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Sports Imports, Inc. Announced as NFHS Corporate Partner

27 May, 2014


Sports Imports, Inc., the recognized leader of volleyball net support systems in the United States and around the world, has entered into a three-year agreement with the National Federation of State High School Associations as an NFHS Corporate Partner.

As a part of the agreement, Sports Imports, based in Columbus, Ohio, will be the exclusive sponsor for volleyball, which will include coverage in the sport’s rules book, case book and officials manual, rules poster, scorebook and rules PowerPoint. 

“We are pleased to have Sports Imports join the NFHS as a corporate partner and to be our exclusive sponsor of volleyball,” said Bob Gardner, NFHS executive director. “Certainly, when it comes to the sport of volleyball, Sports Imports is renowned as the recognized authority in national and international competitions. Volleyball is one of the top sports for girls in high schools across the country, so it is great to have Sports Imports on board with the NFHS. We look forward to working with Sports Imports over the next three years.”

Founded in 1976, Sports Imports is the exclusive competition net system of the NCAA championships, the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) and USA Volleyball. Sports Imports is also the exclusive partner of the Senoh Corporation as well as a corporate partner of the National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA).

In addition to being the leading supplier of innovative, safe and durable volleyball net support systems, Sports Imports offers product support and services, including assistance with court design and installation, new construction consultation, and customized pole pads and net tapes to promote team spirit. It also is a supplier of equipment for tennis and badminton.

“Sports Imports is proud of its legacy, helping to launch many of the first high school volleyball programs since 1976,” said Cyndie Dunlap Cullinan, chairman and chief executive officer of Sports Imports. “We are especially proud to be the official volleyball sponsor of the National Federation of State High School Associations – a partnership that will support the coaches, players and all who dedicate themselves to the game.”

For more information on Sports Imports, Inc., visit the website at www.sportsimports.com.

About the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS): The NFHS, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, is the national leadership organization for high school sports and performing arts activities. Since 1920, the NFHS has led the development of education-based interscholastic sports and performing arts activities that help students succeed in their lives. The NFHS sets direction for the future by building awareness and support, improving the participation experience, establishing consistent standards and rules for competition, and helping those who oversee high school sports and activities. The NFHS writes playing rules for 16 sports for boys and girls at the high school level. Through its 50 member state associations and the District of Columbia, the NFHS reaches more than 19,000 high schools and 11 million participants in high school activity programs, including more than 7.7 million in high school sports. As the recognized national authority on interscholastic activity programs, the NFHS conducts national meetings; sanctions interstate events; offers online publications and services for high school coaches and officials; sponsors professional organizations for high school coaches, officials, speech and debate coaches, and music adjudicators; serves as the national source for interscholastic coach training; and serves as a national information resource of interscholastic athletics and activities. For more information, visit the NFHS website at www.nfhs.org.

About Sports Imports, Inc.: Since 1976, Sports Imports has been the recognized leader for innovative, safe and durable volleyball net support systems in the United States and around the world. Sports Imports is the exclusive competition net system of the NCAA Championships, the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA), and USA Volleyball. Sports Imports is also the exclusive partner of the Senoh Corporation as well as a corporate partner of the National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA). Sports Imports is delighted to now be the Official Volleyball Sponsor of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). For more information, contact Sports Imports at 800-556-3198 or visit at: www.sportsimports.com.

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