Connor Sports Salutes U.S. Military and Armed Forces Classic

Source: Connor Sports

CHICAGO (Nov. 11, 2014) – Connor Sports®, the industry leader in premium-quality hardwood sports surfaces, has entered a three-year sponsorship agreement with ESPN Events / Armed Forces Classic and will provide the portable basketball court for the event beginning with this year’s game on Friday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. ET between Louisville and Minnesota at the  United States Air Station Borinquen in Puerto Rico.

“Connor Sports is extremely proud to be a part of the prestigious Armed Forces Classic event and to support the five branches of the U.S. Military and those who have served in the past and who today proudly serve their country.” said Jon Issac, Vice President & General Manager, Connor Sports. “As part of our Connor Sports Cares community support initiative, we believe in a commitment to share our talent, time and resources in the global communities we serve.”

The official Armed Forces Classic court is being installed at the Borinquen air station today on Veterans Day. 

About Connor Sport Court International /

More athletic events are played on Connor Sport Court International surfaces than on any other sports flooring in the world. Founded in 1872, Connor Sport Court International has established themselves as the standard for professional and collegiate sports. Hardwood used in the courts is from a renewable resource, with the U.S. growing six times more hardwood than is harvested each year. Sport Court® is a registered trade mark of Connor Sport Court International. Since 1974, it has identified the original and authentic modular sport surface, continuously improved and patented to provide the highest levels of quality and performance. Connor Sport Court International is proud to be the only sports surfacing company in the world that is independently audited and verified as “Zero Waste” and fully ISO 9001:2008 certified.

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