, the leader in sports video streaming.”
Subscribers can tune in to watch the following DC games live on FloHoops.com:
Nov. 22, 2019: Florida International vs Eastern Kentucky; Cleveland State vs UNCW
Nov. 23, 2019: UNCW vs Florida International; Eastern Kentucky vs Cleveland State
Dec. 20, 2019: Akron vs Tulane; Towson vs Liberty
Dec. 21, 2019: Consolation game; Championship game
Dec. 22, 2019: St. Francis PA vs William and Mary; Richmond vs Radford
To access live and on-demand coverage of DC based college basketball games, visit FloHoops.com to become a monthly or annual PRO subscriber. Either subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch the events across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV, the App Store, and Google Play Store.
Streaming more than 10,000 live competitions per year, FloSports continues to emerge as the global leader in live, in-depth, and on-demand digital coverage for passionate sports fans.
Founded in 2006, FloSports is a venture-backed OTT subscription video streaming service dedicated to sports, offering live and on-demand access to tens of thousands of competitions across 20+ sports in the US and abroad. FloSports offers a growing library of more than 2,000 hours of premium content and owns exclusive broadcast rights to 4,000+ premier events, with over 1M hours live streamed since inception. The company has 250 employees and is based in Austin, TX. For more information, please visit flosports.tv.
About Events DC
Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, delivers premier event services and flexible venues across the nation’s capital. Leveraging the power of a world-class destination and creating amazing attendee experiences, Events DC generates economic and community benefits through the attraction and promotion of business, athletic, entertainment and cultural activities. Events DC oversees the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, an anchor of the District’s hospitality and tourism economy that hosts more than 1.7 million visitors and generates more than $400 million annually in total economic impact, and the historic Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. Events DC manages the RFK Stadium-Armory Campus (RFK Campus), including Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Festival Grounds at RFK Campus, the non-military functions of the DC Armory and the Skate Park at RFK Stadium. Stay current on the 190-acre RFK Campus Redevelopment Project at www.RFKCampus.com. Events DC also built and serves as landlord for Nationals Park, the first LEED-certified major professional sports stadium in the United States. Events DC manages Gateway DC, R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center and the Entertainment and Sports Arena (www.ESAontheRise.com), all conveniently located in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC. For more information, please visit www.eventsdc.com and find us on social media – Facebook, Instagram and YouTube (Events DC), and Twitter (@TheEventsDC).
About Russ Potts Productions, Inc.
RPPI has organized over 850 major college and professional sporting events over 35 plus years in the industry. RPPI is led by Founder and President Russ Potts. Russ has been a pioneer in sports marketing since his time at the University of Maryland (his alma mater), then becoming Director of Athletics at Southern Methodist University (SMU). Russ also served as Vice President of the Chicago White Sox before being elected a four-term State Senator in Virginia. RPPI’s sports marketing and event organization arm is currently managed by Senior Vice President Zach Franz, and Vice President of Business Development Adam Syprzak. In addition to sports marketing, promotion, and event organization, RPPI also provides business development, consulting, fundraising, and corporate sponsorship services.