WASHINGTON MYSTICS AND STATE FARM FORM PARTNERSHIP

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Washington Mystics Chief Operating Officer Greg Bibb announced that State Farm has formed a partnership with the team prior for the 2010 season. State Farm will have a presence at various Mystics games and will provide various giveaways throughout the season.

“State farm is very excited about the partnership with the Mystics. We believe this sponsorship will provide great opportunities for local Washington DC area State Farm agents to interact with Mystics fans and the community at large,” stated Cathy Nyce, Marketing Manager, Mid-Atlantic Zone.

“I’m proud to have State Farm join our corporate sponsorship family this season, as both organizations share in a commitment to connect with causes, our communities and the consumers whom we serve,” said Director of Corporate Partnerships, Rob Hur. “By incorporating Mystics players and other unique team assets into local outreach and marketing, we’ve created an impactful partnership that embodies what’s great about teaming with forward thinking companies”.

Season, group tickets and six packs for the 2010 season are currently on sale and can be purchased by calling the Mystics Sales Office at 1-877-DC-HOOP1 or by visiting the Mystics web site at www.washingtonmystics.com.

The WNBA’s Washington Mystics are owned and operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. The company also owns and operates the NBA’s Washington Wizards, the NHL’s Washington Capitals, Verizon Center – the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C., the Baltimore-Washington Ticketmaster franchise, and Kettler Capitals Iceplex - the training facility for the Washington Capitals. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also oversees the management of the Patriot Center arena at George Mason University.