Nashville, TN (August 12, 2016) - National Pro Fastpitch announced the launch of a fan-friendly product today provided through an exclusive licensing agreement. The product, known as ChickPicSticks™ is an exciting line of player image collectibles.
Player images come in three different sizes, ranging from 8.5 inches tall to life-size or 72” tall maximum. The full color vinyl material clings and sticks to most smooth flat surfaces in a “no-damage upon removal” method.
ChickPicSticks are available immediately for a limited number of players with more additions coming soon. Players included in the initial launch are: Monica Abbott, Emily Allard, Jill Barrett, Lauren Chamberlain, Lexie Elkins, Sami Fagan, Lauren Haeger, Kelly Kretschman, Kelley Montalvo, Keilani Ricketts, Sierra Romero, Kristyn Sandberg, and Jaclyn Traina.
Prices range from $3.99 to $94.99 and ChickPicSticks can be purchased through league and team websites, team pro shops and special event locations. A limited supply will be available at the 2016 NPF Championship Series beginning Friday, August 19th, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
This product licensing agreement includes a significant player royalty provision in an effort by the league to help subsidize player salaries.
ChickPicSticks are available immediately at www.profastpitch.com and beginning August 19th at the 2016 Championship Series.
About National Pro Fastpitch:
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 2016 NPF season will be televised on CBS Sports Network. Coverage includes the NPF College Draft presented by Bownet on Thur., April 14, followed by 23 regular-season games, a Championship Series Preview Special and the 2016 NPF Championship Series. The NPF recently announced that the Scrap Yard Dawgs, located in The Woodlands, Texas, will join the Akron Racers, Chicago Bandits, Dallas Charge, Pennsylvania Rebellion and USSSA Florida Pride for the 2016 season. National Pro Fastpitch players hail from the U.S., Australia, Canada, Japan, the Netherlands and New Zealand, representing the most accomplished and talented athletes in the sport of women’s softball.
Note to Media
Photos and b-roll of players is available. Interviews with the league commissioner are welcomed, and top players from each team are accessible immediately. If you’re interested in pursuing story angles about professional softball for women, please don’t hesitate to contact us.