Exclusive: We usually don’t toot our own horn in the Ringor Softball Community Newsletter. We’re sponsoring an event that’s the high point in the softball careers of many young women. That’s why we wanted to let you know about it.
The News Release
The following news release will soon be delivered to the press. You saw it here, first:
Wilsonville, Oregon — Ringor, a maker of women’s fastpitch softball footwear and socks, announced its partnership with National Professional Fastpitch (NPF) as Official Footwear Supplier and Official Sock of the 2013 season.
“Every girl playing fastpitch softball has dreamed of being the best. In this light, the NPF matters,” said Kirk Ihlenburg, CEO of Ringor. “When these young girls look into the future, they want to see themselves playing at this level. Ringor has been a part of these dreams for 30 years. It is a privilege to partner with the NPF and support the women who have made their dreams come true.”
Ringor softball footwear and socks will be made available to NPF players on all teams during the 2013 season.
Ringor will be recapping the league throughout the season in its monthly NPF newsletter.
Ringor, located in Wilsonville, Oregon, has been making footwear since 1983. The company is known for its premium-quality footwear for women’s fastpitch softball. Ringor is the only softball footwear maker to focus on women’s fastpitch and receive the coveted Seal of Acceptance from the American Podiatric Medical Association.
Ringor was founded in 1983 by Frederick Ihlenburg, who realized his vision of better-performing shoes for ball players. Ringor footwear continues to define how the game of women’s fastpitch softball is played.
About National Pro Fastpitch:
National Pro Fastpitch is a national league of women’s fastpitch softball teams. NPF is intended to provide family entertainment for people of all ages and to showcase the top talent in fastpitch softball today.
Why It Matters
Imagine a young girl who plays her first game of softball. She’s excited by the sport, by the spirit of her team, and by the excitement all around her. After a few games, you can’t keep her away from the sport!
She dreams of playing high school ball, and then college ball. After college, she dreams of playing pro ball on a National Professional Fastpitch team.
When Ringor supports the efforts of NPF, we help that hopeful young girl achieve her dreams. That’s why it matters.
3 Ways You Can Follow the NPF 2013 Season
- Watch the draft on live TV. The NPF Draft will be held Monday April 1, 2013 at 8 PM EST. Watch the action live on ESPN3.
- Watch the games on ESPN3. The playing schedule will be announced by NPF soon.
- Follow the action on the Ringor 2013 monthly NPF newsletter. Click the link to sign up.