NFHS Announces PepWear as New Corporate Partner

Posted by Brad McClatchey

January 3rd, 2020




NFHS Announces PepWear as New Corporate Partner



CEDAR HILL, TX (January 3, 2020) The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has entered into an agreement with industry-leading event merchandising company PepWear as a new corporate partner.

PepWear has been providing event merchandising services to high school and youth organizations across the country for more than 30 years, and will now be the exclusive Event Merchandise Partner of the NFHS.

“We are thrilled to collaborate with PepWear as our new event merchandise provider”, said Dr. Karissa Niehoff, NFHS Executive Director. “PepWear has crafted an excellent reputation for quality apparel and an unmatched customer experience over more than three decades in existence, and we couldn’t be happier to add them to our cohort of corporate partners.”

As a part of the five-year agreement, PepWear will engage on NFHS platforms, have a presence at national meetings, and develop relationships with NFHS member state associations.

“PepWear has always been committed to the youth achievement space, and this partnership with NFHS will allow us to introduce our industry-leading Event Merchandise Solution to state high school athletic associations across the country. Were sure our approach to building their brands while offering a great customer experience and top quality products will resonate well,”  said Craig
Johnson, CEO of PepWear.

The NFHS Network is excited to welcome PepWear as a corporate partner, said Mark Koski, CEO of the NFHS Network. There is no doubt PepWear will help us to better serve our membership and enhance the student experience.


About the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS)

The NFHS, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, is the national leadership organization for high school sports and performing arts activities. Through its 50 member state associations and the District of Columbia, the NFHS reaches more than 19,000 high schools and 12 million participants in high school activity programs, including more than 7.9 million in high school sports. For more information, visit the NFHS website at

About PepWear

Since 1987, PepWear has been commemorating youth achievements, offering merchandise for sale at competitive events. With deep roots in the scholastic arts, PepWear has long term relationships with the leading state and national organizations involved in marching band, color guard, and concert band and choir competitions. In recent years PepWear has launched its unique Event Merchandising Solution with athletic organizations, combining world-class popup stores, high-quality products, and the latest cloud-based technology, with impressive results.



Garrett Scharton, 972-637-1458
Vice President of Business Development

Bruce Howard, 317-972-6900
Director of Publications and Communications
National Federation of State High School Associations

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