MAPLE GROVE, MN (June, 2022) — Prep Hoops – the national leader in prep coverage, events, and athlete recruitment announced a partnership with global sports brand, PUMA. PUMA, along with their retail partner Hibbett Sports, are the title sponsors of Prep Hoops’ NCAA Certified boys basketball tournament Prep Hoops Live Atlanta, which will take place at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Georgia from July 8th-10th.
As exclusive title sponsors, PUMA and Hibbett Sports will be the presenting sponsors of their own featured courts at the tournament, and will feature a 3-point contest on their PUMA x Hibbett Sports “TRC Blaze Court”, a half-court activation space. Winners of their 3-point contest will be highlighted within a PUMA x Hibbett Sports article on Prep Hoops’ websites. Additionally, PUMA will begin forming relationships with some of the Prep Hoops Circuit’s top teams in order to help support their apparel needs in July and beyond. PUMA will also be premiering their latest Basketball sneaker “TRC Blaze Court” which will be available at Hibbett Sports locations.
“Prep Hoops and PUMA share a common goal of advancing youth and high-school basketball experiences for athletes across the country,” said Nick Carroll, Co-Founder and CGO of Prep Hoops. “As one of the world’s most respected brands in the athletic retail space, we’re excited to partner with PUMA to enhance the experience of the athletes in our network.”
PUMA joins a growing list of partners that includes GameChanger, BallerTV, NCSA, Dr. Dish and more.
About Prep Hoops
Prep Hoops is the nation’s comprehensive authority for club and high school athletics coverage, rankings and analysis. Consisting of nearly 40 websites across the US, Prep Hoops published over 13,000 articles in 2021 highlighting college prospects at all levels throughout the country. In addition to its content, Prep Hoops runs a growing slate of 40 first-class tournaments in the Prep Hoops Circuit, as well as the largest showcase series in the country for boys basketball. Prep Hoops is based in Maple Grove, Minnesota.
PUMA is one of the world’s leading Sports Brands, designing, developing, selling and marketing footwear, apparel and accessories. For more than 70 years, PUMA has relentlessly pushed sport and culture forward by creating fast products for the world’s fastest athletes. PUMA offers performance and sport-inspired lifestyle products in categories such as Football, Running and Training, Basketball, Golf, and Motorsports. It collaborates with renowned designers and brands to bring sport influences into street culture and fashion. The PUMA Group owns the brands PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd. The company distributes its products in more than 120 countries, employs more than 16,000 people worldwide, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach/Germany. https://about.puma.com/
About Hibbett, Inc.
Hibbett, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, is a leading athletic-inspired fashion retailer with 1096 Hibbett and City Gear specialty stores, located in 35 states nationwide. Hibbett has a rich history of convenient locations, personalized customer service and access to coveted footwear, apparel and equipment from top brands, like PUMA, Nike, Jordan and Adidas. Consumers can browse styles, find new releases, shop looks and make purchases online or in their nearest store by visiting www.hibbett.com. Follow us @hibbettsports and @citygear on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.