DENVER – The Western Athletic Conference today announced Lyft and GameWorks, two local Las Vegas businesses, as sponsors of the 2019 WAC Basketball Tournament. The annual postseason tournament will be played March 13-16 at the Orleans Arena. The marketing partnerships were secured by the WAC's multimedia rights partner Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment (VWSE).
Lyft WAC2019 Ride Credit
Getting to the Orleans Arena to attend the WAC Basketball Tournament in Las Vegas just got easier as the WAC is excited to announce Lyft has returned as the Official Rideshare Partner of this year's tournament. College basketball fans can take advantage of Lyft and get $2 off the first 10 rides available to new Lyft riders by using the promo code WAC2019. To download the app, visit www.lyft.com/invite/WAC2019. A designated Lyft pick-up and drop-off zone will be conveniently located at the Orleans Arena. Fans using the rideshare app will only have to walk a few steps from their seat to enjoy Las Vegas.
GameWorks Las Vegas Sponsors Read to Succeed Event
GameWorks Las Vegas is a participating sponsor of this year's WAC Read to Succeed Event on Friday, March 15 at the Orleans Arena where approximately 100 Las Vegas area elementary students will interact with cheerleaders, band members, student-athletes and mascots from WAC schools in a fun educational and activity-filled day. Family-friendly entertainment and dining with a full array of classic and new video games, bowling and 30 TVs, GameWorks Las Vegas is happy to welcome basketball fans. Special event opportunities for WAC alumni, students and friends by calling (702) 978-4263. GameWorks Las Vegas is located at 6587 Las Vegas Blvd S in the Town Square Mall.
About the Western Athletic Conference
The WAC was formed in 1962 and is comprised of nine member institutions – California Baptist University; California State University, Bakersfield; Chicago State University; Grand Canyon University; University of Missouri-Kansas City; New Mexico State University; Seattle University; The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley; and Utah Valley University. The WAC crowns team and individual champions in 19 sports - eight men's and 11 women's. The WAC office is located in the Denver metropolitan area. For more information on the conference, visit www.wacsports.com.
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