Liberty Science Center and the MAC

Liberty Science Center and the MAC

Date added to ADN: Thu, January 12, 2017
Originally Published: Thu, January 12, 2017

Liberty Science Center and Manhattan Amateur Classic (MAC)

Announce Special Promotion Martin Luther King Weekend

Prizes for Youth Competition Winners

Discount Passes for All MAC Entrants, Friends, Families and Fans

New York City; Jersey City, NJ. January 10, 2017

Liberty Science Center (LSC), the world class museum and learning center located in Liberty State Park on the Jersey City bank of the Hudson River near the Statue of Liberty, and the Greater New York Chapter of USA Dance, organizer of the 27th Annual Manhattan Amateur Classic (aka The MAC), announced a collaboration to introduce Ballroom Dance to Jersey City and to introduce cutting edge science, technology and discovery to dance participants and fans.

LSC will be providing Free Tickets to winners of Youth Competitions and Discount Tickets to all MAC participants, friends, families and fans. Dance teams from dozens of colleges, and hundreds of young adults, will be participating in the three-day MAC competition to be held over the Martin Luther King Holiday weekend.

MAC features America's top Amateur Ballroom dancers and will be held January 13 to 15, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency Jersey City, New Jersey. More than 1,000 dancers are expected to perform.

"LSC is a fabulous science center and will provide our dancers and their families with a great activity beyond the dance floor, said Daphna Locker, President of the Greater New York Chapter of USA Dance. "It's a great addition to this year's event."

"Trajectory Sports, MAC's marketing advisor, recognized the benefits LSC can bring to our dancers and fans, and brought us all together," added Locker. "Their expertise in sports and event marketing has been invaluable to us."

"Liberty Science Center is committed to Jersey City and to stimulating interest in science for everyone. Anytime we can team up with a dynamic event such as MAC, we are eager to participate," said Mary McDonald, LSC Director, Group Relations and Partnerships. "Our Interactive Exhibitions, the 3D Theater, and the world's largest IMAX Dome Theater are always among the most popular attractions."

About Liberty Science Center

Liberty Science Center ( is a 300,000-square-foot learning center located in Liberty State Park on the Jersey City bank of the Hudson near the Statue of Liberty. Dedicated to bringing the power, promise, and pure fun of science and technology to people of all ages, Liberty Science Center houses 12 museum exhibition halls, a live animal collection with 110 species, giant aquariums, a 3D theater, the world's largest IMAX Dome Theater, live simulcast surgeries, a tornado-force wind simulator, K-12 classrooms and labs, and teacher-development programs. More than 650,000 students, teachers, and parents visit the Science Center each year, and tens of thousands more participate in the Center's off-site and online programs.

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About the New York Chapter of USA Dance

New York Chapter of USA Dance is the organizer of the Manhattan Amateur Classic – The MAC. It is a member chapter of USA Dance Inc., the National Governing Body for DanceSport in the United States. It is the representative organization for all social and recreational Ballroom and Latin dancers in America, ranging from pre-schoolers to seniors. USA Dance Inc is the official member organization of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the U.S. member of the world governing organization, the World DanceSport Federation (WDSF), which is the official global member organization of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Along with the WDSF, USA Dance has the sustaining mission to gain national and global acceptance for DanceSport as an official medal sport in the Olympic Games.

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About Trajectory Sports & Media Group, LLC

Trajectory Sports & Media Group, LLC, is a U.S. based company with global resources and a seasoned team of experts in sports, entertainment, marketing and senior management. Company executives have years of experience and success helping networks, sports teams, leagues and events reach new audiences and grow revenue. Trajectory recognizes the importance of China to the global economy and has assembled resources that allow it to offer China Ready services to U.S. and international companies. Trajectory works in English and Chinese to help clients achieve their goals.

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