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    Jersey Mike's Announces Title Sponsorship of Jamaica Classic

  • Industry News June 1, 2018

    Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment and Jersey Mike’s Subs announced the title sponsorship of the 2018 Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic, an annual pre-season college basketball tournament, to be held in Montego Bay.

    The newest NCAA basketball MTE tournament for college teams and their fans will be held November 16-18, 2018, in one of the most iconic destinations in the Caribbean.

    “From our ongoing involvement with the NCAA, we know college basketball fans are sub sandwich fans,” says Rich Hope, Chief Marketing Officer, Jersey Mike’s Franchise Systems, Inc. “Title sponsorship of the 2018 Jersey Mike’s Jamaica Classic allows us to extend the season so we can continue to engage with our customers during the tournament.”

    Eight teams will participate in the tournament with 12 tournament games held on select campus sites and eight games at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Jamaica. All eight games played in the Montego Bay Convention Centre will be televised live on CBS Sports Network.

    “We are thrilled to announce Jersey Mike’s as the title sponsor of the Jamaica Classic,” says Mike Palisi, Executive Vice President of Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment. “As Jersey Mike’s continues to grow and expand, we believe this is a great extension of the partnerships they have already created with Colleges and Universities across the country and provides them with an ownership position in what promises to be quality preseason college basketball event for years to come.”

    For additional information or details pertaining to the purchase of tournament tickets and hotel packages in Montego Bay please reference https://www.jamaicaclassic.com/

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