Red Bull Switch Up at EventCity

The end of last year saw EventCity play host to Red Bull’s Switch Up event, offering netball players from across the country a chance to experience a versatile version of the original concept game, whilst turning our venue into an impressive competition court.

The all-female event saw teams of four players per side compete for two five – minute halves on a half-court with just one goal. With no set positions – and everyone able to shoot – the games championed the best ‘all round player.’ The games included two scoring zones, goals scored inside the D scored one point and any outside the D scored three points.

Being the largest exhibition venue in the north, EventCity’s expert in-house team helped to give the tournament wings, with 30 teams competing against one another.

Speaking on the success of the event, Sue Dodds, Sales Manager at EventCity, said: “it is amazing to have paired with such an established brand to raise the profile of women’s sport in the UK. It was a really great day, everyone was in high spirits and the audience were very supportive of the players.”

A real treat for netball fans, UK player Eboni Usoro – Brown was also in attendance to oversee the games and meet the players.

Over the years, Red Bull has shaped the game of netball, turning it into a distinctive tournament where players can break and shape their own destiny to become winners – which is what the brand targets to work towards.

Commenting on the sport in the UK, England player, Helen Housby, said: “After a massive year for netball, it’s great to see tournaments such as Switch Up continuing that hype and passion for the sport here in the UK. “It’s a fantastic way to champion the growing talent we have here in the UK and to allow for players to really get the recognition they deserve.”

 Red Bull Switch Up at EventCity Manchester

Posted // February 12 2020

Sign Up...

To receive exclusive offers from EventCity Limited plus the latest event news and information.

Your data is safe with us and you can unsubscribe at any time. For more information, please see our privacy policy. We also work with carefully selected partners. Please click below if you are happy to receive partner news and offers:

* Required fields