FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 24, 2021
CVB Contact: Scott Bruscato
Discover Monroe-West Monroe Awarded 2020 Team Louisiana Investor Award
Monroe-West Monroe, LA – Discover Monroe-West Monroe was awarded the 2020 Team
Louisiana Sports Investor for the Louisiana State Games at the annual Team Louisiana awards
ceremony on March 15.
“The Louisiana State Games has many great event coordinators that thrive on making each
state games event the best it can. It is this common thread that binds each event together
under the umbrella of the Louisiana State Games. Through their leadership and dedication,
we share this award with all those that had a hand in making the state games into what it
represents today.” Scott Bruscato, Discover Monroe-West Monroe Senior Vice President of
As a member of the National Congress of State Games (NCSG), which is a community based,
multi-sport member of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), the events of the
Louisiana State Games provided the Monroe-West Monroe community and region an economic
impact of $358,000 through hotel stays and visitor spending in 2019.
For more information, contact Scott Bruscato at 318.387.5691 or sbruscato@monroe-
This award honors an organization or individual that has successfully hosted events for five or more years in the state of Louisiana and has enhanced the local community by driving sports tourism, creating economic impact, and brining a positive influence on the region.
The Louisiana State Games is a sports festival consisting of 15 sports, created for Louisiana’s
amateur athletes, paying particular attention to an improved quality of life by attracting
athletes from various backgrounds, ages, and skill levels to compete in a truly amateur sports competition.
Discover Monroe-West Monroe promotes Ouachita Parish as a destination for leisure travel,
conventions, meetings, and sporting events creating a positive economic impact for our local community through increased visitor spending and sales tax collections. For more information about Discover Monroe-West Monroe, visit www.monroe-westmonroe.org.