Stuart, FL – February 2020 - Team IP is excited to announce that this week they signed a deal with Rivals Camp Series and Reigning Champs Experiences (RCX) to become the exclusive provider for event merchandise, decorated apparel, branded products, and online retail integration.
Powered by more than 300 writers, reporters, and publishers at the local level, Rivals is the most respected name in team-specific college sports coverage and the country's No. 1 authority on college football and basketball recruiting.
Rivals has revolutionized college football and basketball recruiting coverage. It was first to provide such innovative features as national player rankings, online video highlights, player cards, and searchable player database, official visit lists, coach "recruited by" function, text alerts to cell phones and much, much more.
The Rivals Camp Series is a weekly, four-month showcase spotlighting the best high school football players in the country. It culminates each year with the best of the best meeting at the Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge. Last year marked the eighth annual Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge and was held in Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Players who have attended Rivals camps comprise a Who’s Who in the football world. Current NFL players Jalen Ramsey, Deshaun Watson, Saquon Barkley, and Heisman Trophy winners Lamar Jackson and Joe Burrow attended a Rivals camp, as did 35 first-round draft picks from the past two NFL drafts.
RCX is the market leader in youth-sports events, running and operating camps, combines and premier youth-sports experiences across the U.S. RCX produces events with world-class partners including Adidas, Jr. NBA and Rivals. RC Experiences is also the operator of the country's leading flag football program, NFL FLAG. Follow this link for some exciting news about Russell Wilson and NFL FLAG.
“Our team has a deep appreciation for all that sports can do and believes in the transformative power of sport - from life lessons learned to lasting friendships formed. Our experiences as athletes, coaches, and teammates drive us to help the next generation of athletes establish a passion for sports and succeed on the field, at college, and in life.”
Izell Reese President & GM Reigning Champs Experiences
“Team IP is excited to announce our partnership with RC Experiences and the Rivals Camp Series. We will be joining them on this year’s 14-stop tour across the U.S. as their exclusive onsite and online merchandiser. This is a GREAT beginning to what we hope will be a long term, growing relationship.”
Randy Sparks Team IP CEO and Founder
ABOUT REIGNING CHAMPS EXPERIENCES
Reigning Champs Experiences (RCX) is the market leader in youth-sports events, partnering with leagues and sports-centric brands to engage youth athletes, families and fans in new, innovative and experiential ways.
A wholly-owned subsidiary of Reigning Champs LLC, RCX produces some of the country’s premier youth sports events including NFL Flag, Rivals Camps Series, and the Jr. NBA World Championships.
Reigning Champs is committed to grow youth sports participation and creating a path to college for all students. In 2018, Reigning Champs’ brands donated $23 million in services to deserving student-athletes and families. Each year, Reigning Champs’ innovative platform supports over 2 million athletes across 34 different sports. For more information, visit www.reigningchamps.com.