Wednesday, September 11, 2013
MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930
TEAM PGFD FLUGTAG MEDIA DAY
The Prince George’s County Fire/Emergency Medical Services Department (PGFD) has it’s very own Flugtag Team. Team PGFD will compete in the National Flugtag as described below and we are offering our local media an opportunity to interview the team members and see the “craft” for the very first time.
WHAT: Team PGFD Media Day
WHEN: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, from 9:00 am until 12 noon
WHERE: Northview Fire/EMS Station 816
Northview Drive & Health Center Drive, Bowie, MD
WHO: Flugtag Team PGFD crew and craft, Firefighter/Medics
Plenty of interviews and photo ops. Live news broadcasts will be accommodated.
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR THE EVENT
AMATEUR PILOTS TAKE FLIGHT FROM NATIONAL HARBOR
National Red Bull Flugtag Lands at Southpointe Waterfront in Washington D.C.
WHAT: The world’s wackiest homemade flying competition, Red Bull Flugtag, lands in Washington D.C. for the first time ever as one of five events happening in the U.S. on the same day.
WHO: Thirty teams from different states across the northeast will pilot their homemade flying machines off a 28-foot high flight deck. From the hilarious to the heartfelt, each crew will represent their region as thousands of onlookers rally around their local teams, including:
Red Schlitz Bull: Wounded Warrior Mike Schlitz flies to raise awareness of military veterans
Prince George’s County Fire Department: Everyone love firefighters!
Charm City Castle Chargers: Maryland National Guard engineers combine service and skill
Temple Aeronautics: Temple University engineering seniors’ grades depend if their final project flies or flounders
Red Bull Air Force member Jeff Provenzano, Washington Wizards star John Wall, and Professional Major League Lacrosse Athlete Paul Rabil are just a few of the top-notch judges on the panel.
WHEN: Thursday, September 19 & Saturday, September 21
Friday, September 20
All Day - Teams available for interview 11:00 a.m. – Media Check-In
- Site location viewings 12:00 p.m. – Gates open to public
- Flying Craft viewings 2:00 p.m. – First Flight
WHERE: National Harbor, Fort Washington, MD - Southpointe Waterfront
**Tickets are available on Living Social
• $15 for General Admission
• $50 for a 4-pack
• $50 for a 4-pack
MORE INFO: For more information, visit www.redbullflugtagusa.com
For b-roll, web clips & photos please visit www.redbullcontentpool.com
CONTACT: Please contact email@example.com for ticket inquiries.
For media and press inquiries only, please contact Emily Connor at firstname.lastname@example.org / 310-293-5779
Through the Red Bull network, hi-res video and still images are captured and made immediately available for editorial use for all media channels including television, film, print, mobile, and digital. The content is centrally located in the Red Bull Content Pool for media partners at www.redbullcontentpool.com