SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference today announced that Edison, New Jersey-based TixCity has been named the official secondary ticket partner of the WCC. The multi-year partnership deal continues through the 2018-2019 academic year.
As part of the partnership, the WCC Fan Exchange powered by TixCity will be created and launch prior to the West Coast Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships, scheduled for March 2-7 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. The WCC Fan Exchange will provide fans of the WCC and member schools with an exclusive and safe marketplace to buy and sell tournament tickets.
“The West Coast Conference is excited to partner with TixCity,” WCC Commissioner Lynn Holzman said. “TixCity has made a commitment to the WCC and its services will provide fans a safe and efficient way to support their teams throughout the West Coast Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships.”
“We are thrilled to be announcing our partnership with the West Coast Conference,” said TixCity Founder and CEO, Lon Belvin. “The WCC has a well-deserved reputation for quality athletics and academics and we are pleased to be part of the future of the conference. The WCC Fan Exchange powered by TixCity will provide WCC basketball fans with the comfort and security of knowing they have an exclusive marketplace where they can buy and sell their tournament tickets. We’ve invested into making this exciting new ticket platform fan-friendly, particularly for mobile use. Importantly, a portion of revenue from the exchange will directly benefit the WCC and its member institutions. We look forward to closely interacting with WCC fans for many years to come.”
TixCity staff will be present at all West Coast Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championship games to provide a high level of customer service.
About the West Coast Conference
The West Coast Conference was formed in 1952 and has evolved and grown to become a nationally recognized and competitive force in Division I intercollegiate athletics, with 14 conference-sponsored sports: baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, men's and women's golf, women's rowing, men's and women's soccer, softball, men's and women's tennis and women's volleyball. The WCC is characterized by the stability of its membership and its unique emphasis on combining excellence in athletics with excellence in academics. For more information, visit WCCsports.com or follow the West Coast Conference on Twitter @WCCsports
TixCity, LLC, based in Edison, New Jersey, is a global ticket company currently focusing on the secondary ticket market. A leading voice within the ticket industry on issues related to preserving ticket-buying options for consumers, TixCity has built a reputation for exceptional customer service. The Fan-Friendly Ticket Source, TixCity serves ticket buyers across all sports and entertainment. TixCity is pioneering fan exchanges to provide fans of specific sports, teams and venues a safe, secure environment to buy and sell tickets. For more information on TixCity visit www.TixCity.com or follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@TixCity).