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SnapSports to be Official Flooring of Prestigious U.S. Futsal Championships

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

SnapSports Athletic Surfaces will be the Official Sports Flooring for the 30th U.S. Futsal National Championship taking place in Anaheim, CA July 17th-19th

 

Set your GPS and head to Anaheim this summer for Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary, but first, make sure to schedule a stop at the Anaheim Convention Center for the 30th Annual U.S. Futsal National Championship, July 17-19, 2015.  As the oldest, biggest and most prestigious futsal event in the United States, the Futsal National Championship will welcome athletes from across the nation to compete for the title of National Champion.

Participating teams range from the under twelve (U-12) to senior level play for both men and women.  Over 250 teams will be competing on 8 qualifying and championship courts, comprised of over 70,000 square feet of SnapSports® exclusive patented Indoor BounceBack® ShockTower® sports surfacing.  Chosen for its superior traction control, high performance, and top rated safety features; SnapSports is the industry leader in modular athletic surfacing and a proud partner of U.S. Futsal.

“Not only are we competing on an athletic surface that exhibits superior ball play, we are providing the safest sports flooring available. SnapSports® has manufactured a high performance sports floor with an incredible level of protection from injury upon player impact that U.S. Futsal® is proud to endorse.” – Alex Para, CEO, USFF

The game of Futsal (five-a-side soccer) is played by over 100 countries around the world and is “the way the world plays indoor soccer”.   Futsal is the international form of Indoor Soccer approved by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).  Since its founding in 1980, the United States Futsal Federation has grown to an organization with over 40,000 members and has governed the sport of Futsal in the United State since 1981.  As the game of Futsal continues to grow, SnapSports is excited to be a partner in the progress and to provide the official Futsal playing surfaces.

“Our multi-patented BounceBack® playing surface with ShockTower® technology is a state-of-the-art engineered safe play sport surface. The understructureperforms as a high-impact shock absorber that reduces fatigue and injury to athletes during aggressive play, while at the same time providing the consistent resiliency needed in this fast-moving sport. We are proud to once again be chosen as the only approved sport surface able to meet the high-performance demands of Futsal competition by the USFF.” -Jorgen Moller, CEO SnapSports

SnapSports is recognized as the global leading manufacture and supplier of premium indoor modular sports surfacing and outdoor athletic courts for both the residential and commercial marketplace. 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 surface of The United States Futsal Federation, AAU Basketball Jam On it, AAU All Under one Roof,  The Big South, , 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 Project, World Police & Fire Games and The National Collegiate Roller Hockey Championship to name a few. SnapSports surfaces are made in the USA and played on around the world.

“Epic” Sports Complex in Holland Floored with SnapSports BounceBack

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

In the town of Beers, Holland,  the small Dutch community came together to build a volleyball, basketball and futsal complex in its town center.  Featuring SnapSports outdoor BounceBack tiles, the courts have become the marquee area for residents to spend their activity time.  Needless to say, the people of Beers built the entire complex in under three days…

Echte Mannen Dragen Oranje!

Outdoor BounceBack Basketball Court

SnapSports outdoor basketball, volleyball and futsal courts in Beers, Netherlands

SnapSports basketball volleyball futsal

Another look at the facility

SnapSports outdoor basketball, volleyball and futsal courts in Beers, Netherlands

View of the perimeter of the courts

SnapSports® Provides Flooring for the U.S. Futsal Northwest Regional Championships

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

SnapSports® Athletic Surfaces, the industry leader in modular sport surfacing and official flooring of the U.S. Futsal Federation (USFF), is the exclusive sports surfacing of the organization’s Northwest Futsal Championship. The USFF Sanctioned Championship Tournament will be held in Hayward, California, March 8-10, 2013. All tournament play will take place on SnapSports multi-patented BounceBack® ShockTower®, the premier surface for the fast paced and aggressive play of Futsal.

Now in its fourth year of partnership with SnapSports®, The U.S. Futsal Federation, governing body of the sport of Futsal in the United States, hosts yearly Regionals and a National Championship all played on SnapSports premium athletic surfacing.

“With over 5,000 participating athletes, I rest assured that not only are we competing on a surface that exhibits superior ball play, we are providing the safest sports flooring available. SnapSports® has manufactured a high performance product with an incredible level of protection from injury upon impact that U.S. Futsal® is proud to endorse.”
~ Alex Para – CEO, USFF

SnapSports® multi-patented BounceBack ShockTower® indoor flooring, is the industry’s leading athletic surfacing, providing superior durability and a patented absorbent sub-structure, allowing athletes to play better, faster, and longer. The ball passing and foot control technique required in the sport of Futsal, are never an issue with SnapSports surfaces, making it the clear and only choice for the United States Futsal Federation.

“We have enjoyed the opportunity, over the last four years to continue our ongoing partnership with the U.S. Futsal Federation. The growth of Futsal in the U.S. is rapidly on the rise and we are excited to contribute to the momentum using our patented sports surfacing.”
~ Jorgen Moller – CEO, SnapSports, Inc

SnapSports® Is The Official Sports Surfacing For The U.S. Futsal Northeast Regional Championships February 16-18, 2013

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

U.S. Futsal Northeast Regional Championships

SnapSports , the industry-leading manufacturer and supplier of modular sport surfacing and the official sports flooring of the ‘United States Futsal Federation’ (USFF), will be providing the official Futsal courts for the 2013 Northeast Futsal Regional Championship, in Wildwood New Jersey, February 16-18.

“Everyone at SnapSports® loves the sport of Futsal® and are proud to once again be chosen as the only approved sport surface able to meet the high-performance demands of Futsal competition by the USFF, ” says Jorgen Moller of SnapSports.

SnapSports athletic floors and courts are engineered specifically for all weather durability and performance. Whether matches are played indoors or out, SnapSports surfacing will perform at the highest level, ensuring both unmatched safety and performance.

“Each year SnapSports continues to lead the industry in modular sports floors and outdoor game courts; designing and manufacturing cutting edge products that far surpass the competition.” – Alexander Para, CEO, United States Futsal.

The Northeast Futsal Regional Championship is a USFF sponsored event, held at the Wildwood Convention Center, located directly on the Jersey Shore. The tournament features teams of 12, ages 10 and older, engaged in two days of fast paced competition; the winner to be crowned the Northeast Regional Champions.

SnapSports® Is The Official Futsal Sport Surface For The 26th U.S. Futsal National Championships

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

U.S. Futsal National Championships

The USFF championship event is recognized as the oldest, largest and most prestigious Futsal event in the United States and is being held in Anaheim, California from July 14 – 17, 2011. Teams from all around the country will compete for the right to call themselves the best in the country. The United States FUTSAL® Federation (USFF) is the national governing body for the sport of Futsal, in the United States.

All of the championship games will be played on SnapSports BounceBack® Futsal Courts. The SnapSports Futsal flooring features an exclusive multi-patent design that makes it ideal for the high-impact and fast play of Futsal. The patent resilient shock technology is designed with performance and safety in mind offers excellent impact control and superior ball response.

“We’re proud that the top US Futsal players chose to play on our courts over any other competitors and we consider it a testament to the unmatched quality and performance of our vast sports flooring line-up,” Jorgen Moller- SnapSports.

FUTSAL is a five-a-side version of soccer for competition and is played on basketball-sized pitches, both indoors and out without the use of sidewalls. This exciting and fast paced sport traces back to the 1930’s and today is played worldwide at every level of competition. Today, FUTSAL is experiencing explosive growth in the US. The U.S. Soccer Association (USYSA) and U.S. Futsal Federation signed an agreement in August of 1995, to promote FUTSAL in all of their National State Associations as their game of choice for indoor soccer under the auspices of U.S. FUTSAL. You will also find soccer coaches across the America are using FUTSAL to train athletes, working on technical skills. Creativity and technique are essential for the game and ball passing and foot control make the difference in winning or losing, that’s why the U.S. Futsal Federation chooses SnapSports as the exclusive, official futsal sports surface for all their indoor competitions and named SnapSports® the official flooring of the United States Futsal Federation.

When asked why the United States Futsal Federation, made the switch from their previous modular surface option, Alex Para, CEO of the U.S.F.F stated, “We were excited to work with SnapSports. They are the clear industry leader in modular sports flooring, their superior quality, simplicity for installation and innovative performance driven sports flooring made this the right choice for U.S. FUTSAL and the sport of FUTSAL” Said Para.