Duval Motor Company Partnership with the Jacksonville Sharks Drives Forward

Sharks Blimp to Return to Veterans Memorial Arena

JACKSONVILLE – The 2019 National Arena League Champion Jacksonville Sharks are proud to announce that two award-winning local brands have formed a special partnership for the upcoming 2021 arena football season. The three-time Champion and 2019 NAL Franchise of the Year Jacksonville Sharks have partnered with award-winning local automotive leader Duval Motor Company. Duval Motor Company operates Duval Ford, Duval Honda, and Duval Acura. Locally owned and operated since 1916 Duval Motor Company is one of the longest active dealerships in Northeast Florida.

“The exciting, interactive atmosphere of arena football makes a great family environment. This is part of the appeal for our partnership with the Jacksonville Sharks”, stated Kevin Snyder, Vice President of the Duval Motor Company. “We look forward to a great season with the Sharks fans, our customers and employees.” 

Duval Motor Company will be bringing back some iconic game day elements, most notably the Jacksonville Sharks Blimp. The Duval Motor Company Service First Blimp will be displayed & flown during each of the Sharks 2021 home games. Another game day classic, the Jacksonville Sharks First Down will now become the Duval Motor Company Service First “FIRST DOWN”. They will also sponsor the Offensive, Defensive, and Special Teams players of the week which will be displayed on both social media and the Sharks website. Furthermore, Duval Motor Company has partnered with the Sharks broadcasting team, during the 2021 season all Sharks home games will be brought to you by Duval Motor Companies Duval Ford, Duval Honda, and Duval Acura. Sharks games are scheduled to appear on CW-17 following an agreement with the Graham Media Group. Sharks games will also be live streamed world-wide on YouTube Live. 

The Sharks home opener is set for Saturday, June 12 at 7:00pm against the rival Orlando Predators at the Veterans Memorial Arena. The theme is Country and Education Appreciation night presented by: IDEA Public Schools. Students, Teachers, and educational staff can take advantage of our Buy One Get One FREE ticket offer*. Tickets are on sale now. Visit jaxsharks.com or call 904621-0700 today. *School ID must be present at time of purchase or ticket pickup. 8 total tickets max. Some restrictions apply 

About the Jacksonville Sharks 

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the National Arena League (NAL). The 2019 & 2017 NAL Champions and ArenaBowl XXIV Champions play all their home games at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Tickets for ALL Sharks games are now available. Please call 904-621-0700 or visit jaxsharks.com or visit the Arena box office or go to Ticketmaster.com 

About Duval Motor Company 

In 1916, the Duval Motor Company opened its first dealership. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, its automotive operations include: Duval Ford, Duval Honda, Duval Acura, Duval Chevrolet of Starke and Subaru of Gainesville.. They are a fourth-generation family-owned company. Their strong leaders and rich history reflect the importance of family, innovation, trust and relationships. The Duval Motor Company is proud to serve their employees, their customers and their communities. For additional information please call (904)-354-3300 or visit: