Austin, TX—November 26, 2016. BCD stands for Brad, Chelsea and Danny, the voices of prostate cancer, multiple sclerosis and the local YMCA respectively. As a Texas-based company, BuzzBallz and Southern Champion are always honored to be asked to participate in events with local charities. The event was held at a lake house in Austin, TX and raised awareness and donations for local charities.
Palm Springs, CA – November 2016. Merrilee Kick, finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year® 2016 Southwest Region, is announced as an award recipient for the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ Class of 2016. Kick flew out to Palm Springs, California to attend the Strategic Growth Forum™ – the country’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies. [Retrieved from http://www.ey.com/us/sgf]
Merrilee Kick with Debra Von Storch
Kick and the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ Class of 2016 join the ranks of the nation’s top business leaders to attend seminars, investor meetings, discuss business ventures, and network with stars such as Joe Montana and Jerry Rice. BuzzBallz, a household name, is excited to introduce their new line of premium spirits under Southern Champion and give everyone a Kick in their cocktail.
For more information visit http://fortune.com/2016/11/17/ey-program-entrepreneur-women/.
Dallas, TX – October 26, 2016. A proud Dallas, TX based company, Southern Champion/BuzzBallz is uniting with local teams to immerse their ties in the local community. BuzzBallz have been sold at the Texas Legends since 2015 and now XIII Kings Vodka, Pelican Harbor Black Rum, and Crooked Fox Bourbon Whiskey will be joining the ranks. Cheer on the Texas Legends while drinking a King of the Court cocktail with XIII Kings Vodka. Join the company’s street team on nights such as Military Appreciation and get a Support Our Troops bandana!
Dallas, TX – October 24, 2016. Southern Champion/BuzzBallz has announced they are a proud sponsor of the Dallas Stars Hockey program as well as American Airlines Center, a premiere arena in the Dallas area. Southern Champion’s premium brands such as XIII Kings Vodka, Pelican Harbor Rum, Andrew John’s Gin, Crooked Fox Blended Bourbon Whiskey, and 5 flavors of BuzzBallz are available on the platinum level and suites of the American Airlines Center for every event. Southern Champion/BuzzBallz is excited about the partnership and believes this will widen customer awareness of the brands in Texas as well as other markets.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA—August 11, 2016. Southern Champion, producers of BuzzBallz and Shooterz recently reaped awards for their great taste and style in the MicroLiquor Spirits Awards Competition. Sponsored by Flowdesign, the MicroLiquor Awards is the world’s first spirits competition for small brands and unique in that entry to the competition is tailored exclusively to small and emerging brands in the marketplace.
In the taste category Pelican Harbor Rum was awarded a Triple Gold Medal. Both XIII Kings Vodka and Andrew John’s Gin received a Gold Medal. Crooked Fox Blended Bourbon Whiskey took a Silver Medal and Pelican Harbor Dark Rum received a Bronze Medal.
In addition to being recognized for great taste, each of the Southern Champion brands were awarded medals for their stylish packaging. Andrew John’s Gin collected a Gold Metal, and XIII Kings Vodka received a Silver Medal. Recipients of Bronze Medals were Crooked Fox Blended Bourbon Whiskey, Pelican Harbor Rum, and Pelican Harbor Dark Rum.