AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - May 12, 2014) - Circuit of The Americas (COTA) is offering military service members, law enforcement personnel and first responders the chance to enjoy the new Memorial Day weekend tradition in Austin, Texas, RedFest presented by Natty Light, at a significant discount. Servicemen and women purchasing tickets for RedFest May 23-25 will pay only $59 for a three-day pass -- a savings of 40 percent -- when they verify their service at GovX.com and purchase their discounted RedFest tickets online at www.GovX.com/RedFest.
GovX.com is the largest e-commerce website for verified military, law enforcement, first responders and related government personnel and their families offering exclusive savings on premium brands and sports and event ticketing. COTA has teamed with GovX.com to offer service members discounts on a variety of sports and entertainment events held this year at the award-winning, multi-purpose venue in Central Texas.
"We want to put the 'memory' back in Memorial Day weekend and remind everyone of the tremendous sacrifices members of the U.S. Armed Forces, first responders and their families make every day to ensure America is still the home of the free and the brave," said RedFest Co-Founder and Grand Marshal Jeff Foxworthy. "This is a great way for service members across the country to enjoy what we hope becomes a new Memorial Day weekend tradition -- RedFest, a super-sized celebration of country and Southern music, rib-tickling comedy and all kinds of outdoor fun and games."
RedFest presented by Natty Light will bring the hottest performers from country music and Southern rock Americana -- such as Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Big & Rich -- plus hilarious comedians and iconic reality TV stars to COTA for three days of all-American activities. In honor of the Memorial Day holiday, RedFest will celebrate the "red, white and blue" while offering an awesome mix of outdoor experiences like hunting, fishing and camping, all kinds of sports and competitions, and mouth-watering food for the entire family.
For event information, including the full RedFest performance line-up, visit www.redfest.com.
Circuit of The Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas, is the home of world championships and a world-class destination for premium sports and entertainment. COTA has been nominated as the 2014 "Sports Facility of the Year" by SportsBusiness Journal/Daily. The same publication named COTA's annual marquee event, the FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX,
"Sports Event of the Year" for 2013. Additionally, COTA is the new North American home for the summer edition of ESPN's X Games. More than one million visitors come to COTA each year for events such as MotoGP™, the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, the FIA World Endurance Championships, business and social functions, and more than 20 performances at the venue's acclaimed Austin360 Amphitheater, winner of Pollstar's "Best New Major Concert Venue"
award for 2013. COTA's 1,500-acre campus includes a variety of permanent structures, including a 44,000-square foot Event Center, an impressive Main Grandstand with hospitality suites and the Velocity Lounge, a 270,000-square foot Paddock Building with 34 garages, and an iconic 25-story Observation Tower at the heart of the facility. For more information and downloadable video and photos, visit: www.CircuitofTheAmericas.com, www.Austin360Amphitheater.com or COTA's dedicated FTP site, media.circuitoftheamericas.com. Follow COTA on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CircuitofTheAmericas and Twitter @circuitamericas and @COTAmedia.
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