Continental Tire Named Sponsor for 2011 Las Vegas Classic
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Oct. 31, 2011

FORT MILL, S.C. - Continent Tire of Americas has agreed to be the title sponsor of the Las Vegas Invitational and Las Vegas Classic college basketball tournaments. 

The 11th annual Las Vegas Classic, which is scheduled for December 22 an 23 at the Orleans Arena, will feature Missouri State, Baylor, St. Mary's and West Virginia, plus Bethune-Cookman, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Kennesaw State and Tennessee Tech.

Tickets for the final rounds in Las Vegas can be purchased by calling the Box Office at the Orleans Arena (702) 284-7777, or on the web at

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"It is exciting to add the Las Vegas Classic to Continental Tire's growing list of elite sports partnerships," said Travis Roffler, Director of Marketing for Continental Tire. "With our current partnerships with Duke University and the University of North Carolina, this is a perfect fit to our sports portfolio which also includes Major League Soccer, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) and Grand-Am road racing."


About Continental Tire

Continental Tire is a division of the Continental Corporation, and offers a complete premium line of ultra-high performance, passenger and light truck tires that instill confidence and a passion for driving. Continental Tires are fitted as original equipment on many of the world's finest automobiles. Learn more about Continental Tire by visiting us at

With sales of approximately $20 billion in 2010, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide. As a supplier of brake systems, systems and components for power trains and chassis instrumentation infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires and technical elastometers, Continental contributes to enhanced driving safety and global climate protection. Continental is also a competent partner I networked automobile communication. Continental currently employs approximately 143,000 in 46 countries. 



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