Sold Out “Chasing Down the Dream” in California as major event partner for last chance US Javelin World Championships qualifier at Chula Vista, CA
Sold Out National Event Management (Sold Out) will be “Chasing Down the Dream” in California this week as major event partner of the last chance US Javelin World Championships qualifier at Chula Vista, California.
The world's top javelin athletes will compete at Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center on Thursday, 21 July 2017 (local time / Friday, 22 July AEST) for their last chance to qualify for the 2017 IAAF World Championships.
Following Sold Out’s involvement with Australia’s premier athletics event “Nitro Athletics” earlier this year, the “Chasing Down the Dream” event in California continues Sold Out’s international athletics involvement as well as its 24-year history of supporting international sporting events, athletes and teams.
“It’s so exciting to have Sold Out supporting us as our major event partner. I met the Sold Out Events team at the Nitro Series in Australia and they did an amazing job. They treated the athletes like stars so that we could compete to the best of our ability. Because of them we can really take this event to the next level,” Olympian Cyrus Hosteler said about the partnership.
Cyrus Hosteler, who just qualified to compete at the 2017 IAAF World Championships to take place in London from 4 – 13 August 2017, is organizing the event with the aim to offer his javelin colleagues another chance to meet the IAAF World Championships qualifying standards. Some of the top men’s and women’s javelin throwers in the world from both the USA and Canada will be chasing their dreams at the event to make the World Championship team.
“We are very excited to be the major event partner of “Chasing Down the Dream” and to be able to support an event and athletes of this caliber. It will be great to be back in the USA after having been involved with the Olympic Games in Salt Lake City 15 years ago and we are looking forward to more events like this in the future,” Thomas Staunton, Sold Out CEO, said.
During the “Chasing Down The Dream” event, Chula Vista Training Center, which is home to some of the best athletes in the world, will be open to the public for the first time. Special guest and former javelin world record holder Tom Petranoff will be putting on a Turbo Jav clinic for kids and adults to learn about the javelin. Spectators will have a chance to test their javelin accuracy, distance, and speed.
Schedule of Events:
2:00 PM: Doors Open
2:00-2:45 PM: Turbo Jav clinic with Tom Petranoff
3:00 PM: Men's and women's javelin starts
4:15 PM: Event concludes
4:30 PM: Podium and prize money checks announced
4:45-5:00 PM: Photo and autograph session with the athletes
The event will also be live streamed via https://www.facebook.com/chostetler15/
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About Sold Out National Event Management
Sold Out National Event Management Pty Ltd (Sold Out) is a full-service, award winning event company creating successful events for the most high profile and largest events in both Australia and overseas.
Sold Out delivers over 500+ events each year and most recently partnered with the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games as Official Event Management Company. In 2016 Sold Out was recognised as Industry Leader with the ‘Best New Event’ and ‘Best Sporting Event NSW and QLD’ awards at the 2016 Australian Event Awards.
Sold Out has been the official National Event Management and Logistics agency for a vast number of Australia’s biggest companies, most high profile brands and national sporting organisations and has unparalleled experience delivering some of Australia’s and the world’s most significant events such as, amongst others, the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Salt Lake 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games, 2003 South Pacific Games – Fiji, Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, AFC Asian Cup as well as countless world first events around Australia including Water Polo By The Sea (Sydney Harbour), NITRO Athletics, Sydney “Macy’s Day” Christmas Parades, The Variety Cycle, Enlighten Canberra and BHP Aquatic Super Series.
Over the years Sold Out’s clientele has included organisations such as the Australian Olympic Committee, Telstra, S.O.C.O.G., Salt Lake Olympic Committee, BHP Billiton, Suncorp Group, Carlton United Beverages, Surf Life Saving Australia, Swimming Australia, Australian Sailing, Rowing Australia, National Australia Bank (NAB), Major League Baseball, National Rugby League, Athletics Australia, Origin Energy, NRMA, City of Sydney, Sydney Airport etc.
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