Source: Sport Court®
Custom Court Installed at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City, Mo. (Dec. 12, 2017) – Sport Court, as the Official Court Supplier for the NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championships for 25 years, installed the custom court on Dec. 11 for the national semifinals and final, December 14 and 16 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo.
Sport Court, a Gerflor company, designed and manufactured the custom made-in-the-USA championship court at its Salt Lake City production facility and installed the Response HG™ Maple Select playing surface today at the Sprint Center. The court is made of more than 10,000 10-inch x 10-inch tiles and ensures maximum competition surface quality for the participating student-athletes. Also included in the court installation at the Sprint Center was a fun-sized court of the same product as the championship court located in the stadium concourse to allow fans to experience the same surface as the student-athletes.
“Sport Court is proud to provide the Official Court for the NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championships for the 25th year in a row,” said Andrew Campbell, Director of Partnerships and Events, Gerflor USA. “Our Sport Court team looks forward annually to playing a role in the exciting championship tournament of NCAA volleyball competition.”
Sport Court provides the official courts for all levels of the NCAA Volleyball Championships representing more than 50,000 square feet of surfaces including Division I, II and III championship competitions.
“For 25 years, Sport Court has done a tremendous job providing and installing high quality courts for NCAA volleyball championships, which includes our Division I regional sites and the championship court here in Kansas City,” said Kristin Fasbender, NCAA director of championships and alliances. “Our goal is to always provide our student-athletes with an exceptional championship experience. Partnering with Sport Court has helped us provide that quality experience for student-athletes for 25 years in a row.”
ABOUT SPORT COURT
Founded in 1974, Sport Court® is dedicated to helping families and facilities unlock the potentials of athletes that play on its patented modular sports surfaces. As the Official Court of the world’s leading sports organizations, including the NCAA, FIBA, USTA, USA Volleyball and US Soccer Foundation, Sport Court(r) has helped major sports organizations take the game to the grassroots community. Sport Court is designed to be the Safest Court in the World™ and recycles 99% of its waste and is the only company in the product category with an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). Sport Court products and event solutions benefit from Gerflor’s cutting-edge technology, history of innovation and design-forward products as an international leader in the flooring industry. The Gerflor portfolio also includes Connor Sports® and Taraflex® brands. Sport Court is on the web at www.sportcourt.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SportCourt1974 and on Twitter @sportcourt1974. Sport Court® is a registered trademark of Gerflor®.
ABOUT THE NCAA
The NCAA is a diverse association of more than 1,100 member colleges and universities that prioritize academics, well-being and fairness to create greater opportunities for nearly half a million student-athletes each year. The NCAA provides a pathway to higher education and beyond for student-athletes pursuing academic goals and competing in NCAA sports. More than 54,000 student-athletes experience the pinnacle of intercollegiate athletics by competing in NCAA championships each year. Visit ncaa.org and ncaa.com for more details about the Association and the corporate partnerships that support the NCAA and its student-athletes.