SOURCE: Zazzle



April 07, 2011 14:36 ET

USA Football Partners With Zazzle for New Merchandise Shops Benefiting America's Youth Football Community

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - April 7, 2011) - Zazzle, the world's leading platform for quality custom products, today announced its expanded partnership with USA Football to launch custom store solutions for America's youth football teams. In support of this partnership, Zazzle launched a USA Football store enabling every youth football league, club or team to create its own customized gear, complete with their name, colors and mascots.

At least 10 percent and up to 23 percent of every customized item purchased is awarded back to the league, club or team that maintains the store. Shoppers may also choose from a variety of official USA Football merchandise.

USA Football, the sport's national governing body in the United States, also is the official youth football development partner of the National Football League (NFL) and its 32 teams. Approximately three million American children age 6-14 play organized youth tackle football.

"Athletes and sports fans of all ages have always loved the ability to create products on Zazzle that show their support for their teams," said Melanie Sherk, VP of Business Development at Zazzle. "Whether they want a hat with their team name or a shirt with their last name, Zazzle provides America's youth football leagues -- through USA Football -- with the opportunity to externally display their commitment to youth sports."

"This is an exciting partnership for America's youth football community," USA Football Executive Director Scott Hallenbeck said. "Zazzle's service is a fun and financially viable way to help youth football leagues complement their fundraising work to continually provide positive experiences through America's favorite sport."

Zazzle's USA Football stores can be found at:

Most Zazzle orders will be produced and shipped within 24 hours.

About Zazzle
Zazzle is the world's leading platform for quality custom products. Zazzle's proprietary technology enables individuals, professional artists, and major brands, including Disney and Hallmark, to create and offer billions of unique products for customers worldwide. Zazzle's rapidly expanding product base covers every topic imaginable and includes t-shirts, business cards, invitations, in addition to a variety of custom gifts. Upon creation, products are instantly and accurately visualized on the site and offered in the Zazzle marketplace. When ordered, each product is made on-demand, typically within 24 hours. Launched in 2005 and based in Redwood City, California, Zazzle's vision is to redefine commerce, powered by the world's imagination.

About USA Football
USA Football, the sport's national governing body in the United States, hosts more than 80 football training events annually offering education for coaches, skill development for players and resources for youth football league commissioners. The independent non-profit is the official youth football development partner of the NFL and its 32 teams. USA Football manages U.S. national teams within the sport for international competitions and provides more than $1 million annually in equipment grants and youth league volunteer background check subsidies. Endowed by the NFL and NFL Players Association in 2002 through the NFL Youth Football Fund, USA Football ( is chaired by former NFL team executive Carl Peterson.

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