By WL | 2/6/13 1:00 AM
February 6, 2013
Buffalo Wild Wings Signs With Charlotte Hounds as Newest Team Sponsor
Brand devoted to connecting with passionate fans is natural addition to portfolio of Team Partners
Charlotte, N.C. (February 6, 2013) - Charlotte Lacrosse LLC announced today that Buffalo Wild Wings has signed on as a new team sponsor.
“Buffalo Wild Wings is one of the largest and most popular casual dining restaurant and sports viewing destinations in the country,” said Wade Leaphart, Hounds Chief Operating Officer. “We love that B-Dubs shares our commitment to the fans and is devoted to connecting with customers through sports affinity. Our fans are very passionate and supportive. With all of the Major League Lacrosse action on WMYT - myTV12, CBS Sports Network and ESPN, as well as the 38 NCAA games that will air on ESPNU this spring, they are a natural addition to the team.”
The sponsorship, based out of the Uptown Charlotte / NASCAR HOF Plaza location, includes a special offer on the back of Hounds season tickets, a team appearance during Training Camp, exclusive offers for fans and on-going website and social media promos.
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. For more information, please visit http://www.charlottehounds.com
About Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., founded in 1982 and headquartered in Minneapolis, is a growing owner, operator and franchisor of Buffalo Wild Wings® restaurants featuring a variety of boldly flavored, made-to-order menu items including its namesake Buffalo, New York-style chicken wings. The Buffalo Wild Wings menu specializes in 20 mouth-watering signature sauces and seasonings with flavor sensations ranging from Sweet BBQ™ to Blazin’®. Guests enjoy a welcoming neighborhood atmosphere that includes an extensive multi-media system for watching their favorite sporting events.
Buffalo Wild Wings is the recipient of hundreds of "Best Wings" and "Best Sports Bar" awards from across the country. There are currently nearly 900 Buffalo Wild Wings locations across 49 states in the United States, as well as in Canada.