LG Hosts NCAA® Football Fan Experience Tour, Offers Fans Chance To Win Season Tickets Eleven-School Tour Brings LG HDTVs and Smartphones to Fans

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics USA, an official NCAA Corporate Partner, is inviting college football fans to show their school spirit this fall as the company embarks on a 11-school fan-experience tour. Stopping at esteemed campuses around the country for key match ups, the tour gives fans a unique opportunity to experience LG's Smart TVs and Smartphones first-hand and a chance to win season tickets for each home team's 2014 football season.*

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"College football fans show the same passion for their schools and teams that we at LG have for innovation and delivering the best experience," said James Fishler, senior vice president, marketing, LG Electronics USA. "With LG, it's all possible. So we wanted to create an experience that allows fans to 'Do Game Day Right™' and have fun with our products while also rewarding their dedication to their teams." 

The tour, which kicks off on Sept. 21 at the Notre Dame vs. Michigan State game in South Bend, Ind., will give tailgaters and ticketholders alike the opportunity to experience LG products at the game. To help capture the experience, LG is encouraging attendees to spread the word via social networks using the hashtag "#LGGameDay." Highlights of the fan experience include:

  • A trivia contest on the LG smart TVs and smartphones so fans can show off their football smarts and test how well they know their team.
  • An enter-to-win sweepstakes giving fans the chance to win season tickets to the home team's 2014 football season just by using LG's Magic Remote to enter the sweepstakes.*
  • The LG G2 smartphone "Selfie Station," allowing fans to capture their excitement by taking their own photos with the LG G2's 13-megapixel-camera and publish them on their social networks.
  • A giant LG G2 touchscreen demo station to get familiar with this incredible new smartphone.
  • LG's Smart TV running Pandora® for perfect pre-game tunes. 
  • Charging station for fans whose phone needs a boost for the game.

LG On The Road
The LG tour follows rivalries across the country.  Tour stops include:

Sept. 21     

Michigan St. at Notre Dame      

South Bend, Ind.         

Sept. 28      

Wisconsin at Ohio State            

Columbus, Ohio

Oct. 5         

Minnesota at Michigan       

Ann Arbor, Mich.

Oct. 12        

Colorado at Arizona State  

Phoenix

Oct. 26             

Utah at USC                 

Los Angeles

Nov. 2                

Arizona at Cal         

Berkeley, Calif.

Nov. 9                        

Colorado at Washington

Seattle, Wash

Nov. 16       

Oklahoma State at Texas   

Austin, Tex.

Nov .23        

Kentucky at Georgia       

Athens, Ga.

Nov. 30              

Florida State at Florida

Gainesville, Fla.**

Nov. 30              

Clemson at South Carolina   

Columbia, S.C.***

The Right Products For The Best Viewing Experience
Fans will be interacting with 60- and 55-inch class LG Smart TVs at the fan experience.  LG Models 60LA8600 and 55LA7400 are both FULL HD 1080p LG Smart TVs that offer access to virtually limitless online content such as Netflix, Hulu Plus and more, as well as Internet browser and loads of content sharing options.**** All this and more is available via built-in Wi-Fi. They also feature LG's gesture-based Magic Remote, which acts as an air-mouse with scroll wheel and enhanced voice command capability for easier navigation of the Smart TV interface and most set-top cable or satellite boxes as well.

Headlining the tour is the latest flagship smartphone from LG Electronics, the LG G2, the first smartphone introduced under LG's newly announced "G" series for premium devices. With its breakthrough rear-key design, LG G2 introduced a new direction in smartphone design, making it the first smartphone to be completely devoid of side buttons. LG G2 marks the first flagship devices announced by LG to be available on all four major carriers.

For more information, go to LG.com/NCAA.

* NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES and D.C. 18 YEARS AND OLDER VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.Sweepstakes ends 12/1/13. For Official Rules, prize descriptions and odds disclosure, visit [www.lgusa.com/longhorns;www.lgusa.com/irish; www.lgusa.com/huskies; www.lgusa.com/buckeyes; www.lgusa.com/wolverines;www.lgusa.com/bulldogs; www.lgusa.com/gators; www.lgusa.com/trojans; www.lgusa.com/sundevils;www.lgusa.com/bears].  Sponsor: LG Electronics.
** Home Entertainment product experience only (includes sweepstakes, trivia and Pandora station)
*** Mobile Phone experience only (includes sweepstakes, trivia, "Selfie Station," charging station,  and G2 Demo)
****Internet connection and certain subscriptions required and sold separately. Content and services vary by product and are subject to change without notice.
Designs, features and specifications subject to change without notice.

About the NCAA
The NCAA is a membership-led nonprofit association of colleges and universities committed to supporting academic and athletic opportunities for more than 450,000 student-athletes at more than 1,000 member colleges and universities. Each year, more than 54,000 student-athletes compete in NCAA championships in Divisions I, II and III sports. Visit www.ncaa.org and www.ncaa.com for more details about the Association, its goals and members and corporate partnerships that help support programs for student-athletes.  The NCAA is proud to have the following elite companies as official Corporate Champions—AT&T, Capital One and Coca-Cola—and the following elite companies as official Corporate Partners—Allstate, Buffalo Wild Wings, Buick, Enterprise, Infiniti, LG, Lowe's, Nabisco, Northwestern Mutual, Reese's (Hershey's), Unilever and UPS.

About LG Electronics USA
A proud Corporate Partner of the NCAA, LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $45 billion global force and technology leader in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications. In the United States, LG Electronics sells a range of stylish and innovative home entertainment products, mobile phones, home appliances, commercial displays, air conditioning systems and solar energy solutions, all under LG's "Life's Good" marketing theme. LG Electronics is a 2013 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. For more information, please visit www.lg.com.

SOURCE LG Electronics USA, Inc.



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