March 7, 2013 - Major League Lacrosse (MLL) - Charlotte Hounds
Charlotte, N.C. (March 7, 2013) - Charlotte Lacrosse LLC announced today that NFP-CBA has signed on as a new team sponsor of the Charlotte Hounds.
NFP will capitalize on the partnership with high visibility stadium signage, networking opportunities, VIP experiences and hospitality. "We are very excited to welcome NFP to the team. The faith and support of Christi Byron, Will Byron, Ben Dobson and the rest of the Charlotte-based NFP team has been tremendous. Our audience is a perfect match for their business and Hounds Lacrosse will be a great catalyst," said Wade Leaphart, Hounds Chief Operating Officer.
"We are thrilled about our relationship with the Charlotte Hounds," said Christi Byron, NFP Managing Director. "As lacrosse continues to build momentum across the nation and in our area, we are excited to support and be a part of the growth. Many of our clients and potential clients are loyal lacrosse parents and fans, so the partnership is a great fit for our organization."
About Charlotte Hounds In January 2011, Major League Lacrosse announced a league expansion for the 2012 season that included Columbus, OH and Charlotte, NC. The team began play in April 2012 at historic American Legion Memorial Stadium. In their first season, the Hounds averaged 5,700 in attendance and finished with a 5-9 record as an expansion team. The 2013 season begins April 27 and features seven (7) regular season home games, as well as the 2013 MLL All-Star Game.