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USA FENCING AND COSPORT ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO WELCOME AMERICA’S FENCING FANS TO THE RIO 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES

05/14/2015, 10:30am CDT
By Nicole Jomantas

Rio de Janeiro.

(Colorado Springs, Colo.) – CoSport and USA Fencing together are pleased to announce a new partnership aimed at welcoming fans and supporters of Fencing in the United States to the next Olympic Games.

In fewer than 500 days, the 2016 Olympic Games, featuring 17 days of summer sport competition, will open in one of Brazil’s most exciting destinations – Rio de Janeiro. America’s enthusiastic fencing fans are encouraged to not miss a moment of the celebration by securing today hotel and ticket packages among other offerings through CoSport – the Official Hospitality Provider of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team and Rio 2016 Authorised Ticket Reseller in the United States.

“For our athletes and fans alike, there are few experiences more exhilarating than being part of competition on the world stage. Together with CoSport, we are excited to extend an invitation to American fencing fans from around the country to share this truly once-in-a-lifetime experience,” said USA Fencing Executive Director Kris Ekeren.

Hotel and ticket packages are offered in a number of configurations and include fencing among a wide range of similarly in-demand event ticket options, three or four-star accommodations, daily breakfast and invaluable support from purchase through departure by the experienced CoSport team further supported by knowledgeable local hosts. All CoSport package offerings for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games are exclusively available through www.cosport.com special incentives are available for USA Fencing members. Contact USA Fencing Development Director Grant Jones at G.Jones@usfencing.org to receive your exclusive promo code today.

“CoSport has a deep knowledge of Brazil and is preparing to welcome fans of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team with an exciting variety of package options,” said Robert F. Long, President of CoSport. “Our hotel and ticket packages especially simplify attending the Rio 2016 Olympic Games so our guests can focus on enjoying this once-in-a-lifetime experience. There will be plenty of opportunities to choose from once sales open, but the best packages especially those prized by fencing fans will surely go fast.”

USA Fencing supporters interested in securing highly sought after package offerings should visit www.cosport.com, create an account, and be sure to contact the CoSport team directly with any questions. For the latest news on Team USA’s Fencing hopefuls preparing for competition in Rio and to learn more on how best to lend your support today, visit the USA Fencing at www.usfencing.org .

About CoSport/Jet Set Sports
CoSport and its sister company Jet Set Sports are the leading Olympic hospitality providers in the world today having supported the organization of 17 Olympic Games.  Jet Set Sports provides clients with premium hospitality packages through its customized VIP hospitality programs and hospitality management services. CoSport offers an exciting experience to consumers through its pre-packaged hospitality services.  The company is an official sponsor of eight National Olympic Committees including Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, Great Britain, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the United States. For more information, please visit www.cosport.com.

About USA Fencing
USA Fencing is the recognized National Governing Body for the sport of fencing in the United States. The organization’s mission is to grow and promote the sport of fencing in the United States, honor its rich traditions, and to achieve sustained international success. USA Fencing is affiliated with the Féderation Internationale d'Escrime (FIE), the international federation for fencing. A 501-c-3 non-profit organization, USA Fencing is based out of Colorado Springs, Colo. and has a membership of more than 30,000 individuals, including grassroots, elite and veteran fencers.

 

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