FloSports Partners With National Gridiron League; Adds FIG for Canadien Gymnastics Fans
FloSports announced a partnership with the National Gridiron League to provide live and on-demand coverage of more than 100 regular-season games, plus the championship game during the 2019 and 2020 seasons exclusively on FloFootball.com. Dentsu is also partnering with the OTT distributor to provide live and on-demand coverage of all Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG) World Cup and World Challenge Cups exclusively in Canada through 2020.
National Gridiron League
The National Gridiron League is a new indoor football league comprised of 12 teams, broken into two conferences across North America, and features some of the best players in the world. The regular season kicks off March 15 and finishes July 13, with a neutral site league championship game to be held on August 10.
In addition of the National Gridiron League, fans will also have access to Mid Eastern Athletic Conference games, Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference games, the National Bowl, the FCS Bowl, the Battle on The Border, and more on FloFootball.
“Our partnership with Flosports is a groundbreaking achievement and demonstrates the potential of our league,” says NGL President and Chairman Joe McClendon. “This partnership is truly a win for our fans. Flosports will broadcast every league game providing our fans with the opportunity to watch every league snap on one platform. It was imperative that we partnered with the absolute best and I am confident that Flosports is the best broadcast provider in the digital space.”
“FloSports is proud to be a part of the National Gridiron League from the ground up,” says FloSports Director of Global Rights Acquisition Lindsey Ross. “We are honored that Joe and his leadership team recognized the value of a FloSports partnership and knew that our storytelling and live coverage was second to none.”
Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique
FloGymnastics will provide full coverage of the following disciplines and highlight some of the top gymnasts in the world. The first event begins Feb. 16 with the FIG Trampoline World Cup.
- Artistic Gymnastic Individual All-Around World Cup Series
- Artistic Gymnastic Individual Apparatus World Cup Series
- Artistic Gymnastic World Challenge Cup Series
- Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup Series
- Rhythmic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup Series
- Trampoline World Cup Series
This agreement adds to FloGymnastics’ robust schedule of live events, including all Gymnastics Canada national events, top tier NCAA, and elite competitions such as the City of Jesolo Trophy, Elevate the Stage competitions, and a full slate of Big Ten conference matchups.
“Being able to watch our elite Canadian gymnasts competing on the world stage in these World Cup and World Challenge Cup events on FloGymnastics is an amazing opportunity for our fans,” says Gymnastics Canada CEO Ian Moss.
“We are excited to partner with Dentsu to bring our Canadian gymnastics fans an expanded elite gymnastics offering,” says FloSports SVP of Global Rights Acquisition & Strategy Adam Fenn. “The FIG World Cups and World Challenge Cups are some of the most prestigious events in the sport, featuring the top athletes in the world. This addition complements our recent partnership with Gymnastics Canada for their national events and gives Canadian fans access to around 35 elite competitions in 2019.”
To access live and on-demand coverage of all FIG World Cup, World Challenge Cups, other gymnastic competitions as well as the National Gridiron League, visit FloGymnastics.com to become a monthly or annual PRO subscriber. Either subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Watch games and competitions across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Roku, or Apple TV 4.