REEBOK-CCM ANNOUNCES MULTI-YEAR SPONSORSHIP OF THE NORTH AMERICAN ROLLER HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIPS
Montreal, QC (June 18, 2012) – Reebok-CCM, the premier global hockey equipment manufacturer, is proud to announce a multi-year partnership with one of the world’s most renowned travel roller hockey tournament series, the North American Roller Hockey Championship (NARCh) making Reebok-CCM an official sponsor of the NARCh Finals for the 2012 and 2013 seasons.
“I’m very excited to have Reebok Hockey on board as a sponsor. The Reebok Hockey Pro Team won WINTERNATIONALS and is one of the best in the sport, so there’s a lot of excitement surrounding this team and I think the partnership comes at a great time. They’ve always had a great product line and our players will be excited to hear of their participation.” Daryn Goodwin, NARCh President.
Reebok-CCM is proud to announce their sponsorship and to add NARCh’s tournament series to the list of tournaments currently supported. The Reebok Hockey Pro Team, AKA Team Larceny, won the 2012 Winternationals Pro division and will look to continue this new trend at the Finals in July at the Silver Creek Sportsplex in San Jose.
“Beyond providing Team Larceny with the most protective and innovative roller hockey gear, we at Reebok-CCM are dedicated to supporting organizations such as NARCh that promote the sport around the world,” says Philippe Dube, General Manager of Reebok-CCM Hockey. “It is elite tournaments of this nature that help to grow the game and bring excitement to hockey in all climates initiating a crossover from ice to roller.”
Some NHL players who have participated in NARCh include Bobby Ryan, Ryan Kesler, Paul Sastny, Joel Ward, David Booth, Brad Boyes to name a few.
The 2012 NARCh Finals will take place in San Jose, Calif. over 17 days at the Silver Creek Sportsplex from July 13 through 29. For tickets and additional information, fans may go to narch.com. Look for the Reebok Hockey booth as well as Team Larceny at the NARCh Finals.
About Reebok-CCM Hockey
Reebok-CCM Hockey, a subsidiary of the adidas Group, is headquartered in Montreal. With operations in Canada, the United States and Europe, Reebok-CCM Hockey is the world’s largest designer, manufacturer and marketer of hockey equipment and related apparel under two of the most recognized hockey brand names: Reebok Hockey and CCM Hockey. Reebok-CCM Hockey equips more professional hockey players than any other company, including superstars like Sidney Crosby and Vincent Lecavalier. Reebok-CCM Hockey is also the official outfitter of the National Hockey League, the American Hockey League, the Canadian Hockey League, and several NCAA and national teams.For more info, visit: www.reebokhockey.com and www.ccmhockey.com
NARCh, the North American Roller Hockey Championships, was founded in 1994 and has been the premier roller hockey tournament ever since. 25 tournaments take place per season, starting with the West and East Coast Winternationals, followed by regional qualifying events all over the United States and Canada that lead to the main event, the NARCh FINALS. Since 2002 over 300 teams from all over the world have competed in the NARCh FINALS every year. Over 30 divisions are offered at the NARCh FINALS, from 6 and under to 45 and over, plus womens, high school, and a pro division that is considered the pinnacle of the sport. You can follow NARCh at http://narch.com/