BALTIMORE – The Baltimore Sun Media Group is the exclusive daily newspaper sponsor of the 2011 US Lacrosse National Convention, presented by Champion. The largest lacrosse-specific educational and networking lacrosse event in the world will take place Jan. 21-23, 2011 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md.
Additionally, the US Lacrosse National Convention will open its doors for lacrosse fans of all ages for Fan Fest. Fan Fest is an opportunity for lacrosse fans of all ages to see the world’s largest lacrosse EXPO and will take place Saturday, Jan. 22, 12 to 4 p.m. at the Baltimore Convention Center. Over 140 vendors will showcase the latest lacrosse equipment, clothing, technology and more. Fans will experience Live Field demonstrations by the U.S. women’s national team and Major League Lacrosse’s Chesapeake Bayhawks. The cost to attend Fan Fest is $10 per person, which will be collected on-site in the Charles Street Lobby of the Baltimore Convention Center.
"The Baltimore region is the true home of lacrosse, and as the most comprehensive source of news and sports in Maryland, The Baltimore Sun Media Group is excited to sponsor an event that brings this community together," says Timothy E. Ryan, President and Publisher of the Baltimore Sun Media Group.
"The Baltimore Sun does an excellent job covering our state’s team sport, and we’re very thankful to have earned the paper’s support as the exclusive daily newspaper sponsor for the 2011 US Lacrosse National Convention," said US Lacrosse President and CEO, Steve Stenersen. "We look forward to hosting more than 5,000 men’s and women’s lacrosse coaches and administrators from across the country."
For more information about the 2011 US Lacrosse National Convention please visit www.uslacrosse.org/2011convention.
About The Baltimore Sun Media Group
The Baltimore Sun Media Group, a Tribune company, publishes The Sun, baltimoresun.com, 30 community newspapers and magazines, and a growing portfolio of targeted print and online products, including b and bthesite.com. In print and online, the Baltimore Sun Media Group reaches 1.2 million readers each week in the Baltimore area, making it the region's most widely read source of news and information.
About US Lacrosse
US Lacrosse, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, is the national governing body for men’s and women’s lacrosse. US Lacrosse has more than 300,000 members in 62 regional chapters around the country. Through responsive and effective leadership, US Lacrosse strives to provide programs and services to inspire participation while protecting the integrity of the game. To learn more about US Lacrosse, please visit www.uslacrosse.org.