LOS GATOS, CA. April 2, 2019—The American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) and Highfive today announced a national partnership that will introduce Highfive’s innovative and easy-to-use in-room video conferencing solutions to fans during AUDL live events, on the Stadium Sports Network “Game of the Week” broadcast, and across all AUDL digital and social media assets.
As the Official Communications Partner of the AUDL, Highfive will be the presenting sponsor of the inaugural 2019 AUDL All-Star Game to be held on June 8 in Madison, WI. The AUDL will feature Highfive video conferencing and meeting room solutions in the run up to the All-Star Game, during the live player draft, at pregame team meetings and at the All-Star event itself. Highfive will also be hosting its customers and channel partners at select AUDL regular season games and at the AUDL Championship Weekend VIII event, which will be played this year in Los Altos, CA, on August 10-11.
“Professional Ultimate continues to grow rapidly due to its low-concussive nature, high level of integrity, and the hard work of our athletes who generate so many exciting plays every weekend,” said Steve Hall, AUDL President, CEO, and Commissioner. “With 21 teams playing across the US and Canada, the AUDL needs an easy and effective way to collaborate with our team owners, officials, players, and partners. We are proud that AUDL is now using Highfive’s premium conference room solutions for our internal and external meetings.”
“We are very excited to add the AUDL to our growing list of customers who want smart, simple and affordable conferencing solutions that adjust to how and where they want to work,” said Joe Manuele, CEO of Highfive. “The exciting Ultimate action results from the hard play of the AUDL athletes, while Highfive is working to make video conferencing easier and ubiquitous. With just a single click from any meeting room or device, the AUDL and its 21 teams can get their best work done with Highfive.”
The 2019 AUDL season begins Friday, April 5 as the Raleigh Flyers visit the Dallas Roughnecks in Dallas TX. and concludes with the final-four format Championship Weekend VIII which will be hosted at the home field of the San Jose Spiders, two-time AUDL Champions, on August 10-11 in Los Altos, CA.
Philadelphia based YSC Sports Marketing brokered the deal.
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About The American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL)
The American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) was founded in 2012 and is the largest professional ultimate league in the world. It strives to maintain the sport’s rich history, and its 21 teams embody the robust spirit of ultimate's players, fans, and community alike. The league's mission is to increase the visibility of one of North America’s fastest growing participation sports by creating fun, family friendly events that showcase the sport being played at its highest level. Visit http://theaudl.com