Bands of America

FloSports Launches FloMarching To Cover Marching Arts Competitions

FloMarching Announces Partnership with Music for All
to Live Stream all
Bands Of America Events

Austin, TX (Sept. 6, 2016) – FloSports is proud to announce the launch of FloMarching, a new site dedicated to covering the world of competitive marching bands, drum corps, indoor marching, and more. Accompanying the launch is an exclusive, multi-year partnership with Music for All to provide live coverage of their Bands of America events.

FloMarching will provide live and on-demand coverage of the top marching arts competitions at all levels of the sport. In addition, FloMarching and Music for All have reached an exclusive live streaming and broadcast agreement for the next four years.

“We’re proud to launch FloMarching and announce our partnership with an outstanding organization in Music for All,” FloSports co-founder and CEO Martin Floreani said. “There’s a massive, passionate community that already exists here. We’re excited to help grow their sport and feed their passion with a level of coverage that’s simply unprecedented in marching arts.”

Beginning this fall, FloMarching will live stream all 21 Bands of America marching band events, including all Super Regionals and Grand Nationals, which is considered the largest and most prestigious national high school marching band event in the country with more than 50,000 participants and spectators. In addition to live streaming and event coverage, FloMarching will produce an educational series designed to enhance and compliment Music for All’s educational programming.

“We are delighted to partner with FloSports, a leader in live sports production and storytelling, to further our vision of affording every child across America the access and opportunity to engage in active music-making in an educational environment,” Music for All President and CEO Eric Martin said. “This endeavor combines Music for All’s decades-long leading-position in school music education and performance opportunities with FloSports’ pioneering approach in media. Our partnership will allow us to tell our participants’ stories and expand our vision to a vastly larger and broader audience.”

In addition to its event coverage, FloMarching will produce original documentaries on the marching arts elite ensembles, designers, educators and performers, as well as technique videos from expert instrumentalists, and marching instructors, and exclusive ensemble rankings, breaking news and live results.

FloMarching is FloSports’ 15th dedicated sports vertical, joining FloWrestling, FloTrack, FloGrappling, MileSplit, FloElite, FloSoftball, FloCombat, FloBoxing, FloGymnastics, FloHoops, FloCheer, FloVolleyball, FloKO, FloTennis.

ABOUT FLOSPORTS
FloSports is a direct-to-consumer, subscription-based sports media company based in Austin, Texas, that is unlocking a world of sports coverage that true fans have been waiting for. Through live streaming of premier events, original video programming, and weekly studio shows, FloSports is growing the sports, the athletes and the fans. Current verticals under the FloSports header are Wrestling, Grappling, MMA, Elite Fitness, Boxing, Softball, Gymnastics, Basketball, Volleyball, eSports, Cheerleading, Marching and Track.

ABOUT MUSIC FOR ALL
Since 1975, Music for All, through its Bands of America, Orchestra America and choral programs, has been a destination and set the standard for scholastic music ensemble performance and music education advocacy. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization, Music for All’s mission is to create, provide and expand positively life-changing experiences through music for all. Music for All’s vision is to be a catalyst to ensure that every child in America has access and opportunity for active music-making in their scholastic environment. Music for All’s programs include 30+ annual events, including the Bands of America Grand National Championships and Regional Championships for marching band, the Music for All Summer Symposium camp for students and teachers, the Music for All National Festival and Affiliate Regional Music Festivals for concert bands, orchestra, jazz and percussion ensembles and national honor bands and orchestras. Music for All efforts are supported through sponsorships, including Yamaha Corporation of America, National Presenting Sponsor.