NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Pro Fastpitch announced today, a league-wide partnership with Vaultz®, making them an Official Partner and the personal storage solution of choice for NPF teams throughout the 2017 season. The partnership includes a Vaultz® Lock it Up!® Player of the Game Award for every game of the 2017 regular season.
Vaultz® provides security, protection, and style across a full range of personal storage solutions including boxes, cases, pouches, bags, backpacks, briefcases and much more. The Vaultz® product line touts security for personal items whether at school, at work, at home or at play.
The Vaultz® Player of the Game, will be announced on NPF TV during every livestream prior to the game ending, and also posted on team and league social media sites. The Vaultz® Lock it Up!® Player of the Game Award will be given to the individual whose performance most directly secured victory for her team.
“Everyone at Vaultz® is very excited about our partnership with National Pro Fastpitch,” said Vince Thomson, Chief Marketing Officer and Co-Founder. “Not only is it a fast-paced, exciting sport, but it is also a great fit for what Vaultz® is all about. The amazing athletes of NPF are very serious about what they do, and are deeply committed to securing and protecting victory for their teams, and personal success as athletes. We are particularly thrilled about sponsoring the Vaultz® Lock it Up!® Player of the Game Award for the athlete that most clearly secures the win for their club. This is going to be a lot of fun.”
The Vaultz® Lock it Up!® Player of the Game Award will be given out beginning Opening Day on June 1 when the Chicago Bandits host the Akron Racers at The Ballpark at Rosemont. The 2017 regular season totals 150 games between the six affiliate teams of the NPF beginning June 1 and extending through August 13th.
About the Akron Racers: The Akron Racers, headquartered in Akron, OH, are the oldest existing team in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league. The Racers will celebrate their 16th season of play in 2017. The Racers competed in the Women's Pro Softball League (WPSL) for two seasons in 1999 and 2000 and in the NPF since 2004. Historic Firestone Stadium is home to the Racers and numerous amateur events at all levels of play.
About National Pro Fastpitch (NPF)
National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), an Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball since 2002, provides elite female athletes with an opportunity to pursue a professional career in diamond sports beyond their collegiate success. The NPF affiliate teams consist of the Akron Racers, Beijing Shougang, Chicago Bandits, Scrap Yard Dawgs, Texas Charge and USSSA Florida Pride for the 2017 season. National Pro Fastpitch players hail from the United States, Australia, Canada and China among which are the most accomplished and talented athletes in the sport of women’s softball.
Vaultz® provides security, protection, and style across a full range of personal storage solutions. Vaultz® products can be found at most major retailers, e-tailers, and at www.vaultz.net. Vaultz® is a wholly owned division of IdeaStream Consumer Products, LLC, IdeaStream Consumer Products, LLC is not associated, affiliated or connected in any way with ideastream®, the multiple media public service organization. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, IdeaStream Consumer Products, LLC also owns the brands Snap-N-Store®, and Find it®. “If it’s important to you…Lock it Up!®.”