UFL Invites Fans To Vote For Player, Coach & Fan Favorite Play of the Year
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ — As the United Football League’s “Premiere” season is coming to a close, the League announced today that its season-end recognition awards will be determined by the fans through online voting and texting. The UFL’s Championship Game, featuring the Florida Tuskers and the Las Vegas Locos, will be held on November 27th in Las Vegas at Noon PST. The UFL also announced that its fans will determine the Championship Game MVP using a text messaging campaign to vote. Candidates for the award will be announced at the beginning of the fourth quarter during the VERSUS telecast.
Beginning today, fans can vote online at www.ufl-football.com for the UFL’s Motorola Season MVP and Men’s Wearhouse Coach of the Year. On November 22nd, fans can vote for StubHub’s Fan Favorite Play of the Year. Fans will have the opportunity to vote for the Title ElectroEnergy Drink Championship Game MVP during the game’s fourth quarter via text messaging.
“The UFL is truly about the fans and we wanted to make sure their voices were heard when recognizing coaches and players at the conclusion of our ‘Premiere’ season,” said Michael Huyghue, UFL Commissioner. “By utilizing our website and text messaging platforms, we are integrating all forms of communication to engage our fans.”
About The UFL
The UFL was developed to fulfill the unmet needs of football fans in major markets currently underserved by professional football by providing a high quality traditional football league comprised of world class professional football players. The UFL will serve the communities with pride, dedication and passion, and uphold a leadership role in the development of football worldwide. The UFL will provide every fan with an affordable, accessible, exciting and entertaining game experience. Scheduled to debut in October 2009, the UFL’s headquarters is in New York, N.Y. and has satellite offices in Jacksonville, Fla. and Rutherford, N.J. The UFL is led by Commissioner Michael Huyghue, COO Frank Vuono and is being funded by a consortium of private investors. For more information on the UFL and how to purchase tickets for the UFL’s “Premiere” season, please visit www.ufl-football.com. For group ticket sales, please call 877.UFL.2009.
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