Printer Friendly

ULTRAWHEELS SPONSORS NATIONAL IN-LINE HOCKEY ASSOCIATION

ANOKA, Minn., March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- First Team Sports, Inc., (Nasdaq-NNM: FTSP) manufacturers of UltraWheels(R) in-line skates and accessories, Gretzky 802 in-line hockey products, Skate Attack(R) in- line skates and accessories, and Gretzky Street Attack rollerhockey products, agreed to a Silver level sponsorship of the National In-Line Hockey Association (NIHA) for 1996.

NIHA is a branded rollerhockey administrative organization which serves the needs of start-up leagues and tournaments, as well as organizing an annual National Championship. Ryan Puchreiter, UltraWheels In-Line Hockey Product Manager, said, "The amateur rollerhockey segment, particularly youth, has embraced our in-line hockey products. NIHA can help us reach and further develop this market."

As Silver Sponsor, UltraWheels will benefit from:

-- banner/logo identification on NIHA collateral

-- banner/logo identification and promotional materials in NIHA
 member kits


-- banner/logo identification on NIHA multimedia program

-- banner/logo identification on NIHA HomePage at NIHA world wide
 web site


-- full page advertisements in NIHA HockeyTalk magazine

-- access to over 700 sanctioned league sites

First Team Sports, Inc. manufactures and distributes high quality in-line skates, in-line hockey products and accessories under the trademarks UltraWheels(R), Skate Attack(R), Gretzky 802(R), Gretzky Street Attack(R), RollUSA(R), Airborne(R), and Ultra-Ice(R). In 1995, the Company was honored by Forbes, Fortune, and Inc. periodicals for many achievements. The Company's products are manufactured and assembled to its specifications in the United States, and foreign countries. UltraWheels skates are endorsed by company spokespersons Wayne Gretzky, Janet Jones Gretzky, Brett Hull, and Team USA Hockey.
 -0- 3/7/96


/CONTACT: Ryan C. Puchreiter of First Team Sports, Inc., 612-576-3500/

(FSTP)

CO: First Team Sports, Inc. ST: Minnesota IN: HOU SU:

KG-KW -- MNTH017 -- 1288 03/07/96 16:15 EST
COPYRIGHT 1996 PR Newswire Association LLC
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 1996 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:PR Newswire
Date:Mar 7, 1996
Words:285
Previous Article:CONAGRA SHRIMP COS. ACQUIRES MERIDIAN
Next Article:LIBERTY MUTUAL GROUP INCREASES MULTI-CAR AUTO INSURANCE DISCOUNT TO 10%
Topics:

Terms of use | Copyright © 2018 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters