Below is a press release from Wilmington-based 3STEP Sports:
WILMINGTON, MA — 3STEP Sports, the nation’s largest youth sports club and event operator, is proud to announce Under Armour as the title sponsor for the Select Game and the official outfitter for 3Step Field Hockey from 2022-24.
The Under Armour Select Game will be held on July 19 at Boston College and will feature the top 60 performers from the three College Connection Showcases. Athletes from the high school graduating classes of 2022 through 2026 are eligible to participate. The Showcases will be held on three consecutive weekends in June and are broken down by region.
The schedule is: Midwest (June 3-5 at Principia School in St. Louis, MO), Northeast (June 10-12 at UMass, Amherst, MA) and Mid-Atlantic (June 17-19 at Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ). At the conclusion of each showcase the top players will receive a “golden ticket” to the Under Armour Select Game. Spots to attend each showcase are limited. Registration is currently open.
“Access to sport is a major focus for the UA Brand and in the 50th year anniversary of Title IX, providing opportunities for the female athlete is a priority. We are excited to be partnering with 3STEP Sports to build a best-in-class experience for their field hockey athletes and outfitting all players in UA to improve their performance,” said Craig Cummings, the Sr. Director of Sales at Under Armour.
Participants invited to attend the UA Select Game will be outfitted with the following Under Armour items: skort, jersey, game socks, backpack, and performance T-shirt.
There will be two 90-minute games, which will be streamed online by our video partner, First Scout Video Productions. In addition, there will be a goalkeeper showcase.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Under Armour on one of the best field hockey events in the nation,” said 3STEP Vice President of Field Hockey Ainslee Lamb. “The opportunity to play against the best players in the country, first regionally and then nationally, is second to none. And you won’t find a better player pack of gear anywhere.”
The 3STEP reach spans 40+ states and serves more than 3.1 million athletes across eight sports through industry-leading events, nationally spanning club programs, premier media content and more. The mission of 3STEP is to be the standard of the youth sports experience and create consistency in the industry.