Posted April 20, 2021 | lasvegasbowl
Newly rebranded SRS Distribution Las Vegas Bowl set to make debut at Allegiant Stadium in 2021
LAS VEGAS – ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, has named SRS Distribution as the new title sponsor for the Las Vegas Bowl, as part of a five-year agreement with the building products distributor. The SRS Distribution Las Vegas Bowl will make its debut in its new home at Allegiant Stadium this December.
The annual college football postseason event will also feature a new matchup between the Pac-12 and Big Ten conferences, as part of a rotating cycle that also includes the Southeastern Conference.
“We are truly excited to welcome SRS Distribution to the Sports and Entertainment Capital of the World,” said John Saccenti, executive director of the SRS Distribution Las Vegas Bowl. “This creates an exciting relationship just as our game reaches new heights in its 30th year by moving into a new, state-of-the-art stadium and kicking off our matchup with three top conference brands that span across the nation.”
“We are thrilled to be the presenting sponsor of the Las Vegas Bowl,” said Dan Tinker, President and CEO of SRS Distribution. “At SRS, our focus is building success for our employees, our customers, our suppliers and the communities we serve. With our team members’ and customers’ passion for college football, being a part of the Las Vegas Bowl is a special opportunity and we are honored to be working with ESPN Events. We look forward to doing our part to make sure the SRS Distribution Las Vegas Bowl is an over-the-top event for the fans, the city and the annual representative schools from these three great conferences.”
The SRS Distribution Las Vegas Bowl is one of 17 bowl games owned and operated by ESPN. The 2020 event was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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About SRS Distribution
Founded in 2008 and headquartered in McKinney, Texas, SRS has grown to become one of the largest and fastest growing building products distributors in the United States. Since their inception, SRS has established a differentiated growth strategy and entrepreneurial culture that is focused on serving their customers, partnering with their key suppliers, and attracting the industry’s best talent. SRS currently operates under a family of distinct local brands encompassing more than 440 locations across 45 states. For more information visit https://www.srsdistribution.com/.
About ESPN Events
ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, owns and operates a portfolio of 35 collegiate sporting events nationwide. The roster includes four early-season college football games, 17 college bowl games, 11 college basketball events, a college softball event and two college award shows, which accounts for approximately 400 hours of live programming, reaches nearly 64 million viewers and attracts over 800,000 attendees each year. With satellite offices in more than 10 markets across the country, ESPN Events builds relationships with conferences, schools and local communities, as well as providing unique experiences for teams and fans.