Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) April 01, 2012
The CBS Sports Network will present “Court of Champions—Delivered by UPS”—as a one hour documentary airing Sunday, April 1, at 9 p.m. ET. The floor is manufactured in Amasa, Michigan, by Salt Lake City-based Connor Sport Court International.
The documentary explores the court’s journey from a sustainable forest on a Native American Reserve in Wisconsin to the Superdome in New Orleans for the NCAA®’s Final Four championships, which will be on Monday, April 2. (Consult your local television directory for channel number and time for the CBS Sports Network in your area).
“We are proud of the portable courts we have provided for the NCAA championship teams since 2006,” said Ron Cerny, President and CEO of Connor Sport Court International.
In addition to the NCAA® Final Four® courts, Connor’s Amasa plant also manufactures about 750 playing courts every year for schools, gymnasiums, colleges and NBA teams, including the unique parquet hardwood portable floor the company built for the Boston Celtics.
The CBS Documentary first follows the 2012 Final Four championship floor from standing timber to its finishing as a sleek hardwood court in Ohio. Then it is placed on a UPS semi which draws fans as it stops along the way in Louisville, Atlanta, Auburn, Alabama; Hattiesburg, Mississippi; and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The truck arrives to a parade in New Orleans.
The Final Four championships will be played March 31 and April 2 in the Mercedes Benz Superdome.
About Connor Sport Court International
More athletic events are played on Connor Sport Court surfaces than on any other sports flooring in the world. Founded in 1872, Connor Sports Flooring has established itself as the standard for professional and collegiate sports. Hardwood used in the courts is from a renewable resource, with the U.S. growing six times more hardwood than is harvested each year. Sport Court® is a registered trade mark of Connor Sport Court International. Since 1974, it has identified the original and authentic modular sport surface, continuously improved and patented to provide the highest levels of quality and performance. Connor Sport Court is proud to be the only sports surfacing company in the world that is independently audited and verified as “Zero Waste” and fully ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certified.
For more Connor Sport Court information contact:
Jeff Morton, Marketing Manager, Connor Sport Court
For more information on the itinerary for the 2012 Connor Sport Court Final Four Floor Tour
Kurt Kosmowski, The Kosmowski Group, Inc., Marketing and Public Relations
28 West Adams Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226
Cell phone 248-345-4360
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For More Information on UPS contact:
UPS Public Relations