Stuart, FL – March 1, 2019 – AAU Track and Field has selected Team IP to become the exclusive provider for event merchandise, event decorated apparel, and online retail integration for event merchandise. Team IP will service all three prongs of the AAU Track and Field Partnership, outdoor, cross country, and indoor.
"Our mission is Sports For All, Forever"
“Partnering with Team IP under the leadership of Randy Sparks sends a message of synergy and teamwork to the entire industry. Our mission is Sports For All, Forever – to offer amateur sports programs through a volunteer base for all people to have the physical, mental and moral development of amateur athletes and to promote good sportsmanship and good citizenship.”
Charles Oliver AAU Track and Field | National Chair
Since its inception in 1888, the AAU has set the standard for amateur sports in the United States. They are one of the largest, non-profit, volunteer, sports organizations in the nation managing over 35 sports programs, 250 national championships and hosting over 30,000 age-specific division events. AAU sports programs provide athletes the opportunities to develop to their highest level of competition through a network of local, national, and international events.
Team IP jumped right into the heat with the indoor national championship bracket this year. Their scope will cover Invitationals, District, Regionals, and National Championships for all three sections of the AAU Track and Field program as well as the Unity Games to be held in Las Vegas this summer. With track and field being their newest addition Team IP is no stranger to the AAU. They partner with them at the national level for karate, basketball, diving, and aquatics.
“Team IP is honored to extend our footprint in the amateur sports industry and is grateful to now be associated with all (3) AAUTF Events and the National Indoor Championships while contributing to the development of amateur athletes.”
Randy Sparks Team IP | President and CEO