USA Football, the sports national governing body on youth and amateur levels, and Under Armour, Inc. said that Under Armour will be the official outfitter of USA Football training events and national teams.
Under this agreement, Under Armour will provide apparel for more than 100 USA Football events annually, including a series of youth football coaching schools, officiating training sessions and three-day camps for players aged 9-14.
Under Armour also holds exclusive rights to outfit USA Footballs 2009 Junior National Team. Team USA, the countrys first high school-aged national football team, will compete against seven other nations (Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand and Sweden) at the 2009 International Federation of American Football (IFAF) Junior World Championship in Canton, OH. This inaugural event will take place at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Field at Fawcett Stadium from June 27th-July 5th.
Under Armour also will participate in USA Footballs Grants Program, which awards uniforms and equipment to youth teams across the United States based on merit and need. In addition, USA Footballs online shop will feature co-branded USA Football-Under Armour performance apparel.