200×85 Partners with CCM for all World-Class Tournaments, Selects Elite Training Program and CCM 68.
NEW YORK (DECEMBER 2, 2019) – Effective immediately, all 200×85 Tournaments and Elite Training Events will be re-branded under CCM. This exciting partnership reaches over 30,900 hockey players and goalies and provides a strong platform to showcase and grow elite hockey.
For the past three years CCM has been the official sponsor of seven CCM World Invite Tournaments, including the CCM World Invite Chicago tournament, which is the World’s Largest Hockey Tournament hosting 11,000 players from over 525 Elite AA/AAA teams globally. To add to the global presence, CCM has become the title sponsor of the Chi-Town Shuffle; one of the largest Spring Tournaments in North America.
As part of the expanded agreement with 200×85, CCM is the new title sponsor and exclusive equipment partner of six 200×85 training camps including the CCM 68, which is geared towards the best U14 players in North America. In addition, the partnership will rollout the CCM 68 Futures (U13’s) in three major US Markets in summer 2020.
“We are very excited to expand our partnership with 200×85”; said Caroline Losson, CMO, CCM.
“The World Invite Tournaments, Selects Elite Training Program and the exclusive “68” camps provide players with a world class experience to help shape their hockey careers. We use performance, technology and innovation to develop the best gear to provide Elite players the confidence to take their game to the next level. This is the ideal place to bring everything together.”
“The World Invite Tournaments, Selects Development Program and the 68 have become three of the strongest youth hockey experiences in the world,” said Kevin Mann, President, 200×85. “We believe CCM, with its expertise in the youth hockey space, will be a tremendously valuable partner. Together we will continue to be the world leader in elite hockey experiences, delivering excellence to teams and individual athletes across the globe.”
This partnership aligns both parties’ goals of developing the best young hockey talent in the world.
About CCM Hockey
CCM Hockey is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of hockey equipment and related apparel. With its headquarters located in Montreal, the company has operations in Canada, the United States and Europe. CCM Hockey equips more professional hockey players than any other company, including superstars like Connor McDavid, Alex Ovechkin, Sidney Crosby and John Tavares. CCM Hockey is also the official outfitter of the American Hockey League, the Canadian Hockey League, and several NCAA and National teams. For more info, visit: www.ccmhockey.com.
200×85 LLC is a globally recognized sports event management company. Based in Chicago, Illinois, the company is a leader in the youth hockey business, offering elite tournament and player development experiences. 200×85 designs, markets and manages events around the globe reaching over 50,000 youth hockey athletes annually. For more info, visit: www.200×85.com