The NCAA® has renewed its Official Court partnership agreement with Connor Sports® and Gerflor USA through 2025 to include the manufacture, installation and technical management of all hardwood surfaces for the men’s and women’s basketball championships, which includes both Final Fours.®
The renewal of the partnership agreement that began in 2006, includes all courts used in March Madness® competition as well as Gerflor USA’s Sport Court® indoor modular sports system that is the playing surface for all NCAA DI, DII and DIII women’s volleyball championships as well as the national collegiate and DIII men’s volleyball championships.
“Gerflor USA is extremely pleased to continue our partnership role as Official Court to the NCAA,” said Benjamin Bachman, CEO, Gerflor USA. “We strive for continuous improvement of our manufacturing research and development processes and court installation practices for our Connor Sports and Sport Court brands to provide NCAA student-athletes the optimum health, safety and wellness during practice, performance and play.”
“Connor Sports and Gerflor have supported the NCAA and its student-athletes for nearly 15 years and we are excited to keep them in our licensing family with a renewed partnership,” said Dan Gavitt, Senior Vice President of Basketball. “We encourage our student-athletes to be leaders, so it is no wonder that we want to partner with a leader in the hardwood flooring business for our basketball and volleyball championships. We look forward to the years to come with Connor Sport and Gerflor.”