PLL Announces Beans LC as Expansion Team
LOS ANGELES, CA. (April 1, 2020) - The Premier Lacrosse League powered by Ticketmaster (PLL) announced today the creation of an eighth lacrosse club set to begin play during the 2020 season. This announcement marks the second expansion club scheduled to begin play for the upcoming season following Waterdogs LC.
"We are delighted to welcome Beans LC into the PLL as the newest club ahead of the 2020 season," says PLL Co-Founder and CMO Paul Rabil. "The addition of an eighth club ahead of the new season will give an additional level of competition to the league and provide more opportunities for fans to witness the best players in the world. "We selected Beans LC as the new team name after assembling focus groups that consisted of our PLL players, majors sports league leaders, social media experts, and manufacturers of beans all around the world. We couldn't be happier to launch this new club."
Beans LC will be composed of players from the PLL's existing player pool in addition to unprotected players on current rosters. All eight lacrosse clubs will also be eligible to draft players in the 2020 College Draft this month.
ABOUT PREMIER LACROSSE LEAGUE POWERED BY TICKETMASTER
The Premier Lacrosse League powered by Ticketmaster (PLL) brings the sport of lacrosse to a national stage for the first time through a tour-based model, complete with the best players the sport has to offer. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar, philanthropist, and investor Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur and investor, Mike Rabil, the Premier Lacrosse League is backed by an investment group comprised of The Raine Group, Joe Tsai Sports, Brett Jefferson Holdings and Creative Artists Agency (CAA). The upcoming 2020 season is scheduled to begin on May 29 with the season culminating with a Championship Game on September 20. The PLL season is distributed through an exclusive media-rights agreement with NBC Sports Group. For more information, visit www.premierlacrosseleague.com and follow on social media: Instagram (@PLL), Twitter (@PremierLacrosse), Facebook (@PremierLacrosseLeague) and YouTube (YouTube.com/PLL).