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Rawlings – Official Apparel Provider of the NCBA

CollClubSports has reached a 2-year deal with Rawlings Sporting Goods, for them to be the “Official Apparel Provider of the NCBA and NCSA.”

“During my time holding the Rawlings Sponsor Account Manager position, among the most frequent questions I am asked is ‘can Rawlings decorate their performance apparel?’ I am very proud to announce that the answer is finally a ‘Yes!’ As a part of our two year agreement with Rawlings as the Official Apparel Provider of the NCBA and NCSA, they are now able to decorate their shirts, shorts, cage jackets, and more with the customer’s personal designs. From team swag to items to sell at team fundraisers, and discounts of at least 35% off, Rawlings can provide exactly what you are looking for.” says Paul Williams, the CollClubSports Rawlings Account Manager.

 

Rawlings is excited to offer fully customized apparel once again as that opportunity was not available the past few years. The items available include tees, hoodies, sweatpants, cage jackets, pullovers, shorts, and more. All apparel comes with the NCBA or NCSA league logo at no additional charge. To get started, check out their catalog!

 

CLICK HERE to check out the entire Rawlings Catalog!

(For apparel –> scroll down –> download –> see pages 193-201)

 

The 45% discount period runs through November 30th. From December 1st through June 30th, 2019 the discount is 35%. Contact Williams at Paul.Williams@CollClubSports.com or call 412-321-8440 ext. 111 for more information.

Rawlings – Official Uniform Provider of the NCBA

CollClubSports has reached a 4-year extension with Rawlings Sporting Goods, for them to continue on as the “Official Uniform Provider of the NCBA and NCSA.”

“I am excited by the news that Rawlings will continue to be the Official Uniform Provider of the NCBA and the NCSA for the next four years. Rawlings offers quality uniforms to our member teams at an incredible price, with discounts of at least 35% off. Rawlings has proven to be an excellent sponsor, as they truly understand the composition of our leagues, and strive to meet the needs of our members. For any team looking to purchase new jerseys, Rawlings is the option that provides them with the perfect mix of quality and affordability,” says Paul Williams, the CollClubSports Rawlings Account Manager.

 

All uniforms can be custom designed with different fonts, colors, and logos. They also come with NCBA or NCSA league logos at no additional charge. To get started, check out these links!

 

Rawlings My-Locker Uniform Builder:  http://mylocker.rawlings.com/
Rawlings Catalog:  https://tinyurl.com/rawlings-2019-spring-catalog
(scroll down -> download -> uniform info is found on pages 182-268)

 

The 45% discount period runs through November 30th. From December 1st through June 30th, 2019 the discount is 35%. Contact Williams at Paul.Williams@CollClubSports.com or call 412-321-8440 ext. 111 for more information.

 

 

Marucci – Official Bat Provider of the NCBA

CollClubSports has reached a 3-year agreement with Marucci Sports, for them to be the “Official Bat Provider of the NCBA and NCSA.”

“Marucci is excited to become an official partner of the NCBA & NCSA,” said Justin Cryer, Marucci Director of College Sales. “At Marucci, we’re committed to growing the games of baseball and softball at every level, and we’ve had tremendous success from the Big Leagues down to T-ball. Partnering with the NCBA/NCSA allows us to supply a new group of competitive athletes & continue growing the game at the college club level.”

 

All NCBA member teams will receive two brand new bats each year. For the 2018-19 season, teams will receive one-of-each of the Cat8 and the Cat8 Connect models. Teams will be able to choose the size of each bat, as ordering instructions will be sent out in early August.

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The NCBA and NCSA will also have the opportunity to purchase additional bats of all varieties including aluminum, wood, and fungo at exclusive discount pricing.

 

To take advantage of these exclusive offerings, Marucci has set up personalized online stores for NCBA and NCSA member teams. To ensure only member teams take advantage of these offerings, teams need to contact CollClubSports Marketing Manager & NCBA DII Director, Eric Curitore, to receive the pass code needed —> Eric.Curitore@CollClubSports.com. Once you have the pass code, use the link below to access the store!

Marucci Store: https://maruccisports.itemorder.com/

Marucci will be an official sponsor of the NCBA DI, DII, and DIII World Series events. With that they will also sponsor the NCBA’s annual Home Run Derby that takes place during the DI World Series. Lastly, they will also be sponsors of the NCBA and NCSA Spring Training Showcase events.

 

Marucci is a popular brand throughout the baseball and softball industry. Notable NCAA programs to partner with them include Baylor University, Arizona University , and UNLV.

 

Often, Major League Baseball superstars such as Anthony Rizzo, Francisco Lindor, Buster Posey, and Albert Pujols can be spotted at the plate with Marucci bats in hand. In fact, an article posted on Forbes.com in 2016 tells us that Marucci has become “MLB’s Favorite Bat.” You can find the article here! Marucci debuted in the MLB back in 2006 holding just 5% of the market. Fast forward 12 years to today in 2018 & Marucci owns the largest share within the market as over 33% of MLB players swing a Marucci bat!

Rawlings – Official Protective Equipment Sponsor of the NCBA

CollClubSports is excited to announce that they have renewed their contract with Rawlings Sporting Goods, extending their designation as “The Official Protective Equipment Sponsor of CollClubSports” through the 2022 season!

 

As a long time partner, CollClubSports is thrilled to inform teams that in addition to those in DI, DII teams in the NCBA will now be able to take advantage of complementary equipment each year through their membership (1 set of catchers gear OR 8 batting helmets)! In addition, Rawlings will retain their sponsorship of the DI and DII All Americans along with the naming rights for the NCSA & NCBA Free Agent Teams at the Spring Training Showcase.

 

“We’re extremely excited to have Rawlings Sporting Goods back on board and service our teams with their equipment needs, as this renewal will continue the decade long relationship we’ve already had together,” said CollClubSports Marketing Manager, Eric Curitore. “Our teams will have the opportunity to take advantage of all their high quality equipment needs at exclusive pricing. With Rawlings having a large variety of products to offer, our club teams should be very excited!”

Adam Henke, Team Sales Representative at Rawlings Sporting Goods, echoes Mr. Curitore’s excitement: “Rawlings is excited to have extended this deal with CollClubSports. The NCBA and NCSA are growing entities within the realm of collegiate sports and we are proud to be a part of that. Having played in the NCBA before, this is even more special to me personally and I’m looking forward to a continued partnership moving forward.”

 

Participating teams will be sent a survey link by the NCBA for them to choose which option they would like this summer.

 

Questions? Looking to purchase any additional Rawlings gear? Please contact Paul Williams, Rawlings Sponsor Account Manager for exclusive NCBA pricing! He can be reached by phone at 412-321-8440 x 111 or by email at Paul.Williams@CollClubSports.com.

Avis

Official Rental Car of the NCBA

The National Club Baseball Association is excited to be partnering with Avis as the official car rental provider of the National Club Baseball Association. All teams will receive discounted pricing on all their vehicles. Avis will also waive all underage fees. Contact Jeff @ the NCBA with any questions! Jeff.Conner@CollClubSports.com or 412-321-8440 x105

Sponsor Website

RAWLINGS SPORTING GOODS

The Official Uniform/Apparel, Equipment & Baseball Provider of the NCBA

All NCBA teams can receive AT LEAST 35% off all uniforms, equipment & apparel through Rawlings. All uniforms & apparel are fully customizable to cater to any schools team names, logo’s or players name or number. NCBA teams can also order additional game or practice softballs at exclusive pricing. Teams interested in taking advantage of this opportunity should contact Paul Williams at the NCBA! Paul.Williams@CollClubSports.com or at 412-321-8440 x111.

Sponsor Website

THE GAME

Official Headwear Provider of the NCBA

The National Club Baseball Association is excited to be partnering with The Game as the Official Headwear Provider of the NCBA. All NCBA teams can purchase all of The Game’s products at exclusive pricing – everything from baseball caps, to visors to beanies. All products will feature the NCBA logo and can be fully customized. Contact Felicia @ the NCBA to learn more! Felicia.Battaglia@CollClubSports.com or 412-321-8440 x107

Sponsor Website

FUNDRAZR

Official Fundraising Platform of the NCBA

NCBA teams have the opportunity to create a free online campaign to begin accepting donations instantaneously. Teams will create a front page detailing who they are with pictures and other important info surrounding their team. From there they can share the page all over social media to reach potential donors. Contact Tracy with the NCBA to learn more! Tracy.Reardon@CollClubSports.com or at 412-321-8440 x109

Sponsor Website

Motel 6

Official Lodging Partner of the NCBA

Motel 6 features more than 1,200 locations across the United States. Not only will NCBA teams have many options at their disposal, Motel 6 will also discount their rates by 10% to all NCBA teams! Contact Jeff @ the NCBA with any questions! Jeff.Conner@CollClubSports.com or 412-321-8440 x105

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