Welcome NOVUS Clothing Company!

The Albany Empire has announced that they have signed a corporate partnership deal with NOVUS Clothing Company.  Founded in 2011 by two brothers and a friend that shared a passion for sports and meeting new people. The NOVUS mission since inception has been to provide high quality apparel to organizations and individuals who share the common goals of having a positive impact in the community.  NOVUS recognizes that every time their products are being worn a new dream is being chased, a new trial is being faced, and a new story is being written.

Per the terms of the partnership, which will officially begin with the 2023 season, NOVUS Clothing Company will be the official player and coach apparel provider of the Albany Empire as well as the presenting sponsor of the “Claim Your Crown Relay”.  Additionally, NOVUS Clothing Company has the right to refer to itself as "An Official Partner of the Albany Empire" in Empire-approved advertising and promotional campaigns. The company can also use the Albany Empire team name and marks in HMA and select digital advertising and promotional campaigns, as approved by the Empire.

Matt Woods, Team President, Albany Empire, said “We cannot wait to get our players and coaching staff in their NOVUS apparel.  NOVUS’ high-quality product and design will stand out not only in Albany but in every National Arena League city we travel to.”  Woods went on to say, “We are most excited about partnering with a company that cares so much about the community we share. With the Empire and NOVUS having similar goals within the Capital Region we are excited for where this partnership can go."

The Empire kick off their Championship defense on Transfinder Field on April 16th at 2:30pm at MVP Arena. Tickets are on sale now, for more information go to Ticketmaster or call (518)714-2200 Ext. 101

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About the Albany Empire

The Albany Empire was founded in 2018 and won titles in the Arena Football League (AFL) in 2019 as well as Back-to-Back titles in the National Arena League (NAL) in 2021 and 2022. The Empire plays its home games at the MVP Arena on Transfinder Field in Albany, NY. For any media inquiries about the Empire please email Levack@albanyempirenal.com. For ticket sales and information contact bhoffman@albanyempirenal.com or visit Ticketmasteralbanyempirenal.com, facebook.com/AlbanyEmpireNAL, twitter.com/AlbanyEmpireNAL, instagram.com/albanyempirenal

About the National Arena League (NAL)

The National Arena League was founded in 2016 and hosted its inaugural season in 2017 as the premier league in arena football. For more information regarding expansion opportunities or partnerships, contact Commissioner Chris Siegfried at chris@nationalarenaleague.com. For more information about the NAL visit www.nationalarenaleague.com

About MVP Arena

 MVP Arena is a full-service entertainment and sports facility featuring a wide variety of family shows, sporting events, trade shows and concerts. Owned by Albany County and managed by ASM Global, MVP Arena opened in 1990 and is home to the Albany Empire of the National Arena League, the Albany FireWolves of the National Lacrosse League, and the Division I Men’s College Basketball Siena Saints. For more information, please visit https://www.mvparena.com/