06/16/2008 12:37 PM
CHICAGO – The arenafootball2 league (af2) and Network Foundation Technologies (NFT) would like to congratulate Shock fan Linda Dowd (Spokane Valley, Wash.) and Talons fan Michael Shimp (Tulsa, Okla.) who were named the first two weekly winners of the “Click, Connect & View Your Way to ArenaCup9” Sweepstakes. Dowd and Shimp won an official af2 Spalding football signed their favorite team just for downloading the af2TV player and completing the necessary registration information.
Registered viewers may win 1 of 2 monthly prizes (Official af2 Schutt Replica Helmet of favorite team) or 1 of 8 weekly prizes (Official af2 Spalding Football autographed by favorite team). Furthermore, all registered users will receive special offers from af2 National Partners.
The “Online Viewers of the Year” Grand Prize will be awarded to two (2) eligible participants, one from each af2 Conference. The package includes ArenaCup9 VIP game tickets, tickets to all events and travel accommodations. There is no purchase necessary to enter or win. Only registered af2TV users are eligible to win, while all af2 Team staff, families and players are ineligible.
To register, visit www.af2.com and follow the link to af2TV, download the FREE player and register your information. Entry can also be made by mailing a postcard with first and last name, complete address, telephone number and age to; 200 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60604.
af2TV & NiFTyTV created the “Click, Connect & View Your Way to ArenaCup9” Sweepstakes in late May as a special promotion to reward fans 21-and-older who download the af2TV player and complete the necessary information.
NiFTyTV brings af2 fans closer to their favorite teams
The af2 and NiFTyTV forged a partnership in late January that created a new, FREE online network to provide the league’s passionate fan base an opportunity to view the af2’s 2008 season live over the Internet. Thanks to the power of NFT’s patented online broadcasting technology, fans across the globe can bring all the action of af2 football right to their home computer or laptop on a “Free-for-View” basis. The game broadcasts have been a great success so far as more than 5,500 fans have tuned in per week through the first 12 weeks.
In Week 13 of its ninth season with a 29-team membership, af2 serves as a vehicle to bring Arena Football to small-to-midsize cities and as a developmental league with an unmatched history of sending players, coaches and officials to major professional football leagues each year. af2 operates under the same Mission Statement and Fans’ Bill of Rights as the Arena Football League, which is in the midst of its 22nd season. Log on to www.af2.com for more information.
About Network Foundation Technologies, LLC (NFT)
Network Foundation Technologies, LLC (NFT: pronounced ‘NiFTy’) is a name that is quickly becoming synonymous with the online broadcasting of large, live events to world-wide audiences. NFT’s scalable distributed broadcast solution avoids the pitfalls inherent in peer-to-peer file sharing systems, such as storing content on end-users’ computers and constant use of their broadband Internet connection. The company’s patented technology used in its NiFTy Online Television product is the most efficient and successful method for enabling distributed video broadcasting over the Internet. Please visit www.NiFTyTV.com.