The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL), the premier youth soccer league in the United States, and Continental Tire, one of the oldest independent and largest tire manufacturers in the world, announced a multi-year partnership beginning in 2023. As the ECNL player pathway continues to bring access and opportunities to support players in reaching their potential, this sponsorship will support celebrated and emerging ECNL programs.
The partnership highlights Continental Tire’s continued and deep support of sport and soccer nationally and is the first youth sports partner for Continental Tire. The ECNL is the leading path for youth players to the collegiate and pro level making the partnership a logical extension of Continental Tire’s established commitment to the game at the professional level.
As an Official Partner of the ECNL, Continental Tire will have exclusivity in the passenger automobile and light truck tires and tire brands category for the League. Additionally, Continental’s sponsorship includes:
- The Zone, presented by Continental Tire - The Zone presented by Continental Tire will offer an on-site experiential platform at national and regional showcase events.
- Road Trip Derby Day, driven by Continental Tire – This new program established in 2022 highlights interleague play between rival teams, reaching into grassroots league play supporting the athletes in their hometowns.
- Continental Tire ECNL National Selection Games – The National Selection Games are the premiere showcase events giving athletes access and a platform for collegiate and pro careers with dozens of coaches attending as well as the support of clubs throughout the league.
- Breaking The Lines: The ECNL Podcast – Continental Tire will be the sponsor and exclusive supplier of the Product Category in biweekly “Breaking the Lines: The ECNL Podcast”, monthly Instagram promotion featuring Continental on the Companies’ feeds.
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