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R+L CARRIERS NEW ORLEANS BOWL ANNOUNCES 2014 DATE AND TIME AND CONFERENCE AFFILIATIONS
NEW ORLEANS- R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl officials and the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation announced today that the 2014 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl will be played on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 10 a.m. (CST). The game will be played in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and will air on ESPN.
The R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl recently extended its contracts with both the Sun Belt Conference and Conference USA for the next six years, extending through the 2019 game.
The R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl and Allstate Sugar Bowl held its eighth annual Cheer and Football Clinic, presented by Chevron on Saturday, July 19 at Harrell Playground. More than 350 local youth, ages 5-14, participated in the clinic.
When the city of New Orleans was awarded the NBA’s 2014 All-Star Game, the local and state economy was expected to receive a significant boost from hosting professional basketball’s midseason showcase event. As it turns out, that impact was even larger than initially anticipated.
After projecting 2014 NBA All-Star to generate $89.6 million, a recent study by the University of New Orleans’ Hospitality Research Center found that the economic impact proved to be $106.1 million. A total of $60.4 million came in direct spending, with another $45.7 million in secondary spending.
Visitors spent an average of $904 during their mid-February tri
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl hosts successful local youth football clinic
New Orleans, La.– The R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl, in conjunction with the Tulane University football program, held a free football clinic for high school students on Wednesday, June 4 at Turchin Stadium. More than 125 student athletes, ages 14 to 18, participated in the clinic.
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The New Orleans NBA All-Star Host Committee announced today that the 63rd annual NBA All-Star drew more than 50,000 visitors to New Orleans and had an estimated economic impact of almost $90 million for the Crescent City.
The game may have come down to the last minute with the Eastern Conference All-Stars defeating the Western Conference All-Stars by a record score of 163-155 at the newly christened Smoothie King Center, but perhaps the City of New Orleans and State of Louisiana were the biggest winners, benefiting from the national and international media attention, the positive economic impact of the event and heartfelt community service that has become a trademark of the NBA and its All-Star week.
NEW ORLEANS – January 27, 2014 – The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has named New Orleans as a finalist in the bid process to host the NCAA Men’s Final Four for the years 2017, 2019 or 2020, and the NCAA Women’s Final Four for the years 2017-2020.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 17, 2014) – USA Volleyball is proud to announce the City of New Orleans will host the 2015 USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships (GJNC) June 23 to July 2 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center, which is expected to bring an estimated economic impact of $23 million to the city.
The Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation (GNOSF) is celebrating 25 years of successfully attracting and managing major sporting events.
One day before WrestleMania XXX tickets are made available to the general public, you can score seats to The Grandest Stage of Them All at the official On-Sale Party Friday, Nov. 15, at Champions Square in New Orleans!