STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

28.01.2020
STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP


EUROPE`S LARGEST YOUTH HOCKEY TOURNAMENT ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

For the 15th time RIGA HOCKEY CUP will take place in Riga – an international youth hockey tournament that brings together more than 270 teams from around the world, around 5000 participants from 23 countries will come to this grand event this spring. Tournament organizers have announced the signing of a contract with the long-term partner True Hockey, an American hockey equipment manufacturer, to continue cooperation also in 2020.

“Our goal is to organize a high-class tournament, providing impeccable service and quality in every detail, as well as valuable experience and great emotions for all tournament participants. That`s why we`re really happy to have not only kept True Hockey`s trust throughout these years, but also significantly expanded our cooperation with this famous American hockey equipment manufacturer. Also this year continuing strategic partnership with TRUE Hockey we will be able to please all tournament participants with individual gifts, special awards for the best players at the award ceremony, and promote player skills thanks to the unique features and advanced technology of True Hockey inventory.”  -  said Janis Jansons, tournament general manager, Riga Cup Events manager  “Welcome to TRUE RIGA HOCKEY CUP! See you in Riga and good luck to all participants!

Under the comprehensive partnership, TRUE Hockey will provide its performance enhancing line of hockey products as prizing for top performers as well as making them available for testing on location at select times during the tournament through an interactive product showcase.  “We are thrilled to enter this agreement with Riga Hockey Cup. The target audience is an important piece of our European hockey business and this partnership will allow us to engage even more with our core consumer in a very meaningful and authentic way across multiple platforms, helping drive awareness and education for the TRUE brand and our portfolio of performance enhancing products.We are excited to work closely with Riga Hockey Cup and to support the execution of the great tournament.” – said Patrik Granlund, True Hockey/ European Marketing Manager


About RIGA HOCKEY CUP:

The International Hockey Tournament TRUE RIGA HOCKEY CUP is the largest youth hockey tournament in Europe and will attract a record number of participants this year. RIGA HOCKEY CUP 2020 will take place in Riga and near Riga from April 3 to May 3, bringing together youth of different ages from all over the world. Number of players in the tournament will be more than 5500 players and around 4000 parents and fans representing 274 teams from 23 different countries: Latvia, Czech Republic, Sweden, Belarus, Lithuania, Russia, Austria, Estonia, Ukraine, Poland, Finland, Slovakia, China, Croatia, France, Denmark, Switzerland, Norway, Hungary, United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands and USA. The most represented countries in the tournament are Finland (29 teams), Sweden (28), Russia (20), Belarus (16) and of course Latvia (75). ANfter a longer break participation was approved by a team from the US and 2 teams from China.

RIGA HOCKEY CUP 2020 will be the biggest tournament in its history to date, with over 800 games scheduled in 8 ice arenas over a 5 week period. Records have also been set for individual tournaments – Week 2 U13/U15 Group Tournament with 72 teams, Week 5 U14AAA/AA Group Tournament with 50 teams.


About TRUE Hockey:
 

True Temper’s Hockey Division was established with the mission to bring the company’s devotion to the highest quality materials, the strictest manufacturing processes and the best engineering minds to the ice.  For fourteen years, other hockey companies hired TRUE Hockey to design, engineer and manufacture over 2,000,000 sticks – sticks that showed up in the ends of countless NHL professionals and provided domination at every level of the game.

Following in the line with True Temper Sports, the world leader in golf shaft technology and the number one shaft on the PGA Tour for more than 70 years, TRUE Hockey is poised to continue providing the hockey industry with superior product design and technology for many decades to come. With full control of the product, from R&D to distribution, TRUE Hockey is focused on one goal, devotion to the best performing hockey products on the market. For more information, visit www.true-hockey.com.


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Contacts:
Jānis Jansons
+ 371 26378360
Janis.Jansons@rhc.lv
www.rhc.lv

SEE YOU IN RIGA!

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