Oct. 9, 2009
GREENSBORO, NC (ACCKidsClub.com) – The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today the launch of the ACC Kids Club presented by RBC Bank. The ACC Kids Club, open to fans 8th grade and under, provides young fans special membership benefits such as a personalized membership card with lanyard, T-shirt, theACC.com online store discount, FREE admission to select ACC Championship events and other unique opportunities. There is no yearly membership fee to register a child, although there is a one-time $5 shipping fee per child for the initial membership packet.
Registration is available at www.ACCKidsClub.com. After receiving the initial membership packet through the mail, special ACC Championships opportunities will be communicated to members via e-mail throughout the year. Future plans for the Club include activities via the ACC Kids Club website and other unique experiences centered around the ACC Championship events.
The ACC Kids Club presented by RBC Bank, the first of its kind among collegiate conferences, brings the excitement of ACC sports to the passionate young fans of the league.
“We are appreciative of our relationship with RBC Bank and are excited about the launch of the ACC Kids Club,” said ACC Commissioner John Swofford. “It’s a great opportunity to cultivate a younger generation of fans, and showcase the excitement and tradition of the Atlantic Coast Conference.”
“We’re excited to support a program like this for the young fans, and it is a fantastic tribute to the deep-rooted love of collegiate athletics here in ACC country,” said Molly Sapienza, director, Regional Marketing for RBC Bank. “We’ve partnered with the ACC for many years, and it is a great opportunity to give back to the communities where we do business.”
To learn more about the ACC Kids Club presented by RBC Bank or to become a member, please visit www.ACCKidsClub.com for more information.
About the ACC
Now in its 57th year of competition, the ACC has long enjoyed the reputation as one of the strongest and most competitive intercollegiate conferences in the nation. Since the league’s inception in 1953, ACC schools have captured 113 national championships, including 60 in women’s competition and 53 in men’s. In addition, NCAA individual titles have gone to ACC student-athletes 160 times in men’s competition and 91 times in women’s action.
About RBC Bank
RBC Bank, headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., offers a wide range of financial services and advice to individuals, businesses and public institutions throughout the Southeast. RBC Bank’s network includes more than 430 full-service banking centers in six states (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia), an extensive ATM network and telephone and online banking. RBC Bank is the 38th largest U.S. bank by consolidated assets, according to SNL Financial’s List of the Nation’s 50 Largest Banks, September 2, 2009. RBC Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) (RY on the TSX and NYSE), Canada's largest and most stable bank as measured by assets and market capitalization. In August 2009, Global Finance Magazine ranked RBC as the safest bank in the Western Hemisphere. RBC is also one of the world’s financial, social and environmental corporate leaders for the past eight years as on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Additional information about RBC Bank may be found at www.rbcbankusa.com.