BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Feb. 24, 2020 – The Women's League of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association announced adidas as an official sponsor of the 2020 Final Faceoff on Monday.
The footwear and apparel giant will furnish participant gifts for student-athletes from the four competing teams, championship gear and Final Faceoff fan merchandise for next month's tournament.
"The WCHA is incredibly proud to be partnering with adidas for our 2020 Final Faceoff," WCHA Women's League Commissioner Jennifer Flowers said. "adidas is one of the largest supporters of women's hockey in the country and we're excited that our student-athletes will have the opportunity to feel that support. We thank adidas for everything they are doing, both for the WCHA and for the sport of women's hockey."
The premier conference tournament in women's college hockey, the 2020 WCHA Final Faceoff will take place March 7-8 at Ridder Arena in Minneapolis. Single-session tickets grant separate access to each of the tournament's two days of competition and are priced at $20 (general admission bench for seniors/students and youth), $15 (general admission- adults) $12 (Seniors- 62 & older; Students- with valid student ID; Youth- 12 or younger), $20 (reserved chairback) and $7 (groups of 10 or more). For tickets and more information, visit wcha.com.
Founded by Adi Dassler in 1924, adidas has grown from a home-based family business to one of the largest athletic shoe and apparel manufacturers in the world. Dassler assisted with the development of spiked running shoes for athletic events, which were first used by – among others – Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Nearly a century later, adidas footwear and apparel has been worn by athletes in a wide range of sports, including ice hockey, track & field, soccer, baseball, basketball, football, cricket, golf, gymnastics, lacrosse, tennis and rugby.
About the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Women's League
The Women's League of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association is marking its 21st season in 2019-20. The nation's premier women's hockey conference, WCHA member institutions have won a record 17 national championships since the league's inception in 1999 (including 16 of a possible 19 NCAA titles), while producing seven Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award winners, 101 All-Americans and numerous Olympic and national team members. The seven-team, NCAA Division I conference consists of: Bemidji State University (Beavers), the University of Minnesota (Golden Gophers), the University of Minnesota Duluth (Bulldogs), Minnesota State University (Mavericks), Ohio State University (Buckeyes), St. Cloud State University (Huskies) and the University of Wisconsin (Badgers). For more information, visit wcha.com.