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Contact: Ben Huffman, Director of Sports Marketing


                        513-204-7050


                        bhuffman@wccvb.org


 



 


Warren County CVB Sports to host an International Footy Weekend in Mason


 


What:                    You don’t have to wait until October to get a glimpse of Australian Rules Football (Footy).  Warren County CVB Sports and the city of Mason will host an International Footy Weekend, featuring all-star Footy players competing for the United States and Canada.  


 


                                Admission is FREE to the public. 


 


                                Interview opportunities available with Rich Mann, United States Australian Football League (USAFL) President and National Championships Tournament Director


 


When:                  Saturday, August 1


                               


                                Exhibition Game               Cincinnati Dockers v. Columbus Jackaroos


                                                                                11:30 a.m.


 


                                Game 1:                               U.S. All-Stars v. Canada All-Stars


                                                                                1:00 p.m.


 


                                Game 2:                               Revolution v. Northwind


                                                                                Approximately 3:00 p.m.


 


                                Sunday, August 2


                               


                                Game 1:                               Revolution v. Canada All-Stars


                                                                                12:00 p.m.


 


                                Game 2:                               Northwind v. U.S. All-Stars


                                                                                Approximately 2:00 p.m.


 


Note:  Revolution is the U.S. National team (comprised of all U.S. Citizens) and Northwind is the Canadian National Team (comprised of all Canadian citizens).   The All-star teams are made up of Aussies that live in either the United States or Canada.


                               


Where:                 Mason Sports Park


                                3400 Mason-Morrow-Millgrove Road


                                Mason, OH


 


Why:                     To showcase the sport of Australian Rules Football (Footy) prior to the National Championship in October. 


 


Directions:          >From downtown Mason take State Route 42 North.  Turn right onto

Mason-Morrow-Millgrove Road
.  Left into MasonSportsPark.


 


For more information visit www.usfooty.com or contact onsite coordinator, Ben Huffman, WCCVB Director of Sports Marketing 513-461-1223. 


 


About WarrenCounty and the WCCVB:


Warren County is Ohio’s Largest Playground!  With easy access from Interstates 71 and 75, visitors to WarrenCounty can enjoy more activities within a 30-mile radius, than anywhere else in Ohio


 


The Warren County Convention & Visitors Bureau is a destination marketing organization whose mission is to drive tourism and overnight visitation to WarrenCounty. Tourism is the leading industry in WarrenCounty. The 6.4 million yearly visitors drive an economic impact of $917 million and 11,029 tourism-related jobs. 


 


For additional information, visit www.ohioslargestplayground.com or call 800-433-1072.


 


 


 


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