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Championship Yacht Village Adds New Element to College Football Playoff

Championship Yacht Village Adds New Element to College Football Playoff

TAMPA, FL -- The Tampa Bay Sports Commission, in conjunction with the College Football Playoff, are proud to unveil a new concept at this year’s College Football Playoff National Championship, Championship Yacht Village. Located outside the Tampa Convention Center and connected to the brand new Downtown Riverwalk, Championship Yacht Village will provide VIP-access for dock-space purchasers, in the heart of the College Football Playoff “Championship Campus.”

“The Yacht Village brings a truly unique element to the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship festivities,” said Joe Collier, Chairman of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission.  “Football fans who take advantage of this offer will enjoy incredible access and hospitality to the culmination of the college football season. We anticipate Championship Yacht Village to be a mainstay for upcoming major events in the years to come.”

Local and visiting football fans can travel to Championship Campus via boat and drop anchor on the Hillsborough River at the Tampa Convention Center by reserving their space in advance.  Dock spaces available feature either a 30 X 79 foot or a 80 X 150 foot space.  Contact Claire Lessinger at CLessinger@VisitTampaBay.com to reserve one of the limited slips available at the Tampa Convention Center.

With the purchase of a spot at the Yacht Village, football fans will receive College Football Playoff National Championship tickets and the option to purchase additional tickets. Additional slip purchase perks include tickets to the Host Committee’s Pre-Game Hospitality Party, access to the Taste of the Championship at The Florida Aquarium, Playoff Fan Central at the Tampa Convention Center, as well as VIP tickets for AT&T Playoff Playlist Live! concert series at Curtis Hixon Park and registrations for the Extra Yard for Teachers 5K (Amalie Arena).

“The 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship will showcase our Downtown waterfront and Riverwalk on a national stage like never before,” said Rob Higgins, Executive Director of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission. “We feel confident that Championship Yacht Village will add a dynamic element to our celebration of college football in Tampa Bay.”

A full schedule and information about the 2017 College Football Playoff Championship Campus can be found atwww.TampaBay2017.com, the Official Tampa Bay Sports Commission website dedicated to the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship and ancillary event festivities. Event schedules will be updated as additional information becomes available atwww.TampaBay2017.com.

Media Contact:
Jack Heilig
Trifecta Team PR
Jack@TrifectaTeam.com

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