GameTime secures baseball deal
Florida FEC chain GameTime, has teamed up with the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team, to provide the new GameTime area at Grand Slam Alley, the family entertainment area at the team’s Tropicana Field stadium.
“GameTime’s partnership has allowed us to enhance the game day experience for Rays fans at Tropicana Field,” said Rays vice president, Josh Bullock. “We are always looking for unique, fun and exciting ballpark amenities, and we feel families and especially kids, will enjoy this new offering.”
The newly renovated Grand Slam Alley now features new games including Space Invaders Frenzy and Cruise N’ Blast by Raw Thrills, Baseball Pro by Andamiro, and fan favourites like Sega’s Dream Raiders and Deadstorm Pirates by Bandai Namco. Fans can also participate in live interactive contests in the GameTime zone presented on the Jumbotron between innings.
“We are excited to partner with the Tampa Bay Rays this season and offer their loyal fans a place to have a fun interactive experience with their family,” said Mike Abecassis, GameTime CEO. “We want the new GameTime zone to reflect and embrace the caliber of entertainment we offer at each of our centers and this new collaboration with the Tampa Bay Rays is one of many ways we are bringing GameTime into the community.”
“The Kids Pep Rally and Opening Day was very exciting for us. This was the big reveal of the new GameTime at Grand Slam Alley and we were very well received” added Kelli Markunas, marketing director for GameTime. “We had a great time interacting with fans and gave away a lot of prizes. We look forward to a fantastic season with the Rays.”