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Festival won’t lapse to Dayton with Mar Madness

January 12, 2014 Dayton No Comments


Opening games of a NCAA men’s basketball contest lapse to southwest Ohio this year, though a Dayton travel celebration imprinting a tournament’s start will not.

The Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/19j48Tp ) reports a celebration hold in 2012 as a First Four Festival enclosed food and song and drew about 15,000 people. Organizers canceled it final year, observant a NCAA no longer authorised internal sponsorships of open events surrounding a tournament, though pronounced they approaching to have a festival again in 2014.

Instead, organizers with a community-led organisation have motionless to concentration on a atmosphere for a first-round games hold during a University of Dayton Arena and on perplexing to safeguard Dayton stays a kickoff mark for Mar Madness after subsequent year.

The games emanate millions of dollars in internal mercantile impact.

Article source: http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/01/12/3865940/festival-wont-return-to-dayton.html

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