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Showing Team Pride: Best Sports Gear Swag

Take your brand to the ballgame, whether you’re a small business supporting your local college team, a travel league looking to excite the fans, or just looking to make your kid’s little league games more engaging for the parents, sports gear swag is one of the best ways to let the fans show their team spirit. Need some ideas to get you started? Here are our top sports team swag ideas to promote teams at any level. 

Why Create Team Merch? 

Sports teams are about so much more than just the game. It’s about the energy and sense of community that surrounds the game. Team swag gives fans and spectators another way to engage. Wearing the team colors, sporting their logo or mascot on stickers, waving flags—these all make fans feel like a part of the team and, by extension, part of the game.  

Of course, you don’t have to be in the NBA to share sports swag. Local kids’ teams are also a great place to share team sports swag both to get the kids excited and to give the parents another way to be engaged. Hats, branded balls, t-shirts, and more give the kids something to represent their team at home and offer the community a way to show their support for their children. 

Custom Sports Products For Any Team 

Ready to show your team spirit? Check out these top swag ideas that you can customize for your team: 

Sports Water Bottles 

26 oz. Iva Stainless Steel Water Bottle  

Perfect for teams looking to spread their spirit, this stainless steel water bottle is the type of high-quality swag that’s perfect for college teams, travelling leagues, and even high school teams. Sell them at local events or give them to the team members for a lasting commemorative water bottle they’ll be sure to treasure. 

24 oz. Aluminum Posy Water Bottle 

Perfect for active sports, these aluminum water bottles feature a convenient carrying handle and flip spout for easy sipping. Take these to the field for the athletes to enjoy or share them with the fans to promote team spirit in the stands and at home. 

30 oz. Eco-Polyclear™ Challenger Water Bottle 

A classic sports bottle design, these water bottles have a secure snap opening for quick and easy access to lots of water. Shaped with its own built-in grip design and easy to pour or drink, these water bottles are sure to be a favorite in stadiums and other major sporting sites. 

Pro tip: Love water bottles for your team? Check out our full selection of custom water bottles

Team Logo Stadium Cups 

16 oz. Reusable Run Stadium Cup  

Treat fans and athletes to that trendy party cup design but made with sturdy reusable plastic! Double-walled to keep drinks cool through the game and dish-washer safe, this cup is the perfect way to spread the team logo around at the game while also making a great souvenir. 

Full Color Stadium Cup – White – 12 oz  

Why show just your logo when you can go all out with a full color imprint? Printed with a bold football design that sports fan will adore, your team logo is sure to stand out on this trendy red cup with a white interior 

Color Changing Stadium Cup – 17 oz 

Need something to get the kids excited for their big end-of-season game? These color-changing stadium cups change color when filled with cold beverages, and come in a variety of color options to match your team.  

Pro tip: Love these sporty cups? Find more options in our selection of custom stadium cups

Custom Team Apparel 

Gildan® Ultra Cotton® T-Shirt-Colors 

A classic swag item for anyone looking to show their team spirit, these colorful cotton t-shirts are easy to customize and comfortable to wear. Looking for kid sizes for your little league team? Enjoy the same moisture-wicking fabric in child sizes here

Good Value™ Front Runner Cap 

What’s a ball game without your own trendy ball cap? Ball caps are a fan staple across sports from golf to football. Keeping the sun off your face while showing off your favorite team, these stylish caps are a sports swag classic that every sports line needs.  

Cotton Twill Visor – Screen Print 

Looking for something with a little extra style? These Cotton Twill Visors are the perfect accessory for sports fans with their sporty color options and sewn-in cotton sweatband. This style is especially popular for games like tennis, volleyball, racquetball, and golf. 

Branded Drawstring Bags 

Non Woven Sports Pack 

Carry your team brand with pride on these colorful backpacks! Perfect for carrying equipment, snacks, water bottles, or just more sports swag to create the perfect goodie bag giveaway for athletes and their families. Check out our selection of custom drawstring backpacks for even more options! 

GameTime! ® Soccer Ball Drawstring Backpack 

What better way to embrace your sporty side than with this sports-themed backpack? Pair the soccer-ball style with your team’s logo and you’ve got a giveaway worth keeping for many seasons to come. Want a different ball on your backpack? We also have basketball and baseball backpacks you can customize. 

Pro tip: Check out our custom apparel selection for shirts, hats, jackets, and more! 

Custom Sports Gear Swag 

Full Color 5″x12″ Premium Felt Pennant with 1″ Sewn Strip 

Wave your flag proudly at every event with your own custom felt pennant! Fully customizable with your unique team design plus a colored stripe, these flags are an excellent way to bring team spirit to the fans. It’s wrinkle resistance also makes it easy to store and unfurl every single year. 

7″ Two Tone Foam Football 

Why let the athletes have all the fun? Give the fans a chance to engage in their favorite sport with their own branded foam football. Perfect for pep rallies, stadium gift shops, and sports swag giveaways, these foam footballs bring the fun of the game beyond the field for everyone to enjoy. 

Synthetic Leather Baseball w/ Rubber Core 

Looking forward to a winning season or need something for the athletes to sign and share? Branded baseballs are an original piece of sports swag that fans can play with or collect to honor their favorite teams.  

Pro tip: Love outdoor gear? Check out more options in our sports gear – outdoor products selection! 

No matter what you’re sharing, sports gear swag is a major part of any sporting event. With bright team colors on display and energy running high, sports team swag brings the energy of the game to the stands and the homes of the fans. Whether you’re filling up goodie bags to motivate your local team or bringing fans closer to the action, make sure you’re ready for your next big game with your own team branded giveaways.

Katie Yelisetti

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