Volunteers will be the face of the 2013 NCAA Women's Final Four, greeting visitors at New Orleans airport and hotels as well as performing other crucial roles around the city. Some of these roles include:
Assisting visitors in finding their way around New Orleans Providing visitors with information about the NCAA Women's Final Four and its associated events Filling hospitality positions at events hosted by the NCAA and its sponsors Assisting in community action related to volunteering, including building playgrounds and feeding the hungry
Volunteers who complete the 2 shifts will receive:
An official 2013 NCAA Women's Final Four "Nike polo" An official 2013 NCAA Women's Final Four hat An invitation to our special post-event volunteer appreciation party on May 7th Unfortunately, tickets to the NCAA Women's Final Four will not be offered to volunteers.
High School Students can earn Service Hours with GNOSF
The Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation is reaching out to local high school students who are required to do service hours as part of their curriculum. We are hosting the AAU Junior Olympic Games this summer from July 27 – August 6. Students can volunteer for the games and fulfill their service hour requirements. The GNOSF will provide any necessary documentation to students once their work is completed. Registration is an easy 3 step process. For more information, please click here.
Entergy and GNOSF Partner to Host Super Bowl XLVII
2013 NEW ORLEANS SUPER BOWL HOST COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES $1 MILLION PARTNERSHIP WITH ENTERGY CORP.
The New Orleans Super Bowl Host Committee today announced Entergy as the first official partner for Super Bowl XLVII. Super Bowl Host Committee Executive Director Jay Cicero and Rod West, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR), announced that Entergy has signed a $1 million agreement to serve as the Community Relations and Emerging Business partner for Super Bowl XLVII.
The focus of the NFL Super Bowl Host Committee Community Relations activities will be to help rebuild and expand youth recreational opportunities in the New Orleans region. The Emerging Business Program will ensure that small and emerging local businesses are able to take full advantage of Super Bowl-related business opportunities. Click here for the entire story
Entergy Employees join Super Bowl Host Committee, NORD and Rebuilding Together to kickoff Super Bowl countdown by rebuilding Norwood Thompson Playground in Gert Town.
HOST COMMITTEE NAMES CARVILLE AND MATALIN CO-CHAIRS
The New Orleans Super Bowl Host Committee, at its inaugural press conference, announced today that James Carville and Mary Matalin will serve as the Host Committee Co-Chairs for Super Bowl XLVII in 2013. The formation of the Host Committee is the first step in preparation for hosting the world's most special sporting event. The Committee will be responsible for fulfilling all the obligations of the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation and New Orleans Saints' bid presented to the NFL. In May of this year, the NFL owners voted to award New Orleans Super Bowl XLVII, following a six-month bid process and final presentation at their annual meeting in Fort Lauderdale.
All-session tickets, at $125 for balcony seating, will enable the ticket holder to watch the two national semifinal games on April 7, beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET, and the national championship game on April 9 that tips off at 8:30 p.m. ET. All games will be played at New Orleans Arena. Book your hotel room now!
ALSO, DONT MISS: Tourney TownTM Refreshed By Coca-Cola ZeroTM, a free fan festival celebrating the best in women's college basketball during the 2013 NCAA® Women's Final Four®. Tourney Town located in downtown New Orleans (adjacent to New Orleans Arena) and anchored by Center Stage with non-stop programming such as concerts by national recording artists, fan favorites like the NCAA Women's Final Four Pep Rally and AT&T Mascot Challenge, performances by basketball skills entertainers, a talent show featuring local acts and celebrity judges, emcee hosted fan contests for great prizes, appearance and autograph sessions with sports celebrities and sponsor based entertainment programming with fantastic giveaways. Whether you're a New Orleans area native or a fan traveling to support your team, Tourney Town is the place to be April 6, 7 and 9.
April 6 - 10 a.m - 7 p.m. CT April 7 - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. CT April 9 - 3 - 7 p.m. CT
TICKETS FOR THE NBA ALL-STAR PRACTICE PRESENTED BY TOYOTA GO ON SALE DEC. 27
For information on business opportunities for Women and Minority Owned Businesses, please click here !
NBA ANNOUNCEMENT--- New Orleans has been selected as the site of
NBA All-Star 2008, it was announced today by NBA Commissioner David Stern. The
57th All-Star Game will be played at New Orleans Arena, home of the NBA’s
Hornets, on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008. The game will be televised on TNT in the
United States and will reach a worldwide television audience in more than 200
INDIANAPOLIS - A process that Division I Men's Basketball Committee Chair and Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive indicated was as grueling and competitive as selecting teams for the men's basketball championship concluded Wednesday with the announcement of the following host cities for the 2012-16 Men's Final Fours:
March 31/April 2, 2012, New Orleans, LA, Louisiana Superdome April 6/8, 2013, Atlanta, GA, Georgia Dome April 5/7, 2014, North Texas (Arlington/ Dallas/ Fort Worth), Cowboys Stadium April 4/6, 2015, Indianapolis, IN, Lucas Oil Stadium April 2/4, 2016, Houston, TX, Reliant Stadium
The NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Committee has also chosen five future Women's Final Four sites for the years 2012-2016.
The Women's Final Four sites are: 2012 - Denver. Mountain West Conference, host. 2013 - New Orleans. University of New Orleans, host. 2014 - Nashville. Ohio Valley Conference, host. 2015 - Tampa Bay. University of South Florida, host. 2016 - Indianapolis. Butler University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and Horizon League, hosts.
"The women's basketball committee invested a tremendous amount of time and effort in the Women's Final Four site selection process," said Jacki Silar, chair of the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Committee and associate director of athletics at Duke University. "It was a very difficult and important decision and it was the committee's charge to determine which of the cities would best serve as future host sites for the pinnacle of women's basketball - the Women's Final Four."
Organized in August 1988, the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation (GNOSF) is a non-profit 501(c) (4) organization whose mission is to attract and manage sporting events that have a positive economic impact on the Greater New Orleans area. Since 1988, the GNOSF has turned a $25 Million investment, from public and private sources, into a $1 Billion Economic impact.