SAN DIEGO – April 10, 2014 – GovX.com, the largest online verification ticketing service specifically for U.S. military service members, law enforcement personnel, first responders and related government employees, announced that through a continuing partnership with MLB.com, it will once again provide specially priced tickets to these deserving groups and their families. GovX.com’s proprietary online verification technology provides participating MLB teams the ability to easily extend privileged online ticketing and recognition events exclusively to active, reserve, veteran and retired U.S. military service members, law enforcement personnel, first responders, related government employees, as well as their families. In addition to sports and ticketing, GovX.com offers significant savings on more than 40,000 premium products to verified members.
“Kicking off the 2014 baseball season with MLB.com and our partner teams, it’s a special honor to once again bring the teams together with these deserving individuals and families to offer specially priced tickets and the ability enjoy one of America’s favorite pastimes,” said Tony Farwell, executive chairman and co-founder of GovX.com. “We are privileged to be able to provide GovX.com’s verification technology to the teams and help bring a sense of integrity to their military and first responder programs to sincerely thank this honorable community every day.”
Participating MLB teams are listed on the GovX.com website and include the Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Miami Marlins, New York Mets, Oakland Athletics, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, Texas Rangers, Baltimore Orioles, and Cincinnati Reds, who will also add a military and first responder program.
Individuals looking for a specific game or team are invited to visit the dedicated page on GovX.com and select their team of choice. From there, if not already a GovX.com member, the user will be able to complete a one-time verification. Pending authorization, purchasers then continue with their ticket selections and purchase as normal with the discount automatically applied.
To date, more than three million service men and women have access to GovX.com’s discounts, content and community. In addition to the discounted tickets and recognition events, MLB.com and GovX.com will offer members of the U.S. Armed Forces, law enforcement personnel, first responders and related government employees and their families special pricing on officially licensed merchandise through MLB.com Shop as well as MLB.TV, the #1 sports streaming product.
For information about GovX.com, its sports and event ticketing or its 250-plus popular brands available to U.S. military service members, law enforcement personnel, first responders and related government employees, please visitwww.GovX.com.
About GovX, Inc.
GovX.com, owned and operated by San Diego-based GovX, Inc., is the leading online military and government discount shopping destination for those in the U.S. Armed Forces and government, including active, reserve, veteran and retired military personnel, and those in police, fire, FBI, DEA, Border Patrol and related government agencies. Through GovX.com, qualified members have unique access to purchase premium off-duty lifestyle products, on-duty tactical gear directly from manufacturers, as well as tickets for select teams in the NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL, and tickets to events and concerts at exclusive and privileged prices well below those offered to the public. GovX.com is a controlled-access e-commerce site, ensuring that military and government discount pricing is accessible only to the very deserving group of qualified members, not to the general public. The products offered on GovX.com are not closeouts or discontinued items, but everyday premium brands. For more information, visit http://www.GovX.com.
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