Contact: Kristen Matejka FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Director of Marketing and Communications LICVB&SC 631 951-3900 xt.317

EAST MEADOW, NY –(December 2, 2015)- The ECAC (Eastern College Athletic Conference) will be hosting their Division III Men’s Winter Swimming & Diving Championships starting December 4, 2015-December 6, 2015 at the Nassau County Aquatic Center.

This year, Long Island is expecting about 400 athletes to participate in this Championship. This group will bring in total of 200 spectators. The Economic Impact for this area will be approximately $98,000.

This group has been coming to the Nassau County Aquatic Center for the past 5 years, and we are excited to have them back again this year. We look forward to another successful championship this weekend,” said Jenn Rothman, sports sales manager at the Long Island Convention and Visitors Bureau & Sports Commission (LICVB&SC), which worked with the group.

The ECAC is a 300 member school conference that consists of Division I, II, III sports from Maine to North Carolina. The ECAC is one of the largest conferences in the Nation. The ECAC is also a division of the NCAA.

The Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission (LICVB&SC) was established in 1979 as the official tourism promotion agency for the destination’s travel and tourism industry. Based on Long Island in Hauppauge, NY, the LICVB&SC contributes to the economic development and quality of life on Long Island by promoting the region as a world-class destination for tourism, meetings and conventions, trade shows, sporting events, and related activities. For more information about Long Island, please contact the Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission by calling 1-877-386-6654 or visit

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