Category Archives: Announcements

Avis – Official Rental Car of the NCBBA

We are pleased to announce the selection of Avis® as the Exclusive supplier for business related car rentals. Effective March 1 2017, travelers are strongly encouraged to select Avis for your car rental needs. CollClubSports, has negotiated low rates (which include LDW coverage) and outstanding personalized services for you with Avis. Please select Avis for your car rental needs whenever possible.

If you are not already an Avis Preferred member, follow these 3 simple steps to get started.  

ENROLL TODAY

Avis Preferred:  Skip the lines and take the preferred route to more benefits and rewards with an Avis Preferred membership.  Earn Avis Preferred Points for every journey by opting in.  Enroll now.

Opt-in to Avis Preferred Points, and rent within 3 months to receive 250 Bonus Points.  Already an Avis Preferred member?  Click here to update your profile and opt-in to start earning.

For more information contact CollClubSports Travel Sponsor Account Manager – Alex Kane

Alex.Kane@CollClubSports.com

412-321-8440 X 105

 

STATUS MATCH

Avis will match your car rental status.  Enroll in Avis Preferred and email Joyce Sowers with proof of your past rental status.

Already an Avis Preferred member?  Status matching is automatic through your profile with Corporate Traveler.

 

AVIS APP FEATURE

Also download the “New” Avis App Feature on your cell phone.

Choose the exact car you want, confirm/cancel/extend your rental, and drive away and return your rental with one tap.  Preview here

 

 

Motel 6 – Official Lodging Partner of the NCBBA

Pittsburgh, PA – The leagues of CollClubSports are excited to announce its newest partnership with Motel 6. This month, Motel 6 became “The Official Lodging Partner” of the leagues of CollClubSports, including the NCBA, NCSA, NCFA, and the NCBBA.

With locations all over the country, partnering up with Motel 6 was an easy decision for CollClubSports. “We’re extremely happy to have Motel 6 on board for the upcoming season and I really think our teams are going to get a lot out of this partnership,” said CollClubSports Marketing Manager, Eric Curitore. “Unlike any of our previous hotel partners, you can find a Motel 6 property in almost any town across the country. It won’t be hard for teams to find a great place to stay at a moment’s notice. Motel 6 offers our teams fantastic amenities and opportunities for their lodging – all at exclusive discounted rates. We’re excited with what this new partnership will do for our member teams!”

Even booking is a breeze for all teams. By simply accessing the exclusive portal (https://www.motel6.com/en/cp/coll-club-sports.html), all teams can take advantage of unbeatable prices and customer service. In addition, players and teams can sign up for Motel 6’s program, “My6”, and be able to expedite all of their booking needs!

“Motel 6 is proud to be the exclusive lodging partner of CollClubSports,” says Kirsten Jenkins, Special Markets Manager at G6 Hospitality. “We’re ‘Leaving the Light On’ for teams, officials, boosters, families and friends at over 1200 locations nationwide. The Motel 6 team is ready to offer a winning combination of great rooms at special rates. We look forward to welcoming all members of the association when traveling during official sports season, on the road to visit friends or family or anywhere your travels take you.”

For more information about Motel 6 and The Official Lodging Partner of CollClubSports, visit any of our league websites or contact Sponsor Account Manager, Alex Kane at (412) 321- 8440 ext. 105 or via e-mail at Alex.Kane@CollClubSports.com!

THE GAME – OFFICIAL HEADWEAR PROVIDER OF THE NCBBA!

CollClubSports is excited to announce their new contract with The Game headwear. This partnership now makes The Game the official headwear provider for CollClubSports. The Game is owned by MV Sports, a company that has been providing top quality customizable products since 1948.

Felicia Battaglia, The Game Sponsor Account Manager at CollClubSports says this about the new partnership: “I am excited and looking forward to working with The Game for the 2016/2017 Season. The Game offers greats products at great prices to our teams. They’re licensed for the majority of our school’s already, making the ordering process faster and more efficient for all parties. The Game also offers a wide variety of hats and design options to choose from and feature the fastest turnaround times our NCBA teams have ever seen. I think this will be a great partnership!”

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The Game will offer ALL hats to CollClubSports teams for $19 flat. That covers all styles and any designs they want. The only way to increase team cost is by adding a logo to the side or back of the hat ($1.00). Teams can also take advantage of the early order discount by getting $2 off each cap they order when ordering before December 1st. In addition, The Game has a very quick turnaround time for orders: 10 days from artwork/licensing approval on all stock caps & 4-6 weeks from artwork/licensing approval for all custom orders (teams must order at least 12 caps in any stock order and 18 caps in any custom order). The Game also has headwear for all sports including beanies and visors should teams be interested. All headwear will include the respective league logo on the back free of charge, compliments of CollClubSports, the NCBA, NCSA, NCBBA & NCFA.

Teams can also go to The Game’s website and build their own cap: http://www.thegameheadwear.com/. After using the site’s cap builder, teams should save their designs and place an order with CollClubSports. Be sure to order your The Game headwear through Felicia Battaglia to receive the partnership pricing! She can be reached at Felicia.Battaglia@CollClubSports.com and at 412-321-8440 ext.107.

“The Game is excited to partner with CollClubSports. The Game is known as a leader in college baseball headwear” says Chad Kennedy, National Sales Manager. “The Game and CollClubSports will continue to grow with this new partnership and increased visibility for both our brands.”

Sandy Sanderson, CEO of CollClubSports agrees with Mr. Kennedy: “CollClubSports is excited to partner with The Game as our new headwear provider. As a license holder of so many of our member’s trademarked logos, partnering with The Game has ensured that our teams will continue to compete in a first class product while being able to secure their game day headwear much faster and at a largely reduced cost. CollClubSports takes great pride in the long standing tradition of partnering with the most reputable equipment and apparel manufacturers on the market, and The Game has proven themselves as the type of company that embraces these same goals and priorities.”

NCBBA Signs Three-Year Extension with Wilson Sporting Goods!

CollClubSports and The National Club Basketball Association are excited to announce a three-year extension with Wilson Sporting Goods.  Wilson provides the NCBBA with one of the premier basketballs on the market adorned with the NCBBA Shield Logo.  Additionally, the new contract extension will continue to provide teams with three complimentary game balls each season with their NCBBA membership. The NCBBA is proud to have the Wilson Evolution basketball serve as The Official Basketball of The National Club Basketball Association.

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NCBBA Commissioner Sandy Sanderson stated “I’m excited that we are able to continue with the Wilson Evolution as our official league ball for the NCBBA.  Everyone knows that the quality of the Wilson Evolution is outstanding in the collegiate basketball market.  However, it is Wilson’s commitment to supporting the growth of our league that is unmatched.  Like us, they too see how bright the future is for this organization and those kind of visionaries are the ones we’re proud to be partnered with.”

“I’m thrilled that the NCBBA and Wilson have signed this three year extension.  Our partnership with Wilson has provided our teams with the best basketball on the market, at an affordable price.” said Eric Curitore, Marketing Manager for CollClubSports.

Wilson combines Composite Laid-in Channels and Cushion Core Technology to enhance the feel of the ball and increase its grip ability.  Add a Microfiber Leather Cover and you have a basketball that truly delivers maximum grip and allows the highest amount of player control.

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Wilson Territory Manager of Western Pennsylvania & Western New York -Tom Berl stated, “Wilson Sporting Goods is proud to extend our long term partnership with the NCBBA. The Wilson Evolution Basketball is one of the best performance indoor basketballs on the market and we are sure the teams will continue to enjoy playing it as the Official Basketball of the NCBBA.”

Teams that are interested in ordering more Wilson basketballs at anytime during the season are encouraged to do so. For more information on the Official Basketball of the National Club Basketball Association or to place an order, contact Eric Curitore at Eric.Curitore@CollClubSports.com or by phone at (412) 321-8440 ext. 101.

NCBBA Partners with Uniform Sponsor Macleem Sportswear

Pittsburgh, PA – The National Club Basketball Association is proud to be partnered with uniform sponsor Macleem Sportswear a company that excels in top of line uniform designs at an affordable price.

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Macleem Sportswear is a minority-owned business, founded by Haneef Saleem & Jay Brantley. For the past decade, Macleem has grown from selling custom t-shirts to manufacturing custom team apparel for brands such as And1 and RBK. Macleem currently provides custom apparel for sports ranging from basketball, football, soccer, track/field, cycling, baseball & softball. Prices on uniforms vary based upon artwork, and style of uniforms.

Macleem Sportswear founder Haneef Saleem stated, “We are very excited to have this opportunity to work with CollClubSports and the NCBBA. Our goal with this partnership is to provide teams with great looking & affordable custom uniforms. Our mission is to make club basketball teams uniforms stand out, and rival their varsity’s uniforms.”

When asked about the partnership with Macleem Sportswear NCBBA Director of Basketball Development Rob Bell stated, “We are excited to partner with Macleem Sportswear to make them the Official Club Basketball uniform provider of the NCBBA. We believe this partnership will allow our teams an exceptional opportunity to look good while competing on the hardwood. Macleem offers a wide variety of uniform options at an affordable price.”

For more details please check out their official site – Macleem Sportswear. Teams looking to place an order or perhaps learn more about this opportunity should contact Jay Brantley directly with Macleem Sportswear at 707-622-5336 or by email at sales@macleem.com!

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Exclusive NCBBA Prices (All prices include shipping and handling):

– One Uniform $60
– Reversible Uniform $72.50
– One Uniform + Shooting Shirt $95
– Home Uniform + Away Uniform + Shooting Shirt + Bag $135
– Macleem is offering free team socks to teams who order uniforms!

Rachel Hartman
Sports Information Director
412-321-8440 ext. 106
Rachel.Hartman@CollClubSports.com

Fundrazr – Official Fundraising Platform of the NCBBA

The leagues of CollClubSports are excited to partner with ConnectionPoint Systems Inc. and FundRazr to bring one of the newest fundraising platforms to all member teams of the NCBA, NCFA, NCSA, & NCBBA.

FundRazr is more than just a means of fundraising it’s the best way to raise money online. A global software program based in Vancouver, FundRazr is the innovative solution for any group that is looking to raise money for the organizations, teams and causes that they support.

So what sets FundRazr apart? As a crowd funding platform, each and every FundRazr campaign has the ability to reach friends, supporters and their networks through social media and online networking Share your fundraiser on Facebook and Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest, team websites and blogs, and spread the word via email. Fundrazr FundRazr helps you create an interactive campaign that allows people to better understand why they should fund your team.

“As our leagues grow and our teams continue to raise the bar, we’re continually looking for better ways to help them fundraise and reach new supporters,” said CollClubSports CEO, Sandy Sanderson. “FundRazr is a platform that allows teams to create a custom fundraiser for equipment, travel, uniforms or whatever their need may be.”

Create a FundRazr project for free and start raising money for your campaign in just a few minutes. Set a goal, pick a date and get all of your teammates to start fundraising!

 

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Plus, you can offer perks to supporters. All you’ll need is a Verified and Confirmed Business PayPal account to get started.

“My inspiration for FundRazr came from collecting fees for my son’s lacrosse team. Frustrated with no response to e-mail, I used Facebook and had the funds right away,” commented FundRazr Founder/CEO Daryl Hatton. “Inspired by this insight, I developed a platform to make fundraising online easy, fast and fun and our customers have risen over $33 million. Our partnership with CollClubSports gives club teams a powerful new tool to reach their goals.” Head to FundRazr and start your campaign today!
For more information about FundRazr and all of your fundraising opportunities with CollClubSports, contact Tracy Reardon at Tracy.Reardon@CollClubSports.com or by phone at (412) 321-8440 ext. 109.

Rawlings becomes “Official Performance Apparel Provider” of the NCBBA!

CollClubSports is extremely excited to announce Rawlings Sporting Goods as the “Official Performance Apparel and Protective Equipment Supplier” of the National Club Basketball Association through the 2018 season. Over the last several years, Rawlings has become a huge supporter of CollClubSports and this agreement is another example of their devotion to the growth and success of the National Club Basketball Association.

Athletes have come to expect high-quality, high-performing gear and equipment from Rawlings. That’s why Rawlings offers a vast selection of performance apparel that rawlings_logorevolutionizes the way people live, work and play. Performance Apparel includes, but is not limited to items such as performance shirts and shorts, sweatpants, compression shirts and shorts, polo’s, sweatshirts, and jackets. All of which can be customized for your club with any school logo’s, personal names, #’s etc.

“I’m very excited with this agreement,” said Eric Curitore, Director of Marketing of CollClubSports. “We have been searching for a Performance Apparel Supplier for the last few years, and over that period of time, I noticed that Rawlings selection of Performance Apparel was growing. They offered everything that our teams would need and the customization abilities that our teams expect. Rawlings has always been successful in the apparel industry, so bringing them on board to handle our NCBBA teams was a no brainer. With Rawlings extensive line of performance apparel at such great pricing, I feel strongly that our teams won’t need to look anywhere else.”

All NCBBA teams will receive at least 40% off of Rawlings Protective Equipment and Performance Apparel. NCBBA teams can receive an additional 5% off if they place their order from July 1st through November 30th. To view everything Rawlings has to offer, teams can email Craig Budzik to receive a catalog of available items.

All order will be handled by the NCBBA’s Paul Williams and teams can contact Paul at Paul.WIlliams@CollClubSports.com or by calling 412-321-8440 x111.