‘Grapple at the Garden’ Moves Indoors To Hulu Theater At Madison Square Garden, To Feature Team USA, NCAA Champions
NEW YORK — Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced an agreement with Beat The Streets Wrestling (BTS) to provide live and on-demand coverage of the annual Beat The Streets New York City event, “Grapple at the Garden,” on FloWrestling.com. This marks the fifth consecutive year of the event airing on FloWrestling. The annual BTS youth benefit will take place on Monday, May 6, from Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan.
The 10th annual event, moved indoors for the first time in several years and will feature stars of Team USA vs. NCAA Champions, BTS youth matches, and more. Additional details will follow closer to the event.
The Benefit Celebration at The Wilson (132 W. 27th St.) will directly follow the wrestling competition. This unique and electrifying annual event helps Beat the Streets raise significant funds to further its mission. Whether it’s providing a safe, constructive outlet for our urban youth, fighting childhood obesity, empowering women, or uniting entire nations, BTS strives to teach persistence, dedication, and the value of hard work to achieve one’s goals through wrestling, and creates opportunities for personal and universal growth. BTS currently serves more than 3,000 student-athletes every year.
“It’s an honor to again partner with the Beat the Streets program for the fifth consecutive year,” FloSports SVP Global Rights Acquisition & Strategy, Adam Fenn said. “The program’s mission to provide youth the opportunity for personal development and teach the value of teamwork at an early age in a safe and social environment is something we are proud to support while creating an all-star wrestling event that fans are excited about. ”
“FloSports has been an ideal partner in bringing the outstanding Beat the Streets benefit matches to a wide audience that shares the values that BTS, our young athletes, and many benefactors possess,” Beat the Streets Inc Executive Director, Brendan Buckley said. “Showcasing the work of BTS and our mission of developing urban youth as well as our goals of making a lifelong impact on NYC student-athletes is paramount. We are excited to continue this great work, and the broadcast of the BTS benefit by FloSports, which has long been a leader in the wrestling media landscape, is critical in highlighting the achievements of so many BTS kids in New York and elsewhere.”
To access live and on-demand coverage of the Beat The Streets New York City event and other wrestling events visit FloWrestling.com and become a PRO subscriber. A subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network, as well as the matches from the Beat the Streets program. The main event Team USA vs. NCAA Champions begins at 6 p.m. ET. Watch the event across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Roku or Apple TV 4.
Streaming more than 10,000 live competitions per year, FloSports continues to emerge as the global leader in live, in-depth, and on-demand digital coverage for passionate sports fans.
Tickets for the live event, priced beginning at $30, are now available, here. A variety of donation packages which include “Grapple in the Garden” tickets are also available, here or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, beginning at $1000. Doors open on May 6 at 5:30 p.m., with the main event starting at 6 p.m.
About Beat the Streets
The mission of Beat the Streets is to develop the full potential of the urban youth and to strengthen the culture of New York City wrestling. BTS works directly with the New York City Department of Education in a public-private partnership to bring the life changing sport of wrestling to over 3,000 New York City student-athletes to help them achieve their personal and athletic goals. Through the operation of wrestling programs in middle and high schools in the five boroughs, BTS and the DOE provide a safe, positive atmosphere in which disadvantaged and at-risk youth can learn the essential life lessons of grit, personal responsibility and teamwork, physical fitness and nutrition, and life-long learning. The goal of fostering strong, well-rounded student-athletes is delivered through coaching, after-school programs, life skills workshops, and summer camps. More information can be found at www.btsny.org.
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