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Basketball SA and SA Country Basketball Announce Exciting Partnerships with Blackchrome and Ref Warehouse

Adelaide, 25/09/2023 — Basketball SA is thrilled to announce two dynamic partnerships that will elevate the sport and the experience for players, officials, and fans alike. In a competitive tender process, Blackchrome has been selected as the official apparel partner of Basketball SA and SA Country Basketball, continuing their successful supply of the past three years. Additionally, Ref Warehouse has been chosen as the exclusive officials’ apparel supplier for Basketball SA, SA Country Basketball, and the NBL1 Central.

Blackchrome, known for its commitment to high-quality sportswear and merchandise, has been awarded the esteemed position of official apparel partner for Basketball SA and SA Country Basketball. This partnership encompasses the exclusive supply of all high-performance uniforms, staff uniforms, and merchandise for these organisations.

Following a thorough tender process that attracted numerous submissions, Blackchrome emerged as the successful applicant, proving their dedication to the sport and their ability to meet the needs of South Australian basketball.

“We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Blackchrome, a company that shares our commitment to excellence,” said Tim Brenton, CEO of Basketball SA. “Their high-quality uniforms and merchandise have been integral to our success over the past three years, and we are excited to see where this partnership will take us in the future. Together, we will continue to elevate the South Australian basketball experience.”

Blackchrome’s expertise in providing top-tier sportswear and merchandise will ensure that players and staff are equipped with the best-in-class apparel that meets the demands of high-performance basketball.

Travis Eddie, General Manager of Blackchrome, expressed his excitement about the partnership, stating, “At Blackchrome, we are dedicated to supporting the growth and success of South Australian basketball. We are honoured to continue our partnerships with Basketball SA and SA Country Basketball, and we are committed to providing top-notch apparel that meets the high standards of this dynamic sport.”

In addition to the partnership with Blackchrome, Basketball SA is proud to announce an exclusive partnership with Ref Warehouse. Ref Warehouse will serve as the exclusive officials’ apparel supplier for Basketball SA, SA Country Basketball, and the NBL1 Central.

This partnership reinforces Basketball SA’s commitment to providing officials with the highest quality and performance-oriented apparel, further enhancing the integrity and professionalism of the sport.

“We are excited to partner with Ref Warehouse, a company that understands the needs of our officials and shares our vision for raising the standards of officiating in basketball,” said Tim Brenton. “Through this partnership, we aim to provide our officials with the best possible apparel, supporting them in their crucial role in the game.”

Jon Chapman, General Manager of Ref Warehouse, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “Ref Warehouse is proud to be the exclusive officials’ apparel supplier for Basketball SA, SA Country Basketball and the NBL1. We look forward to providing officials with top-quality apparel and equipment to ensure they have the tools they need to excel in their roles on the court.” 

Both partnerships reflect Basketball SA and SA Country Basketball’s dedication to ensuring that all aspects of the sport, from player and staff apparel to officiating, meet the highest standards of quality and performance.

As these partnerships take effect, fans and stakeholders can look forward to seeing the positive impact they will have on the South Australian basketball community.