Good Sam to be Title Sponsor of the 27th Annual Empire Classic

Good Sam to be Title Sponsor of the 27th Annual Empire Classic

September 30, 2021

PRINCETON, N.J. – The Gazelle Group is pleased to announce that Good Sam, the World’s Largest RV Community and RV Park Network, will be the title sponsor of the “Good Sam Empire Classic” college basketball tournament.

“There is an incredible amount of enthusiasm surrounding these match-ups and we’re excited to be the official title sponsor of the Good Sam Empire Classic tournament,” said Marcus Lemonis, CEO and Chairman of Camping World Holdings. “This platform allows us to increase our Good Sam brand visibility by introducing it to fans at the college level. Good Sam, the world’s largest RV community and RV Park Network, exists to support and grow the RV and outdoor lifestyle across the country.”

Gonzaga and UCLA will meet on Tuesday, November 23 at 7:00pm PT on ESPN in a rematch of the epic national semifinal overtime thriller that ended in Gonzaga’s banked buzzer beater to beat the Bruins 93-90. On Monday, November 22, UCLA will take on Bellarmine followed by Gonzaga battling Central Michigan.

“We are thrilled to welcome Good Sam as our title sponsor,” said Rick Giles, President of Gazelle Group. “We look forward to a successful partnership around this #1 vs. #2 match-up (Gonzaga vs. UCLA) in Las Vegas!”

For further information about the Good Sam Empire Classic, visit and follow us on social media @EmpireClassicBB.

About Good Sam
Good Sam was founded in 1966 on the premise of the Good Samaritan to help fellow travelers in need on America’s highways. Today, Good Sam is the world’s largest RV community and RV Park Network, and provides a wide range of money-saving discounts and services to help RVers enjoy their time on the road. Good Sam members enjoy 10% savings in our network of over 2,000 Good Sam Parks in the United States and Canada. Members receive discounts at Camping World and Gander RV & Outdoors retail locations along with instant fuel discounts at select Pilot Flying J locations. Good Sam also provides additional services such as Rentals, Roadside Assistance, extended warranty plans, RV and auto insurance, RV Valuator, travel assistance programs and the Good Sam Rewards Visa which helps card holders earn points on every purchase. For more information, visit

About the Gazelle Group
The Good Sam Empire Classic is produced by the Gazelle Group of Princeton, N.J. The Gazelle Group is a sports marketing firm, specializing in event production and management, client representation, and sponsorship consulting. Gazelle produces numerous nationally-recognized events, such as the Legends Classic presented by Old Trapper, the Gotham Classic, the Sunshine Slam, the inaugural Kwik Trip Holiday Face-Off, the Abe Lemons Classic, and the College Basketball Invitational. For more information on the Gazelle Group, please visit

About T-Mobile Arena
T-Mobile Arena, the 20,000-seat venue located on the Las Vegas Strip between Park MGM and New York-New York, opened April 6, 2016. The arena hosts more than 100 events annually including major headline entertainment, awards shows, UFC, boxing, basketball and other sporting events, family shows and special events. T-Mobile Arena also is the home of the Vegas Golden Knights, a National Hockey League expansion team and the city’s first professional sports team. The venue, named the No. 1 venue on Billboard Magazine’s 2018 Arena Power List as well as the “Best New Major Concert Venue” by Pollstar Magazine in 2016, features 50 luxury suites, more than two dozen private loge boxes, complete broadcast facilities, and other specially designed exclusive hospitality offerings and fan amenities destined to create a guest experience second to none. Toshiba Plaza, an adjacent two-acre outdoor entertainment space, features performance stages, a variety of video screens and other interactive content and display areas. Industry-leading architect Populous designed T-Mobile Arena to meet the U.S. Green Building Council’s standards for LEED® Gold Certification. T-Mobile Arena is a privately funded joint venture between AEG and MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information, visit or follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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