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AAU Basketball Tournament to Take Over Reno Memorial Day Weekend

Friday, May 25th, 2018

The world’s largest basketball tournament, hosted by AAU’s Jam On It Academy, will take place over Memorial Day weekend at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada. SnapSports® Athletic Surfaces will once again be a key partner in the successful AAU weekend, providing over 60 tournament and championship courts.

The Reno Memorial Day Tournament, AAU’s most successful basketball event, will feature over 820 teams competing in 1,680 games “All Under One Roof”! Athletes 2nd grade through Varsity and spectators will descend upon Reno from all over the western United States including: Alaska, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. The team at SnapSports, a trusted AAU court provider for almost a decade, is excited as always to play a major part in the tournament’s success.

“We are thrilled to have our patented basketball surfaces chosen by such an elite organization. AAU promotes health, fun, and sportsmanship, all ideals important to SnapSports. Our team is excited to continue to partner with the AAU Reno Memorial Day tournament and watch the number of participants playing on our courts continue to grow.”
– Jorgen Moller, SnapSports CEO

For the Memorial Day weekend tournament, AAU athletes will be competing on SnapSports Revolution® and BounceBack ShockTower® basketball courts, products chosen for their ease of installation and focus on competitor safety. BounceBack ShockTower, remains the only modular basketball surface on the market with a built in shock absorption system, lessening the impact on joints with an added level of “cush.”

“Over the years we’ve used nearly every indoor modular surface and I can say unequivocally that SnapSports products are the best in the industry! The Revolution and BounceBack locks stay locked, work great over a variety of surfaces and just don’t break. They disassemble easily and are ready to use over and over again.” – Matt Williams, Jam On It CEO

SnapSports, based in Salt Lake City, is a proud court provider for AAU, The United States Futsal Federation, NBA House 2015, NBA Jam Session 2014, the International Handball Federation and more. SnapSports surfaces are approved as a FIBA technical partner.

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SnapSports Championship Basketball Courts Dominant Throughout Local Event

Friday, June 30th, 2017

What is better than being a major partner of one of the fastest-growing AAU basketball events? Being a major partner of one of the fastest-growing AAU basketball events in your own backyard! The SnapSports® Salt Lake City-based corporate team has had the pleasure of taking part in Big Mountain Jam and The Rocky Mountain Showcase, consecutive weekend tournaments hosted by AAU’s Jam On It Academy. Rocky Mountain Showcase, taking place this weekend at South Towne Expo center, is the culmination of two stellar weekends of intense basketball competition – together forming the largest basketball event in Utah.

Big Mountain Jam has experienced exponential growth since its original kick off. This inaugural dual weekend tournament was created to accommodate the hundreds of teams turned away from the competition in previous years. SnapSports, a consistent partner with all Big Mountain Jam events, is thrilled with the tournament growth. Between the two weekends, over 900 teams from all over the Western United States will compete on 30+ courts comprised of SnapSports Championship Basketball Surfacing – BounceBack ShockTower®. Boys and girls of all ages will go head-to-head on SnapSports tournament game courts, with winners proudly crowned as Rocky and Big Mountain champs. AAU has consistently chosen SnapSports ShockTower surfacing for its built-in shock absorption system, the only surface on the modular market with such technology.

SnapSports has been a proud partner of AAU Jam On it for many years and enjoys supporting an organization that is focused on the growth and development of amateur athletics.

 

Photos from AAU Big Mountain Jam:

AAU Big Mountain Jam 2015 Hits Salt Lake City

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

AAU Big Mountain Jam 2015
professional grade basketball surfacing
AAU and SnapSports

With over 20 indoor basketball courts packed into the South Towne Exposition Center, the best junior club players from around the nation converged to play on SnapSports professional-grade and portable basketball surfacing. AAU Big Mountain Jam 2015 and SnapSports often team up to provide the official surfacing for these classic tournaments while providing the best in quality to the nation’s most promising young athletes.

AAU Welcomes Back SnapSports® As Official Court Of This Year’s AAU Basketball ‘Jam On It’ Memorial Day Tournament

Friday, June 12th, 2015

SnapSports® to be the Official Courts for the 2nd Annual AAU / Jam On It Memorial Day Tournament in Las Vegas.

SnapSports® will be on the road again this Memorial Day Weekend as they join AAU for the 2nd Annual Las Vegas Memorial Day Tournament, being held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, May 23th-25th.  The ‘Jam On It’ Vegas Tournament, in its second year, is a unique tournament as it will host both basketball and volleyball competitors, boys and girls ages elementary through varsity.  To accommodate the complexity of a dual sport event, athletes will play on SnapSports® BounceBack® Surfacing, chosen for its superior high performance and player safety.

I’ve tried nearly every modular sports product and I can say, unequivocally, that SnapSports products are the best available!  It is the responsibility of AAU to provide high performing, safe and dependable courts for our athletes.  That is why we purchased SnapSports for all our courts.” – Matt Williams, AAU, Second Vice President

The 2015 ‘Jam On It” Las Vegas Memorial Day Tournament will feature over 120 teams competing on 10 ShockTower® Championship Courts. The multi-patented ShockTower® technology is the only surface on the market to incorporate a shock absorption system into the understructure of the floor. 16 individual shocks per square foot ease the impact on player’s joints, guaranteeing a safer surface for any sport including basketball and volleyball. The versatility and high performance of SnapSports’ product line has made them a favorite of athletes, coaches, and event facilitators.

‘Jam On It’ is recognized as one of the world’s premier event organizers with 23 years of experience. As a proud member of the AAU, Jam On It has been selected to host local, regional, and national AAU events.  Jam On It also manages two multi-court facilities in Northern California housing 20 courts between the two facilities.

“ When an elite organization such as AAU Jam On It sets out to chose the best performing and safe play court for their tournaments and they choose SnapSports as their ‘Official Court’, it makes everyone here very proud. “   -Jorgen Moller Jr., CEO SnapSports

SnapSports manufactures 24/7 in their 150,000 square foot ISO 9001:2008 Quality certified facility in Salt Lake City, Utah. SnapSports is the Official Court of AAU Basketball Jam On it, AAU All Under one Roof,  The Big South, The United States Futsal Federation, NBA Jam Session, NBA Nation, 2015 NBA House, and USA Team Handball. SnapSports is an official FIBA Technical Partner and has been a proud partner of The Special Olympics, The National Veterans Wheelchair Games, The Volleyball Festival, Gus Macker 3X3, The Vanilla Ice.