WINNIPEG, MB – Hockey Manitoba is proud to announce that a four-year partnership agreement has been reached with Reebok Hockey. The partnership will see Reebok and CCM become Official Partners of Hockey Manitoba and will also be recognized as Official Partners of the Program of Excellence (POE).
In association with Awards & More, Reebok-CCM apparel items will be available for the 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 Provincial ChampionshipTeam/Host Apparel Packages. This will give all Provincial Championship participants, hosts, and fans the opportunity to access quality Reebok-CCM products at 35 host locations annually. Reebok-CCM apparel products will also be the preferred choice for other programs and events delivered by Hockey Manitoba throughout the season.
Reebok-CCM jerseys, socks, and equipment will become the official brands used within the Hockey Manitoba Program of Excellence. The deal will see both provincial teams, U-16 Team Manitoba (Male) and U-18 Team Manitoba (Female), outfitted with Reebok jerseys and socks along with Reebok or CCM helmets and gloves. Team Manitoba will show off the new gear at the 2011 Canada Winter Games in Halifax, NS this month. Reebok-CCM jerseys & socks will be used at the POE Spring Tournament and Summer Camp as well Reebok-CCM apparel willbe the preferred choice for POE coaching staff & camp volunteers.
Also included in the agreement is that Hockey Manitoba will introduce Hockey Manitoba Reebok Skills Camps program in the spring of 2011. Hockey Manitoba will also provide specific Reebok-CCM equipment within the 'Just Play' program which is a grassroots recruitment and retention initiative currently being established by Hockey Manitoba.