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National Council of Youth Sports Names Motel 6 Its Official Lodging Partner Offering Nationwide Discounts for Sports and Leisure Travel

STUART, Florida. (May 17, 2011) - The National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) is proud to announce its new partnership with Motel 6 offering affordable lodging to its members. The partnership offers NCYS members a nationwide discount on Motel 6 and Studio 6 room reservations.

“The partnership is a natural fit considering Motel 6 is ideal for the budget-minded sports traveler teaming up with NCYS members who serve more than 60-million amateur athletes,” said NCYS Executive Director Sally Johnson. “We encourage our members to contact Motel 6 to learn how their organization and its members can benefit from a customized partnership.”

With 1,100 properties across the United States and Canada, NCYS members can find clean, comfortable rooms and great service at the lowest price of any national hotel chain as they travel for sporting events and leisure.

“Nearly 70 percent of our current locations have been renovated within the last five years, and approximately 100 locations have been renovated with Motel 6’s brand new look of the future,” says Kirsten Jenkins, Motel 6 Sr. Account Executive. “The new design features modern, simple style, wood-effect flooring, 32” flat-screen TVs, granite bathroom countertops, and is currently available in more than 20 cities nationwide with more on the way.”


ABOUT MOTEL 6
Motel 6 offers the lowest price of any national chain at more than 1,100 company-owned and franchised locations throughout the United States and Canada. For 25 years, Motel 6 has used the tagline, “We’ll leave the light on for you®,” earning the chain the highest brand recognition in the economy lodging segment. Motel 6 was the first national pet friendly chain, welcoming pets since 1962. Standard amenities include free local phone calls, no long distance access charges, free morning coffee and expanded cable channel line-up. Most locations offer Wi-Fi Internet access, swimming pools and guest laundry facilities. For more information, visit www.motel6.com


ABOUT THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF YOUTH SPORTS
The National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) is the go-to organization for services and resources in youth sports. Founded in 1979, the NCYS leads the amateur youth sports industry in promoting and enhancing the value of participation through advocacy and education. Its membership comprises the who's who in the amateur youth sports industry representing more than 185 organizations serving 60-million registered participants.

NCYS’ goal is to preserve the integrity of organized youth sports while strengthening the performance of youth sports administrators. The NCYS reach is broad and deep into the grassroots of America's heartland with a passion to create a better, more wholesome society in America. NCYS is well-known for advocacy in promoting healthy lifestyles and safe environments for stronger neighborhoods and communities. NCYS is committed to enhancing the youth sports experience in America. To learn more about the NCYS, visit www.ncys.org


MOTEL 6 CONTACT:
Kirsten Jenkins, Sr. Account Executive
972-346-7154
kjenkins@accor-na.com

NCYS CONTACT:
Sally S. Johnson, Executive Director
772-781-1452
youthsports@ncys.org


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