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UIL Announces Baden as Official Ball Provider

Media Contact: Chris Schmidt
Phone: 512-471-5883
Fax: 512-471-6589

Date: Nov 03, 2010
Category: Athletics


AUSTIN, TX—The University Interscholastic League is proud to announce Baden Sports as the official ball provider of the UIL for the 2010-11 school year. Baden Sports will provide athletic balls for all UIL state and regional tournaments.

“We are excited to partner with Baden Sports and bring a quality product to the student-athletes of Texas,” said UIL Executive Director Dr. Charles Breithaupt.

“We are very excited to be named the Official Ball Carrier of Texas’ University Interscholastic League,” said Michael Schindler, Baden’s CEO. “Texas is a fantastic state for high school sports.  It consistently produces some of our nation’s most competitive and entertaining athletic events, and we are proud to be a part of it as the Official Ball.”

To celebrate this announcement, Baden and the UIL provided one free ball to every UIL member school prior to the 2010-11 season.

The goal of the UIL is to provide quality equipment to student-athletes at state and regional tournaments. Baden’s production and quality assurance team directly oversees the manufacturing process on-site to ensure that all products meet its stringent standards.

For more information on Baden Sports as the official ball provider of the UIL please visit the UIL website at:

About the UIL

The University Interscholastic League was created by The University of Texas at Austin to provide leadership and guidance to public school debate and athletic teachers. Since 1910 the UIL has grown into the largest inter-school organization of its kind in the world. The UIL continues to operate as part of the University of Texas, under the auspices of the Vice President for Diversity & Community Engagement.

The UIL exists to provide educational extracurricular academic, athletic, and music contests. Representing quality educational competitions administered by school people on an equitable basis.

About Baden

Baden Sports, Inc., an independent, family-owned company based in Federal Way, Wash., is a designer and producer of high quality athletic balls. Baden's product leadership has led many collegiate conferences, programs and coaches to choose Baden as their "Official Ball." Baden sells its products internationally with distribution centers in Federal Way, Wash. and Louisville, Ky.

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