Top of the World, the leader in collegiate licensed headwear, has been named the official locker room headwear provider for the Atlantic Coast Conference. Under the new partnership, Top of the World will provide locker room headwear for all 27 sports in the conference, beginning in Fall 2019 and throughout the next three academic years.
In addition to providing the on-field product, Top of the World will also produce and distribute officially licensed locker room and championship headwear at retail.
“We look forward to having Top of the World as part of our ACC Championship events,” said Commissioner John Swofford. “This partnership not only enhances the student-athlete experience during our championship celebrations, but also provides an opportunity for our fans to support their favorite teams.”
With the addition of the partnership with the ACC, Top of the World now provides product for over 350 collegiate championships annually.
“We are thrilled to be working with the ACC as the conference’s official headwear partner,” said Scott Shuler, President of Top of the World. “As a college-focused company, Top of the World takes pride in recognizing and supporting these student-athletes’ athletic achievements at championship events throughout the year.”
About to the ACC
The Atlantic Coast Conference, now in its 67th year of competition and 15 members strong, has long enjoyed the reputation as one of the strongest and most competitive intercollegiate conferences in the nation. ACC members Boston College, Clemson, Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Miami, North Carolina, NC State, Notre Dame, Pitt, Syracuse, Virginia, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest continue to build upon the cornerstones on which the league was founded in 1953 with a consistent balance of academics, athletics and integrity. The ACC currently sponsors 27 NCAA sports – 14 for women and 13 for men – with member institutions located in 10 states. For more information, visit theACC.com and follow @theACC on Twitter and on Facebook (facebook.com/theACC).
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. As of 2018, Top of the World is one of only 33 companies worldwide to be accredited by the Fair Labor Association, the highest level of FLA affiliation, for its commitment to social responsibility and the highest standard of business practices with its partnering factories. Top of the World holds more than 700 college and university licenses and has offices in Oklahoma, Michigan, Kentucky and Ohio.