Germantown, WI (February 2015) – United States Fistball Association (USFA), the national governing body for the sport of fistball in the United States, announced with great excitement today that it has finalized a sponsorship agreement with the Brazilian-based Ludwig Ball Company as the first “Official Sponsor of USA Fistball”. The agreement extends through Dec. 31, 2016 which will include Team USA’s competition in the Men’s World Championships this fall in Córdoba, Argentina as well as the Women’s World Championships next fall in Pomerode, Brazil.
Team USA will proudly don jerseys featuring the Ludwig Ball Company’s logo for all competitions and in return the Ludwig Ball Company will provide monetary considerations as well as supply fistballs for use by Team USA training as well as youth training sessions sponsored by the USFA. The first opportunity for Team USA to show off the new team jersey’s will be the Pan-American Fistball Games to be held in New Jersey in August of 2015. Ludwig brand fistballs will be the official fistballs of the Pan-American Fistball Games. The USFA will also make possible the purchase of Ludwig Fistballs through USFistball.com.
The Ludwig Ball Company is the only manufacturer of fistballs in the America’s and currently sells the 2nd most fistballs in the world.
The Ludwig Ball Company’s support of USA Fistball extends to all levels. The agreement not only forms a relationship with the USA Men’s and Women’s National Fistball teams, but also provides fistballs to support the USFA’s youth fistball expansion initiative.
“USA Fistball is proud to announce a sponsorship agreement with the Ludwig Ball Company through December 31, 2016”, stated USFA President Bob Feid.
The Ludwig Ball Company offers high performance fistballs engineered to withstand both wet and dry conditions with the purchase of a single ball. The Ludwig Ball Company offers Men’s, Women’s, and Youth fistballs with multiple styles including the ability to customize the balls with your club’s logo. Please visit the Ludwig Ball Shop on USFistball.com to purchase Ludwig brand fistballs.
About USA Fistball
Founded in 2007, the United States Fistball Association is a Wisconsin based non-profit organization recognized by the International Fistball Association as the National Governing Body for the sport of Fistball in the United States. Since forming in 2007, the USFA has succeeded in it’s goal of continual improvement and expansion for US National Teams. With the addition of Gastão Englert to the organization, the US was able to send it’s first Women’s National team to International competitions in both Switzerland and Germany last year as well as expanding participation in youth fistball training in the US.