“Connor Sports, as a Champions of Community initiative, is extremely proud to again be a part of the prestigious Armed Forces Classic event," said Jon Issac, President and General Manaager, Connor Sports.
Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) November 07, 2016
Connor Sports®, the industry leader in premium-quality sports surfaces, will provide and install the custom hardwood basketball court for the 2016 Armed Forces Classic on Friday, Nov. 11, at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, HI. The event is owned and operated by ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, and hosted with the U.S. Navy.
The 2016 Armed Forces Classic will be held on Veterans Day in Hawaii, which is less than one month from the 75th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The Classic will feature a doubleheader that will air on ESPN featuring No. 10 Arizona facing No. 12 Michigan State at 7 p.m. ET, followed by No. 3 Kansas vs. No. 11 Indiana.
“Connor Sports, as a Champions of Community initiative, is extremely proud to again be a part of the prestigious Armed Forces Classic event and to support the U.S. Navy and those current and past members of all branches of the Armed Forces who have bravely sacrificed to proudly serve their country,” said Jon Issac, President and General Manager, Connor Sports.
The Armed Forces Classic brings premier college basketball games to our nation’s troops wherever they are stationed around the world. For five years, the U.S. Department of Defense and ESPN have presented the Armed Forces Classic in a rotation among bases of the various military branches, including:
- 2012: Air Force hosted at Ramstein Air Base in Germany.
- 2013: Army hosted at Camp Humphreys in Korea
- 2014: The Coast Guard hosted at Air Station Borinquen in Puerto Rico
- 2015: The U.S. Marine Corps hosted at Camp Foster in Okinawa, Japan.
About Connor Sport Court International / http://www.connorsports.com
More athletic events are played on Connor Sport Court International surfaces than on any other sports courts in the world. Founded in 1872, Connor Sport Court International has established themselves 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 International 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 certified. Connor Sports is on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/connorsports and on Twitter @Connor_Sports.