NORFOLK, VA – The United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) is proud to announce TEAM IP as the official merchandiser of the Small College National Championships.
TEAM IP is a five-time INC 500/5000 award winning national company recognized as the #1 Amateur Sports Souvenir Merchandiser in America. USCAA and Team IP have agreed on a three-year deal with the option to extend to an additional three years after the second year of the contract.
Matthew Simms, Executive Director of the USCAA states, “The USCAA is thrilled to enter into an agreement with Team IP. More than just a merchandiser, Team IP is a partner who will assist our association in enhancing our brand and taking USCAA and Small College National Championship apparel to the next level”.
Team IP will be supplying all championship merchandise onsite and will also be bringing a new dimension to USCAA Championships with the addition of an online store. Fans no longer have to be onsite to purchase merchandise or feel pressured to buy everything all at once. The new online store allows not only for a longer buying window for championship apparel, but also allows for the USCAA to sell their branded merchandise year-round.
“Team IP offers us something unlike we have ever done before”, says BJ Bertges, USCAA Director of Championships and Development. “The ability to sell championship merchandise all year online in addition to custom champion team apparel on site through their ‘Hot Off the Press’ program is something I am very exited about”.
"Team IP is very excited to advance the online and onsite USCAA licensed Small College National Championship souvenir merchandise programs," stated Randy L. Sparks, President and CEO. "Team IP's innovative merchandise and digital based programs will provide pre-sale, onsite, championship, post-sale, online, and digital campaign opportunities that will guarantee that every USCAA member, student athlete, or fan will be provided excellence and variety."
About TEAM IP
Team IP is recognized as the No. 1 Souvenir Merchandiser for amateur sports in the U.S., servicing over 2,000+ events annually. A five-time recipient of the INC 500/5000 Award presented the fastest growing companies in the U.S. Team IP is also a corporate partner and member of the Football Bowl Association (FBA) and is the #1 college football bowl merchandiser in the U.S. Collegiate based partners include ESPN Events owned and operated NCAA College Football, Basketball, and Softball properties, Independence Bowl, TaxSlayer Bowl, Outback Bowl, Redbox Bowl, Holiday Bowl, Senior Bowl, Frisco Classic, Round Rock Classic, National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and many other collegiate level event organizations.
About the USCAA
The United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) is a national organization that exists to provide quality athletic competition on a national level. The USCAA focuses specifically on smaller institutions of higher learning and their student-athletes. The association believes that all athletes and programs deserve the same national opportunities as larger institutions. We are the organization that provides those opportunities.