Second Annual Merrell Volleyball Tournament Comes to Outdoor Retailer - SNEWS

Second Annual Merrell Volleyball Tournament Comes to Outdoor Retailer

Get outside, spike, flip and connect at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, in Merrell’s second annual volleyball tournament during the Industry Party on August 4th from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
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Get outside, spike, flip and connect at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, in Merrell's second annual volleyball tournament during the Industry Party on August 4th from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The first seven brands to rally a team of six or more (the more the merrier but all teams must have a co-ed presence) will be part of the fun. In line with Merrell's mission of increasing outdoor participation, all proceeds will benefit Outdoor Nation (www.outdoornation.org) and the cost per team to play is $111, representing Outdoor Nation's goal of building its foundation one-by-one-by-one.

“We are excited to rally the industry in another volleyball tournament for a good cause,'” said Amy Roder, marketing specialist at Merrell. “We're hoping our industry friends will join us in some competitive fun in the spirit of increasing outdoor participation, something that we, as an industry, hold close to our hearts and in common.”

Spectators and teams on the sidelines can also join in the fun. Beyond volleyball Merrell will host Flip Cup tournaments, a life size Connect Four Game and a life size Jenga Game. For more information or to register a team, please contact Amy Roder: amy.roder@wwwinc.com; 616.863.4748.

Merrell's mission is to inspire the outdoor athlete in everyone by aligning its “Let's Get Outside” brand to increase outdoor participation with running and adventure races, festivals and other community events to increase outdoor participation. By partnering with events such as the Oyster Racing Series, the Down & Dirty Mud Run, the Naked Foot 5K, Outdoor Nation, food and wine festivals and the Mountain Jam Music Festival, all representing a similar inclusive outdoor ethos, Merrell is working to inspire more people to get outside and live outdoor lifestyles. Once you're out there, Merrell provides the shoes and clothing to keep you going in full comfort and performance. Merrell is also a partner and proud supporter of our Public Lands through its affiliations with the American Hiking Society, National Trails Day and National Park Foundation. These synergized partnerships aim to make our natural playgrounds more visible and accessible in an effort to inspire more people to get outside and enjoy their natural resources. Merrell is part of Wolverine World Wide's Outdoor Group that also includes Chaco and Patagonia Footwear. Phone: (800) 288-3124. FACEBOOK www.facebook.com/merrell. TWITTER: @merrelloutside.

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