United Football League Signs GameWear Team Sports As Official Uniform Supplier
RUTHERFORD, N.J., July 27 /PRNewswire/ – The United Football League announced today that it has partnered with GameWear Team Sports as the UFL’s Official Supplier of Uniforms and Practicewear. GameWear will also offer replica jerseys and will sell UFL licensed products to select retailers nationwide. GameWear Team Sports designs, manufactures and markets high-end custom athletic team uniforms and sells directly to consumers.
“The United Football League’s goal is to showcase emerging talents and allow them the opportunity to succeed,” said Frank Vuono, COO of the UFL. “GameWear Team Sports is one of the leading athletic uniform outfitters in the country and the company’s connection to fostering the growth of youth football is what initially attracted us to them. We are excited to be partnering with a company who has made our League a top priority and has worked diligently to create uniforms that both the players and the fans will be excited about.”
“From the onset, GameWear was intrigued by the UFL’s mission of giving deserving players the opportunity to compete while providing quality entertainment for the fans at affordable prices,” said Sam Waksman, President of GameWear. “GameWear prides itself on being innovative, high end and at the same time affordable – traits that could be said about the UFL as well – so we feel this is a perfect match.”
The UFL’s “Premiere” season uniforms will be unveiled at press events in Orlando and San Francisco on August 4th and in New York and Las Vegas on August 5th. Pictures of all the uniforms can be viewed on the UFL’s website, www.ufl-football.com, beginning August 5th.
In addition to being the UFL’s exclusive supplier, GameWear sells uniforms directly to professional athletic leagues, educational institutions, youth and recreational leagues. Direct sales combined with the Company’s manufacturing capabilities allow GameWear to deliver high-end custom uniforms faster, with greater customization and significantly better value. GameWear’s current product lines encompass custom uniforms, training gear and outerwear across six different sports – football, baseball, softball, hockey, lacrosse and basketball. GameWear’s full line can be viewed at www.getgamewear.com.
The United Football League is a new professional football league that will kick-off its “Premiere” season this October. Featuring high-quality traditional football played by world-class athletes and former NFL coaches, the UFL will host four teams in six cities. The UFL’s goal is to provide fans with affordable, innovative and entertaining game-day experiences. The UFL’s games, which will be broadcast live on VERSUS in HD, will take place primarily on Thursday evenings and will culminate with a Championship Game over Thanksgiving weekend in Las Vegas.
About The UFL
The UFL was developed to fulfill the unmet needs of football fans in major markets currently underserved by professional football by providing a high quality traditional football league comprised of world class professional football players. The UFL will serve the communities with pride, dedication and passion, and uphold a leadership role in the development of football worldwide. The UFL will provide every fan with an affordable, accessible, exciting and entertaining game experience. Scheduled to debut in October 2009, the UFL’s headquarters is in New York, N.Y. and has satellite offices in Jacksonville, Fla. and Rutherford, N.J. The UFL is led by Commissioner Michael Huyghue, COO Frank Vuono and is being funded by a consortium of investors including UFL Founder Bill Hambrecht, Tim Armstrong, Bill Mayer and Paul Pelosi. For more information on the UFL and how to purchase tickets for the UFL’s “Premiere” season, please visit www.ufl-football.com. For group ticket sales, please call 877.UFL.2009.
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SOURCE United Football League