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July 13, 2020
STEPS Lacrosse, LLC and Lax Sports Network (LSN) announce media partnership for two LIVE games on July 27
The games will also simulcast on FTF – ‘For the Fans’ reaching over 60 million household
STEPS Lacrosse is proud to announce a media partnership with Lax Sports Network featuring a doubleheader LIVE from Mount Olive High School (Mount Olive, NJ). The schedule includes:
6:00 PM Girls Game: STEPS 2022 Blue (#2) vs. CT Grizzlies 2022 Navy (#8)
8:00 PM Boys Game: STEPS 2021 vs. NJ Riot 2021 Chaos
“I am extremely excited to partner with LSN to create a one of a kind opportunity for these student athletes. We are committed to providing our athletes the best exposure and playing opportunities possible. Being able to showcase these kids on a national stage is really exciting, “ said STEPS Lacrosse Founder and CEO, Charlie Shoulberg.
As a unique opportunity, all college coaches will be invited by STEPS Lacrosse to watch the LIVE stream. The games are designed to run a typical college game schedule including player introductions, National Anthem and PA announcer in stadium.
Since launching in 2016, Lax Sports Network has produced thousands of hours of LIVE international, professional, collegiate, high school and developmental lacrosse games through its app available in your favorite app store including, Roku, Chromecast, Amazon Fire, AppleTV and Xbox One. LSN is also available to watch on the web at laxsn.com. LSN can also be found on the digital platform DistroTV, Ch 135.
The production will feature a multiple camera shoot (4) with pxp and analyst, along with a full graphics package and replay. There will be sideline interviews during the event. Also, LSN and Steps Lacrosse will be working together on player social media and segments during Lacrosse Now spotlighting coaches and key players involved in the games. Lacrosse Now is the first video news, highlights and features show dedicated to lacrosse.
LSN will partner with its sister network, FTF – ‘For the Fans’ to simulcast both games. FTF’s digital distribution includes: Samsung Plus (Ch 1167), Xumo (Ch 711), Zingo TV, Distro TV (Ch 38) and Twitch. Games can also be watched at ftfnext.com. FTF features a variety of participation sports and unique content from the US and around the Globe including: ACB basketball which just completed its 2020 playoffs and championships, Chinese Basketball Association (CBA games air delay in July and August), World Poker Tour, archery, billiards and other events from the world of sport.
ABOUT STEPS Lacrosse LLC-STEPS Lacrosse, LLC is an industry leader in event management, elite level club programs, collegiate showcases and grass roots development programs. STEPS Lacrosse is a US Lacrosse Sanctioned Event Operator, which annually hosts the most sought after events in the country. Lax for the Cure, STEPS Flagship event, has donated over $3,400,000 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure since inception. Other events owned and operated by STEPS Lacrosse, LLC: Live Love Lax Tour, the Nike G8, Nike XPO Prospect Camps, The Nike Elite 120 and the Jersey Strong Showcase
ABOUT The Lax Sports Network (LSN) – Lax Sports Network is a digital video network dedicated to covering the game of lacrosse delivering thousands of hours of original programming development, including live professional, collegiate, high school and international games live and On Demand; news and information; developmental videos; and customized content. Lax Sports Network is emerging through pioneering technology and facilities optimized across all interactive platforms associated with mobile, tablet, web and OTT applications.