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Sunday, 8 March, 2009 11:02 AM
NCAA® Hoop City® Refreshed by Coca-Cola® Brings the Ultimate NCAA® Basketball Experience to Detroit
Advance Tickets on Sale March 8. Event Features, Clinics, Photo Ops, Prizes, Autograph Opportunities and More
Photo credit: www.ncaamarchmadness2009.com
-- The NCAA and the Detroit Local Organizing Committee
(DLOC) invite everyone to join in the celebration of the 2009
NCAA® Men’s Final Four® weekend with the announcement
of the activities and events schedule for NCAA Hoop City®
refreshed by Coca-Cola®, April 3-6 at Cobo Center.
The NCAA is a membership-led nonprofit association of colleges and universities committed to supporting academic and athletics opportunities for more than 400,000 student-athletes at more than 1,000 member colleges and universities. Each year, more than 54,000 student-athletes compete in NCAA Championships in Division I, II and III sports. Visit www.NCAA.org and www.NCAA.com for more details about the Association, its goals and members and corporate partnerships that help support programs for student-athletes. The NCAA is proud to have the following elite companies as official Corporate Champions—AT&T, Coca-Cola and Pontiac—and the following elite companies as official Corporate Partners—Enterprise, The Hartford, Hershey’s, Lowe's, Sheraton and State Farm.
About The Coca-Cola Company
Coca-Cola Company is the world’s largest beverage company,
refreshing consumers with nearly 500 sparkling and still brands.
Along with Coca-Cola, recognized as the world’s most
valuable brand, the Company’s portfolio includes 12
other billion dollar brands, including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite,
Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, POWERADE, Minute Maid and Georgia
Coffee. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages,
juices and juice drinks and ready-to-drink teas and coffees.
Through the world’s largest beverage distribution system,
consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy the Company’s
beverages at a rate of nearly 1.6 billion servings a day.
With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities,
our Company is focused on initiatives that protect the environment,
conserve resources and enhance the economic development of
the communities where we operate. For more information about
our Company, please visit our Web site at www.thecoca-colacompany.com.
The 2009 NCAA® Men’s Final Four® will take place at Ford Field in Detroit April 4 & 6. The Final Four brings together the semifinalists of the single elimination tournament of the top 65 NCAA Division I men’s basketball teams in the country. The event is expected to create an economic impact of $30 million to $50 million and attract more than 30,000 visitors to Detroit. For information, visit www.NCAA.com/finalfour or call the Detroit Local Organizing Committee at 313-262-2900.
NCAA, Final Four, Hoop City, Road to the Final Four, The Big Dance and March Madness are licensed by or trademarks of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
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