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THE BIGGEST KID’S FESTIVAL COMES TO BOARDWALK HALL ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25

KIDABALOO TO FEATURE NON-STOP ENTERTAINMENT FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES

 

Townsquare Media and Spectra by Comcast Spectacor, which provides Venue Management and Food Services & Hospitality to Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall and the Convention Center, have partnered together to bring the biggest kid’s festival in South Jersey to Boardwalk Hall.  Kidabaloo, presented by AtlanticCare, makes its debut appearance at the historic arena on Saturday, February 25 at 12pm.

 

Tickets to the event which features non-stop entertainment and promises a full day of laughs for the whole family are just $10 for General Admission, $35 for Family 4-Packs, and $75 for VIP Tickets and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com, by calling, 800-736-1420, or visiting the Boardwalk Hall Box Office powered by Atlantic City Electric.  Groups of 10+ can save even more by calling 609.348.7022.

 

This year will feature an additional designated area for children with special needs presented by Interactive Kids of Cherry Hill and Northfield. This ‘Inclusive Activity Area’ will include activities like: Wii baseball, dance party, yoga, crafts, games, spin art, and a quiet tent.   Interactive Kids offers a wide array of behavioral, educational, and vocational-based services for individuals with disabilities such as autism, developmental disorders, non-verbal learning disorder, brain injury, ADD/ADHD, behavior disorders, and other neurological impairments.

 

“We’re proud to host Kidabaloo at Boardwalk Hall,” said Chris Howard, Executive Director of the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA), owner of Boardwalk Hall.  “These types of events showcase the Hall’s versatility in being able to accommodate everything from A-list entertainers and sporting events to family entertainment.”

 

Check out everything coming to Kidabaloo!

  • AtlantiCare – Meet AtlantiCare pediatricians and NICU nurses! You can also check out their Healthy Schools Healthy Kids Cooking Demonstration and sample some healthy snacks!
  • ShopRite – Stop by and meet ShopRite’s registered dieticians!
  • Jack Griffo– Meet and Greet with “Max” from Nickelodeon’s hit television show, The Thundermans.  Get your picture taken with Jack Griffo thanks to Inspirephotos in Galloway.

 

Additional Activities and Demonstrations throughout the day:

  • Absecon Home Depot – Design your own apron!
  • Backyard Battles – Suit up – It’s time for battle! Play a combination of paintball and laser tag – all indoors!
  • Boardwalk Photo Booth – Remember all the fun you had at Kidabaloo and stop by Boardwalk Photo Booth!
  • Chubby Penguin Parties – Bringing along our favorite Nick Jr. characters from Peppa Pig and Paw Patrol! They’ll also have face painting, glitter tattoos and balloon twists!
  • Magician Chad Juros – He’s performed for President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush, he’s been featured on the hit A&E TV show “Criss Angel: Mindfreak” and on the Food Network’s “Dinner Impossible!” Now he takes the stage at Kidabaloo to mystify and amaze South Jersey kids!
  • Chris Kaelble Riding Instruction – Saddle up! Pony rides will be on the arena floor!
  • Funatics Fitness – Fun fitness related activities including kids fitness demonstrations, small obstacle course, boxing
  • JenniCakes – Decorate your own cupcake!
  • Jersey Family Fun – Make & Take Craft and Kidabaloo Scavenger Hunt
  • Let’s Party Painters – They’re bringing their Disney Princesses, Star Wars characters and Superheroes and a whole team of face painters!
  • Life-like Raptor Interaction – On loan from Jurassic World: The Exhibition at The Franklin Institute
  • Petrosh’s Big Top – They’re bringing some of their best bounce houses! Bounce away on Mickey Mouse, Spiderman and the Monster Obstacle and Slide!
  • Royal Princess Showcase & Royal Coronation – Meet your favorite Disney Princesses and become a Royal Princess, tiara and all!
  • Showtime USA – Performance
  • Superhero Squad & Superhero Training – Meet your favorite Superheroes and take the Superhero Pledge!
  • Star Wars: The Power of the Force – Meet your favorite Star Wars characters and participate in light saber training!
  • Tri-State Professionals – Will be providing various activities including: Sports arena, Tip a Troll, Spin Art, Sand Art, Pop A Shot, High Striker, Green Screen, Giant Jenga and Connect 4!
  • World Cup Karate – Demonstration
  • RC2U Racing – Get your game face on! It’s NASCAR on a smaller scale! RC2U Racing will be bringing their indoor race track!

 

Boardwalk Hall and the Atlantic City Convention Center are owned and funded by the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA). Spectra by Comcast Spectacor provides both Venue Management and Food Services & Hospitality to Boardwalk Hall and the AC Convention Center.

 

About Townsquare Media, Inc.

Townsquare is a media, entertainment and digital marketing solutions company principally focused on small and mid-sized markets across the U.S. Our assets include 310 radio stations and more than 325 local websites in 66 U.S. markets, approximately 550 live events with nearly 18 million attendees each year in the U.S. and Canada, a digital marketing solutions company serving approximately 8,000 small to medium sized businesses, and one of the largest digital advertising networks focused on music and entertainment reaching more than 60 million unique visitors each month. Our brands include iconic local media assets such as WYRK, KLAQ, K2 and NJ101.5; acclaimed music festivals such as Mountain Jam, WE Fest and the Taste of Country Music Festival; unique touring lifestyle and entertainment events such as the America on Tap craft beer festival series, the Insane Inflatable 5K obstacle race series and North American Midway Entertainment, North America’s largest mobile amusement company; and leading tastemaker music and entertainment owned and affiliated websites such as XXL.com, TasteofCountry.com, Loudwire.com, JustJared.com and BrooklynVegan.com. For additional information, please visit www.townsquaremedia.com.

 

About Spectra

Spectra by Comcast Spectacor is the expert in hosting and entertainment, partnering with over 300 clients at 400 global properties to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s expertise is embodied within three divisions: Venue Management (formerly Global Spectrum), Food Services & Hospitality (formerly Ovations Food Services) and Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan). Learn more at SpectraExperiences.com.

 

About Comcast Spectacor

Comcast Spectacor is part of Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company that operates Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., Comcast Spectacor’s three core businesses are the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers, the Wells Fargo Center venue, and Spectra, the expert in hosting and entertainment through its Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Ticketing & Fan Engagement divisions. Visit us at ComcastSpectacor.com for more information.

 

About the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) The only agency of its kind nationwide, the CRDA has used Atlantic City casino reinvestments as a catalyst for meaningful, positive improvement in the lives of New Jersey residents since 1984.  Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, the Authority’s mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state’s key economic development agency for Atlantic City.  CRDA’s expanded responsibilities now include land use regulation, tourism marketing and clean and safe initiatives. The CRDA also oversees Historic Boardwalk Hall (the leading entertainment venue of its size in the country) and the Atlantic City Convention Center.  In total, CRDA has invested nearly $2 billion in more than 400 projects statewide, of which $1.8 billion has been invested in Atlantic City, spurring business investments and expansions, and creating permanent jobs in the process. For more information about CRDA and our projects, visit www.njcrda.com.  Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/njcrda.

 

For destination photos and videos media may visit www.doatlanticcity.com/mediaonline where dozens of assets are available for download. For complete Atlantic City tourism information, visitwww.doatlanticcity.com.

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Contact:

Erin Bilton                                                                                                                                              February 15, 2017

Erin_Bilton@ComcastSpectacor.com

609-348-7072

 

 

 

 

ERIN BILTON

Director of Marketing

Boardwalk Hall and Atlantic City Convention Center

Spectra Venue Management
609.348.7072

Erin_Bilton@ComcastSpectacor.com

www.BoardwalkHall.com
www.MeetAC.com

www.SpectraExperiences.com  

 

CHARLIE WILSON BRINGS ‘IN IT TO WIN IT TOUR’ TO ATLANTIC CITY’S BOARDWALK HALL ON FRIDAY, MARCH 31  

 

WITH SPECIAL GUESTS FANTASIA, JOHNNY GILL, AND SOLERO

 

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, JANUARY 27 AT 10AM

 

Eleven-time Grammy nominee, Charlie Wilson, announced that his upcoming national tour will make a stop at Atlantic City’s historic Boardwalk Hall on Friday, March 31 at 7:30p.m.  The tour, In It To Win It is the title of Wilson’s new album, slated for release February, 2017 featuring music guests Snoop Dogg, Pitbull, Robin Thicke, Wiz Khalifa, and TI.  The first single from the album, “I’m Blessed” is coming soon.

 

Tickets go on sale Friday, January 27 at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster.com, by calling 800-736-1420, or visiting the Boardwalk Hall Box Office, powered by Atlantic City Electric. For information on presale tickets, VIP packages or to purchase tickets visit charliewilsonmusic.com.

 

“I am excited about being on the road with my friends Grammy-Award winner, Fantasia, and four time Grammy-Award nominee, Johnny Gill” stated Wilson.  “As usual, folks should come prepared for a party.  I am looking forward to performing my new single, “I’m Blessed” together with some music from my new album and my classic hits.”

 

Also, joining Charlie on their first national U.S. tour is P Music Group’s pop music duo, Solero. Solero has over 8 million views on their YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/SoleroTV. Their first single “Greenlight” from their debut EP is scheduled for release February 2017. Check them out athttp://www.solerobrothers.com.

 

“2017 is going to be an epic year for Charlie Wilson.  In addition to his upcoming arena tour, we have a great new album that includes some of today’s top musical artists,” stated Michael Paran, Wilson’s manager and CEO of P Music Group.  “The new album represents some of the best music Charlie has recorded in his career thus far.  He has a very diverse fan base and there is something on this album for everyone.”

 

Charlie Wilson has received numerous awards during his critically-acclaimed career including eleven Grammy nominations and a 2013 BET Lifetime Achievement Award which included performances by Justin Timberlake, Snoop Dogg, Pharrell, Stevie Wonder, Jamie Foxx and India Arie.

 

Boardwalk Hall and the Atlantic City Convention Center are owned and funded by the CRDA. Spectra by Comcast Spectacor provides both Venue Management and Food Services & Hospitality to Boardwalk Hall and the AC Convention Center.

 

About AEG Live

AEG Live is one of the largest live music companies in the world.  The company is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performances, including producing and promoting global and regional concert tours, music events and world-renowned festivals.  AEG Live operates in North America, Europe and Asia through 16 regional offices that support its tours which include such artists as Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Kenny Chesney; produce or support over 25 music festivals, including the iconic Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival; and owns, manages or books more than 60 clubs and theaters.    AEG Live presents more than 8,000 shows annually worldwide and conducts business under such globally renowned brands as AEG Live, Goldenvoice, Concerts West, Messina Touring Group, Marshall Arts LTD, and Madison House Presents.  For more information visitwww.aeglive.com.

 

 

About Spectra

Spectra by Comcast Spectacor is the expert in hosting and entertainment, partnering with over 300 clients at 400 global properties to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s expertise is embodied within three divisions: Venue Management (formerly Global Spectrum), Food Services & Hospitality (formerly Ovations Food Services) and Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan). Learn more at SpectraExperiences.com.

 

About Comcast Spectacor

Comcast Spectacor is part of Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company that operates Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., Comcast Spectacor’s three core businesses are the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers, the Wells Fargo Center venue, and Spectra, the expert in hosting and entertainment through its Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Ticketing & Fan Engagement divisions. Visit us at ComcastSpectacor.com for more information.

 

About the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA)www.njcrda.com and www.twitter.com/njcrda

The only agency of its kind nationwide, the CRDA has used Atlantic City casino reinvestments as a catalyst for meaningful, positive improvement in the lives of New Jersey residents. Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, CRDA’s mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state’s key economic development agency for Atlantic City, resulting in nearly $1 billion in economic development and non-gaming attractions. In total, CRDA has invested nearly $2 billion in more than 400 projects statewide since 1984. CRDA responsibilities include land use regulation, clean and safe initiatives, tourism marketing, and ownership and oversight of the Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall.

 

For destination photos and videos media may visit www.doatlanticcity.com/mediaonline where dozens of assets are available for download. For complete Atlantic City tourism information, visitwww.doatlanticcity.com.

 

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For Charlie Wilson – P Music Group

Karen E. Lee / Karen@w-wpr.com

Juanita Stephens / Juanitastephenspr@gmail.com

 

Contact:

ERIN BILTON

Director of Marketing

Boardwalk Hall and Atlantic City Convention Center

Spectra Venue Management
609.348.7072

Erin_Bilton@ComcastSpectacor.com

www.BoardwalkHall.com
www.MeetinAC.com

www.SpectraExperiences.com  

 

The Year of the Fire Rooster in AC

Submitted by Isabella Fiore

The time has come once again, it’s the Chinese Lunar New Year! On January 28, we will ring in the year of the Rooster. All who fall under the Rooster in the Chinese Zodiac will have an especially lucky year, filled with great food, gifts, and revelry. The celebration itself will last about two weeks, up to February 2 nd, and is typically celebrated with members of the whole family. Many festivities will be going on during the day of the New Year, so in regards to entertainment you won’t want to miss, and whether or not you celebrate the holiday, America’s Playground has you covered this weekend.

15TH ANNUAL ATLANTIC CITY INDOOR AUTO RACES Friday night’s program will once again include the fan favorite, four 20 lap events for the TQ Midgets. Twenty cars will start each race, and the fastest driver from time trials will start in the seventh place in each race. At stake in these races will be eight spots in Saturday night’s prestigious 40 lap Gambler’s Classic TQ Midget feature. The races will be held on January 27th – 28th, in Boardwalk Hall, with Friday’s event starting at 7:30pm, and Saturday’s starting at 7pm. Tickets are only $15-20 each, with children’s admission at $5, and can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com

CIRQUE DREAMS JUNGLE FANTASY Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy is an exotic encounter inspired by nature’s unpredictable creations brought to life by an international cast of soaring aerialists, spine-bending contortionists, acrobats, jugglers and musicians. The show will be on Saturday, the 28th at Caesar’s Casino, beginning at 9pm. Tickets vary from $35-65 each, and can be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com, or at Caesar’s box office.

VIOLIN FEMMES – STARRING BELLA ELECTRIC STRINGS The famous group Bella Electric Strings, led by rock violinist and arranger Nina DiGregorio, has rocked audiences worldwide with their blistering solos, unique arrangements—not to mention their beauty and charm. The group will be performing on the 28th at the Tropicana, with the show starting at 8pm. Tickets are just $30 each for this spectacular show, and can be purchased on Tropicana’s website, or at their box office.

There will also be a celebration of the New Year held by those within the Stockton University community at Dante Hall Theater on Mississippi Ave, Sunday, January 29th, from 1-3pm. The celebration will be a collection of artwork, entertainment, and traditional dancing reflecting the Chinese culture, and capturing the spirit of the New Year. It is free to the public, and for more information, feel free to call 609-626-3890. This Chinese New Year, you won’t want to miss out on the revelry. I would like to wish all of my readers who celebrate a very happy and joyous New Year full of prosperity and good fortune. So go out and enjoy yourselves, watch a high-velocity racing tournament, take in some aerial acrobatics, listen to the femmes rock out on their violins, immerse yourself in the culture of the holiday, and as always…

See You in Atlantic City and the Jersey Shore

Chicken Bone Beach Fall/Winter Jazz Concert Series Lineup

Chicken Bone Beach Fall/Winter Jazz Series – please help us get the word out – proceeds goes to our Youth Jazz Students

Chicken Bone Beach Fall/Winter Jazz Concert Series Lineup
7PM to 10PM  In The Club on the 4th Level
3rd Floor of the Claridge
$10 Cover Charge/Cash Bar

Thursday January 26, 2017
Luke Carlos O’Reilly Quartet

Thursday February 9, 2017
Cedric Napoleon Trio

Thursday February 23, 2017
Connie Jackson Quartet

Thursday March 9, 2017
Cedric Napoleon Trio
 

Winter dates and acts will be added to the lineup Check claridge.com/jazz for the latest.

The cover charge benefits the Chicken Bone Beach’s Youth Jazz Camp.

For more information  visit chickenbonebeach.org or call 609-841-6897

 

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Tour Based on the book, “The Northside: African-Americans and the Creation of Atlantic City”

PRESS RELEASE – JANUARY

CELEBRATES DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
 

Egg Harbor, NJ – A1 Tours remembers the Man of Equality and Peace, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  For the entire month of January, you may purchase the Atlantic City Heritage Tour at 50% OFF.  This commemorative tour takes you on a 90 minute journey through the lives of local African-Americans who “lived the dream” by making significant contributions to our city and nation.

Based on the book, “The Northside: African-Americans and the Creation of Atlantic City” by author, historian, and judge, Nelson Johnson, tour guests will learn of the people, the places, and events that have shaped Atlantic City.  Tour includes 26 points of interest, narrated tour, tour guide/host, citywide transportation, area meal discounts.

Tour: Monday – Saturday, 10:00 am.  Flexible tour times for groups may be arranged upon request.

Tickets: $24.00 Adult, $13.00 Child

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2017 Here We Come!

Submitted by Isabella Fiore

It’s almost time to ring in the New Year with every measure of pomp and circumstance, and Atlantic City is the place to be! For those of you who cannot wait to see what the New Year will bring, or for those who just can’t wait to leave the old year behind, there is a celebration for all in America’s Playground. Below are the most HAPPENING parties able to give you the New Year you want and need…

2017 NYE ON THE PIER The Playground Pier at Caesar’s Casino This celebration at the Playground Pier will host 6 parties at once, with a 5 hour open bar starting at 9pm, and a champagne toast at midnight while watching the ball drop from a 40 foot LED Screen. The parties will be held from T Street’s clubs to the Pier’s 20,000 square foot nightclub with live DJ the entire night, as well as live music and dueling pianos! Tickets are $60 each and are available by calling 888-228-4748.

RING IN THE NEW YEAR AT THE VÜE The VÜE at The Claridge Hotel The celebration commences at 9pm with a 2 hour open bar until 11pm. Guests will also be pampered with complimentary amenities such as early evening pass hors d’oeuvres from 9pm-11pm and festive NYE party favors to add to the holiday fun. The live DJ will heat up the night with all the greatest hits, and count down live with the entire crowd with a complimentary champagne toast! Tickets are $59 each, and for more information call 844-224-7386.

THE GAP BAND Tropicana Casino and Resort End 2016 right with some funk! The Gap Band, centered around brothers Charlie, Ronnie, and Robert Wilson, toiled in obscurity for several years prior to becoming one of the most popular funk groups of the late ’70s and 1980s. The show will start at 9:30pm, and tickets are $45-75. For more info, call 609-340- 4020.

THE SPINNERS Resorts Casino Hotel Maybe R&B is your way to ring in 2017! Most often thought of as a Motown recording act, the classic group sound of legendary R&B recording artists, The Spinners has never lost its universal appeal. Throughout the years they have sold millions of records and topped both the Pop and R&B charts with smash hits like “I’ll Be Around” and “Then Came You.” The show will start at 10:30pm, with tickets at $35- 55 each. For more info, call 609-340-6300.

JIMMY BUFFETT’S MARGARITAVILLE AND LANDSHARK BAR & GRILL Resorts Casino Hotel No Cover!! Both parties start at 9pm and continue until 1am with drink specials and complimentary margarita toasts at Midnight. Live entertainment includes Modern Mojo at Margaritaville and DJ Stanup at LandShark.

NYE 2017 The Pool After Dark at Harrah’s Resort The Pool After Dark will be hosting their annual New Year’s Eve bash with champagne toast, party favors, and live entertainment during the countdown. Doors will be open from 8pm to 4am, with an open bar from 9pm to 11pm. Join in on the fun, and purchase pre-sale tickets at $75 each. For more information, visit www.eventbrite.com

NEW YEAR’S EVE FIREWORKS Boardwalk in Front of Tropicana Casino and Resort Join the city at 9PM as Tropicana ignites the night with a spectacular fireworks display accompanied by a live broadcast of the Times Square Countdown! The event is free and open to the general public, and will be visible from any point on the Boardwalk. For a year full of resolutions to be kept, and great times to be celebrated, enjoy your time with us in AC with fireworks and fun! So come join us, pop some bubbly, watch the night sky light up, Have a Happy New Year, and as always…

See You in Atlantic City and the Jersey Shore!

Jordan Williams Quartet Thursday, December 29 at 7PM – 10PM

CHICKEN BONE BEACH
presents…

FALL / WINTER JAZZ CONCERT SERIES 2016

Jordan Williams Quartet
Thursday, December 29 at 7PM – 10PM

Make it a date, You & AC Jazz…
Thursday – December 29th

Chicken Bone Beach’s Fall/Winter Jazz Concert Series continues on Thursday, December 29, 7PM to 10 PM in The Club on the 4th Level, 3rd floor of the Claridge Hotel
$10 Door Fee and Cash Bar

Claridge Hotel,

Park Pl, Brighton Park
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

For more info: Call Henrietta Shelton at609.841.6897 … just don’t miss it!

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MAZE FT. FRANKIE BEVERLY AND GLADYS KNIGHT TO CO-HEADLINE 9TH ANNUAL MOTHER’S DAY MUSIC FESTIVAL AT BOARDWALK HALL ON SATURDAY, MAY 13

 

 

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW

Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend at Boardwalk Hall with the 9th Annual Mother’s Day Music Festival starring Maze ft. Frankie Beverly and Gladys Knight.  The show will take place on Saturday, May 13 at 7 p.m. and will bring the best of R&B to Atlantic City.  This year’s iconic line-up will also include KEM and Carol Riddick.

Tickets are priced at $140*, $110, $85, $70 and $50 and are on sale now.  Tickets are available at the Boardwalk Hall Box Office, Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster Outlets or by phone at 800-736-1420.  Discounted rates are available for groups of 10 or more.  For group sales, call (609) 348-7023.

*VIP Package includes a ticket to the show and the after party at Bally’s Atlantic City- The Ocean Ballroom.

For more information, photos, or to request media credentials, please contact Bill Ingram at 267-202-5260 or email ingram19143@yahoo.com

Boardwalk Hall and the Atlantic City Convention Center are owned and funded by the CRDA.

 

About Spectra

Spectra by Comcast Spectacor is the expert in hosting and entertainment, partnering with over 300 clients at 400 global properties to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s expertise is embodied within three divisions: Venue Management (formerly Global Spectrum), Food Services & Hospitality (formerly Ovations Food Services) and Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan). Learn more at SpectraExperiences.com.

 

About Comcast Spectacor

Comcast Spectacor is part of Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company that operates Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., Comcast Spectacor’s three core businesses are the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers, the Wells Fargo Center venue, and Spectra, the expert in hosting and entertainment through its Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Ticketing & Fan Engagement divisions. Visit us at ComcastSpectacor.com for more information.

 

About the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) www.njcrda.com and www.twitter.com/njcrda

The only agency of its kind nationwide, the CRDA has used Atlantic City casino reinvestments as a catalyst for meaningful, positive improvement in the lives of New Jersey residents. Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, CRDA’s mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state’s key economic development agency for Atlantic City, resulting in nearly $1 billion in economic development and non-gaming attractions. In total, CRDA has invested nearly $2 billion in more than 400 projects statewide since 1984. CRDA responsibilities include land use regulation, clean and safe initiatives, tourism marketing, and ownership and oversight of the Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall.

 

For destination photos and videos media may visit www.doatlanticcity.com/mediaonline where dozens of assets are available for download. For complete Atlantic City tourism information, visitwww.doatlanticcity.com.

 

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AURA SANCHEZ

Assistant Marketing Manager

Boardwalk Hall and Atlantic City Convention Center

Spectra Venue Management

O: 609.348.7023  |   M: 609-892-6323

aura_sanchez@comcastspectacor.com

www.BoardwalkHall.com

www.SpectraExperiences.com

The New Jersey state high school wrestling championships to return to Boardwalk Hall

THE NEW JERSEY STATE HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS RETURN TO BOARDWALK HALL FOR THE 2017 TOURNAMENT ON MARCH 3, 4 and 5

 

ALL-SESSION TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9 AT NOON

 

Spectra by Comcast Spectacor, the provider of Venue Management and Food Services & Hospitality to Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall and the Convention Center, announced the top high school wrestlers from throughout the state will make their way to Boardwalk Hall to compete in the 2017 New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) State Wrestling Championships on March 3, 4 and 5.

 

All-session tickets will be priced at $40 and will go on sale Friday, December 9 at noon through Ticketmaster.com, the Boardwalk Hall Box Office Powered by Atlantic City Electric, Ticketmaster Outlets or by-phone at 800-745-3000.  This public on-sale will have a limit of 10 tickets per order. Single session reserved tickets will be priced at $10 and will go on sale on Friday, January 27 at noon.

 

Group sales for all-session tickets will also be available for orders consisting of a minimum of 11 tickets and a maximum of 50 tickets per order. A $4 service charge per ticket will be added to group sales purchases. Group tickets can be purchased by calling (609) 348-7023 or e-mailing aura_sanchez@comcastspectacor.com .

 

Senior citizens (65 and older), children (2-12) and students with a valid grade school or high school ID are eligible for a $2 ticket purchased starting Friday, March 3 which can be purchased through the weekend of the event. These discounts are only available at the Boardwalk Hall Box Office with a valid ID.

 

The competition begins at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, March 3 for the preliminaries and pre-quarter finals. On Saturday, March 4, the competition starts at 9:00 a.m. for wrestlebacks #1, #2 and #3   and quarter-finals.  Following the morning session, Boardwalk Hall will clear the facility and re-open doors at 5:00 p.m. for the 6:00 p.m. evening session of the semi-finals and wrestlebacks #4 and #5.  On Sunday, March 5, competition begins at 10 a.m. for wrestleback #6 and consolations, followed by the finals and awards ceremony at 2:00 p.m.  Doors open one hour prior to each session.

 

The tournament is the highlight of the year for New Jersey wrestlers.  The race for the championship titles begins with the district competitions on Friday, February 17 and Saturday, February 18 in each of the 14 weight classes (106 lbs, 113 lbs, 120 lbs, 126 lbs, 132 lbs, 138 lbs, 145 lbs, 152 lbs, 160 lbs, 170 lbs, 182 lbs, 195 lbs, 220 lbs, 285 lbs.) and is open to all New Jersey high schools who are members of the NJSIAA.  The competition heightens with the final regional competition on Wednesday, February 22, Friday, February 24, and Saturday, February 25. The season culminates with the State Championships in Atlantic City where the top wrestlers in each weight class of the eight regions will vie for the Championship Title.

 

The event is presented by Rothman Institute and Dollamur Wrestling Mats.

 

For more information on the Championships, or to obtain media credentials, please contact Bob Behre at 908-268-4256 or email bbehre@yahoo.com.

 

Boardwalk Hall and the Atlantic City Convention Center are owned and funded by the CRDA.

 

About the Atlantic City Sports Commission

The Atlantic City Sports Commission was officially formed on January 13, 2015 as a 501 (c)(3) organization with the support of Meet AC and the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) to attract sporting events, conventions and competitions to Atlantic City.

 

About Spectra

Spectra by Comcast Spectacor is the expert in hosting and entertainment, partnering with over 300 clients at 400 global properties to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s expertise is embodied within three divisions: Venue Management (formerly Global Spectrum), Food Services & Hospitality (formerly Ovations Food Services) and Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan). Learn more at SpectraExperiences.com.

 

About Comcast Spectacor

Comcast Spectacor is part of Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company that operates Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., Comcast Spectacor’s three core businesses are the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers, the Wells Fargo Center venue, and Spectra, the expert in hosting and entertainment through its Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Ticketing & Fan Engagement divisions. Visit us at ComcastSpectacor.com for more information.

 

About the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) www.njcrda.com and www.twitter.com/njcrda

The only agency of its kind nationwide, the CRDA has used Atlantic City casino reinvestments as a catalyst for meaningful, positive improvement in the lives of New Jersey residents. Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, CRDA’s mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state’s key economic development agency for Atlantic City, resulting in nearly $1 billion in economic development and non-gaming attractions. In total, CRDA has invested nearly $2 billion in more than 400 projects statewide since 1984. CRDA responsibilities include land use regulation, clean and safe initiatives, tourism marketing, and ownership and oversight of the Atlantic City Convention Center and Boardwalk Hall.

 

For destination photos and videos media may visit www.doatlanticcity.com/mediaonline where dozens of assets are available for download. For complete Atlantic City tourism information, visitwww.doatlanticcity.com.

 

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Contact:

Erin Bilton

(609) 348-7072

Erin_bilton@comcastspectacor.com