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SnapSports® Chosen as Official Court Provider for the Jr. NBA®, Presented by Under Armour, During the 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Utah-based SnapSports® Athletic Surfaces, official provider of basketball courts for Jr. NBA presented by Under Armour events throughout the 2018 All-Star Weekend taking place February 16–18th in Los Angeles, CA.

SnapSports, a leading global manufacturer and distributor of indoor and outdoor athletic courts, is once again taking part in the NBA All-Star weekend, this time as the official court provider for the Jr. NBA, presented by Under Armour Events. The 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend, taking place February 16th–18th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA, is action-packed with events geared toward NBA enthusiasts, fans, and players of all ages. SnapSports, entering their fourth year working with the NBA organization, is excited to be a part of the festivities.

“The entire team at SnapSports is proud that the NBA, the world’s premier basketball organization, chose SnapSports for this year’s Jr. NBA Basketball Courts during NBA All-Star weekend. This is a testament to the fact that when it comes to durability, performance and player safety, we are unmatched.”

 Jorgen Moller Jr, CEO SnapSports

Joining the All-Star Weekend Festivities for the first time, Jr. NBA events includes clinics, the Gatorade Jr. NBA All-Star Invitational, skills challenge, and coaches forum. All events are led by current and former NBA and WNBA players and take place on the courts provided by SnapSports.

For the Jr. NBA 2018 All-Star weekend events, SnapSports provided eight half and three full indoor basketball courts comprised of their patented Revolution surfacing. The roughly 35,000 square feet of basketball surfacing was chosen by the NBA events team for its unmatched performance and player safety. SnapSports patented sport floors also offer easy and fast installation–key for a large event with notably high attendance.

The Jr. NBA is the official youth basketball participation program of the NBA with participants being boys and girls ages 6–14. The Jr. NBA hosts tournaments and events worldwide, teaching fundamentals of basketball while emphasizing teamwork, respect, and sportsmanship.

Based in Salt Lake City, Utah—the team at SnapSports has been, engineering, manufacturing and providing the world’s leading outdoor multi-courts, basketball courts and modular sport surfaces for nearly four decades! As the pioneers of the modular sports surfacing and outdoor multi-court industries you play on today, the family at SnapSports continues to develop the most advanced, multi-patented, modular sport surfacing and outdoor multi-courts for top athletes the world over. With unparalleled experience and a high-performance product line, SnapSports is the industry’s undisputed champion. SnapSports manufactures 24/7, in a 160,000 square foot ISO 9001:2008 quality certified facility in Salt Lake City, UT, and is supported by an authorized global network. SnapSports is a family owned and operated company.

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SnapSports Outdoor Championship Basketball Courts Return to Dew NBA 3X Tournament

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Following a successful inaugural year, the Dew NBA 3X tournament is back in action, kicking off the 2017 schedule of events in Chicago May 13th – 14th. The two-day event showcased premier 3×3 teams competing for the Chicago title on custom SnapSports® BounceBack® Basketball courts. Female and male winners are awarded a cash prize and a trip to the Championship, held in Los Angeles in September. SnapSports Athletic Surfaces will be there every step of the way, providing our patented Bounceback outdoor tournament flooring with patented ShockLock® technology. SnapSports’ ShockLock system delivers built-in “give” easing player joint impact and creating a safer athletic surface, making it an easy choice for the NBA.

The Dew NBA 3X is an elite 3×3 basketball competition combining unique basketball lifestyle and entertainment elements. Each day of the 2-day event features more than 30 selected men’s and women’s teams. The Championship teams will qualify for the 2017 USA Basketball 3×3 Tournament, which qualifies for the NBA global 3×3 Championship. The League’s global 3-on-3 platform is part of the NBA’s ongoing commitment to growing and celebrating the game of basketball. Each event on the 6-city tournament tour features live music, entertainment and fan interactions with current and former NBA stars.

New to the program:

One featured artist from each city will be given the opportunity to display their talent on a section of the SnapSports championship basketball court. With six participating artists, the court will be a one-of-a-kind representation of the 2017 Dew NBA 3X come September. Salt Lake City-based SnapSports is thrilled to have again been selected to provide courts for the most elite 3×3 basketball competition in the nation.

“Everyone at SnapSports is proud that the NBA, the world’s premier basketball organization, chose SnapSports Athletic Surfaces, as the ‘championship Basketball Court’ of NBA 3X Tour. This is a testament to the fact that when it comes to durability, performance and player safety, we are unmatched.” – Jorgen Moller Jr, CEO SnapSports

SnapSports manufactures 24/7 in our 180,000 square foot ISO 9001:2008 Quality certified facility in Salt Lake City, Utah. SnapSports is the Official Court of DEW NBA 3X, 2016 NBA Centre Court, NBA Nation, 2015 NBA House, NBA 3X, AAU Basketball Jam On it, AAU All Under one Roof, The Big South, The United States Futsal Federation, USA Basketball, Big Mountain Jam, 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 3×3, World Police & Fire Games and The National Collegiate Roller Hockey Championship, to name a few. SnapSports surfaces are Made in the U.S.A. – Played on Around The World™.

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SnapSports Teams Up with Dew NBA 3X National Tour

Friday, July 15th, 2016

The Dew NBA 3X basketball competition, played exclusively on SnapSports® BounceBack® outdoor athletic surfacing, kicked off in Atlanta on May 21st. The inaugural U.S. tour will visit Atlanta, Miami, Dallas, Chicago, Houston, and conclude on October 23rd in Los Angeles with the Dew NBA 3X National Finals. The NBA League’s global 3-on-3 platform, NBA 3X, is a way to celebrate and grow a widespread appreciation for the game of basketball.

This elite, invite-only competition visits six cities, with each 2-day event featuring more than 30 recruited men’s and women’s adult teams. The events uniquely combine entertainment and basketball lifestyle elements, including interactive appearances and activations by the NBA team itself and local talent. The events also include local food trucks and basketball-influenced art installations.

Men’s and Women’s Championship Teams will qualify for the USA Basketball 3×3 Tournament in 2017.

Gary Payton, NBA Legend and Hall of Famer, will make appearances at all six stops as the Dew NBA 3X Ambassador.

The next event is July 30-31 in Dallas.
For more information, visit the official Dew NBA 3X website.

NBA Centre Court Toronto

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

We recently returned from the exciting NBA All-Star weekend in Toronto, Canada where we provide 125,000 sq. ft. of Revolution® with TuffShield® and Pro36™ premium basketball flooring to the NBA Centre Court held at the Enercare Centre. It took the SnapSports installation team under three days to install over 40 basketball courts! The NBA Centre Court was an Interactive fan event featuring hands on basketball clinics from current and former NBA and WNBA athletes, skills and activity competitions, dunks squads and dance teams. Fans had an opportunity to test and hone their skills on SnapSports indoor basketball flooring a well as meet some of their favorite players.

We were very happy to have been chosen by the NBA for the 3rd year in a row to provide flooring for this exciting fan event and to be a part of the history making as they held the NBA All-Star weekend outside the United States for the first time in All-Star history!

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SnapSports® Basketball Surfacing Covers Premier Fan Events for 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend in NYC

Thursday, June 11th, 2015
Fans enjoying NBA All Star Weekend 2015

Fans enjoying SnapSports indoor surfacing at NBA All Star Weekend 2015

New York City will be alive with elite athletes, celebrities, and NBA fan as we approach the much anticipated 2015 NBA All-Star Weekend.

SnapSports® Athletic Surfaces, chosen for its top rating in performance and safety, will have a major presence, supplying over 15,000 sqft of our industry leading athletic flooring for the NBA House presented by BBVA Compass Locations which will host the weekend’s premier fan events.

SnapSports custom athletic courts, manufactured especially for the NBA All Star Weekend Events, will provide the chance for NBA fans of all ages to participate in Skills Challenges, catch games featuring the best middle school teams in NY, as well as meet and greet current NBA stars and legends.

“Everyone on the SnapSports team is so excited to be in New York this weekend,” Said SnapSports CEO Jorgen Moller. “To have the NBA’s elite players, legends, and fans playing on our surfacing is incredible, we can’t wait to have a blast at the NBA House events.”

SnapSports is not only the Official Indoor Court of the 2015 NBA House presented by BBVA Compass, but has a successful relationship with other NBA events. The patented SnapSports technologies chosen by the NBA are also found in residential backyard courts and homes around the world.