FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 22, 2013
Contact: Jamie Morris LeVine, Jamie@slentertainment.com, 480-284-6033
Ak-Chin Indian Community and UltraStar Multi-tainment Center Named Official Partners of the Arizona Rattlers for the 2013 Season
(Scottsdale, Ariz.) – The Ak-Chin Indian Community and the Arizona Rattlers completed a partnership agreement for the 2013 season, which includes naming rights to the arena football team’s field – now Ak-Chin Field – as well as the Ak-Chin Indian Community’s seal prominently displayed on each end of the field and in additional spaces throughout the arena.
The UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle will host viewing parties for all away Rattlers games for the 2013 season, which will broadcast on COX7 and CBS Sports Network. The UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle features nine venues conveniently located under one roof including theaters, dining, bowling, arcades and live entertainment. The partnership will also include a targeted outreach program to Ak-Chin youth by players and coaches focused on education, dedication, leadership and more.
“We are excited about the partnership we are fostering with the Arizona Rattlers,” said Ak-Chin Tribal Chairman Louis J. Manuel, Jr. “We respect the Rattlers commitment to community and know that our children will really enjoy the programs this relationship will foster.”
“We know that working together, we are going to deliver a new and exciting guest experience, both in the arena and at the Multi-tainment Center,” said Adam Saks, vice president of operations and general manager at UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle.
Arizona Rattlers Coach Kevin Guy will be speaking to Ak-Chin Indian Community youth about the importance of education, dedication, leadership and attitude on various occasions over the next several months. In addition, Rattlers players will implement a reading program with Ak-Chin elementary school- aged youth, which will stress the importance of education by becoming a life-long reader. As a special reward, all participating students will be given a pair of tickets to experience a Rattlers game with their family.
“The partnership between the Ak-Chin community, UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle and the Arizona Rattlers is a perfect match,” said Joe Windham, president of the Arizona Rattlers. “We all have a commitment to the community as well as safe and affordable family fun. We are looking forward to a long mutually beneficial relationship.”
For more information on the Ak-Chin Indian Community, please visit www.ak-chin.nsn.us.
For more information about the UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle, please visit www.ultrastarakchin.com.
For more information about the Arizona Rattlers, please visit www.azrattlers.com.
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About Ak-Chin Indian Community:
The Ak-Chin Indian Community is nestled into the Santa Cruz Valley of Southern Arizona. The Community lies 58 miles south of Phoenix in the northwestern part of Pinal County. Ak-Chin is an O’odham word translated to mean “mouth of the wash” or “place where the wash loses itself in the sand or ground.” Ak-Chin has an enrollment of more than 937 tribal members.
About UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle:
The UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle, an enterprise of the Ak-Chin Community, is operated by California-based UltraStar Cinemas. UltraStar Cinemas is recognized for pioneering the digital age of cinema. They are the first theater group in the world to be fully equipped with Pure Digital Cinema® powered by DLP Cinema® technology in all of their locations. The UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle features “One stop, non-stop entertainment.” Guests experience adventure, competition, entertainment and relaxation all conveniently located under one roof. The Multi-tainment Center features state-of-the-art digital theaters, bowling, dining, sports lounge, live entertainment, laser tag and arcade gaming as well as corporate and private event facilities.
About the Arizona Rattlers:
The Arizona Rattlers are the 2012 ArenaBowl XXV World Champions and are proud members of the Arena Football League (AFL). ArenaBowl XXV marked the Rattlers seventh appearance in the AFL Championship Game where they have earned Arena Bowl titles in 1994, 1997 and 2012. For 2013 season ticket information, please call (602) 514-TDTD (8383) or visitwww.azrattlers.com.