Washington, D.C. — May 20, 2019 — Elevate Sports Ventures, the best-in-class sports and entertainment consulting firm providing proven, innovative solutions to organizations across the global sports and entertainment landscape, has been selected by Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) to support North American media rights, sponsorship and ticket sales for EA Ligue 1 Games. The four-game tournament will be held at Audi Field in Washington D.C. on Thursday, July 18 and Sunday, July 21 with games at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. ET each day. The matchups will feature popular French first division (France Ligue 1) teams AS St. Etienne, FCG Bordeaux, Olympique de Marseille and Montpellier HSC.
Tickets for the EA Ligue 1 Games are on sale now via ticketmaster.com. Tickets purchased for each day of the Games include both games played that night. For information and pricing on premium and suite opportunities or group tickets, fans should email EALigue1Games@ElevateSV.com. For inquiries pertaining to sponsorship or media broadcast opportunities, email Elevate Sports Ventures COO, Flavil Hampsten at Flavil@ElevateSportsVentures.com.
“Elevate Sports Ventures is honored to represent Ligue de Football Professionnel as they showcase four of France Ligue 1’s most dynamic clubs in this special U.S.-based tournament,” said Al Guido, CEO of Elevate Sports Ventures. “The international fandom surrounding AS St. Etienne, FCG Bordeaux, Olympique de Marseille and Montpellier HSC is extraordinary, and we look forward to welcoming the international soccer fans of the world to Audi Field for these four marquee matchups.”
“It is a pleasure to bring some of our league’s most popular clubs to the U.S. and know that our ticketing, media and sponsorship efforts will be represented by some of the most respected and connected executives in sports and entertainment across the country,” said Didier Quillot, CEO of LFP.
Soccer fans from across the U.S and the globe are expected to attend the two-day tournament, primed to pack the 20,000-seat Audi Field. DC United Season Ticket Members were each allotted tickets to all marquee match-ups as part of their membership benefits.
EA LIGUE 1 GAMES: COMPLETE SCHEDULE
Tuesday, July 18, 2019: Ticket Purchase Link for Both Day 1 Games
Montpellier v. AS St Etienne | 6:00 PM | Audi Field
O.Marseille v. FCG Bordeaux | 8:30 PM | Audi Field
Sunday, July 21, 2019: Ticket Purchase Link for Both Day 2 Games
Atlanta United v. D.C. United (Watch party) | 4:00 PM | Audi Field
3rd place v. 4th place | 6:00 PM | Audi Field
1st place v. 2nd place | 8:30 PM | Audi Field
ABOUT ELEVATE SPORTS VENTURES
Elevate Sports Ventures is a best-in-class sports and entertainment consulting firm, providing proven, innovative solutions to organizations across the global sports and entertainment landscape. Elevate taps into the extensive resources, relationships, and expertise of its partners to innovate and execute comprehensive strategies and solutions in Venue Renovations, Sales and Marketing, Stadium Licenses, Premium Ticketing, Corporate Hospitality, Customer Research, Strategy and Analytics, Sales Training, and more. Formed in partnership between the San Francisco 49ers and Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE) in 2018, Elevate welcomed Oak View Group (OVG) and Ticketmaster and Live Nation as partners in June 2018. In September 2018, Elevate launched Elevate On Campus, with the goal of supporting ticket sales, strategy and service in intercollegiate athletics and university venues. For more information, visit:www.ElevateSportsVentures.com and www.ElevateOnCampus.com or follow @ElevateSV and @Elevate_Campus.