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The second annual All-American Championship was held in New Orleans, La., site of the men’s collegiate basketball championship, on April 1, 2012. The event consisted of four teams representing each region of the country. The doubleheader opened with the East facing the West, followed by the North vs. the South in the nightcap. The games were played in Lakefront Arena at University of New Orleans.
In 2006, over 6,000 runners participated in the 2nd Annual A1A Marathon and Half Marathon in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. With the course set on one of the most picturesque roads in the entire country, runners enjoyed breathtaking views of the ocean, palm trees and the city.
Formerly the B.C. Open, in 2007 after 35 years on the PGA Tour, the event began a new chapter on the Champion Tour. Played at En-Joi Golf Course in Endicott, N.Y., 180 miles from New York City, this event provided tremendous opportunity to reach an affluent demographic and gave sponsors access to golf’s “living legends.”
The Gazelle Group produced the Elite 24 Hoops Classic in 2006. The classic brought the top 24 high school basketball players together, regardless of age or shoe affiliation, at the most legendary playground in the world, Rucker Park in New York City.
The Gazelle Group managed sponsorship and event staging and promotion for the 2004 PrimeTime Shootout, the nation’s top invitational tournament showcasing the finest high school basketball teams and players. This event featured future No. 1 overall NBA Draft pick Dwight Howard and fellow NBA draft picks Sebastian Telfair, Josh Smith and J.R. Smith. The event brought nearly 20,000 spectators to Trenton’s Sovereign Bank Arena over three days, while also attracting top print, broadcast and web media. Games were broadcast live by the YES network and Comcast SportsNet and were also available on DirecTV, reaching more than 20 million homes.
ILF Lacrosse World Championships World Cup of Lacrosse
In 1998, the Gazelle Group was retained by US Lacrosse to sell corporate sponsorship for the ILF Lacrosse World Championships, an event that is held every four years. Gazelle also produced, distributed and syndicated the international television broadcast of the event. The games were televised in the U.K. and Australia. Some still consider the championship game to be the greatest lacrosse game ever played. The United States rallied from an eight-goal deficit to defeat Canada in overtime. The following year, Gazelle produced the World Cup of Lacrosse to rematch the United States and Canada. The U.S. defeated Canada two games to none in the best of three series. The games were internationally televised throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, Asia, India and Japan.