MLU announced today a partnership with Ruffneck Scarves for the 2016 Season.

Major League Ultimate has named Ruffneck Scarves as the official provider of supporters scarves for the 2016 MLU Season.

Ruffneck will produce high quality support scarves for three of the league’s teams:  The Philadelphia Spinners, The Washington D.C. Current and The Seattle Rainmakers.

Ruffneck Scarves has been an integral part of fan support in Soccer with clubs, National teams, as well as youth teams.” said Billy Sickles, Partnership Development Associate for MLU, ” Supporter’s scarves have always been a gesture of strong affiliation with your team, your city, your game.”

A familiar piece of fan apparel at soccer matches across the globe, the supporters scarfs will allow fans Spinners, Current and Rainmakers fans to show their fandom in a stylish fashion. 

“Ruffneck Scarves creates passion among fans.” said Erin O’Brien, Vice President of Ruffneck Scarves, “We look at the scarf not as something to warm up your neck, but to hold up so the players and opposing fans can see (as well as hear) your passion for your team.”

Based out of Renton, WA, Ruffneck is no stranger to league partnerships, as they are already the official scarf provider of Major League Soccer, U.S. Soccer, United Soccer League and the NCAA.

“We have a very strong core of fans in each of our markets, and working with Ruffneck will help further this allegiance among the teams and their fanbases.” said Sickles. “The growth of the sport, our desire to develop the passion among our communities made this a natural fit to work and cultivate the next wave of Ultimate supporters together.”

“We believe that Major League Ultimate will continue to grow.” continued O’Brien. “We also believe there is a lot of passion in this growing fan base and among the players. We want to be part of this culture, to learn more about it, and to grow with it.”

Ruffneck Scarves are available for sale at the MLU Shop for $17.99, and will be offered as part of 2016 Season Ticket packages for the Spinners, D.C. Current and Rainmakers.