Top of the World, the leader in collegiate licensed apparel and headwear, has been named the official locker room provider for the Big Ten Conference. Top of the World has served as the official Big Ten locker room headwear provider since 2000, but under the new partnership, the company will additionally provide locker room apparel for all 28 sports in the conference, beginning in Fall 2018 and throughout the next three academic years.
In addition to providing product on field and on court, Top of the World will also produce and distribute officially licensed locker room and championship apparel and headwear at retail.
“As a college-focused company, we truly appreciate and are honored by the opportunity to partner with the Big Ten Conference as its official locker room apparel and headwear provider,” said Scott Shuler, President of Top of the World. “The Big Ten has a tremendous track record of athletic success and we take great pride in supporting these student-athletes’ achievements at championship events throughout the year.”
About the Big Ten Conference
The Big Ten Conference is an association of world-class universities whose member institutions share a common mission of research, graduate, professional and undergraduate teaching and public service. Founded in 1896, the Big Ten has sustained a comprehensive set of shared practices and policies that enforce the priority of academics in the lives of students competing in intercollegiate athletics and emphasize the values of integrity, fairness and competitiveness. The broad-based programs of the 14 Big Ten institutions will provide over $200 million in direct financial support to more than 9,500 students for more than 11,000 participation opportunities on 350 teams in 42 different sports. The Big Ten sponsors 28 official conference sports, 14 for men and 14 for women, including the addition of men's ice hockey and men's and women's lacrosse since 2013. For more information, visit http://www.bigten.org
About Top of the World
Top of the World is one of the largest licensees within the collegiate licensing and broader headwear and apparel industry. It has led the collegiate licensed headwear market for over three decades and expanded into apparel in 2017. Top of the World is a leader in both product and design, holding more than 700 college and university licenses and has offices in Oklahoma, Michigan and Ohio.